x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 21 July 2017

Trending: tie your look together with bangles

Embrace summer’s bohemian feel with stacked-up bangles in earthy tones and textures or modern glossy metals.

Photo by Tina Chang / The National, styling by Nadia El Dasher / The National
Photo by Tina Chang / The National, styling by Nadia El Dasher / The National

Embrace summer’s bohemian feel with stacked-up bangles in earthy tones and textures or modern glossy metals.

Left, top to bottom:

Blue and green hexagonal bangle, Dh625, Kenneth Jay Lane at Bloomingdale's, Dubai Mall, 04 350 5333.

Peace sign, Dh60, River Island, Mall of the Emirates, 04 340 9115 and elsewhere.

Black with big skulls, Dh1,100, Alexander McQueen, Dubai Mall, 04 339 8760.

Brown, green and white set of 7, Dh95, River Island. Black with small skulls, Dh975, Alexander McQueen.

Right, top to bottom:

Black spiked, gold, cream and python print set of 5, Dh125, Topshop, Mall of the Emirates, 04 340 9115 and elsewhere.

Red with small skulls, Dh975, Alexander McQueen.

Multicoloured geometric print, Dh375, Noir at Bloomingdale's.

Leopard print, gold and black set of 6, Dh95, River Island.

Red with big skulls, Dh1,100, Alexander McQueen.

 

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Milan in London A new exhibit, Valentino: Master of Couture, will be showcased in London at Somerset House and will feature spectacular pieces such as Jackie O’s wedding dress and Julia Roberts’ Oscars gown. Come November 29 we’re looking into a short visit to the British capital.

Getting your money’s worth The vintage collector Ayla Clissold sold a couture Hardy Amies dress worn by the Queen on eBay for just £45 (Dh259), not realising its worth. The dress will now be exhibited at the Fashion and Textiles Museum in London starting from November.

The new Stella The Russian model Natalia Vodianova stars in yet another Stella McCartney ad campaign; this time around, the photos have a more fun, youthful feel.

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20/20 vision Victoria Beckham is reportedly launching a six-piece optical collection. Why? Because she couldn’t find a pair in the market that were perfect for her.