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Fashion Asia
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Episodes

1
Bali: Margaret takes us on a journey from surfboard shapers to sunglass designers alike.
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Shanghai: Courtney explores the best of fashion, art and design in a city of innovation.
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Tokyo: Margaret experiences the colour of Harajuku and connects with leading designers.
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Manila: Courtney discovers Manila's exciting mix of fashion festivals and local delicacies.
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Bangkok: From street markets to royal gowns, Margaret samples all levels of Thai culture.
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Melbourne: Our hosts go along to the spring racing carnival in Australia's fashion capital.
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New Delhi: Courtney gets to play a part in Diwali, and takes time out to experience tea rituals.
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Seoul: Margaret meets with fashion photographers and even gets an introduction to K-pop.
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Kuala Lumpur: Courtney tours this multicultural metropolis with a leading fashion blogger.
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Singapore: Margaret and a local jewellery artist explore this crazy mix of colour and couture.
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Jakarta: Courtney meets a top fashion photographer and discovers inspiring new designers.
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Hong Kong: Courtney connects with an eclectic mix of expat and local designers.
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Sydney: After travelling across Asia Margaret and Courtney return home to stylish Sydney.
Episode 1: Bali
Margaret takes us on a journey from surfboard shapers to sunglass designers alike.

Join fashion blogger Margaret Zhang and TV presenter Courtney Dober as they submerse themselves in the culture of thirteen cities across Asia and Australia. In this series our hosts meet up with local fashion designers, bloggers, magazine editors, style leaders and opinion creators to report on the creative happenings within that city.

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Hosts

Courtney Dober

Courtney is a TV Presenter/ Producer, securing his first gig in 2009. His hobbies include building things, filming stuff and dress-ups.

Courtney's instagram

Margaret Zhang

Margaret is a Fashion/Creative Director, and is studying a Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws at The University of Sydney. Also, she tends to get anxious without reception and/or WiFi.

Margaret's instagram
Fashion Asia

Bloggerati

When our hosts are busy exploring, we make sure that we still get to see what is happening in other parts of the world. Digital nomads will report in from all corners of the globe to bring us the best content from their city. Want to know about pop up stores in Singapore? Art shows in Berlin? Furniture concepts from Shanghai? Our bloggers will tell you all about it.
Mamo - Bangkok, Thailand

Mamo is based in Bangkok, Thailand. She loves hand-drawn things, coffee, and good shoes.
http://mamomomomo.wordpress.com/
Rachel & Nicole Effendy - NY, USA

Rachel and Nicole are sisters by blood and on good days, by choice. Rachel believes in the power of pink while Nicole believes in the power of, well, anything but pink. Nicole has no sense of direction whatsoever and Rachel can never understand why she's so oblivious to her surroundings. They do have common grounds however, food, photography, style and fashion.

Rachel & Nicole currently reside in New York City.
http://racheletnicole.com/
Joyce - KL, Malaysia

Joyce Wong started blogging because she had too many things to say, pictures to share and experiences that, if she didn't write down, she would forget. The one thing she will never get enough of in life, is travel, food and love.
http://www.kinkybluefairy.net/
Rhea - Mumbai, India

Rhea Gupte's personal style as well as her thoughts about the quick paced and addictive fashion world. are captured on her blog, fuss.co.in
http://fuss.co.in/
Raphael - NY, USA

Besides fashion, Raphael's other passions include writing, modeling, acting, singing, and songwriting. You could say he wears a lot of different hats both figuratively and literally!
raphaelslookbook.com
Alex, Chin, Danny and Mino - Auckland, New Zealand

FOUREYES are four guys who love fashion, people and photography. We take photos of people we meet on the street who we think look amazing.
http://www.eyeseyeseyeseyes.com/
Tilly Barber - Melbourne, Australia

Digging into Melbourne's street style, graffiti, fashion events, and more, Tilly is the go to personality when it comes to what's on trend in the city with four seasons in one day.
http://noceremony.tumblr.com
Nike - Berlin, Germany

