In the Name of Light
Featuring Fashion Designer Tammy Apostol from TA Couture

in this issue


As we sashay into a new year, it is considered de rigeur to reflect on our collective past and get all misty-eyed at what we, as individuals, should have done and how we should have felt. But at AVESSA, we scoff at the withered, inane conventional wisdom that forces...

The Instinct of Positivity

One of the most positive authors I know is Dr. Seuss. If you’ve never read one of his children’s books, now is the time to do so by diving into “Oh, the places you’ll go”. A traditional graduation gift in the United States, “Oh, the places you’ll go” is...

Couture Teddy Bears

Inspired by one of the world’s most recognizable references in soft goods and combining the glamorous art of haute couture, Nicholas Moncada introduces Couture Teddy Bears.

Passionate Couture

When you first meet Tammy Apostol, creative director of TA Couture, you immediately notice her incredibly warm personality and lovely smile. Then it hits you. She looks gorgeous both as a person as well as in the clothes she wears. She is the best advertisement for her collections. Tammy...


Luis Aponte’s new collection Liberté represents the freedom to embrace your true self and relinquish boundaries.

Ethical Chart

The Ethical Chart provides transparency of our costs and profits to our customers when ordering a hard copy of this issue.

Production Costs
USD 25.80 (96%)

Our Profit
USD 1.20 (4%)


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