HAVE you ever wondered why on Earth that teeny tiny pocket is standard in most denim jeans? It’s a weird one, isn’t it? The list of things that are right for this particular pocket size is fairly limited … 1) A pet grasshopper named Terry 2) Putting your last couple of bits...
Luxury Italian fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana has launched its first collection geared exclusively toward Muslim women. The Dolce & Gabbana Abaya fall/winter 2016-17 collection includes a range of abayas and hijabs in the label’s bright and colourful prints. Dolce & Gabbana describes the Abaya collection as "a reverie amidst...
The French parliament adopted a new law Thursday that effectively bans excessively thin models as part of a healthcare legislation. Under this new law, models will need a doctor's note certifying that they're healthy before they can be hired. The penalty for employers who break this law is a $81,000 fine...
Celebrity-packed New York and quirky London have offered up their best efforts under the relentless glare of the catwalk lights and the world's media. Now it is time for the real heavyweights of Planet Fashion to put their stamp on what well-heeled women the world over will be wearing when...
Many Muslim women still have time for some glamor during the holy month of Ramadan, especially with fashion designers catering for this specific time of the year with whole new, specialized collections. On its official Facebook page, Valleydez stores in the UAE invited prospective fashionistas to attend the unveiling of...
According to Fashionista.com, model Rose Cordero was the last person of color to cover Vogue Paris back in March 2010. The bittersweet news also comes just two months after we were shocked to learn that Jourdan Dunn's February 2015 cover of Vogue UK was the first time a black...
(Reuters) A model struts her stuff at a recent Islamic Fashion Show in Kuala Lumpur.The next big fashion trend is already here. Spending on high-end Shariah-compliant clothing by Muslims is surging, just as Islam is growing and on track to become the world's largest religion by the middle of the century. Muslim...
Featuring designers like Sania Maskatiya, Nida Azwer, HSY and Shamaeel Ansari, here are looks from the four-day event. source: Dawn.com
France will ban excessively thin fashion models and expose modelling agents and the fashion houses that hire them to possible fines and even jail, under a new law passed on Friday. The move by France, with its fashion and luxury industries worth tens of billions of euros, comes after a...
(NEWSER) – Your dramatic eye makeup could actually be unhealthy for your eyes assuming you're a contact lens wearer, according to a tiny pilot study that appears in Eye and Contact Lens Science and Clinical Practice. The study involves the "waterline." That's the thin inner portion of the eyelash...
Making up for yesterday's relatively uninspired shows, day 2 at TFPW was a high-energy affair that saw a few flashes of genius on the ramp. Zaheer Abbas was the best of the night but there were several collections with merit. Amir Adnan kicked off the evening with his Shah Zadeh collection....
Say goodbye to the Olsen twins-- and hello to these sibling pairs, who are bringing their own unique vision to the world of African-influenced fashion. You may not know their names yet, but it won't be long until you do, because these young people are talented and creative. They are...
Dolce & Gabbana’s motherhood-themed Fall/Winter 2015 show at Milan Fashion Week on Sunday featured models carrying babies and prints inspired by children’s doodles. Several model mothers cradled their D&G-wearing tots as they walked down the runway. Bianca Balti, who is six months pregnant, showed off her baby bump in a...
If you’ve been living under a rock (or not had internet connection) today, the world wide web has been going crazy about a dress (or should we say THAT dress). It all started a Scottish singer Caitlin McNeil posted a picture of the dress on her Tumblr page, asking people...
Rami Al Ali has revealed his 2015 bridal collection in Dubai. The collection consists of seven-pieces, made in a palette of off-white, beige, and champagne. The fabrics are Al Ali’s signature choices: satin du chez, tulle, and silk. As for the styles of the dresses, they include off the...
The American cinematic history has a wealth of beautiful and iconic clothes that have become beacons of style. Whether it’s Audrey Hepburn’s LBD or Indiana’s fedora and whip, some items simply transport you to another time and place. However, no other piece clothing carries as much weight as the...
One of the chief joys of movie fans is to dress up as their favorite character. Even if you’re not really into hardcore Cosplay, it’s fun to take the elements from a fictional universe and incorporate them in your everyday wear. Whether you’re wearing cool bow ties to work...
American Horror Story actress Jamie Brewer has become the first woman with Down syndrome to walk the runway at New York Fashion Week. The 30-year-old strutted the catwalk in designer Carrie Hammer’s show on Thursday morning wearing a bespoke ensemble which was inspired by her roles on the popular...
Dubai: Diamond jewellery worth $100 million (Dh367 million) was on display during the Diamond Fashion Show as part of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) on Tuesday. The show was held at the Armani pavilion at the Burj Khalifa. Organised as part of the 20th edition of DSF in partnership with...
Sports has become an essential part of our society, with everyone looking to stay fit and healthy not only because sports helps our physique but also helps relax our mind and boosts confidence by helping us look good and feel good at the same time! Nowadays sports is no longer...
He's wowing fashionistas at Milan Men's Fashion Week, and rising star designer Andrea Pompilio says this is just the beginning, with a host of young labels like his ready to revitalize the menswear industry. Italian-born Pompilio, who showed off a Fall-Winter 2015 runway collection on Saturday inspired by his grandfather's...
This year’s fashion trends are an inspiration and consideration for all fanatics for looking smarter and more impressive. An updated list of the sparkling apparel is begging a brief glance. In simple and general terms as fashion may be described, it is the year of apparel trends that are an amalgam and concoction...
Fashion in Dubai has taken new hikes. The competitive world of fashion is introducing latest trends based upon the demands fueled by the contemporary men and women of Dubai who no longer fret or are satisfied by baggy, loose, dull, boring, and ill-fitted size of the apparels. Instead the new...
We all like to think that we’re pretty good about putting on moisturizer and lotions—it seems easy enough, right? Just smooth it on and go. The truth is that we’re actually not quite the moisturizer application experts we believe we are … and we need to get better. Properly...
This summer, Ibitha — Cathtilian lithp mandatory — was the undisputed fashion hot spot, with Riccardo Tisci attracting a crowd of A-listers to his 40th birthday bash. But when the foam-and-diamonds set moves on, where do they go? Eastward, apparently. Balmain designer Olivier Rousteing and a clutch of models...
Designers have come up with an eco-friendly alternative to the traditional hairdryer - a pair of revolutionary gloves made from hi-tech microfibres. The 'Hair Drying Gloves' look just like ordinary gloves and their makers claim they dry wet hair twice as fast as the traditional bathroom towel. The microfibres...
Not everyone can get away with skipping regular shampoos. "How often you wash your hair depends on your texture," says celebrity hairstylist Jasmine Anna Galazka at the Oscar Blandi Salon. "Finer hair needs to be washed daily or every other day; thicker or coarser hair can get washed every second day or even...
Party season making you feel exhausted? Here are five easy ways to look perky even if you're feeling pooped. Curl your eyelashes – your eyes will instantly appear wider and more open. Liven up your cheeks – cream blush patted into the apples of your cheeks makes you look...
Kristina Pimenova has been dubbed “the most beautiful girl in the world” but her mother says the eight-year-old Russian supermodel is completely ignorant of her worldwide fame. On catwalks since the age of three, Kristina, who models for Armani and Roberto Cavalli, is famed for her big blue eyes and...
Often what distinguishes a well-made suit from all the others is simply a matter of details. Generally speaking, the more handwork that goes into a suit, the better the quality and, naturally, the higher the price. In a world where industrial technology allows manufacturers to produce suits in a few quick...