Get ridiculously good looking skin with Kiehl’s

Hafsa Lodi   |  February 14, 2016

If you’ve seen the first Zoolander movie, you’ll understand the obsession about anti-ageing, and about appearing “ridiculously good looking,” a catchphrase used by main character Derek Zoolander. Played by Ben Stiller, Zoolander is a male fashion model who is forced into retirement after... Read more

Doctor Apa and Huda Kattan announce makeover competition

Hafsa Lodi   |  February 14, 2016

It’s been a year since celebrity dentist Doctor Apa first opened Apa Aesthetic in Dubai. To celebrate the anniversary of the clinic, he has teamed up with make-up artist and beauty blogger Huda Kattan with a competition in which the grand prize is a makeover worth a whopping $300,000. This includes a smile... Read more

Creator of @hijarbie (Barbie in a hijab) causes Instagram sensation

Rebecca McLaughlin-Duane   |  February 11, 2016

Medical scientist and fashion enthusiast Nigerian Haneefah Adam is creating a sensation online with her @hijarbie Instagram account. The 24-year-old is posting pictures of cool and conservative outfits she has hand-sewn and tailored to fit a Barbie doll. “I want to inspire the Muslim girl. It’s about... Read more

Mochi unveils its hearty Valentine’s Day campaign

Hafsa Lodi   |  February 11, 2016

It’s always refreshingly satisfying to see brands give back to the community. Mochi, a Dubai-based fashion label known for its ethical manufacturing techniques, which support stitching communities around the world, is planning on celebrating the day of love with its Dubai neighbours. On Valentine’s Day,... Read more

Marni boutique opens in Mall of the Emirates

Hafsa Lodi   |  February 11, 2016

After many months of renovation, Marni has officially reopened its boutique in the Mall of the Emirates. The 100-square-metre space, located on the first level of the mall, currently houses the label’s spring/summer 2016 womenswear collection. Expect to find a colourful array of geometric and floral prints in... Read more

Zayan the Label’s sample sale starts today

Hafsa Lodi   |  February 11, 2016

Zayan the Label, the eponymous clothing brand founded by Zayan Ghandour, who also happens to be the co-founder of s*uce concept boutique, is popping up this weekend at The Change Initiative. The pop-up sale includes samples from the brand’s past five seasons, along with some unique one-off pieces that were... Read more

Slideshow: Natalia Vodianova shoots Calvin Klein’s Euphoria campaign

Rebecca McLaughlin-Duane   |  February 9, 2016

Calvin Klein’s fragrance Euphoria is enjoying the sweet smell of success and its tenth anniversary this month. To mark the occasion, model Natalia Vodianova - the original face of the fragrance’s campaign - has stepped back in front of the camera. See the makings of the shoot in our photos in which the... Read more

Marks & Spencer launches new online store in the Gulf

Rebecca McLaughlin-Duane   |  February 9, 2016

Marks & Spencer is now offering customers in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait a range of delivery options on selected apparel, accessories and toys.By placing orders online at , goods can be dispatched on the same day for a charge of around Dh40, depending on the weight of the... Read more

Pretty in pink this Valentine’s with H&M

Rebecca McLaughlin-Duane   |  February 9, 2016

For those looking to show off their softer side this Valentine’s Day, H&M has it covered with blush and pastel pink accessories. The current collection includes two-tone tassle handbags, rose-copper bangles and peach strap watches. Head to your nearest store to check out the full romantic range, which also... Read more

Shop the shoot: House of Nomad SS16

Hafsa Lodi   |  February 9, 2016

Luxury magazine’s fashion team is always scouting out local talent for fashion editorials. To be photographed alongside heavyweight brands like Chanel, Saint Laurent and Fendi, however, you really need to stand out, not to mention epitomise luxury fashion. That is just what this vest-and-jumpsuit ensemble by... Read more