Monthly Archives: October 2018

Bleu Comme Gris: A New Fashion Address for Kids

The luxurious French brand for kids, “Bleu Comme Gris” launched its first store in the Middle East in Beirut Souks, Downtown. Owner, Dania Ghandour, is a well-renowned entrepreneur passionate about fashion and local Lebanese and international designers. She is the manager and founder of “Cream”, a popular concept-store launched in Beirut in 2006. Ghandour, with two girls of her own, continues her fashion ventures with the opening, Bleu Comme Gris, a one of a kind fashion boutique from Paris.        ...

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Bayt-lb Brings Culture and Tradition Closer to Home

Designed by Ramzi Abu Fadel, Bayt-Lb, which means house in Arabic, is a traditional Lebanese concept of all-encompassing design that is sure to introduce ‘culture’ to your space. The collection includes home, kitchen and office accessories that emphasize on tradition inspired by traditional Lebanese homes… Each piece speaks the story of the architectural heritage and the beautiful natural landscapes in Lebanon. Bayt-Lb invents new and unique concepts whether it is in the theme or techniques, hence the title of the launch, “ When Tradition Meets Art & Innovation”. Bayt-lb was recently launched at Home Sweet Home in Gemmayzeh, Lebanon....

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Popular Philipp Plein Joins the Active World

Sharing the same rock’n’roll attitude of Philipp Plein, contaminated by punk iconography and conveying the same rebel spirit, the new Philipp Plein Active is the functional luxury sportswear line from Philipp Plein. Featuring the iconic skull and the signature PP hexagon logo, Philipp Plein Active is a full range of active equipment for men and women. The high-end collection is made of the most advanced technical materials and finishing in order to guarantee both performance and style for workout and sport. The color palette is mostly monochromatic. Black, white and grey, with some accents of neon colors or reflective textiles both in men and women’s collections. Aesthetic is strong and recognizable, making this capsule a full-rounded contemporary luxury active-wear wardrobe for the most demanding clientele. As for the gym apparel (sneakers, t-shirts, polo shirts, pants and leggings), the outerwear is dyed in neutral tones with...

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Omega’s New Constellation “Manhattan” Dazzles

OMEGA launched its new Constellation “Manhattan” collection hosted in Shanghai’s dazzling Expo I-Pavilion. A full makeover for the iconic Constellation timepieces was revealed in the presence of OMEGA’s four most inspirational women. Cindy Crawford, Nicole Kidman, Alessandra Ambrosio and Liu Shishi arrived as the glamorous guests of honor for the evening – each representing the beauty, sophistication and excellence that the Constellation collection is known for. Standing alongside the four OMEGA ambassadors was Raynald Aeschlimann, President and CEO of OMEGA, who said, “The Constellation has always been admired by women all around the world. No matter the country, it has appealed to ladies of all backgrounds and styles. To celebrate that spirit, we’ve been lucky to have not one, but four of our closest friends here together. Having Nicole, Cindy, Shishi and Alessandra at one single event shows how much love there is for the...

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Guess Brings Back the American Dream

There’s a blend of sensual glamour and grunge attitude of 1990s fashion to GUESS’ American Dream capsule collection. The brand’s iconic adverts feature on bold prints in bright colors. Clashing primary hues, such as red, yellow, blue and violet, accentuate the face of pin-up models in true Warhol style, for a modern take on a pop classic. Playfully provocative prints stand out on signature t-shirts.   Colors on a background of black stand out on sweatshirts and tees, highlighting catchy slogans that celebrate beauty, passion, desire… all keywords of the world of GUESS! In denim, super stretch fabrics and a twill weave characterize women’s styles in vintage washes, with an abraded front providing an added injection of grunge. Slim and skinny fits enhance the body’s curves, making for hot looks when paired with a trucker denim jackets....

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Farida: Tory Burch’s Exclusive Collection for the Middle East

Created exclusively for the Middle East market, Tory Burch introduces Farida, a curated assortment of beautiful leather accessories which includes a shoulder bag and a wallet distinguished by quilting and embellished with unique charms. With diamond-stitched black leather on clean-lined shapes and adjustable chain straps for the shoulder bags, the Farida Fleming Collection balances elegance with a touch of whimsy. The symbolic charms, including a hamsa, a horseshoe and a four-leaf clover, are associated with good luck and protective qualities, a nod to Tory’s superstitious side. Farida, an Arabic girl’s name meaning unique, is a fitting term for the collection, which celebrates Tory Burch’s growing presence in the Middle East. Since launching its first boutique in Dubai in 2011, the brand has expanded to include 19 freestanding boutiques in cities from Bahrain and Beirut to Cairo and Doha....

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