Limited Edition Collection
Dubai UAE, November 19, 2015: Boiled wool, Jacquard, silk and satin are the types of fabrics that make up the new winter capsule collection and the ones chosen to define the most representative models.
This season, silhouettes stand out, either for their structure and sustained construction or for being languid and flowing, both interesting characteristics this season.
Minimal is our essence, die-cuts, sober lines that combine the masculine and the feminine are our allies in giving them a defined personality.
Once again, in Premium we take great care over the details, the materials and the final result, in order to satisfy our exquisite and demanding woman.
Enjoy black navy!
Doha, Qatar, November 17, 2015 – For a third year in a row, Ulysse Nardin along with its retail partner in Qatar, Ali Bin Ali watches and jewelry, has lent its support to the Middle East’s premium luxury yachting event, Qatar International Boat Show 2015 (QIBS). Held in the region’s flagship yachting destination, Mourjan Marinas in Lusail City, the QIBS once again had Ulysse Nardin take on the role of official timekeeper of the event.
Strengthening its nautical heritage even further by participating in one of the most opulent and prominent yachting show in the region, Ulysse Nardin also presented a revamped, new booth that had pioneering novelties from the brand on display.
Commenting on Ulysse Nardin’s continued involvement in the event, Chr ......read more
Dubai UAE, November 16, 2015: It is always a pleasure to see the faces of loved ones light up when you present them with elegant and memorable gifts. For this end of year, Parfums de Marly presents a range of Coffrets that will bring a smile to the faces of those dear to you; Coffret Pegasus, Coffret Herod and Coffret Galloway.
Christened after the iconic 18th century horse race winner and renowned predecessor of many future celebrated champions, Parfums De Marly best seller fragrance Pegasus depicts the winning spirit of its namesake. True to its roots and fit for a gentleman, this scent is made up of a stimulating blend of bergamot and almond which dries down into a Vanilla, Sandalwood and Amber base. Sold in a luxurious velvet-lined box, the Pegasus ......read more
Mango Kids Winter 2015 - Mini Me Collection
MANGO is an internationally famous multinational which designs, manufactures and markets women’s and men’s clothing and accessories.
At present, MANGO has over 13,456 employees, 1,800 of whom work at the Hangar Design Centre and at its Headquarters in Palau Solità i Plegamans (Barcelona). However, beyond the statistics, it is made up a young and enthusiastic team, with an average age of 29, and 86% of which is female.
Hangar Design Centre, the biggest design centre in Europe, has a total surface area of 10,000 m2 and houses more than 550 professionals dedicated to creating fashion garments and accessories for women. The Design, Purchasing and Quality departments are located there.
The central offices have a total surf ......read more
Dubai UAE, November 11, 2015: Old Navy – the iconic American apparel brand – finally opened the doors to its first store in the UAE on November 5, 2015 at Dubai Festival City.
The inaugural ceremony was attended by select media from the UAE, and was graced by the attendance of renowned female fashion bloggers in Dubai, Karen Wazen from Karen’s Choice, Natalya Kanj from Five Five Fabulous, and Mariyah Gaspacho from Mahryska.
The first Old Navy store features the same energizing store environment that the brand is known for in the United States. The brand is focused on making style accessible to everyone through on-trend, high-quality product collections at incredible value for the whole family.
Head to Old Navy at Dubai Festival City an ......read more
Holiday time, to give in to all the watchmaking temptations
Dubai UAE, November 11, 2015: Undying memories of precious, shared moments, Baume & Mercier watches have always celebrated the unforgettable moments in life. Warm, intimate moments devoted to the family, the end of year festivities are looked forward to with both joy and impatience. The celebration of Christmas is also a celebration of gifts. So when the time comes to choose, why not give into a double watchmaking temptation?
More than just a gift, a Baume & Mercier watch marks the time
Sometimes, we give them to ourselves. And often to those we love. A watch is not a banal Christmas gift and never will be. Just as we dog-ear the pages of books we have loved to remember an inspiring extract, a Baume & Me ......read more
Mika & Mona Zaki Sparkle at the Secrets & Lights – A Mythical Journey by Piaget
Radiance and legend come alive in Piaget’s new Haute Joaillerie and Haute Horlogerie collection, “Secrets & Lights – A Mythical Journey by Piaget”that yesterday witnessed a worldwide launch in the city of Dubai. A first of its kind event for the brand in the metropolis, the exquisite launchtook place on the 3rd of November at the One & Only Royal Mirage hotel. The glittering event had in attendance Dorothée Gilbert, Paris Opera Ballet ballerina and Richart Attias, the business man and his wife, Cécilia Attias, Mona Zaki,Joelle Mardinian, Zoya Sakr, Carla DiBello, and Piaget’s CEO, Mr. Philippe Leopold Metzger. In addition, Piaget’s internat ......read more
Dubai, November 8, 2015 – Clare Waight Keller was honoured with the Designer of the Year Award at the Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Awards ceremony hosted at Claridge’s in Mayfair.
French actress Clémence Poesy, dressed in a Spring/Summer runway look presented the award to Clare who was honoured along with Sienna Miller, Nicole Kidman, Kate Winslet and Karen Nelson, who was wearing Chloé Fall/Winter 2015.
Dubai, November 4, 2015: Leading Italian menswear and lifestyle brand, Boggi Milano, recently welcomed Mr. Pietro Rizzi, Head of Boggi Milano’s Product Department and creative designer of the brand, at their boutique in The Dubai Mall. Held on October 28th, the event witnessed the attendance of select media invitees and VIP guests who met and mingled with Mr. Rizzi.
Guests were treated to a tasteful and stylish ambiance that is characteristic of every Boggi Milano event. Enchanting jazz music regaled the attendees as they were offered canapés and other refreshments. The select media and VIPs in attendance were given the opportunity to meet with Pietro and discover his insights about the brand, and thought process behind the cutting-edge designs of Boggi Milano. The evening e ......read more
To celebrate the holiday season, Chloé’s festive campaign showcases the must-have accessories and icons of the Maison.
Chloé’s most covetable bags, the Drew — available in limited-edition metallic gold and silver for the first time — the Faye and the Hudson star in the campaign, alongside a special selection of jewellery and collectable zodiac charms.
The festive collection and gift guide will be showcased in Chloé boutiques starting November 17th, 2015.
Camille Row, the internationally acclaimed model, is the new face of the Fitness line introduced by Calzedonia for next Autumn/Winter.
Dubai, November 3, 2015: Camille Row was studying in a Paris café when, in 2008, she was discovered as a model.
She has worked for major international labels and appeared on most well-known magazine covers.
With many followers on Instagram and Twitter, Camille has the perfect face and body for the new Calzedonia Fitness line!
Style, comfort, but also high-tech specification. Calzedonia designs are increasingly functional. The new Fitness collection offers great performance clothing.
Thanks to the special finish, rapid drying properties and breathability, comfort and well-being are assured. Ad hoc designs ensure that moisture is w ......read more
Dubai, November 2, 2015: If you’ve tried Ideal White, Vichy’s game changing, revolutionary whitening product line, then you’re going to love the latest, complementary addition to the range.
New Ideal White Eyes is a deep whitening illuminating concentrate that’s a must for any woman with a wish for a spot-free, flawless looking eye contour area. Ideal White Eyes continues the excellence of Vichy, a company with a formidable reputation as skincare experts with decades of tried and tested know-how on skin health as well as cutting-edge technologies for optimal skin performance.
Ideal White Eyes is an easily absorbed emulsion. It offers the complete whitening action both at the surface of the eye contour, as well as deeper underneath. ......read more
Dubai, October 31, 2015 – In March 2015, Baume & Mercier announced its partnership with Carroll Shelby International Inc. to create two exclusive, limited edition watches born from the DNA of Shelby’s most revered creations. Following the success of this launch, Baume & Mercier announces a second installment in its collaboration: A one-of-a-kind Capeland Shelby® Cobra timepiece that will be auctioned at Antiquorum in New York City on December 9, 2015, with all proceeds going to the Carroll Shelby Foundation. Bids may be placed online, over the phone or in person.
