July 12, 2020

While all eyes have been on the first digital Paris haute couture presentations, resort collections are also being unveiled.

Aimed at the types who winter on yachts, hence the interchangeable name of resort and/or cruise, these collections are traditionally light but chic.

As with most things this year, the 2021 resort collection has been created under the duress of Covid-19, as is evident in the smaller than normal offerings.

But, as the saying goes, the show must go on.


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July 10, 2020

Celebrity stylist Tara Swennen and Glamhive founder Stephanie Sprangers will once again bring together some of the biggest names from around the world in style, fashion, beauty and women’s empowerment for the Glamhive Digital Summer Bazaar—a groundbreaking digital event.

During Glamhive’s first digital event, Glamhive LIVE Style Summit, audience members were asked to engage with panels through live, real-time question and answer sessions. The conversations ranged from intimate questions about how to break down gender barriers when starting a business to how to find ways to break in into business through marketing. Due to that"...

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July 9, 2020

Retailer Brooks Brothers Group filed for bankruptcy, felled by the pandemic’s impact on clothing sales and its own heavy debt load.

The two-century-old apparel company is the latest to succumb as a nationwide lockdown in the US during the coronavirus outbreak added to the woes afflicting traditional retailers. Neiman Marcus Group, J. Crew Group and John Varvatos Enterprises all filed for bankruptcy since the virus took hold.

The Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in Delaware allows Brooks Brothers to keep operating while it works out a plan to turn the business around"...

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July 9, 2020

American actor Sarah Jessica Parker isn't letting coronavirus cramp her style.

According to Pag Six, the 55-year-old actor and footwear designer celebrated the opening of her SJP shoe brand's new NYC flagship on Tuesday with a personal appearance at the store.

The Sex and the City star arrived in a flowing black maxi dress, a printed scarf fashioned into a face mask and a pair of sparkling flat sandals.

The actor teased her appearance on Instagram Monday, sharing a photo of the shop's"...

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July 8, 2020

Mary Kay Inc. and its Mary Kay Global Design Studio, recently sponsored and participated in various beauty, fashion and design events around the world with the aim of promoting the art of individual and unique beauty—and beauty artists themselves—setting the stage for the upcoming trends for the season.

Glamhive Live & Glamhive Digital Summer Bazaar

Mary Kay was the presenting sponsor for the inaugural Glamhive Live Digital Summit on May 9. Glamhive,"...

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July 5, 2020

Ellie Goldstein has become the first model with Down syndrome to pose for Gucci Beauty.

The model, 18, took part in a campaign for the luxury brand's Mascara L'Obscur, which was featured online by Vogue Italia.

Goldstein, who hails from Essex, England, is represented by specialist talent agency Zebedee Management, which works with people with disabilities, 'supplying diverse models and offering sensitive representation'.

The cosmetic product is designed specifically for 'an"...

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March 4, 2020

Mary Kay Inc., a cosmetic industry leader in corporate and social responsibility, today announced they’ve joined the Sustainable Packaging Initiative for Cosmetics (SPICE) along with 17 current member organizations including Hermes, Chanel, Coty, Estee Lauder, and others, to guide sustainable packaging policies, drive packaging innovation, and to meet consumer’s expectations on understanding the environmental performance of products.

“At Mary Kay, we feel that pink is the new green,” said Keith Learn, VP of Procurement and Supplier Development at Mary Kay. “Together with SPICE and other industry leaders, Mary Kay"...

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March 2, 2020

A sari does not typically feature illustrations of cameras or lipstick tubes or handprints. Yet it was these icons, coupled with bold stripes and polka dots, that helped Masaba Gupta etch a name for herself on the Indian fashion design scene. Her distinctive block-printed saris in an array of neon and monochrome combinations mean Gupta may not be the first South Asian designer who comes to mind when one thinks of femininity in its most stereotypical sense; after all, delicate florals and muted palettes are not exactly her forte. So her latest collection, comprising lenghas with whimsical daisy-splattered patterns in pastel colourways, decorated with sequins and beadwork, are certainly unexpected.


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March 1, 2020

Namshi, the #1 fashion destination in the Mena region, has partnered with Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, enabling Namshi customers to earn Skywards Miles with each purchase.

Namshi is the first fashion e-commerce player to launch a loyalty partnership in the Middle East with Emirates Skywards.

This partnership is applicable across all brands and products available on Namshi. Shoppers will earn 1 Skywards Mile for every $1 spent on the Namshi website or app. All Emirates Skywards tiers are eligible to earn Skywards Miles, and there is no minimum spend requirement to earn Miles. Skywards Miles can be spent on Emirates Skywards extensive range of"...

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February 27, 2020

MCM Worldwide on Wednesday announced a joint venture with Al Tayer Insignia, the largest luxury retailer in the Middle East, marking the brand's direct entry to the UAE market.

The joint venture will be headquartered in Dubai and will open a new MCM flagship store in the Dubai Mall, Fashion Avenue in March.

MCM is a luxury lifestyle goods and fashion house and is currently distributed online and in 650 stores worldwide including Munich, Berlin, Zurich, London, Paris, New York, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo.


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