fashion

September 17, 2020

Abu Dhabi is home to Kendall and Kylie Jenner’s first and currently only standalone flagship shop for their joint fashion label.

The new Kendall + Kylie boutique opened its doors at The Galleria Al Maryah Island with the shop located between Zara and Bershka on the first floor.

The pair launched their contemporary womenswear label in 2015 with a collection of dresses, jumpsuits, trench coats as well as footwear, swimwear and accessories. However, they starting collaborating on clothing in 2012 with a juniors collection with Pacsun. They also teamed up with Topshop"...

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September 17, 2020

Arnie Swim, a homegrown swimwear label that was created in Dubai by founder Ruby Rose Korver, has launched a stunning inaugural collection that embodies acceptance, fearlessness, and vibrancy.

Korver, the creative force behind Arnie Swim, hails from the Gold Coast, Australia, where the beach is a way of life. She brings her passion project to life in an ode to her late father- Arnie.

Arnie Swim has always been"...

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September 16, 2020

Timberland boots were a 1990s fashion staple – donned by Jennifer Lopez, Destiny’s Child and the like, who strutted their stuff in the sturdy lace-up work boots more traditionally seen on construction sites and trekking trips.

And now the famous ankle boot has been given a high-fashion update, courtesy of Jimmy Choo.

Only available at Ounass.com, the pale tan suede boot has been given an ultra-feminine makeover that softens its hard-wearing heritage. Famous for its sky-high heels and lashings of sparkle, Jimmy Choo has created three new versions.

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September 10, 2020

Although the fashion industry in the Middle East might sometimes appear to lack an international voice, a group of young creatives in the region is aiming to redress the imbalance.

Driven by issues ranging from religion and occupation to colonialism and identity, by channelling their experiences and viewpoints into their clothes, these designers are determining what it means to be a creative in this region. Whether they are focusing on promoting greater transparency in the fashion industry, experimenting with new materials and techniques, or calling for more inclusivity, they are pushing boundaries across the board.

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September 10, 2020

Tiffany is suing LVMH, the world's biggest luxury group, after the French conglomerate said it is abandoning a proposed $16 billion (Dh58.7bn) merger because of US tariffs slated to be imposed on French goods.

'LVMH is in breach of its obligations relating to obtaining antitrust clearance,' Tiffany said in a statement on Wednesday.

In the lawsuit filed in a Delaware court the New York-based luxury jewellry retailer said it 'refutes LVMH’s suggestions that it can avoid completing the acquisition by claiming Tiffany has undergone a Material Adverse"...

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September 9, 2020

DUBAI: Israeli May Tager has become the first model from her country to pose for a photoshoot in the United Arab Emirates, after the two nations agreed to normalize relations last month. She posed in modest pajamas during a desert shoot alongside a UAE-based model known as Anastasia. Israel and the UAE on Aug 13 agreed to normalize relations, making the UAE the first Gulf country and the third Arab state to do so when a final agreement is signed.

The shoot, which involved the models waving the Israeli and UAE flags, took place in the sands of Dubai, one of the UAE’s seven emirates and a regional tourism and business hub. FIX is an Israeli"...

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September 7, 2020

The world's oldest film festival is now in full swing, and Venice, now in its 77th year, also marks the first major red carpet event to return after coronavirus lockdowns.

While the festival is a slightly muted affair overall, with people keeping their distance and wearing masks, there have still been plenty of gorgeous gowns on show.

We've already seen Cate Blanchett and Tilda Swinton grace the red carpet, but scroll through the gallery above for a glimpse of the best looks from the weekend.

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September 6, 2020

The British Fashion Council has announced the return of live catwalk shows at London Fashion Week, after holding its previous event online due to the coronavirus outbreak.

More than 80 designers will showcase their creations at the event, which takes place from Thursday, September 17 to Tuesday, September 22, the organisation said in a statement on Friday.

Seven of the shows will take place in front of a slimmed-down live audience, 21 will be a mix of physical and digital, with the 50 remaining events taking place online only.

June's"...

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September 5, 2020

There’s no doubt that many UAE residents love luxury fashion. Over the past few years, the second-hand luxury market has blossomed, with numerous e-commerce platforms giving buyers the chance to purchase pre-loved brands, often at budget prices.

And it looks like this booming industry has caught the eye of some big-ticket investors.

One of Dubai’s biggest luxury resale marketplaces The Luxury Closet (TLC) has just received major funding from Huda Beauty Investments (HBI), the private investment office of founders of the Huda Beauty empire, Huda, Mona and"...

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August 30, 2020

In hindsight, spring / summer 2020 was probably not the best time to launch a beauty business in the UAE. With mandatory masking and social distancing in place, beauty products, you would assume, were not in high demand in the first two quarters of the year.

Yet, during this time, a number of entrepreneurs in the UAE were finalising their forays into the beauty market, eager to disrupt the segment with new business plans and products, and banking on buzzwords such as halal, inclusive, cruelty-free, vegan and natural, to attract conscientious cosmetics consumers.

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