“We are very proud to partner with the Carroll Shelby Foundation. Our agreement is nurtured by a similar philosophy. The elegance of the lines, the attention to high quality, and commitment t ......read more
Introducing the rings and charms alphabet, a way for the Chloé girls to add their signature to a favourite Chloé bag or look.
Featuring letterpress bag charms and signet rings, the collection echoes the iconic Chloé alphabet, building initials, first names or secret messages. From A-Z in four distinct graphic styles, each charm clasps directly onto the hardware of a Chloé bag for a unique touch. The bold, raised design of each gold metal signet ring adds a twist to personalisation.
The collection is available in a selection of Chloé boutiques worldwide. The price range extends from 60€ for a charm to 200€ per ring.
Gap Inc.’s largest brand to open in Dubai in November
Dubai – October 31, 2015 – Iconic American apparel brand Old Navy announced it is opening its first store in the UAE this November at the Dubai Festival City.
Old Navy’s entry into the UAE marks another milestone in the brand’s continued global growth strategy. Old Navy is focused on making style accessible to everyone through on-trend, high-quality product collections at incredible value for the whole family. The first Old Navy store will feature the same energizing store environment that the brand has become known for in the United States and will offer apparel and accessories collections for men, women, kids and babies.
Old Navy launched in 1994 and quickly became one of the top appar ......read more
Dubai, October 29, 2015: In honor of UAE National Day, Emporio Armani presents an update to one of its most iconic styles. Complete with dial details in the UAE national colors of red, green and black; a dark brown leather strap, and a rose gold-tone case, this modern chronograph watch is perfect for a celebration.
This watch will be available in Paris Gallery starting November 2015 and retails for AED 1,290.
LUIGI (AR1931) [Men’s]
CASE MATERIAL STAINLESS STEEL
CASE FINISH / COLOR POLISHED / ROSE GOLD
LUG WIDTH 22MM
CASE SIZE 46MM
# STONES / CT. WEIGHT N/A / N/A
CASE ATM / CASE BACK TYPE 5 ATM / CURVE SNAP CASE BACK
CASE SHAPE / THICKNESS ROUND / 12MM
TOPRING MAT'L / FINISH / COLOR N/A / N/A / N/A
CRYSTAL LENS COLOR C ......read more
Varsity renewal, printed messages and overlapping layers are the key garments in Bershkas newest collection for BSK.
Bershka’s youthful look is inspired in the 90’s university trends: woodcutter shirts, oversize sweatshirts, layering, overalls, skater skirts and varsity jackets.
Easy to wear fabrics like plush and denim elastics give the Back to School collection a comfortable and cozy feel. Iconic garments like the military parka are renewed with vindictive messages taken from the digital language used in social media. Since The Back to school collection aims to appeal to Bershka’s younger aged public, it communicates with them in through messages they can relate to.
Plus a Mickey Mouse license is used on some sweaters and t-shirts.
Urban Dandies and Gentlemen Trendsetters
Dubai UAE, October 28, 2015: “Jump forward” is a quick step in the right direction, marked by extra effort and the need to set each moment apart. And the new Autumn Winter 2015/16 line from Boggi Milano is just that – a jump forward. Sartorial in style, its high quality fabrics and details embody new, refined, contemporary elegance united with values.
It’s a reference to an English tradition: soft textiles and coats that are perfect for any occasion further blur the line separating classic from sporty. Thus the classic British dandy becomes an “Italian dandy” thanks to the macro-effect glen plaid (in blue and rust) and gingham (in green and tobacco tones) that are worn over sweaters with pronounced, rou ......read more
Dubai, October 26, 2015: The famous Swiss watchmaking company Longines reissues a model inspired by military requirements. For the Longines Heritage Military COSD, the brand has adopted the sober and characteristic design of a watch created for British paratroopers in the 1940s. The NATO strap and the distinctive broad arrow on the dial – used at the time for all military equipment – bestow its particular style to this model.
Longines has once again looked to its rich history to expand the military wing of its Heritage collection. The Longines Heritage Military COSD is based on a piece of equipment used by the British Special Forces during the 1940s. Each item of this equipment was marked with the initials COSD and intended for the sole use of the Combined Operations C ......read more
Dubai, October 24, 2015: Equation Media, a subsidiary of The NETWORK Communication Group, recently marked a triumphant few months as the agency won the Al Aan TV, Chili’s and Joe’s Crab Shack accounts in UAE, Timebridge, Patchi, H&M, in KSA and Think Kitchen and GROHE Blue in Lebanon.
As part of the liaison, Equation Media will be handling the media planning, media buying, research, monitoring and digital planning among other activities for the above brands.
As one of the first projects for Joe’s Crab Shack, Equation Media will be kicking off a new campaign announcing the launch of a new outlet in UAE.
Commenting on the wins, Suhail Kambriss, Chief Operating Officer of Equation Media said, “We are thrilled to welcome such remarkable names to our p ......read more
Dubai, October 24, 2015 – Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen recently announced the appointment of Luc Rochereau as Brand Director Middle East & India. Prior to taking on his new role as Regional Brand Director, Rochereau had been responsible for IWC and Roger Dubuis in
Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
Speaking about his appointment, Rochereau said: “I have been with the Richemont Group for the last 4 years, and it is an honour for me to take on the responsibility of further contributing to the growth and success of IWC Schaffhausen.
I look forward to this new chapter and have some exciting projects in mind for the brand in the coming years.”
Rochereau has 20 years’ experience i ......read more
Dubai, October 22, 2015: Bershka’s lookbook for October proposes rich detailed finishes in metallic thread, embroidery and trimmings present in pants and jackets.
The Victorian style is still visible in the Bershka look for this season, expressed in velvet fabrics, knitting and details on collars, vests and blouses with bows.
In addition, jacquards, fringes and faux-fur come forth as an update of the boho-ethnic look.
Within the lookbook there are two key elements to highlight. The cross-over long-fit military coat and the cape with built in scarf, both as Must Have’s for this month at a very affordable and trendy price.
Predominant colors are black and khaki, combined with grey, maroon and ethnic details.
(New York – October 21, 2015) - Piaget co-hosted the premiere of Guillermo del Toro’s much-anticipated gothic romance, “Crimson Peak,” starring International Brand Ambassador, Jessica Chastain. Known for her distinctive red carpet style, she was the picture of understated elegance in Piaget gold and diamond Possession rings and a green column dress.
Minimalism was the trend for the evening with Mia Wasikowska wearing no jewelry at all. Joining the two leading ladies was Tom Hiddleston and Emily Coutts.
Following the screening, Piaget co-hosted a lavish cocktail party at the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library. The space was transformed to echo the film’s dark and mysterious theme, and included a dramatic crimson wall filled w ......read more
Dubai, October 20, 2015: Literary tradition states that all lost items, or items that have gone astray end up on the moon. The moon is the place where dreams and tears, love and reason, days of idleness and unfinished deeds are kept in precious glass ampoules. These bottles are quite similar to those used to contain Tiziana Terenzi’s precious essences today. After years of toil spent seeking and preserving rare components, Tiziana Terenzi presents four fragrances that embody the brand’s most complex project yet; Tiziana Terenzi Luna.
We meet Andromeda for the first time, wrapped in his infinite beauty, by following a trail of bright, fascinating stars, while trekking on the Sibillini Mountains. This fragrance, a white essence, carries top notes of Roman Wor ......read more
Dubai, October 20, 2015: LOCMAN boasts a prestigious record: in 2003 the company launched the world’s first watch with a carbon fibre case. It was a watershed moment, when hi-tech materials entered the world of watchmaking and dramatically changed production dynamics. LOCMAN has pursued this path with consistent determination, investing resources in research and new technologies. The Sculoa Italiana di Orologerie (S.I.O., Italian School of Watchmaking), the company’s in-house academy, devotes much of its facilities to the study of new materials. These endeavours have resulted in a number of achievements, of which we may well now be witnessing the most significant to date.
LOCMAN previews its Stealth 300 Metres Carbon, with all-carbon dial and case. Stealth 300 Metri, L ......read more
Let yourself be carried by the autumn colours. The last rays of sun giving off a warm and relaxing light. The vibrant colours of the dead leaves, decorate Paris with effervescence.
