Fashion

Milan Fashion Week 2024: Focus on awareness

Milan Fashion Week 2024: Focus on awareness

21 May 2024

At the latest Milan Fashion Week runways designers were striking a more serious note that encouraged investment buying. Bold new directions appeared to be on pause, as fashion houses doubled-down on signatures that sell. A celebration of fashion it was not – rather a moment of reflection.

The schedule’s top-billing designers took the mic to stress the positive role fashion can play, while acknowledging – without being specific – the increasing turbulence the world is facing.

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Longchamp celebrates art, joy and fashion with Elaine Constantine

Longchamp celebrates art, joy and fashion with Elaine Constantine

09 May 2024

The Longchamp Spring-Summer 2024 campaign is brimming with energy! This season, the joyful antics of the students at Longchamp University are captured by the renowned photographer and director Elaine Constantine. “I totally fell in love with her light-filled photographs, which she envisions like paintings,” explains Longchamp Creative Director Sophie Delafontaine. “She is quite brilliant at conveying energy and joie de vivre. I really wanted an upbeat campaign, because it’s important to... Read More

Gaurav Gupta 'Aarohanam' at Paris Couture Week

Gaurav Gupta 'Aarohanam' at Paris Couture Week

02 Apr 2024

Aarohanam is ascension. A Sanskrit word that has a deep spiritual significance marking the journey of a being from the gross to the subtle, from solid to sublime, from darkness to light. This phenomenon inspires the collection. It portrays elevation from reason to innocence, letting go of every construct to become one with the natural design of existence. Much like the movement of a snake’s journey as it sheds old skin to emerge anew, reborn. It is reflective of the concept of kundalini -... Read More

Schiaparelli: An Everyday Sensation

Schiaparelli: An Everyday Sensation

13 Feb 2024

In her private album, the actress Marisa Berenson describes a pivotal moment in the early career of her grandmother Elsa Schiaparelli. It was 1927, and Elsa was admiring a friend’s sweater. Upon learning it was made by some Armenian knitters, she tracked them down and commissioned a sweater of her own, which, Berenson writes, “she specified should look like the primitive drawing of a child in prehistoric times.” That piece, with its deliberately imperfect trompe l’oeil bow and its surrealist... Read More

Dior: The Le Cœur des Papillons Capsule

Dior: The Le Cœur des Papillons Capsule

02 Feb 2024

Celebrating the most romantic feelings, the House unveils the Le Cœur des papillons capsule dreamed up by Maria Grazia Chiuri. Echoing the inspirations of the Dior cruise 2024 collection, these irresistible pieces are adorned with a multitude of intertwining flowers and butterflies, forming a precious heart. With infinite poetry, this motif – conceived by artist Pietro Ruffo – embellishes casual models such as wrap-around knits, elegant t-shirts and denim jackets. The bags – from the... Read More

Harvey Nichols – Dubai unveils ‘The New You’ campaign

Harvey Nichols – Dubai unveils ‘The New You’ campaign

01 Feb 2024

As we step into a year jam-packed with excitement and possibilities, Harvey Nichols – Dubai unveils ‘The New You’ campaign – a celebration of fresh beginnings, bold choices, and brave styles. 

Curated to empower your New Year's resolutions, the Spring Summer 2024 collection brings together a wide lineup of the most coveted womenswear, menswear and kids wear labels along with an extensive selection of standout accessories and essential beauty items making every fashion choice a... Read More

Max Mara Resort 2024 takes a fresh look at florals

Max Mara Resort 2024 takes a fresh look at florals

31 Jan 2024

When the weather map turns from yellow to orange to deep, deep red, smart travellers look north for the cool spots. Max Mara feels right at home in Scandinavia, thanks to its hip metropolises and the accessibility of Nordic design. But epic natural landscapes and a folklore redolent of mystery and magic offer Max Mara a new dimension. Scandinavia’s progressive character goes back a long way. History remembers Vikings for ruthless plundering, but who knew they also sewed the seeds of Nordic... Read More

Galeries Lafayette Dubai invites into its Festive Wonderland

Galeries Lafayette Dubai invites into its Festive Wonderland

28 Nov 2023

A legendary Parisian department store Galeries Lafayette in Dubai invites the shoppers to step into 'My Festive Dreamworld’ and embark on an enchanting journey this holiday season. French Designer Charles de Vilmorin brings a magical tale to life, where a paintbrush transforms a young girl's dreams into a burst of colors and poetry.

Prepare to be transported beyond the ordinary as Galeries Lafayette Dubai transforms its store into a dream-like wonderland. The ambiance captures the... Read More

Valentino Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2023-24

Valentino Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2023-24

15 Aug 2023

For the Valentino Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2023-24 Valentino show, a Château is, to Creative Director Pierpaolo Piccioli, a metaphysical entity, a context that can itself be recontextualized. Witness to a past time, a space bears traces of the lives lived within it – formerly emblematic of notions of elitism and status, a Château can today reject its history, to be recalibrated. Nameless and universal, a Château can exist as an everyplace for everyone, can become a forum for a new... Read More

Elie Saab Haute Couture: Symbols of abundance

Elie Saab Haute Couture: Symbols of abundance

01 Aug 2023

The Elie Saab Haute Couture Spring/Summer 23 moves in such currents of richness and symbols of abundance. Each majestic piece is intricate and ornate, carefully created with impressions from the natural scenes and rituals of the revered kingdom of Thailand, where rich cultures of gilded splendor inspire the imagination and artistry of Elie Saab. To inaugurate the captivating celebration, she begins her perpetual rise alongside her partner, and together, in splendid harmony, they emit... Read More

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