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Chloé launches exclusive collection for

Ashley Lane   |  March 31, 2015

Calling all Chloé fans! The much-loved fashion house will launch a high summer 2015 collection, exclusively for This is the second exclusive line by the French brand for capsule collection — consisting of 19 pieces — includes RTW items, shoes, jewellery and... Read more


Max Mara celebrates Mall of the Emirates’ 10th anniversary

Ashley Lane   |  March 30, 2015

To celebrate the Mall of the Emirates’ 10 year anniversary, Max Mara has created two special edition dresses for the occasion. Part of the Max Mara Elegante collection — a line of cocktail and evening dresses — the red-carpet dress features couture frills while the red bustier dress features a... Read more


Abu Dhabi’s Jewellery & Watch competition Ebda’a is now open

Rebecca McLaughlin-Duane   |  March 29, 2015

Budding jewellery designers listen up, the 23rd edition of the International Jewellery & Watch Show (JWS) in Abu Dhabi is back and so is its annual competition. Ebda’a, the national jewellery design competition 2016 is now open for applications by clicking here and will be a feature of JWS which takes place ... Read more


Harvey Nichols Dubai to pay tribute to Oscar de la Renta with fashion exhibition

Ashley Lane   |  March 29, 2015

Harvey Nichols Dubai will pay tribute to the late iconic fashion designer, Oscar de la Renta. The in-store exhibit, Legendary Style, will run for a month, starting from April 13. Showcasing a number of the designer’s best known red carpet and runway looks from the archives, the exhibit will also feature a... Read more


Valleydez hosts a botanical bonanza to launch the store’s SS15 collections

Hafsa Lodi   |  March 29, 2015

Don’t let the theme of the launch event fool you — for while blooming flowers and other fanciful features of a glistening garden were indeed present, there was a mature, yet audacious edge to the luxury multibrand’s new collections shown at the Sunset Mall branch on Monday.Undeniably botanical-... Read more


Marc Jacobs launches the Sorbet edition

Ashley Lane   |  March 26, 2015

Marc Jacobs has launched the Sorbet edition, part of the Daisy by Marc Jacobs collection. Diasy by Marc Jacobs Sorbet edition features a blend of pear and passion fruit, jasmine, and woody notes. The Daisy eau So Fresh Marc Jacobs Sorbet edition includes notes of mandarin, apple blossom, magnolia, violet bloom with... Read more


Sneak preview of Furne One’s modern interpretation of Anna Karenina for FFWD

Ashley Lane   |  March 25, 2015

Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina wasn’t originally synonymous with fashion until Keira Knightley and Jude Law took to the silver screen for the Tom Stoppard adaptation of the 19th century Russian novel. Now, Furne One, designer and owner of Amato Haute Couture, is set to present the Decadent Devotion collection... Read more


Jet set this spring with Michael Kors

Ashley Lane   |  March 23, 2015

It’s true that one can never have too many shoes. That is until you are met with the impossible task of selecting what to take when going on holiday. Luckily, Michael Kors has launched its Spring 2015 Jet Set 6 Shoe Collection, ideal for those who experience this packing conundrum time and again.Featuring six... Read more


Alice + Olivia feature relaxed silhouettes and art-inspired graphics in SS15 collection

Ashley Lane   |  March 19, 2015

Alice + Olivia’s Spring/Summer 2015 collection has taken inspiration from CEO and Creative Director, Stacey Bendet’s visit to Versailles. Featuring a colour palette that uses white and black as its anchor, the collection mixes cool lavender, coral and aqua tones, with shades of sunset orange, canary... Read more


House of Fraser SS15 brings key brands to the Capital

Hafsa Lodhi   |  March 18, 2015

As a Dubai resident attending the preview of Spring/Summer 2015 collections at Abu Dhabi’s House of Fraser located in World Trade Center Mall, I was expecting to find a somewhat ordinary department store with more or less of the same brands brought in from the UK. But the four-floored Abu Dhabi location, which... Read more