Autumn has a unique aura, full of timeless movement. It’s the fit of a camel trench protecting a feminine dress from the fall wind. It’s fitted denim with derbies marking the beat on the pavement. It’s a sweatshirt giving a little rebellious and modern touch, and revealing an elegant collar.
Promod Boutique Française, helps you create a style that is like you. Each season, your personal inspirations fuel our creations. Spontaneously, you mix and match, fabrics and colours, pieces and accessories.
Uterqüe's autumn-winter 2015 | 2016 collection takes the brand firmly in the direction of the latest trends and fashion in its broadest sense, drawing its inspiration from pure and simple lines to sketch next season’s looks. Designs that are coherent with a new brand image that taps the subtlest and cleanest-cut facet of fashion.
A mix of volumes, textures, colours and shapes for a winter filled with contrasts and fashion in its purest form: maxi-check prints, bell sleeves and ethnic-style touches.
Watch for the long coats with big lapels and belts that are mixed and matched with other oversized, masculine-cut designs made from wool in its various manifestations, reversible fabrics and knits.
Leather, the ever-present star of every collec ......read more
Luxury Swiss watchmaking company, Ulysse Nardin, took the glorious occasion of Dubai Watch Week to unveil an inimitable and elegant timepiece especially crafted for the Middle East. Among the timepieces on display at the brand’s special in-store exhibition, The Art of Time, Ulysse Nardin’s latest timepiece is a true homage to the Middle East and has been named ‘Classico Dunes.’ The exceptionality of Classico Dunes lies in its distinct dial which sports a Horse and a Falcon, two creatures that are extremely close to the hearts of the people of the Middle East. Held between the 18th and 22nd of October at the Dubai Mall, guests and visitors were invited to discover and experience the brand’s proficiency in the artistic skill of Enamel, predominantly Cloisonné an ......read more
Dubai, October 17, 2015: Under the gaze of prestigious photographer François Halard, the Zara Home Autumn-Winter 2015/16 campaign is divided into three parts, with the aim of representing decorating trends for the coming season. The campaign is in three editorials full of inspiration, which reflect the three different and equally sophisticated styles of bringing fashion into your home.
The first part of the campaign: Flora, with a romantic and vintage feel. The images and video show a collection comprising washed linens in pastel colours, frills, lace and antique flower prints that will transport you to a nostalgic and stylish ambience.
The Flora campaign includes the Hotel collection in its decorations, which this year feature metallic mixes in gold and silver with white as the back ......read more
The spring-summer 2016 collection captures the spirited optimism of the chloé girl through a technicolour lens. Embodying a sense of carefree sexiness, her romantic side meets an athletic sophistication. Imbued with strength and urban simplicity, the silhouette floats light as air.
Accenting black, white, and denim blues, a sun-flared palette of sorbet tones highlights the linear quality of ombré stripe blouses, rave pants, halter tops, and sensuous slipdresses in shades of lemon, pistachio, lavender, vermillion and palest rose.
Silk chiffon, floral print lace, acid-wash denim, and silk tech knits propose a contrast of sports utility with ultra-feminine flou, as delicate transparency meets a frayed, lived-in opulence. Edged in graphic lace, delicate smocked chiffon tumbles into ......read more
Dubai, October 14, 2015: Bershka presents a fresh take on denim this fall with the arrival of the newest collection which includes exciting fashion trends such as rips in destroyed effect, diversity in pattern designs and long fitted shirts.
This collection is characterized by a variety of fittings that range from the classic skinny jean to more trendy designs like the boyfriend cut and high waist jeans. Details and finishes including metal embellishments and patchwork will also be present on some models.
Denim renewals are present in jumpers and skirts with straight lines and tight silhouettes.
Prominent fashion brand Uterque, recently reopened the doors to its boutique at Dubai’s popular shopping destination, The Dubai Mall. Held on the 13th of October, the event showcased the store’s new identity. The boutique opening was attended by select media from the country and VIP guests of Uterque and was also graced by one of the most renowned bloggers and fashion icons in Dubai, Nadya Hasan from The Fierce Diaries.
The purpose of the event was chiefly to announce the opening of the Uterque store with its new concept. Designed as a boutique, where space and light invite visitors to explore the collection, the avant-garde lighting adds class and quality, and reduces energy consumption compared with the previous store concept. The interior spaces of the store are defined b ......read more
Following its launch in several other cities the world over, Massimo Dutti hosted an elegant event to introduce its personal tailoring service in some of its boutiques in Dubai. The exclusive preview was attended by select media and bloggers from the city and was held at the Massimo Dutti boutique in Mall of the Emirates. The brand’s personalized tailoring service will be offered in Massimo Dutti boutiques at Mall of the Emirates and The Dubai Mall only.
The event commenced with the registration of guests after which they were treated to a refreshing welcome drink. Subsequent to the welcome speech, the attendees were introduced to the personal tailoring service followed by a presentation on the capsules and collections. The exclusive, personalized tailoring provision offers a wide ......read more
Paris (France) / Saint-Imier (Switzerland), October 10, 2015 – The Qatar prix de l’Arc de Triomphe provided its large audience with unequalled thrilling moments in Longchamp on Sunday 4 October as the crowds watched with bated breath Lanfranco Dettori on Golden Horn finish on the first place. Official Partner and Official Timekeeper of this extraordinary race for the fifth consecutive year, Longines was also presenting another international Group 1 race on the same day, the Prix de l’Opéra Longines, won by Covert Love ridden by Patrick Joseph Smullen.
Sunday 4 October 2015, the ten thousands of spectators gathered in the enclosure have been holding their breath until Golden Horn and Lanfranco Dettori were the first across the finish line to carry off the 2,4 ......read more
On Thursday 24th of September, international brand ambassador Jessica Chastain wore Piaget pieces while promoting her newest film, The Martian, in London’s Leicester Square Odeon cinema.
Jessica Chastain wore pieces from the Limelight Rose Passion collection to accompany her dress by Elie Saab.
Piaget Rose Passion earrings in 18K white gold set with 210 brilliant-cut diamonds (approx. 6.99 ct), 14 marquise-cut demantoides (approx. 6.43 ct), 10 marquise-cut aquamarines (approx. 4.34 ct), 28 marquise-cut emeralds (approx. 9.63 ct), 20 marquise-cut green tourmalines (approx. 10.57, ct), 2 round emeralds (approx. 0.43 ct), 2 pear-shaped emeralds (approx. 8.21 ct) and 2 chrysocolla oval plates.
Piaget Rose Passion ring in 18K white gold set with 8 brillia ......read more
Essie for Veronica Beard, Carolina Herrera, Diane Von Furstenberg and Rebecca Minkoff
Founded in 1981. For more than 30 years, essie has been an industry icon, trusted by beauty professionals, celebrities and even royalty – an American classic that allows women all over the world to express themselves and have fun with color and whimsical names. When it comes to the guaranteed professional, high-quality manicure standard, essie nail polish is the go-to brand.
The Emporio Armani Swiss Made Fall 2015 collection features two new lines, fluid deco and bold motion.
Inspired by the essence of the launch collection as well as the elegant lines of art Deco, the new fluid deco platform exudes meticulous attention to detail with its distinctive flowing facets, screwed down top ring, and crown accented with a smoky brown cabochon. The dial is refined and clean with distinctive faceted indexes, while the new minimalist bracelet is fluidly modern. Limited edition versions are also available, with diamonds elegantly encircling the bezel as well as a unique version with diamond side inserts, both featuring automatic movements.
The case body has been masterfully interpreted in the new bold motion collection whose design is explored in three different siz ......read more
Dubai, October 3, 2015 – The Portofino collection from IWC Schaffhausen now includes a beautiful watch model that features a sophisticated new development. With a watchmaking complication in the form of a large date and day display, the Portofino Hand-Wound Day & Date is an extremely practical timepiece
“At IWC Schaffhausen one of our aims has always been to make watches that combine functionality with elegant, clear-cut design,” says IWC CEO Georges Kern, commenting on the latest addition to the Portofino watch family. In the Portofino Hand-Wound Day & Date (Ref. IW516201/ IW516203) IWC’s designers and watchmakers have combined the large date with a day display and created an aesthetically pleasing t ......read more
Dubai UAE, October 3, 2015 – Inspired by the vibrant city of New York and flaunting old-fashioned aspirations of traditional jewelry, Marli New York unveils its new designs in Dubai. Reinventing itself with every new design set, Marli New York prides itself on replicating the city’s heartbeat and designing for the beautiful and modern woman of today.
