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Chilean Fashion Week: Santiago Style & Soiree

Posted in Fresh Threads, Games, Gadgets & Gear, The Arts, The World: To & From, Winds, Breeze & Hurricanes with tags , , on July 3, 2012 by Alex D.
By S.D.P.

As can be said with the country in general, Chile’s annual fashion show has been gaining regional prominence in recent years as this country of 16 million has begun to influence South American style in an arena normally reserved for neighboring giants Brazil and Argentina. This year’s fashion show, presented by shopping mall developer Parque Arauco, took place in Santiago and was a welcome step back towards what made Chilean style to intriguing to begin with: Andean twists on classic European couture. Crowds gathered to see the latest in local designers’ trends and got a chance to see what their 2012 fall & winter collections had in store. Whispers on the Street was there in full force and got a chance to take in collections from designers Sofia Mendez Schenone, Zero + Maria Cornejo, Angelica Castro, Tatienne, Sabo and of course Ruben Campos. This year’s show showcased an array of fabrics which have been absent in reason years such as linen and woven silk.

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Serpent Sales : An Intro to My Chile Vacation

Posted in STADIUM STATUS, The World: To & From with tags , , , , on February 20, 2009 by Alex D.

Snake wrangling with the Snake in Chile.

Snake wrangling with the Snake in Chile.

My boy Sergio from UM grad school, AKA The Snake, has been telling me about his fathers homeland of Santiago, Chile for some time now. He always used to interrupt our intense discussions on UM football, the hunt for breezys, and the next Miami throw down, to break in with his tales of the beauty of Chile and the Chilean women. We always gave an obligatory head nod Continue reading