After launching a successful Egyptian Haute Couture collection that left us speechless and making a huge appearance for his designs at the Oscars’ red carpet, Elie Saab sandwiched these two events with a dark romantic collection. “I wanted something rich, maybe it is less commercial than before and more dramatic” said Saab. He wanted a “dramatic heroine. (more…)
Giambattista Valli decided this time to pick his couture inspiration from the reality of life. He dropped the fantasy of haute couture. Valli cited the inspiration as a girl who is traveling, unpacking and found her clothes from being stored in a suitcase. All had pressed creases, an idea exposed before into the runway by Alessandro Michele at Gucci as well as Celine and Prada. (more…)
Bombers bombers bombers!! They are one of the biggest trends this season. I desperately wanted to purchase one for the winter but luckily i found one hidden. As you all know I frequently hunt for clothes in my parents’ closet in which I always find pieces that I can wear. My latest finding was this bomber from my dad’s closet. (more…)
“Elie Saab is repetitive, same designs, same inspiration, same embroideries, bla bla bla…” Well, Saab has showed radical changes in his recent collection: In his Fall/Winter 2015 Ready-to-wear collection, he wanted the “Elie Saab” woman to look strong, fierce and confident. He adopted a military & edgy style. However, for SS16 collection, Elie Saab said backstage: “It’s not different, it’s the same. But the mix is different.” “ I wanted to introduce a woman who takes the codes of the House and feels free to portray them in her own way” Summing up , The ELIE SAAB woman, this time, is young & free in her wardrobe and style. Let’s start with the first surprise of the show which was the presence of Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid on the runway. (more…)
Summer is officially over. Today was my last first day of school. Yes this my last year of school, last year of waking early at 6, last year of attending classes, last year of studying useless subjects. I have to admit that I am living a situation of mixed emotions: I pretty excited for my senior year and to be finally 18 and legal, but really sad because I will definitely miss my friends and our funny hilarious moments in class. (more…)
I have to admit that my second favorite makeup product is Lipsticks (after concealer of course, if you have dark circles then you can relate). Personally, I try to buy different shades of lipsticks. Iced Caramel was the first nude lipstick I bought. When I was in the shop and try it on, I fell in love. I was like yes that’s it. Actually, I wanted a lipstick close to “Twig” by MAC and I can say that Iced Caramel is close enough to it. (more…)
Contribution By Sabina Kondakji : Fall is coming, which is my favorite season of the year and It’s time to get our house cozy for the upcoming cold weather. As well as you need to do some changes to set yourself in a fall-ish mood. The good news is that there are plenty of easy changes you can make to turn your bedroom into a cozy space. Here are a few of our favorite ideas.