Breaking the barrier between jewelry and women in a way that it becomes a part of her lifestyle, Marli New York unveiled the following design sets:
Chelsea draws its inspiration from the linear park built on an elevated section of a disconnected and out-of-use railroad trestle, in Manhattan, known as the High Line. Simultaneously linked to the street life below and disconnected form it, this structu ......read more
Lamé fabric, one of the hot trends for next season, lights up our Autumn Winter wardrobe to make every woman sparkle in reflections of gold, silver and bronze, for a truly brilliant style!
The fabrics revisit the concept of luxury, giving a unique metallic effect and accentuating a decidedly feminine and romantic style.
Intimissimi presents “Bronze Evolution”, stemming from the colour bronze, and destined to become the 'must-have' for the next season!
Set with bra and Brazilian knickers plus coordinating bodysuit, featuring lace interwoven with metallic threads to create tone-on-tone shades of light, introducing the luminous world of Intimissimi Autumn/Winter 2015/2016!
Bronze is the star of the floral or striped Shiny Lace and Shiny Jersey sets, contr ......read more
Nothing is too beautiful for a woman.
Conquering her requires a touch of boldness, poetry and talent.
The Limelight Stella was born under such an alignment of lucky stars,
as Piaget proves its willingness to reach for the Moon.
The first complication watch dedicated to women and entirely designed and developed in the Manufactures of La Côte-aux-Fées and Geneva, the Limelight Stella watch is writing a new chapter in Piaget’s enduring love story with women. While the Moon has been a symbol of timeless femininity since the dawn of time and in all four corners of the earth, Piaget expresses a new approach to this theme focusing on its aesthetic and above all its lyrical nature. Dreams and imagination pervade time’s relentless march, infusing it with a unique touch of so ......read more
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Introducing essie’s Silk Watercolor Collection
Delicate effects. Vivid hues. Sheer beauty. essie is thrilled to announce the launch of the Silk Watercolor collection. As the fashion industry’s go-to nail color authority, these exquisite sheers embody essie’s passion for artistry, trend and boundary-pushing creativity.
Available exclusively in salons, this collection of layerable, buildable colors is a chic departure from traditional creams, adding soft dimension to every professional’s palette. Add an artistic touch to nail designs in the spirit of Cézanne and Van Gogh, with a whole new level of virtuosity.
Translucent, blendable color makes watercolor effects a breeze; overl ......read more
BRONDE, THE COLOR PHENOMENON ADOPTED BY MANY STARS
BRONDE is the hair trend this summer! The perfect combination of brown and blonde, Bronde has been making waves on catwalks, magazines, and celebs just love it. Bronde was picked up by L’Oréal Professionnel over a year ago, promoted in its 2014 Spring-Summer IT LOOKS collection, and is today embodied by the brand’s international spokesperson Eva Green. The look can be adapted to all hair types and skin tones and appeals to everyone. It’s truly the perfect color to hold on to that summer glow. You can get all this in a perfectly natural look: Bronde is a subtle play on shadow and light, ideally suited to those with chestnut hair who want to add depth and dimension, and to brunettes who can lift and illuminate thei ......read more
Dubai, September 22, 2015: The city’s top media, bloggers and beauty mavens were abuzz with excitement as they gathered at SoH, the region’s first concept artistic beauty destination, to celebrate the launch of essie’s new Silk Watercolor Collection. To mark the launch of the highly anticipated polishes, the talented nail artists at SoH Art + Beauty, have come together to create an exclusive range of 18 unique nail art designs that will bring life to the stunning essie Silk Watercolor polishes. Beauty havens in the region finally have a reason to rejoice while experiencing a chic new world of options in nail art.
Essie is the fashion industry’s go-to expert on nail color. The highly anticipated Silk Watercolor collection of stunning sheers captures ess ......read more
Barbie® and Tezenis celebrate Tezenis’ new Autumn capsule collection
On the 9th March 1959 a new doll is triumphantly presented at the Toy Fair in New York: its name is Barbie®.
She is the first fashion doll in the world, 29.5 cm tall, and has the features of a young woman. She interprets the desire and and the aspiration of new generations wanting to relate to adulthood. From that day, Barbie® has rappresented the feminine icon much idolised by modern society, capturing the latest trends, adapting to our lives and interpreting the dreams and aspirations of young generations.
Barbie® has seen unrivalled success, becoming the one and only diva doll, and has been an icon for at least the past fifty years.
And, just as a real diva would, she is always in line w ......read more
Round 11 sees Walton, Al Naggar take pole position in Junior category
Dubai, UAE, 22 September, 2015: Dubai Kartdrome hosted Round 11 of the 2015 SWS Sprint Series on Monday night, with Anjum Shaikh and Vincent Fraisse winning the senior races, Adrian Jones tops in the SWS Masters, and Seif Al Naggar and Oliver Walton doing the business in the junior category.
It was clear from qualifying that the racing for the 30 drivers would be close in the SWS Seniors class as the top dozen drivers were within one second and the difference between the top five a mere tenth of a second – reigning SWS champion Atef Al Barwani claimed pole position.
In Race 1 Anjum Shaikh shone as he turned seventh place on the grid into a win, edging Rai Azzam by 0.087 of a second as they crossed the fini ......read more
Renowned perfumer, Parfums de Marly, has created yet another magnificent fragrance that salutes the proud history of the majestic horse. The brand’s latest offering, Byerley, has been so named after one of the earliest of three stallions that were the founders of the modern Thoroughbred horse racing bloodstock. According to legend, the dark brown stallion was born during a thunderstorm; he did not fear the sounds of cannons or gunfire and thus made a fearsome war horse.
Developing a perfume that was memorable and had heart was no easy task but there was no better inspiration than the distinguishing character of the mighty Byerley horse, having played a remarkable role in Europe’s history.
Byerley boasts of top notes of Bergamot and Cardamom and moves on to become more sen ......read more
Michael Kors is pleased to introduce the Fall 2015 jewelry collection. This season, geometric lines fuse with rich tones for an aesthetic reminiscent of a city skyline.
The new assortment showcases a bevy of sleek silhouettes and semi-precious stone accents that offer a subtle look when worn alone and make a bold statement when stacked together.
Of special note is the use of black agate, a sophisticated touch to necklaces, bracelets and rings. Whether it’s a chic accent on a barrel ring or added flair to a pendant necklace, agate effortlessly imbues the Fall collection with show-stopping appeal.
Modern glamour is cast in bracelets and rings with clean bold shapes, each piece designed in the brand’s signature metallic hues—gold-tone, silver-tone and rose gold-tone ......read more
BOHO NIGHT AUTUMN/WINTER 2015
The summer nights are tinged with hippie and Bohemian style.
Sequinned mini-shorts combine with feminine tops, adding a sexy and daring air to summer evenings. Kaftans are back as they are every summer, enchancing the range of colours. Mini-dresses are also highlighted and maintain the boho night style.
The Middle East is a main hub for hospitality, foodservice, and hotel equipment
Lebanese investor Joumana Dammous Salamé — General Manager of Hospitality Services, owner of the HORECA trademark which is specialized in hospitality, foodservice and hotel industry in the Middle East, confirmed that 3 Arab capitals, in addition to Beirut, now host the annual HORECA convention.
HORECA is regarded as one of the most important yearly exhibitions of the kind taking place in the Middle East and focusing on hotels, restaurants, catering, supply services, and the hospitality industries. It has garnered popularity among concerned experts, specialists and stakeholders since its nascence in Beirut 22 years ago. The same echoes have been noted since HORECA landed in Kuwait and Riyadh &m ......read more
Beirut, September 10, 2015 – Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen and its exclusive retail partner in Lebanon, Atamian Watches, hosted a private Portofino ladies’ brunch at the iconic La Crêperie restaurant in Jounieh, Beirut. During the exclusive event, the prominent guests were invited to discover the Portofino 37 mm collection.