Acting, fashion and blogging are Nike's three favourite things in life. She is also loving being back in Berlin after so many years in England.
zirkusmagazine.de
Tommy Lei - LA, USA

My name is Tommy Lei. I was born in the metropolis of Hong Kong, reared in the suburbs of Los Angeles in the San Gabriel Valley (626, put your hands up!) and spent my collegiate years in the tundra known as Ithaca, NY at Cornell University. I am pretty much your androgynous, gaysian next door. Menswear, womenswear, anywhere.
http://www.mybelonging.com/
Renee - Singapore

Renee is a forever-21 Chinese/Danish full-time blogger living in sunny Singapore. She covers everything from makeup tips, style advice, restaurant reviews in Singapore, health and fitness, self-esteem, body image, and general lifestyle tips for the modern young woman.
http://beautyfool.com
Andrea - Lima, Peru

Fashion blogger and a twisted 90s kid, Andrea is a Peruvian graphic designer and photographer. Her blog is a space for creative rebels to discover her personal style.
http://www.stylehooligan.blogspot.it/
Michelle - Jakarta, Indonesia

Michelle created her blog to collect all random thoughts and inspirations going on in her head. What was once an escape from assignments and the stress of traffic, Michelle moved from occasionally posting her outfits, to where the blog is now, showcasing her photography and styling work.
http://www.glistersandblisters.com/
Alicia Hannah Naomi - Melbourne, Australia

Alicia Hannah Naomi is an emerging contemporary gold and silversmith. Her mercurially evocative works are crafted by hand with a meticulous attention to detail and pride in exquisite craftsmanship. Alicia's approach to her personal style involves maintaining a strong vision for her aesthetic presentation. Believing in considered minimalism, Alicia contends it is possible to love fashion whilst maintaining a highly edited capsule wardrobe. Her style evolution has settled in kindred to the traditional Japanese wabi sabi and shibui aesthetics of asymmetry, minimalism, organic imperfection, with a subtle femininity and lots of black.
http://www.seaofghosts.com/
Amy Keating - Cork, Ireland

Amy Keating is a fashion stylist, a marketing enthusiast but more than anything a fun loving, ambitious girl who wants to follow her true dream of becoming a TV Presenter.
https://www.facebook.com/realitytvbible
Jillian - Vancouver, Canada

Jillian was born in Los Angeles, California to Canadian parents. The first magazine she ever bought: Allure; Kate Moss was on the cover.

Her philosophy: in the end, sometimes clothes are just clothes and the element that adds pizazz is you.
http://www.theaugustdiaries.com
Irene Colzi - Florence, Italy

Irene's Closet is a leading fashion and lifestyle blog out of Italy. Having written professionally for a few years, Irene is giving us all the best from Florence!
http://www.ireneccloset.com/
Dimpy - New Delhi, India

Dimpy Kapur is the illustrator, stylist and content creator of Delhi Style Bog. She has a passion for travelling, pretty things, fashion mags, shiny objects, music, animals and flowers!
http://www.delhistyleblog.com/
Kumamiki - Harajuku, Tokyo

Kumamiki is an artist, designer, model, blogger, and event planner. Based in Harajuku, Tokyo, Kumamiki does it all! Kumamiki is a pioneer in Kimono design. Mixing together a traditional garment with modern textures, patterns and designs, Kumamiki is a frontrunner in Harajuku style.
http://www.kumamiki.com/
Zean - Singapore

State of Zean Vo has become a creative platform where Zean Vo chronicles her own street style fashion in the wonderful little red dot of Asia: Singapore.The blog has been ranked among Singapore's top 3 most famous fashion blogs and appeared in regional and international publications: Tra Sua Cho Tam Hon, Thanh Nien, Sinh Vien Viet Nam (Vietnam), Look (UK).
http://www.stateofzeanvo.com/
Cara McLeay - Vancouver, Canada

Fashion Love Affair started in 2011 as a place for Cara to share her inspirations and love for fashion, travel and everything in between. Chronicling her daily life and style has taken Cara on a journey from fashion enthusiast to industry professional, now the senior buyer at Vancouver's first concept store, Secret location.
http://www.afashionloveaffair.com/
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