The National -- Supermodel Naomi Campbell said on Sunday that Vogue magazine should launch an African edition to recognise the continent's contribution to a global fashion industry that has been criticised for its lack of diversity.
Campbell, who was visiting Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, to appear on the runway at Arise Fashion Week, said there was a need for better representation of the continent.
"There should be a Vogue Africa," she said in an interview. "We just had... Read More
Last week, over 50 residents and visitors to Dubai from all over the UAE gathered at the Arabic Language Centre to attend the Open house event which was held on the 20th of March, 2018. The event offered a rich program and was a great experience for the attendees who received a hands-on training on the Arabic language as well as an introduction to its culture.
The language session was a blend of basic social and business Arabic with an introduction to simple terminology of... Read More
Lacoste introduces the Lacoste Tennis collection for Spring/Summer 2018, celebrating the acclaimed tennis legacy of René Lacoste while spinning sporting fashion into something fresh.Taking cues from one of the best dressed figures in the sporting hall of fame, yet contemporising the iconic with new styles, construction techniques and updated silhouettes, the Lacoste Tennis collection compels us to be confident and to move our game forward. This is future-facing athleisurewear for those who... Read More
Puma eyewear collection asserts the brand’s active soul and athletic spirit with an extra-modern design approach that evolves the season’s lines through high-tech constructions, edgy silhouettes and performing details. In celebration of this year’s 50th anniversary of one of Puma’s most iconic designs, the brand presents a special edition Suede represented by a vintage-inspired pilot shape. This unisex design borrows the signature material of the sneakers to add a unique look and feel to the... Read More
The dearth of water was the tragic topic trending on World Water Day on March 22. But it was also the day when Italian brand Gucci and powerhouse singer Beyoncé joined forces to work to provide clean and safe water to the people of Burundi. The fashion label has pledged US$1 million (Dh3.67 million) to support the building of 80 wells in the landlocked and poverty-stricken African country.
The BeyGood4Burundi initiative is part of Beyoncé’s BeyGood philanthropic arm and will be... Read More
Bottega Veneta is pleased to announce the opening of its new boutique at The Dubai Mall’s Fashion Avenue. Measuring 5,845 square feet over three floors, the store showcases an extensive range of Bottega Veneta products for both women and men, including ready-to-wear, handbags, small leather goods, shoes, jewelry, luggage, fragrances and eyewear. It will also feature a Customization Atelier, allowing clients to choose from an array of precious exotic skins and iconic styles to create an... Read More
The new Run Away Diamonds Collection features white diamonds elegantly decorating the upside-down letter F and the bezel, adding a touch of sophistication to its streamlined design.
A modern watch for a contemporary woman
The Run Away Diamonds watch explores the feminine shapes of the 28 mm case featuring brilliant-cut white diamonds for a bold yet cultured appeal. Inspired by the F is FENDI logo distinguished by its surprising upside-down position and so-called F en Folie by... Read More
One of the biggest launches this year for Women, Nike has introduced ‘The 1 Re-imagined’ – the latest project powered by an all-female design team that have come together to redesign two of the most iconic shoes – the Air Force 1 and the Air Jordan 1. Forming a new and diverse limited collection of styles, the new designs of the most recognized silhouettes in history will be available in Jordan stores across the UAE from 15 March.
‘The 1 Re-imagined’ collection is a result of a... Read More
The Dubai Mall’s much-awaited expansion of the Fashion Avenue is now open, welcoming more than 150 luxury brands. Connoisseurs of style will have a veritable showcase of exclusive concepts to choose from, delivered by the world’s leading luxury retailers at their flagship outlets, while many mark their Middle East debut at The Dubai Mall.
The light-filled and bright area can be reached directly from the existing Fashion Avenue via a striking lit-up archway where the Hermes store used... Read More
‘Archaic’s Echo’ resounds at Andakulova Gallery, Dubai, UAE: The solo exhibition of the original work of Kyrgyz artist Yuristanbek Shygaev at Andakulova Gallery, Dubai, from March 7th – July 7th, 2018, can best be described in the words of Chingiz Aitmatov, the most famous contemporary author of Kyrgyzstan: “Under the brush of this master, Kyrgyz myths and legends achieve the greatness of true art…” Indeed, a deep and serious interest in the old folk tales and epics of the Kyrgyz people has... Read More