“We are very pleased to be hosting this event in Lebanon as the country is a significant market for IWC. For the first time, we have provided our Lebanese clientele with an intimate setting in which they can discover the Portofino 37 mm collection”, commented Karoline Huber, Brand Director of IWC Schaffhausen Middle East & India.
Created for watch lovers who prefer a slightly smaller ......read more
Dubai, September 8, 2015: In 2008, after a deep study of the female body, Salsa revolutionised the world of denim with its innovative Push Up model for low rise jeans, perfectly combining the real Push Up effect with comfort and sensuality. Salsa is aware that, during the last seven years, many of the younger fans of the Push Up model have been growing up - some have become mothers, their lives have changed and so have their silhouettes. It is with this in mind that Salsa has come up with the new mid- rise Push Up jeans, now allowing you to carry on using your favourite fit, maintaining that comfort of a second skin that the brand is famous for.
The mid-rise Cotton Lyca Denim Push Up model features a tight fit around the legs and a special design for the small and round back pockets, wh ......read more
The capsule collection’s Autumn/Winter designs underline the importance of comfort in a casual-spirited range.
Dubai, September 8, 2015: The introduction of new fittings and a careful manufacturing are distinctive features of the new proposals by Pull&Bear Daily Standards, one of the brand’s ranges for adult customers. The collections re-interpret men’s wardrobe essentials through an updated approach in order to create comfortable, easy-to-combine garments.
The new designs stay loyal to the range’s vocation to provide simple solutions to customers who have grown up with the brand. Such spirit is captured on a series of images shot by New York-based French photographer Clèment Pascal, a regular on the pages of magazines and newspapers such as Mus ......read more
The Emporio Armani Fall/Holiday 2015 collection continues the brand’s journey into Innovative watch design. The iconic offering includes new platforms as well as updated interpretations of well-established signature styles.
The ladies watches are gracefully restrained and minimally detailed. Men’s platforms are interpreted in women’s versions, with slim dials and crystal indexes, while new colours add freshness. A timepiece with a bike chain-inspired bracelet pairs perfectly with the new Emporio Armani jewellery collection. Black and gold run throughout, giving the collection a glamorous look.
The new men’s styles feature a sporty, ultra-dynamic case. The powerful design, with the crown protector and separate bezel, allows to play with different colours and ma ......read more
Dubai, September 6, 2015: The face of the campaign is the model Alana Bunte and it was shot in Barcelona by Lukasz Pukowiec featuring movement once again as a form of expression.
The new collection is comprised of technical ergonomic garments designed according to strategic patterns that adapt to the body's movement, providing maximum naturalness, freedom and comfort.
The clean and bold lines mark the beat with a colour palette blending electric blue, burgundy and metallic tones with neutral base colours like grey and black. Prints also form part of the collection, including snake print, aurora borealis and flecks.
The collection features crop tops, shorts with built-in leggings, T-shirts, jackets and windbreakers with a perfectionist design.
Mesh overlays comb ......read more
For Winter 2015-16, the See By Chloé girl revels in her world of interiors, exploring an eccentric side with a youthful sense of sophistication. Inspired by the unique perspectives of the See By Chloé gang cast on the streets of Paris, contemporary separates are layered together to reflect an authentic, independent style. This season, the See By Chloé girl is free-spirited, wandering through the endearing, upside-down theatrics of a Wes Anderson film, dressing up or dressing down to suit her mood. With a collegiate touch borrowed from the boys, she wraps up in argyle, blanket checks, and raw denim, or flirts with a touch of garden fantasy straight from the pages of her literary dreamland. Rediscovering the classics, she layers shapes, colours and textures together in her own story of nonch ......read more
Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne reveal the must haves from the MANGO collection for this season.
Fashion muses, generational icons and unique top models, Kate Moss & Cara Delevingne definitely have something in common.
By their side, MANGO celebrates what unites us under the slogan
Military jackets and oversized coats are the stars of this look that is sweetened with totally feminine details.
All is combined with a splash of casual disarray, a flashback to the underground movement of the 90s, when this top model was born.
Kate Moss, a true fashion icon, has revisited the styles of the decade in which she was born.
She is not only the& ......read more
Dubai, September 5, 2015: In September 2015, Lancôme welcomes the latest edition to the iconic La Vie Est Belle franchise, La Vie Est Belle Intense. La Vie Est Belle owes its success to the declaration of happiness, in the form of a universal positive message that every woman can believe in- a historic bottle that expresses the emblematic, resolute form of a smile, as a true symbol of joy.
To celebrate the launch of La Vie Est Belle Intense, Lancôme Middle East is thrilled to announce collaboration with six stunning women in UAE that truly embody the very essence of the fragrance for the “Smile with Sephora” campaign.
Alreem Saif, Kat Lebrasse, Mthayel Al Ali, Nadya Hasan, Zahra Lyla, and Zeina Abdalla have joined to illuminate Sephora Dubai Mall and Sephora Mall of Emira ......read more
MAKING YOUR HAIR BEAUTIFUL CAUGHT BETWEEN DESIRE AND GUILT:
THE BASIS FOR A PARADOX
Ever more sophisticated haircare strategies are designed to tame rebellious nature, create a desired shape and boost shine and color.
At first glance, the results are gratifying and the feeling of well-being is immediate. The experience is so enjoyable that we start to abuse our hair with too many treatments, styling tools, straightening irons, curling irons, too much color…
We do it to excess and become dependent. We can’t stop and our hair suffers for it. Different types of damage accumulate.
The hair might look glam yet, in reality, it’s in a state of shock.
But does that mean women must give up on their dreams of beauty, torn bet ......read more
Dubai, August 31, 2015: Punt Roma present the new fall/winter 2015-16 collection. In this season, Punt Roma have given a contemporary and versatile air to their collections. They have worked on a few refined lines with a perfect cut in order to find comfortable and stylish garments, also based on minimal and monochrome silhouettes. Lace fabrics in matching tones, digital prints in several versions, abundant bouquets or classic XL size flowers are incorporated. A novelty of this season are deep tones that can be found in night blue and plum colors; another line more youthful and casual, an elegant urban sport; jeans mixed with leather pieces that give a more sophisticated touch. Dense and dark trendy colors as Prussian blue appear in this collection softened with a palette of sugar and clas ......read more
House of Sillage, a leading name in the world of Haute Parfumerie, is delighted to announce the much-anticipated release of its very first Men’s fragrance, DIGNIFIED by House of Sillage. Created for the man who provokes envy and admiration, a new class of man who cares deeply to distinguish his life and the story behind it.
Nicole Mather speaks of the launch and her take on the fragrance, “A portrayal of the men of the world that take time to remember why they have everything.” A true call of action to, “Live for greatness.”
Striking a perfectly composed balance of naturally robust agar wood with compelling traces of smoked vetiver. A resolute announcement to fortify the texture of this sinewy fragrance with an unyielding spice veil of saffro ......read more
Dubai, August 27, 2015: Eclectic, casual and authentic, three words that perfectly define the city of New York and everything from which Massimo Dutti drew inspiration to create the New Limited Edition Collection. This collection could not be better represented through the visions of top models Liu Wen and Mathias Lauridsen, and influencers Sofía Sánchez de Betak and Mathew Avedon. They reveal their favourite spots in New York to us, decked out in sizzling modern pieces, with grey tones and small touches of white, a must for the upcoming winter.
The New York City Collection is undoubtedly this brand’s classiest and most urban and minimalist collection, inspired by the 60s and 70s, where grey loose pieces stand out for their versatility and comfort. These essentials put t ......read more
As Eid Al Adha approaches, it is time to celebrate precious moments with loved ones over the course of the festive season. Proud to be your partner during all your special moments, Baume & Mercier celebrates Eid by giving you the perfect gifts for the occasion; striking timepieces for him and her. While the Promesse (10157) offers today’s women an opportunity to discover how the originality of its enduring lines embody a cherished Baume & Mercier tradition, the Clifton (10054) for men is taut and elegant, contemporary yet timeless.
PROMESSE 30 MM QUARTZ (10157) FOR HER:
This strikingly contemporary 30 mm diameter round watch is enhanced by the presence of an oval bezel and worn on a polished steel bracelet recalling the ripples produced by a drop of water. Delightfully ba ......read more
Urban Dandies and Gentlemen Trendsetters
“Jump forward” is a quick step in the right direction, marked by extra effort and the need to set each moment apart. And the new Autumn Winter 2015/16 line from Boggi Milano is just that – a jump forward. Sartorial in style, its high quality fabrics and details embody new, refined, contemporary elegance united with values.
