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Shades of retro – Cate Blanchett’s Tod’s sunglasses

Rebecca McLaughlin-Duane   |  August 20, 2014

Two-time Oscar winner Cate Blanchett stepped out in New York this week sporting a pair of Scelta sunglasses by Tod’s. The coloured lenses, feline frames and golden metal arms give the shades a 1950s feel.Check out these and other accessories from the Italian luxury label’s FW12 collection online at www.... Read more

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Stuart Weitzman’s A/W collection puts the boot in

Rebecca McLaughlin-Duane   |  August 20, 2014

Flick through our selection of shoe designer Stuart Weitzman’s fall offerings. His trademark boots have been given the 1960’s treatment with over-the-knee designs, Mod block and stacked heels. There are also plenty of pointy-toe stiletto ankle booties and combat designs to tickle your fancy. Keep an eye... Read more

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Missoni makes grunge glam

Rebecca McLaughlin-Duane   |  August 20, 2014

Missoni have used a Pearl Jam quote to sum up their autumn/winter collection.“And I listen for the voice inside my head, nothing. I’ll do this one myself’ – State of Love and Trust, 1992. Basically, the silhouette is snug on top and extends down into flowy, inverted tulip skirts and dresses ... Read more

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What We’re Loving: 1847 & Ethical Muse’s upcycled men’s grooming bags

Ann Marie McQueen   |  August 19, 2014

I already love the conscious-consumerism mantra behind Ethical Muse, which was formed by the Dubai-based duo Cathy Leibman and Christina Decker in 2011. And I haven’t stopped using their giant jute tote since picking one up last year. Now the company has joined forces with 1847, which has five high-end... Read more

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JetSet to bring celebrity hair colourist, Negin Zand, to Dubai

Nadia El Dasher   |  August 13, 2014

Mark your calendars: celebrity hair colourist, Negin Zand, is in Dubai from September 21 to 27.Zand, who has worked her magic on Jessica Chastain, Kate Hudson and Anne Hathaway, will be visiting Dubai’s JetSet salons next month to freshen up your locks in time for the autumn fashion season.Best known for her... Read more

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Kaleidoscope by Mimi’s A/W collection

Nadia El Dasher   |  August 13, 2014

Mimi Shakhashir, of Kaleidoscope by Mimi, commissioned her Jeddah-based, artist sister for her autumn/winter 2014 collection.Shakhashir’s sister, Loulou, recreated Elizabeth Taylor in “Cleopatra” as an homage to the film’s east meets west feel. Available at www.kaleidoscopebymimi.com at Dh1,... Read more

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Eyeko make-up now at Bloomingdale’s

Nadia El Dasher   |  August 10, 2014

UK-based cosmetics label, Eyeko, is now available in the UAE exclusively at Bloomingdale’s.With a range of award-winning liners, mascaras and brow gels the brand is a must for celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence and Salma Hayek as well as renowned make-up artists, Lisa Eldridge and Kay Montano.From Dh75,... Read more

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Vogue Fashion Experience Dubai announces second edition’s designers

Nadia El Dasher   |  August 7, 2014

This year’s Vogue Fashion Experience Dubai will feature a slew of new names from around the world.Among the emerging designers who will showcase at Armani Hotel Dubai on October 31 and November 1 are Shamsa Alabbar from the UAE for Shamsa Alabbar, Lubna and Nadia Al Zakwani from Oman for Endemage, Hema Kaul... Read more

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Cara Delevingne is the new face of Topshop

Nadia El Dasher   |  August 3, 2014

British model, Cara Delevingne, is the latest face for high street giant, Topshop.Delevingne has graced hundreds of magazine covers and advertising campaigns in the past few years as well as starring in Anna Karenina and TV series, Timeless.As part of their international expansion, Topshop, decided to tap into the... Read more

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Lulu Guinness launches in Dubai

Aarti Jhurani   |  August 2, 2014

Calling crazy bag ladies! Lulu Guinness, who is known for her quirky and kitschy accessories has finally made her way into the UAE, and her first store opened on Thursday at Souk Madinat Jumeirah. The first 50 customers who spend more than Dh800 at the store will receive the designer’s trademark red lips clutch ... Read more

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