Sehrish Rehan to take part in Boulevard One exhibition

Hafsa Lodi   |  September 27, 2016

Though Pakistani designer Sehrish Rehan only established herself in the fashion industry about four years ago, her brand is considered one of Karachi’s most celebrated luxury labels. Her glamorous pieces are frequently worn to weddings, both in Pakistan and abroad. The brand, unfortunately, has little presence... Read more

Helena Stenbäck, co-founder of Dulaab, shares her top fashion tips

Rebecca McLaughlin-Duane   |  September 26, 2016

Catch the cool collective of Scandinavian brands being showcased at A4 Space in Dubai’s Alserkal Avenue until Thursday, September 29. Clean lines and monochromatic shades are the order of the day, courtesy of labels like Sweden’s Ahlvar and Birgitte Herskind from Denmark.The pop-up store is the... Read more

Sensai targets wrinkles with its newly launched range

Hafsa Lodi   |  September 26, 2016

Japanese skincare brand Sensai, known for its special ingredient of Koishimaru silk, has launched a new range of products to combat signs of ageing. The collection comprises two products — a wrinkle repair cream and wrinkle repair eye cream. Sensai promises that the new range serves to moisturise, smooth and re-... Read more

Outhouse jewellery to take part in Boulevard One exhibition

Hafsa Lodi   |  September 26, 2016

Spotted on Bollywood actresses like Bipasha Basu, Deepika Padukone and Sonam Kapoor, Outhouse is a well-established Indian jewellery brand that bridges cultural inspirations with contemporary designs. The latest Outhouse collection is coming to Dubai this weekend, at the Boulevard One exhibition that will be taking... Read more

Dubai jewellery designer launches Usfuur: a charitable brand

Hafsa Lodi   |  September 25, 2016

Dubai-based designer Yara Tlass has launched her debut collection. The fine jewellery concept titled Usfuur, the Arabic word for bird, features the winged-motif and is inspired by peace and minimalism.The emblems are crafted from pure gold, and are used on dainty earring studs, bangles, rings, gold and silver chains... Read more

The bees knees: Guerlin’s royal jelly skincare range

Rebecca McLaughlin-Duane   |  September 25, 2016

Royal jelly, beeswax butter and honey from the French island of Quessant are key components of Guerlin’s new Abeille Royale range. Three 50ml pots are now available in the UAE including a day creme, rich day creme and night creme. The bee-derived ingredients are geared towards softening, rejuvenating and... Read more

New Yeezy shoe available at Boutique 1 in Dubai

Hafsa Lodi   |  September 22, 2016

It’s still a wonder to many — including myself — how Kanye West has managed to accumulate such a cult following. His clothing, in my humble opinion, is nothing remarkable, and his ultra-popular Yeezy shoes, created in collaboration with Adidas, are easily described as underwhelming.The footwear,... Read more

Aspinal of London unveils new season handbags

Hafsa Lodi   |  September 22, 2016

Luxury British handbag label Aspinal of London has launched its collection for autumn/winter 2016. The purses are quintessentially English, featuring practical and easy-to-carry silhouettes in classic shades and finishings. The Midi Marylebone design, also available in a miniature version, features a double-zip... Read more

Brandon Maxwell lands at Harvey Nichols

Sarah Maisey   |  September 21, 2016

Brandon Maxwell might be considered an overachiever. He set up his eponymous fashion label one year ago, and has already won the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CDFA) Swarovski Award; counts Naomi Campbell and Michelle Obama as loyal customers, and had one of his creations worn by a heavily pregnant Kerry... Read more

Kat Von D makeup artist hosts Dubai masterclass

Hafsa Lodi   |  September 21, 2016

Erik Soto, global make-up artist for Kat Von D, hosted an intimate make-up masterclass yesterday to teach resident beauty bloggers and make-up artists how to use the brand’s Lock-it concealer crème. An arrangement of plush, black velvet armchairs, an assortment of black and red candles, and a duo of red... Read more