It’s a reference to an English tradition: soft textiles and coats that are perfect for any occasion further blur the line separating classic from sporty. Thus the classic British dandy becomes an “Italian dandy” thanks to the macro-effect glen plaid (in blue and rust) and gingham (in green and tobacco tones) that are worn over sweaters with pronounced, round necklines to let the wearer&rsq ......read more
Massimo Dutti recently reopened its new global store concept on the ground floor of Dubai Festival City.
The establishment, with over 557 square meters of retail space and three large window displays boasted an impressive façade of 19.640m x 2.765m.
New global store concept
The new Massimo Dutti store image is based on a progressive evolution of the boutique concept that identifies the chain’s stores. The change is based primarily on finishes and shapes that aim for warmer, more contemporary spaces and environments. Walnut wood, brass, leather and dark marble are the dominant materials in the new architectural design that blends modern lines and classic details, the signature of the firm.
Massimo Dutti and the Inditex Group
Massimo Dutti was created in 1985 in Spain, and w ......read more
The Inditex brand presents its line for young, adventurous and bohemian women.
With the new school year just around the corner, Pull&Bear presents its revamped Pacific Girls capsule collection for this fall-winter. Straight from Huntington Beach (Los Angeles), South African photographer Henrik Purienne uses his camera to capture the happy, carefree style of models Chase Carter, Delilah Parillo and Rosie Tupper through a series of photos that convey fun, freshness and nonconformity.
The new season brings back comfortable patterns for a dynamic outdoor lifestyle with a predominance of low-intensity colours like maroons, greys and blues. You can also see a wide variety of trousers, both in denim and tricot. Short sleeve T-shirts continue to reign and are joined by long sleeve ......read more
It’s time to revamp your beauty routine for summer! Gorgeous, glowing skin?
Check. Pretty, summery pedicure? Done! Maybelline New York’s new Summer Collection makes it easy to achieve the perfect summer look. So get the beauty update that’s guaranteed to be a hit when the weather gets hot, taking you from poolside evenings to glamorous getaways. The Summer Collection from Maybelline New York features the new Dream Bronze BB Glow Perfector, Dream Sun Bronzing Powder and ColorShow’s Sweet & Spicy Nail Polish collection. In short, everything you need to be at your summery best.
Dream Bronze BB, the 8-in1 sun-kissed Glow Perfector combines instant skin perfecting with the sun-kissed glowing bronze effect to give your complexion the ultimate summer ......read more
Women / Men / B&G Collections
Autumn’s arrival is heralded by the first leaves falling from the trees and the streets tinted in orange tones; the colour brown, thick wool jumpers and cozy weekends in front of the fireplace make up the DNA of the most captivating yet melancholic season.
This autumn, Mario Testino, through his lenses and the models Cameron Russel and Sean Richard, continues to interpret Massimo Dutti in a collection replete with alluring fabrics, colours, and of course, sensations. Massimo Dutti goes one step further with a collection above and beyond the typical autumnal garments, the beige jumpers, to offer a boho style that invades garments contrasting starkly with the most minimalist formalwear.
Garments inspired by cinema classics, ......read more
Mango’s Limited Edition Collection
The 70s are here to stay. The Premium garments pay homage to low necklines. High waists, suits in crepe fabrics and double buttons define the style of the collection for the season that precedes the winter. Pastel tones combined with ochre, khaki and crimson tones define the tonality of the offering, which includes texture combinations with fabrics such as suede and knitwear for polo shirts and geometric prints. Flowing dresses add a touch of refinement, alongside the elegance of more sophisticated garments.
• NAKED SMOKY:
There’s more to the perfect smoky eye than a heap of dark shadow and a badass attitude. (Although the attitude certainly doesn’t hurt) The key to nailing the most sought-after and elusive eye look ever? Urban Decay’s Naked Smoky-loaded with ALL the essentials for the perfect neutral smoky eye. We packed our newest Naked palette with a dozen sultry, smoky neutrals-nine never-before-seen shades and three exclusives. Experiment with warm bronzes, dimensional grays, rich browns, gorgeous taupes and deep black. From mattes and satins to shades with sparkle, Naked Smoky has it all. We painstakingly assembled everything you need in one palette: A true range of shades. The perfect brushes. We even included detailed tutorials!
• MATTE REVOLUTION ......read more
The capsule collection, with its clean and simple lines, explores the trend's purer side for its Autumn/Winter designs.
Dubai, August 11, 2015: Pull&Bear Black Label, which is aimed at the brand's most cosmopolitan and mature male clientele, is launching its campaign for the new season, going for a sophisticated look with designs which are clean, cutting edge and urban. The Swedish photographer Andreas Larsson, whose work is often seen in the pages of magazines such as Acne Paper, Fantastic Man, Self Service or Dazed&Confused, will return as head photographer for the collection. Through Larsson's lens, model Isaac Carew is immortalised in a series of simple black and white images taken in Holborn, central London, where the play of light produces natural and modern ph ......read more
Dubai, August 6, 2015: If there’s one look that stands out as this season’s newest ‘it’ beauty trend in fashion shows and magazine pages, it’s contouring. True to its always on trend nature, Maybelline New York has created the perfect new necessity to every woman’s makeup bag – Face Studio Master Sculpt.
Master Sculpt’s 2-in-1 contouring powder translates into pure make-up artistry right at your fingertips. Use this smart beauty tool to slim, sculpt and play, creating the ultimate light and shade transformations for a flawless face.
All it takes is two easy steps to get your face looking perfectly runway-ready.
Master Sculpt’s fast, natural contouring and sculpting makes it so easy to create the look you want. ......read more
The skin around the eyes is usually the most in need of special care. Yet, it’s an area that largely goes ignored and unprotected. Now is the time to defend and nurture this sensitive and delicate area where the signs of sun damage and premature aging can show the most.
SkinCeuticals’ new Mineral Eye UV Defense SPF30 offers a new standard in eye care. It is a daily non-migrating, all-in-one tinted eye base offering three key benefits: Protection, Enhancement and Optimization. It ‘Protects’ from the harsh effects of the sun’s UVA/UVB rays with its 100% mineral SPF30 formula. It ‘Enhances’ by creating a unified look to the skin tone around the eyes. It ‘Optimizes’ as a non-migrating base that works under make-up to enhance and im ......read more
It’s time for nails to get their due! Perk and pretty them up with Essie’s expanded gel color range. With 15 new exotic shades, Essie’s gel palette consists now of an amazing wide spectrum of 70 irresistible shades and effects inspired by the iconic colors of Essie’s signature nail polish shades.
This scrumptious collection, Essie Gel Wave 3, has everything your heart desires – from classic creamy opaques, to edgy and fresh summer colors and gorgeous Essie old time favorite shades. In fact, the hardest part will be deciding which to pick!
You might be in the mood for Innocent Side, a zesty fresh aqua green, but then Lucky Tuxe, a deep, dark and delicious plum, may just make your heart beat faster. Or, just when you’ve settled on Riviera Chic, a fli ......read more
Three powerful, rare and sophisticated new aviator’s watches are joining the iconic Pilot collection from Zenith. Whether fitted with a meteorite dial, housed in a bronze case or displaying a breathtakingly light architecture, each of these new launches is heir to the onboard instruments developed by the Manufacture during the infancy of aviation. These inherently exclusive timepieces are endowed with the main attributes of their legendary forebears: a high-precision movement, an imposing diameter, a broad ratcheted screwed-in crown, as well as large Arabic numerals swept over by finely crafted hands. Two models, powered by the famous 5011K pocket-watch calibre, immediately find their place in the Haute Horlogerie firmament, while the Extra Special or Extra Spécial bronze version dis ......read more
The Fall-Winter 2015 campaign is a celebration of life-long friendships, a part of Chloé’s history ever since Gaby Aghion borrowed her friend’s name to launch the Maison in 1952.
Through the tree-lined allées of the iconic Luxembourg gardens in Paris, Chloé girls walk in the crisp autumn air and the classical beauty of French architecture and nature’s quiet romance.
