fashion

June 19, 2019

Fashion Forward may have been away for a while, but it certainly hasn’t been idle.

Having skipped the spring summer 2019 season, Fashion Forward Dubai is set to return on October 30, for its next four day fashion event.

To be held at d3, the new season won’t only be offering the regions best fashion and jewellery designers. For the first time, it will also offer a platform to allow the regional and international buyers that attend the shows to purchase looks straight off the runway.

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June 18, 2019

She's typically spotted on the Victoria's Secret catwalk or fashion week runways, but supermodel Elsa Hosk will be strutting her stuff in this part of the world later this month.

The Swedish star, who has worked with the likes of Dior and Dolce & Gabbana, will be attending this year's JamaloukiCon, organisers have announced.

The fashion and beauty-focused event is held in Beirut, and will take place between June 27 and 29 at the city's Seaside Arena.

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June 17, 2019

The opening shows of Milan Fashion Week underscored a world in transition.

Ermenegildo Zegna invited guests to an abandoned and gutted former steelworks on the outskirts of Milan that symbolises both the region’s deindustrialisation but also offers the prospects for rebirth as the site of a major redevelopment plan.

In a green oasis in the heart of the city, Stella McCartney offered a literary and activist view on fashion, and the world, as she touted her message of sustainability.

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June 17, 2019

The CEO of leading Middle East retailer Damas Jewellery wants to use ‘real women’ as opposed to social media influencers as brand ambassadors.

Speaking to Arabian Business, Asil Attar said it’s her responsibility as a female CEO to feature real women in marketing campaigns.

“I’ve been in the industry for 25 years and have experienced a number of journeys as a female in different corporate roles… One of the biggest responsibilities I have as an ambassador for women’s empowerment is to sit at the helm of this company and make"...

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June 16, 2019

With schools breaking for the summer early next month, your holiday plans must well be on the make. Amid the rush and bustle of last-minute (re)scheduling, shopping and packing, it’s easy to overlook an essential summertime wardrobe accessory: sunglasses.

Whether you’re on the beach or at brunch, a pair of shades can add a touch of sophistication, even intrigue, to almost any outfit. It’s also the one accessory that most of us can afford to snap up from a big-name designer. You may not have a taste for Roberto Cavalli’s stud-­encrusted sweatshirts or be willing to drop Dh15,000 on Valentino’s Vring Lizard handbag,"...

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June 10, 2019

German sportswear company Adidas started life in the small town of Herzogenaurach after the First World War, when Adolf Dassler, also known as Adi, began making leather sports shoes in the scullery of his mother’s house. In 1924, his older brother Rudolf joined and the company was officially named the Dassler Brothers Shoe Factory.

Understanding the benefit that spiked running shoes could offer, Adi experimented with many materials, finally settling on a combination of rubber and canvas, offering a far more lightweight shoe with grip. In 1936, Adi was confident enough in his product to persuade America sprinter Jesse Owens to wear it at"...

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June 10, 2019

(AETOS Wire) -- PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH], one of the world’s largest apparel companies and owner of iconic brands, including CALVIN KLEIN, TOMMY HILFIGER, Van Heusen, Speedo, and IZOD, announced today that Cheryl Abel-Hodges is the new Chief Executive Officer of Calvin Klein.

Abel-Hodges previously had served as Group President, Calvin Klein North America and The Underwear Group. In her new role, she reports to Stefan Larsson, PVH President.

Steve Shiffman, formerly CEO, is leaving the company to pursue other interests.

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June 9, 2019

(AETOS Wire) -- The ancient Terracotta Warriors also have fashion elements. In Xi'an, one of the ancient capitals, a fashion show was performed under the Chang'an Pagoda in the Chanba Ecological District, which makes Terracotta Warriors step out of the history and glow with freshness and vigor. Xu Xiaoping, a famous fashion designer in China, introduced that the show was inspired by Terracotta Warriors, with the model's hairstyle originated from the hair decorations of the Terracotta Warriors. In fact, the Terracotta Warriors were not ashy-faced. According to historians' textual research, these figures had more than a dozen of pigments including vermilion, pink,"...

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June 9, 2019

Attending a wedding as a guest is a fun experience for most. However, some feel otherwise purely because they are either not completely comfortable with the idea of dressing up formally or are not sure how to complement the theme. Here are five simple ways to plan your outfit with minimal effort.

Time of the event: This will determine what shades of outfits are suitable. If it's a day event, one must go for pastels and bright shades. If the event is in the night, one could lean more towards darker shades like midnight blue, black or maroon. For evening events, one can also add metallic accessories.

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May 28, 2019

Vintage and retro looks, kitsch branding and the championing of lesser-known brands – these are just a few of the things American fashion chain Urban Outfitters is loved for.

It has more than 240 stores across the world, but none based in the Gulf. Until now.

Although no date has been set for its opening yet, it's been confirmed that the region's first Urban Outfitters shop will be launching at the Dubai Mall soon.

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