The National -- Debbie Wingham has made something of a name for herself in the “world’s most expensive” category. In 2012, she designed the most expensive dress, with two 50-carat black diamonds, followed by the most expensive abaya with rare red diamonds in 2013. In 2015, the British designer substituted couture for confectionery, and created the costliest cake in the world for a client in the UAE.
On Wednesday, November 1, Wingham will bring what’s being touted as the world’s most... Read More
The Guardian -- Gucci will go fur-free next year and auction off all its remaining animal fur items, the Italian fashion house’s president and CEO Marco Bizzarri has announced.
The changes will come into force with the brand’s spring-summer 2018 collection, Bizzarri said during a talk at the London College of Fashion.
Gucci’s president said on Wednesday the move demonstrated “our absolute commitment to making sustainability an intrinsic part of our business”.
Bizzarri... Read More
Although Greenery it Pantone’s color for 2017, it was its sister Shaded Spruce the one that got featured a lot during New York Fashion Week fall 2017. Forest-like and charming, Shaded Spruce found its best translation to fashion with Balenciaga, Brandon Maxwell, Gabriela Hearst and Oscar de la Renta’s fall 2017 collections, which used it both for solid-colored outfits or single it-items.
The darker, lovelier, evergreen hue is certainly a top seller, bringing to mind incredible nature... Read More
The distinctive features of the pure Made in Italy remained unchanged through time. Quality, passion for details and rigorous handmade workmanship are the core elements of distinction from its competitors in the exclusive club of the most famous and recognizable luxury brands of the world. Tradition and innovation. These are the parallel pillars Santoni built its success on, thanks to the perfect combination of traditional production techniques, as the ability of making entirely made-to-... Read More
Sense of style that makes Stefano Ricci a summa of tailoring and tradition, with research and experimentation which never compromises the Made in Italy. A collector’s wardrobe displayed at the renowned Stibbert Museum in Florence, with outfits that recount a personal story created within a culture of elegance, with an attention to choice details and an absorption in materials and colours.
A collector’s wardrobe, the Stefano Ricci Fall-Winter 2017-18 is a personal collection created... Read More
The Musée des Arts Décoratifs is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the creation of the House of Dior. This lavish and comprehensive exhibition invites visitors on a voyage of discovery through the universe of the House of Dior’s founder and the illustrious couturiers who succeeded him: Yves Saint Laurent, Marc Bohan, Gianfranco Ferré, John Galliano, Raf Simons and, most recently, Maria Grazia Chiuri.
To mark the 70th anniversary of the creation of the Christian Dior house in 1947,... Read More
With a cocktail party-performance in its boutique at Level Shoes Dubai Mall, Tod’s is presenting Tod’s Tattoo, a project of dual manual ability on skin developed in collaboration with tattoo artist Saira Hunjan.
A special pop-up scenario evoking the atmosphere of a tattoo studio will greet the guests, who will be able to watch artist Hunjan at close quarters as she tattoos one of her captivating lions onto skin worked by Tod’s.
A celebration of handmade, a fusion of abilities... Read More
Fascinated by the myriad of interpretations to which this archetypal form has given rise over the ages, she perceived her adventure into the heart of the Dior world as being akin to entering a labyrinth, the way sprinkled with the flowers, plants and allegorical images that form part of the iconography of these places but which, at the same time, reference the imagination of Christian Dior who wrote of them: “After women, flowers are the most divine of creations. They are so delicate and... Read More
Showcasing the finest and most iconic looks of Spring / Summer 2017, Dubai’s premier department store Harvey Nichols – Dubai, presented the season’s key fashion trends which are now available instore.
The Harvey Nichols – Dubai trunk show was a two-day affair, comprised of a dinner and see-now-buy-now shopping concept on 29 and 30 March, at Inked Dubai in Al Serkal Avenue, Al Quoz.
Inspired by the runways of New York, London, Milan and Paris, the show was a careful curation of... Read More
Travel to the make believe Italian Tropic, where icons traditionally associated with Italy like pasta, bread and superstitious symbols mix with an overall holiday mood punctuated by cocktails, ice creams and sequins. Relaxed footwear like slippers are given are luxurious upgrade and are worn with with a joyful fashion which does not compromise on finishing and tailoring.
The desire to be distinctive drives the lives of young rebels, fuels their rousing music and is turned into... Read More