Monthly Archives: October 2014

Karl Lagerfeld’s Capsule Collection With a Feline Feeling

This Autumn/Winter Karl Lagerfeld brings you a capsule collection that is resolutely feline feeling, inherently feminine and not afraid to borrow from the sportswear locker. The leopard or panther print can be worn as a total look, with two outfits bringing together a sweatshirt or zipped hoodie and a wide mini-skirt, in either tiger-striped jacquard or textured neoprene. A dévoré cotton knit picks up on the timeless prints, which also feature on a KARL logo t-shirt. Fluid jersey comes in plain bold red or blue-grey leopard to create simple, flowing pieces such as a little belted dress. Accessories also show their stripes and spots with panther details on the logo sneakers, backpack and Ipad touch and a small shoulder bag with chain strap, mixed with red or black leather for a statement-making style....

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#ABCBACKSTAGE- Live Studio Celebrates a Revamped Fashion Section at ABC

IRO, Sandro, Maje, IKKS, Ba&sh,  Berenice, Maison Scotch, M Missoni, Sud Express, Kookai are a few of the wide range of brands that reflect ABC’s fashion expertise and savoir-faire, blended with an ability to offer its customers a first class experience in a newly revamped L2 women’s section ABC Dbayeh. #ABCBACKSTAGE was the word of the night celebrating their expertise while allowing people the opportunity to share pictures of this one-of-a-kind gathering on all social media. Not only was this event an opportunity to discover a totally renovated L2 women’s section, it also gave the chance to pose like a professional model for Roger Moukarzel in  “a made in ABC”  look after being prepped up by Tony El Mendelek and makeup artists while DJette’s beats were playing. Lucky invitees were able to live the exclusive experience of a day behind the scenes of an ABC Magazine...

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Look into Alexander Wang x H&M Collection

With only a few weeks until the release of the much talked anticipated Alexander Wang for H&M collaboration, here’s a few pictures to wet your fashion appetite. This partnership marks the first time that an American designer has teamed up with H&M for the much-anticipated designer collaboration and The Alexander Wang x H&M collection feature apparel and accessories for women and men, consists of everything from pullovers to bags to boots to boxing gloves… yes, boxing gloves. The line intends to shift the paradigm of their brand and luxury clothing overall, combining sports performance with high-end swagger. The pieces are made of custom-blended materials from Italy, featuring quick dry and breathability qualities — one t-shirt in particular even has a logo that only appears when the wearer sweats.   The black-dominated palette of the line is perfect for the transition between Fall and Winter, releasing on Nov. 6...

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Celebrities Share their Sorrow for Fashion Icon Oscar de la Renta

Since the sad news broke that fashion legend Oscar de la Renta has passed away, celebrities, models and fellow designers have been coming together on Intagram to share their sorrow for the loss of one of fashion’s all time greatest. Fashion legend Oscar de la Renta, who dressed many celebrities and public figures, including Jaqueline Kennedy and Oprah Winfrey, and recently designed Amal Clooney’s wedding dress, passed away after battling cancer. He was 82. Some facts Oscar de la Renta shot to fame in the 1960s when first lady Jaqueline Kennedy used to wear his designs frequently. After Jackie Kennedy, other first ladies like Betty Ford, Nancy Reagan, Hillary Clinton and Laura Bush have worn many Oscar de la Renta creations. He launched his own label in 1965 Stars including Audrey Hepburn, Cameron Diaz, Nicole Kidman, Penelope Cruz and Jessica Chastain favoured his designs for the red carpet over four decades One of...

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In and Out of Dreams: Dream Catcher Collection by Mukhi Sisters

After the recent debut launch of its latest collection at Fashion Forward in Dubai,  Mukhi Sisters introduces its Dream Catcher Collection at their Beirut Souks store. The creative trio are continually inspired by the world around them and this time their collection was inspired by a drawing from the Native American talisman of the dream catcher.   Let’s learn more about their inspiration… Originally conceived by the Native American Ojibwe people, Dream catchers were made to represent Asibikaashi, the Spider Woman, who took care of people and especially children across the land. Made of a circle, which was then weaved across in a web-like pattern and then decorated with feathers, the dream catcher was hung from a bed, “catching” all bad dreams and letting only good ones through, allowing the dreamer a peaceful and serene slumber. From this original inspiration the Mukhi Sisters have created...

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Haute Off the Press: The Karl Daily by Karl Lagerfeld

“Haute Off the Press,” screams the headline in The Karl Daily, a newspaper that provides us with a sneak peek in to the fabulous life of the one and only Karl Lagerfeld. The paper features news tidbits about various Lagerfeld product lines — candles, watches, fragrances and leather goods. Not to mention a comic strip, personalized horoscopes, street-style photos, his SS15 show and to top it off an advice column by his beloved Birman cat – Choupette.  ...

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