Saudi Fashion Week

Saudi Design Week

By Arwa Alotaibi For the first time ever, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia hosted ‘Saudi Design Week’ this Fall. I was lucky enough to be one of the invited guests. The experience was great and unlike anything the Saudi fashion scene had known before. I loved every minute of it! And even though…

WHO SELLS WHO

Who Sells Who?

By Cannes Swilton Who sells who? I’ve been going over this question in my head over and over again, trying to get an answer, but nada. Have we as consumers sold our souls to Labels, to fashion designers, to Donatella, or to Anna? This is probably coming from the wrong…

Big Apple Yoga

Big Apple Yoga in Paris

  By Jessica Dameron Since its doors opened last September, Big Apple Yoga has quickly become a sanctuary for the residents of Paris.  The owner, Janelle Watters-Oliel, decided to open the studio after she moved to Paris and realized Parisians could really benefit from the style of yoga she had experienced…

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Le Palais Galliera: an era of fashion by Azzedine Alaïa

By Maya AlShabab. “I didn’t learn from any fashion school.” Alaïa says frankly, “I dressed women directly on the body by intuition. This is how I got my experience.” A born designer, a natural genius, Alaïa’s signature style soon became evident in his use of metal, and deliciously form-hugging dresses “made…

DIOR HOMME

Dior Homme Report

By Maya AlShabab. Dior Designer Kris Van Assche returns this season with a collection that addresses two major points: merging street wear and formal wear on the one hand, and experimenting with pattern and daring material on the other. The result is an intriguing collection. Well-tailored suits are accented with single…

SAINT LAURENT HOMME

The Saint Laurent Homme Report

By Maya AlShabab. Hedi Slimane once again stuns us with an incredible collection. The show, which was more of a rock spectacle than a calm défilé, was branded by Slimane’s iconic touch from opening to end. The dominant style was very rock & roll, and brought to mind stars such as…