Monthly Archives: February 2019

An Empire with a Story: Rone Turns a Mansion into an Art Space

Artist Rone transforms a 1930s Art Deco mansion into an art gallery installation – called Empire. The mansion, which was left vacant for over 20 years, now features Rone’s large-scale, ‘Jane Doe’ portraits, triggering questions in visitors like ‘how’ and ‘why’. Before the mansion is demolished, Rone says,“I want people to walk in and feel like they can explore the possibilities of what might or might not have happened here… I love exploring the concept of how — and why — something so magnificent can be left to decline into ruin. Empire is about offering audiences the chance to create their own story; to temporarily transport their minds to another place, another time.” This project is a collaboration between interior stylist Carly Spooner, scent designer Kat Snowden, film composer Nick Batterham, as well as lighting by designer John McKissock and elaborate botanical installations by design...

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Michael Kors Introduces its Middle East Spring 2019 Edit

Middle East just got a three pieces exclusive collection from Michael Kors. The MICHAEL Michael Kors Spring 2019  includes the painterly headscarf (a first for the brand), a woven caftan and the Mindy lace-up sneaker. The flowing bell-sleeve caftan and headscarf exude easy elegance in an olive and white carnation print, set against dramatic black. For sport-chic appeal, slip on the Mindy lace-up sneaker in crisp leather punctuated with 3D blooms in olive, black and white. Paired with the capsule’s painterly headscarf or caftan, they convey a sense of relaxed glamour from head to toe. An extension of the larger Spring 2019 MICHAEL Michael Kors line available in the Middle East, which centers on urban romance, these three pieces strike the perfect balance of edge and elegance for the Middle Eastern jet-setter and Michael Kors customer. The Middle East Spring 2019 Edit comprises 27 pieces...

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Kendall Jenner ‘Stretches’ in Alana Stilettos

Following the worldwide premiere of the fashion film #SWWalk, Stuart Weitzman debuts striking solo imagery of Kendall Jenner conveying strength and mobility — even while wearing a pair of stiletto sandals! Dressed in black against the brand’s seasonal nude palette, Kendall strikes powerful poses, each symbolizing and extending the brand’s message of modern femininity: strong, resilient, adaptable and authentic. This is the third installment of a four-part campaign series photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin. The ALANA sandal, pictured on Kendall, features the brand’s iconic stretch fabric and is designed to allow for agility and movement. Since being introduced with the famed 5050 boot in 1993, the technical stretch fabric has become known around the world for its versatility, comfort and functionality. Women can rely on their SW essentials as they take on their ever-changing daily roles with stylish ease. “The style I...

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Dua Lipa: New Global Ambassador for Pepe Jeans London

Pepe Jeans, the legendary British denim brand is delighted to announce a new partnership with Dua Lipa, one of the most successful musical artists and style icons of her generation. At 23, Dua Lipa has taken the music world by storm and become a fashion icon for her millions of fans. Following in the footsteps of fashion icons and Hollywood stars, Dua Lipa begins her new role by starring in the Spring/Summer 2019 campaign. The campaign itself is a celebration of the heritage of Pepe Jeans, which was one of the first British brands to bring a distinct fashion perspective to the world of denim in 1973. Fresh-faced and effortlessly poised, Dua Lipa is photographed in black and white wearing a range of classic denim pieces. An emphasis on strength, natural beauty and the timeless appeal of denim takes precedent in both the campaign and...

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Lebanese Jad El Khoury’s Doodles Find Its Way on a Swatch Watch

Driving around the streets, you can help but notice the colorful doodles on several of Beirut’s war-scarred buildings. These doodles, by Lebanese interior architect and graffiti artist, Jad El Khoury. recently found their way onto a Swatch watch. El Khoury’s colorful doodles is now featured on this playful watch, ORANGE PUSHER (SUOW167). Figures outlined in black move along the white strap and small orange dots can be seen in the pattern… A semi-transparent orange circle is at the center of the dial. The watch is currently available online and will be available on the market , worldwide, starting March 7, 2019....

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Lady Gaga Shines in One of the Largest Yellow Diamonds in the World

International style icon Lady Gaga looked stunning at the 91st Academy Awards, wearing the iconic, cushion-cut brilliant Tiffany Diamond, weighing 128.54 carats with over 82 radiant facets. Nominated for Best Actress and Best Original Song for her work in A Star is Born, Lady Gaga illuminated the red carpet wearing one of the largest yellow diamonds in the world. Audrey Hepburn last wore the Tiffany Diamond in a necklace for the Breakfast at Tiffany’s publicity photo shoot. Lady Gaga complimented her look with earrings featuring Fancy Vivid Yellow and white diamonds....

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