Echoing the artistic and intellectual spirit of the Bloomsbury group, the pair share stories as they walk arm in arm, together close friends but with an independent attitude.
Sharing a knowing gaze of friendship, they step forward in confident strides, draped in floral crêpe and silk velvet or the boyish touch of slim tailoring.
Reflecting the gilded finery of the garden&rsq ......read more
The World’s Oldest Watch manufacturer with continuous activity for the past 260 years, Vacheron Constantin, has just opened the doors to its flagship boutique at The Dubai Mall. Affirming its elegance and intricate craftsmanship, the boutique features a VIP room in addition to a Watchmaker who offers his exclusive services and a splendid haute horlogerie experience. The boutique is a graceful space that reflects the brand’s commitment to luxury and allows you to discover Vacheron Constantin’s quest for excellence and mastery in its many beautiful timepieces on display. I have attached some images from the Vacheron Constantin flagship boutique for your reference.
Please do visit the boutique and experience the world of Vacheron Constantin.
If there’s one thing that never goes out of style, it’s Denim! This season, Diesel presents some fashionable Denim for your wrist. The brand’s Diesel Denim watches make for the ideal accessories to offset any outfit you put on!
Perhaps the only design element more prominent in Diesel’s DNA than its size, however, is its use of distinctive materials. Denim has been one of the most integral factors of the Diesel brand formula since day one, and this season, the watch collection celebrates this contemporary-yet-timeless fabric. Take your pick from two striking watches that are as cutting-edge as they are trendy. Newcomer Stronghold excels with a lush denim strap, while collection cornerstone Mr. Daddy innovatively implements denim on the dial for a truly multi-dimen ......read more
Baume & Mercier’s timeless and elegant watches have always celebrated the unforgettable moments in life. The timepieces in the Classima collection are the perfect means of marking a graduation, early professional successes and the induction into the world of beautiful watchmaking. An “initiatory watch” that is highly popular with the up and coming generation, the Classima now takes things to the next level by becoming the star of the new Baume & Mercier digital campaign. A wide-scale participatory competition on social networks entitled #mymomentofsuccess will publicize and support the launch of this campaign. After signing a large number of partnerships with prestigious educational establishments (Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, London Business School, Hong Kong UST ......read more
The Chloé Fall-Winter 2015 collection captures the heightened, worldly elegance of the Chloé girl. Inflected with romance and a touch of arcadia, the collection follows her story and celebrates whimsical classicism as a modern day movement. The collection’s nonchalant spirit evokes the essence of the outdoors for a soft yet strong femininity.
Pale, powder tones are warmed by a heritage menswear palette, as lavender, beige rosé, and cornflower blue mingle with deep navy, heather green, rust, ivory and umber. Tactile materials are essential; where the opulent touch of check wool, melton, corduroy and compact curl shearling meets the urban polish of sepia python, the sensuality of silk crepe and the delicacy of lingerie lace.
Falling from a peaked shoulder, sculptural guard’ ......read more
Camille Row, the internationally acclaimed model, is the new face of the Fitness line introduced by Calzedonia for next Autumn/Winter.
Camille Row was studying in a Paris café when, in 2008, she was discovered as a model.
She has worked for major international labels and appeared on most well-known magazine covers.
With many followers on Instagram and Twitter, Camille has the perfect face and body for the new Calzedonia Fitness line!
Style, comfort, but also high-tech specification. Calzedonia designs are increasingly functional. The new Fitness collection offers great performance clothing.
Thanks to the special finish, rapid drying properties and breathability, comfort and well-being are assured. Ad hoc designs ensure that moisture is wicked away.
Mesh inse ......read more
Dubai, July 26, 2015 - L’Oréal announced the winners of its International Awards for Social Responsibility in Dermatology, “Caring to Inspire Skin Confidence” at the 23rd World Congress of Dermatology taking place in Vancouver, Canada.
The Awards aim to acknowledge and celebrate the often unseen efforts and hard work carried out by dermatologists worldwide by rewarding voluntary dermatological initiatives, coming from individuals, associations or hospitals, favoring patient support and care in order to inspire confidence and encourage social inclusion, independently from their medical treatment. People with dermatological conditions may frequently face discrimination and feel socially excluded.
Projects falling into at least one of the three main categori ......read more
Doha, 26 July 2015 – Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen is delighted to announce the opening of its first boutique in Qatar, in collaboration with its authorized retailer in the country, Al Majed Jewellery. With the opening of this new boutique in Doha’s upscale Lagoona Mall, IWC Schaffhausen now has nine boutiques acr oss the Middle East.
Karoline Huber, Brand Director of IWC Schaffhausen Middle East & India, comments: “The opening of our first boutique in Qatar underscores the importance of the Qatari market to our brand. We’re thrilled to finally be able to offer our customers in Qatar a destination where they can choose from an excellent range of IWC timepieces and experience our brand’s vivid universe.”
Among the timepieces o ......read more
Tennis showed its most charitable side during the classic tennis tour at the Barcelona Royal Polo Club
Zenith was situated in a marquee on the central tennis court at the Barcelona Royal Polo Club, where they wholeheartedly lent their support to the Foundation established by former French footballer, Eric Abidal.
The Swiss watch brand helped raise funds for the Eric Abidal Foundation and its projects that are aimed at improving the lives of children and teenagers fighting cancer on a daily basis.
Zenith’s presence did not just last throughout the weekend during the matches and tournament, but it also extended its support and involvement in the gala dinner held at the Fairmont hotel. For the event, the brand donated two watches for the fundraising tombola that was drawn durin ......read more
Award-winning singer-songwriter Melody Gardot took to the stage of the Montreux Jazz Festival last night, enchanting audiences with her sultry voice and innovative approach to jazz. For her performance at the world-famous festival in Switzerland, the long-time friend of Piaget wore two Possession rings: one in 18K pink gold set with 234 brilliant-cut diamonds and the other in 18K yellow gold.
The American artist has collaborated with the luxury brand on many occasions, including lending her voice to a short film celebrating the Maison’s Piaget Rose collection, singing Piaf’s legendary “La Vie en Rose”, as well as performing at a special event in Paris to celebrate the global launch of the collection inspired by Yves Piaget’s passion for the rose.
Melody ......read more
Since 2013, Atelier Cologne Collection Métal showcases rare and precious raw materials.
Following iris, sandalwood, immortelle and davana, Sylvie Ganter and Christophe Cervasel offer unprecedented transparency and elegance to the leathery and woody notes of oud.
Oud Saphir, a new Cologne Absolue, celebrates the beauty of citruses, the magical ingredients of cologne. Amber from the Indian Peninsula and bergamot from Calabria balance the impressive notes of oud and birchwood.
Oud Saphir tells the story of an independent woman in control of her own destiny: “Her decision was irreversible. She would not continue living a life by others’ rules. To see his deep sapphire blue eyes and feel the calm of his voice again were the only things that mattered now. With him she finall ......read more
July 21, 2015: Congratulations are extended by all at Piaget to an ecstatic King Power Foxes team who are celebrating once again, after winning the 2015 Gold Cup (known as The British Open Polo Championships) at Cowdray Park Polo Club on Sunday 19th July 2015, having also won the Queen’s Cup at Guards Polo Club earlier in the English high goal polo season. Heading up the team are the Piaget brand ambassadors, ten goal Pieres brothers – Facundo and Gonzalito, backed up by the determined young English professional Hugo Lewis and Thailand patron Top Srivaddhanaprabha’s, who named the team after Leicester City Football Club (known as The Foxes) which he jointly owns with his father Vichai. From chukka four of the Final he was substituted after a fall by young pro Kian H ......read more
PORTOFINO FOR TWO: PORTOFINO AUTOMATIC 37/ PORTOFINO AUTOMATIC
Dubai, July 19, 2015 – Swiss luxury watch manufacturer IWC Schaffhausen has created a seductive range of partners’ watches to grace its Portofino collection. The Portofino Automatic and the smaller Portofino Automatic 37 have formed a bond and together set off their respective attractions to their best advantage. Couples who wish to celebrate their union with a symbol on their wrists can choose from eight combinations. Whether purist or lavishly set with diamonds, the timeless beauty of the Portofino For Two models underscores the decision by two individuals to spend their time and build their future together.
