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Snazzy new Swarovski BassBuds launch in the UAE in time for Eid

Ann Marie McQueen   |  July 23, 2014

If there’s anything this country loves in a product, it’s bedazzling. And so, Eid shoppers, behold the UAE launch of BassBuds in-ear headphones, featuring embedded Swarovski “elements”. According to the press release the headphones, which come in jazzy colours, are a celebrity favourite.... Read more

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Star style: Nicole Kidman wears Bvlgari sunglasses, daughter’s doll

Ann Marie McQueen   |  July 23, 2014

Nicole Kidman obviously got all dressed up for her flight out of Sydney, donning Bvlgari sunglasses, a beige and black satin dress, nylons and boots while she made her way through the airport with husband Keith Urban and daughters Sunday Rose and Faith Margaret. But what’s that peeking out of the left pocket of ... Read more

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Net-A-Porter’s newest launch: Net-A-Sporter

Nadia El Dasher   |  July 22, 2014

Online shopping giant, Net-A-Porter, added a new activewear category to their platform - Net-A-Sporter.The website will include 37 brands such as Adidas by Stella McCartney, Ballet Beautiful, Bodyism, Jawbone and Lisa Marie Fernandez.The labels cover 11 sports categories, ranging from cross fit to yoga, horse-riding... Read more

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A sneak peek at Roland Mouret for Banana Republic

Nadia El Dasher   |  July 17, 2014

Roland Mouret, the designer known for his ultra-flattering dresses, is collaborating with high street retailer Banana Republic.The collection won’t be available in the UAE until August 24; however, we at All Dressed Up wanted to give you a sneak peek behind-the-scenes of the brand’s photo shoot with... Read more

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Harvey Nichols launched Dolce & Gabbana skincare

Nadia El Dasher   |  July 16, 2014

Dubai department store, Harvey Nichols, recently announced the launch of Dolce & Gabbana’s skincare range.Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, the duo behind the brand have created a truly Italian lifestyle label - from clothing and accessories to fragrance, make-up, menswear and children’s... Read more

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Gisele Bündchen for Louis Vuitton at World Cup final

Nadia El Dasher   |  July 14, 2014

The Brazilian model Gisele Bündchen wore a Louis Vuitton 2015 Cruise collection look when escorting the FIFA™ World Cup Trophy alongside the retired Spanish footballer Carles Puyol.The trophy was protected by a specially commissioned Louis Vuitton trunk, made in the same workshop in Asnières where the ... Read more

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Style quote of the week: Tilda Swinton

The National staff   |  July 14, 2014

“There are very few clothes that really move properly, in relation to the body, like Haider’s do [Haider Ackermann, the Colombian designer] — that feeling of them being designed for movement; designed for the body; for the gesture. I really love the way in which he designs for a moving human body... Read more

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Jerry Seinfeld models for hip label Rag & Bone

The National staff   |  July 13, 2014

To show off their new spring/summer 2015 collection, Rag & Bone’s David Neville and Marcus Wainwright have commissioned the photographer Andreas Laszlo Konrath to shoot a portrait series of the designers’ close friends, who just happen to be massive stars in Hollywood, fashion — and even sport.... Read more

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Paris Haute Couture Week: Zuhair Murad’s futurism

AP   |  July 12, 2014

The Lebanese designer Zuhair Murad, who is part of a new wave of business-minded couture designers, produced a typically glam collection with sparking beadwork at Paris Haute Couture Week. This season, elements of deco-futurism infused the cinched-waisted silhouettes (reminiscent of fellow Lebanese designer Elie Saab) ... Read more

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Jimmy Choo launches Made-to-Order service

Nadia El Dasher   |  July 10, 2014

Luxury shoes specialists, Jimmy Choo, recently launched a new Made-to-Order service for 2014,Creative Director, Sandra Choi, selected her favourite styles which can be customised by colour, texture and finish. “Bringing this made-to-order service directly to our customers in our stores allows us to faithfully... Read more

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