The Portofino Automatic 37 (Ref. 4581) and the Portofino Automatic ......read more
Swiss watchmaker Longines enhances its range of women’s watches with a delicate jewellery watch, the Longines Mini. Following in the footsteps of the “small is beautiful” trend, this miniature watch adorned with diamonds and set on bright straps will seduce women for whom elegance is in the details. Its multiplicity of colours will enable every woman to match their watch to their outfit, for daytime or for evening, while its classic design makes it a piece that can be worn on any occasion.
In the tradition of classic elegance so important to the brand, today Longines launches it smallest watch, the Longines Mini. This tiny piece, delicately adorned with diamonds has straps in luminous colours from vivid red, to soft lavender, trendy beige to chic black. Each variation ......read more
When engraving morphs into sculpture
At the occasion of the charity event Only Watch 2015 that will take place on November 7th in Geneva, Vacheron Constantin renews its support with a unique Métiers d’Art Mécaniques Ajourées timepiece, beautified by an enamelled red ring. This creation links two worlds that evolved in similar ways in the late 19th century: architecture and watchmaking. Based on one of the stellar in-house movements, Calibre 4400, this sculptural work with its airy, transparent and finely arched construction exalting the art of openworking vividly evokes the large European railway stations symbolising the golden age of the industrial revolution. The engraver’s technique is reinvented to resemble that of the sculptor, revealing fascinating light effects convey ......read more
Entitled “Secrets & Lights – A Mythical Journey by Piaget”, the new Piaget Haute Joaillerie and Haute Horlogerie collection celebrates the history of the silk route and the wide expanse of cities and cultures that the ancient route encompasses. The new collection is inspired by two legendary cities, Venice and Samarkand. Chosen for their cultural wealth, architecture and creativity, each place provides a remarkable field of expression from which the exceptional artisans in the workshops of the Piaget Manufacture have been inspired.
Venice, a serene and priceless cultural gem perched on the water inspires a collection imbued with a mysterious magic: entitled “Secrets of Venice”. Magnified by virtuous exponents of f ......read more
El Primero Only Watch de Zenith: A rock ‘n’ roll watch on behalf of scientific research
A loyal companion for all manner of human endeavours since its founding, Zenith naturally wished to associate with 40 or so other watch brands in Only Watch, a charity auction dedicated to the advancement of research on a serious degenerative neuromuscular disease. With a resolutely rock ‘n’ roll watch…
Only Watch: a unique opportunity
Created ten years ago, Only Watch is a biennial auction of one-of-a-kind timepieces from which the proceeds are donated to funding top-flight scientific research on the extremely serious Duchenne form of muscular dystrophy, discovered by French neurologist Guilllaume Duchenne in 1858. Only Watch is organised in collaboration with th ......read more
TAORMINA, July 13, 2015 – Baume & Mercier partnered the 61st Taormina Film festival and celebrated international stars with Promesse and Clifton creations.
Mr Alain Zimmermann, Baume & Mercier CEO, and the brand director for Italy Mr Beppe Ambrosini, were honored to present awards to four highly successful stars at the renowned Teatro Antico: international actor Rupert Everett and Italian actor Francesco Scianna received timepieces from the Baume & Mercier Clifton collection, while feminine and elegant pieces from the Promesse collection have been offered to the Oscar winner Susan Sarandon and to the lovely Anna Valle.
“Our Maison celebrates moments of life, but also embodies a unique lifestyle and is typically found on the wrists of successful men a ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 12 July 2015 – Following their recent win at the prestigious Volvo Ocean Race, Azzam Skipper Ian Walker and his crew Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (ADOR) paid a visit to the IWC Schaffhausen boutique in The Galleria on Al Maryah Island in Abu Dhabi. The IWC-sponsored crew of the racing yacht, Azzam (Arabic for “determination”), lifted the Volvo Ocean Race 2014–15 trophy as champions in the final stopover in Gothenburg, Sweden. Walker and his team celebrated their victory during their visit to the city.
Ian Walker and his crew made one final stopover at the IWC boutique in The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, but this time with the coveted Volvo Ocean Race trophy to celebrate the win.
Commenting on the victory, Walker said “We kept our eye on ......read more
For 2015, Zenith is an important year in that the brand with the guiding star is celebrating its 150th anniversary. A milestone providing an ideal occasion on which to take a panoramic look back across its history, the revolutions it has created and the feats it has accompanied. Also an opportunity to recall that none of this would have been possible without the talent and skill of the true creators of its watches – the artisans exercising every conceivable speciality – nor without the enterprising spirit cherished by the Manufacture since its beginnings. A spirit based on the founding values of daring, authenticity and pleasure that are more than ever in tune with the times.
ZENITH : ALWAYS ONE STEP AHEAD
1865 in Le Locle, a small village in the Neuchâtel mountains of Sw ......read more
The Manufacture de Haute Horlogerie Piaget is reiterating its support for research into Duchenne muscular dystrophy by taking part in Only Watch for the sixth consecutive time. The charity auction of unique pieces will take place on November 7th 2015 in Geneva. This exceptional event will be preceded by a travelling exhibition that will start at the Monaco Yacht Show from September 23rd to 26th 2015, followed by stopovers around the world.
Held every two years under the Patronage of HRH Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Only Watch event exhibits unique watch models especially designed for the occasion by the brands taking part, of which there are 43 this year.
For this sixth edition of Only Watch, Piaget has interpreted its emblematic Altiplano 900P in a version that is unique as it is ......read more
Even though the scorching summer has arrived, Parfums de Marly reveals a way you can be fragrant and cool throughout the entire season! The prominent perfumery unveils its set of fragrances for the unrelenting season that will keep you fresh and sweet-smelling; Galloway, Darley and Shagya.
Galloway, has been christened after the white robust horse that was discovered in the 18th century in the deep valleys of South Scotland. Providing a fitting source of inspiration for Parfums De Marly’s fragrance, the superior shape of this grand stallion was entirely adapted to the harsh climate and the rocky mountains of Scotland. The perfume boasts of top notes of Hesperides and moves on to become more sensual with the combination of amber and musk. All in all, the divine mixture of notes bri ......read more
Dubai, 01 July 2015 – A time of togetherness, Eid Al Fitr marks the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan and brings families closer in celebration. As the Eid moon is sighted, commemorate this precious time with timeless gifts that let you have the moon on your wrist; namely the Portugieser Perpetual Calendar with a double moonphase.
The Portugieser Perpetual Calendar with a double moon (Ref. 5034)
In this timepiece, the moon phase and its mirror image show the state of the moon in both the northern and southern hemispheres. This ingenious achievement was also the work of IWC’s engineers, who transformed the subdial with the double moon display into a star-studded night sky the same color as the large dial, so that the moon and stars appear to hover in infinite space. A furth ......read more
The sleek, new Infaillible 24Hour Matte by L’Oréal Paris is here.
When it comes to the new must-have in cosmetics, from lips, to shadows, and nails to face, matte is where it’s at! Gone are the thick, flat mattes of before. Instead, it’s time to celebrate the red-hot-right-now trend of modern mattes! Sleek, transparent, light and breathable these modern mattes, from L’Oréal Paris’s new Infaillible collection, are all about letting your skin breathe and your face live. Your quest for the ideal matte ends here!
Infaillible Mattifying Foundation redefines what it means to wear matte, with a sleek, pristine matte without the flat that lasts. Infaillible’s 24 hour matte technology creates a revolutionary formula that, for the first time, offers a super ......read more
L’Oréal teams up with local associations to make a difference on this dedicated Volunteer Day
Dubai, June 29, 2015: This year’s Citizen Day initiative at L’Oréal Middle East was an opportunity to bring some positive energy, cheer and smiles to some of the youngest and most deserving in the community. Over 160 L’Oréal Middle East employees got together to dedicate June 8th 2015 to helping local communities and partner organizations.
This year’s theme was ‘I Feel Good to Do Good, We All Have a Role to Play’.
The idea came from a desire to support underprivileged and special needs children. Thus, a decision was taken to implement an annual plan with Al Hemam Educational Center for Empowering the Youth, beginning with this yea ......read more