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It’s Swimsuit Season – 9 Swimsuits as Cute as Your Little Ones

Cover Photo Courtesy of Melijoe.com

The sun is shining and so are your little darlings! That said, since you’ve been taking out all their summer clothes from the back of the closet, you might as well make sure they’re ready for the sunny season. And there’s no better way to do so then by spoiling them with adorable swimsuits to take them through the season in comfort, ease and most importantly, style.

While we’re sure your daughters look good in pretty much anything, there are many styles to choose from – all of which range from one-piece swimsuits to two-piecers and sportier ones. This season in particular, we noticed that the brighter the swimsuits, the better they are. Designers such as Stella McCartney, Ralph Lauren and so many more have concocted the perfect little recipe for a stylish summer, creating swimsuits for kids that shine with the joys of stripes, funny motifs and bright colors.

Your sweet little ones won’t know what hit them! And so, we’ve gathered 10 must-have swimsuits that will surely make you score some points in the mom or dad department.

Paté de Sable
Via Melijoe.com
 
Stella McCartney
Via Children’s Salon
 
MC2 St Barth
Via Alexandalexa.com
 
Pepe Jeans
Via Melijoe.com
 
DKNY
Via Children’s Salon
 
Ralph Lauren
Via Alexandalexa.com
 
Lison Paris
Via Melijoe.com
 
Lili Gaufrette
Via Children’s Salon
 
Gardner and the Gang
Via Melijoe.com

Article Written by Cindy Menassa

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Let’s Get Immersed in the Vintage Fashion World with 1954 by Rae Joseph

When it comes to e-commerce, we all know that 1954 by Rae Joseph is the vintage fashion platform that will make every woman’s dream come true. Based between the Gulf and New York City – with worldwide shipping of course – it offers us different marvels, from handbags to attires, accessories and fine jewelry, by Hermes, Cartier, Chanel, Christian Dior, Gucci, Fendi, Versace and many others. All of these beautiful creations are available at www.1954byraejoseph.com and in their different pop-up shops in the GCC.

As we dream of authentic vintage fashion, we are lucky enough to see these exclusive stunning looks available as model Joanna shows off a few colorful dresses that came to life thanks to the talented photographer Hajar Hamad and the famous Rae Joseph who was the director of art and styling of this shoot.   

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A Warm Welcome to the Iconic Cape

Consider it the finest category of coats – after furred sensations of course. Capes are a blast from the past that are far from being extinct. But there was a time where these classy coats were more prone to being stashed away in the back of our closets than other styles and we were left wondering about their future. Well ladies, the time has come to welcome back these fah-bu-lous coats into our fashion glossary of must-have styles and we couldn’t be more ecstatic about it.

But before we break out in hives over these beauties, let’s first and foremost talk about the Fall/Winter 2019-2020 runways.

While other brands were unveiling a new found love for maxi coats, Valentino, Burberry and other Fashion Houses were already making googly eyes at capes – and for good reason, might we add. The range of capes was rich in colors, cuts and other addings. But one thing they all had in common was the unabashed elegance emanating from them. So without further ado, check out our favorite picks and choose your coup de Coeur!

Article Written by Cindy Menassa

Valentino
Via Net-A-Porter
 
Max Mara
Via Matches Fashion
 
Miu Miu
Via Moda Operandi
 
Saint Laurent
Via Net-A-Porter
 
Burberry
Via Farfetch
 
Chloé
Via Net-A-Porter
 
Marc Jacobs
Via Matches Fashion
 
Balmain
Via Net-A-Porter
 
Alberta Ferretti
Via Farfetch
 
Etro
Via Matches Fashion

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A look at Alexander McQueen’s SS2020 PreCollection

With the beginning of the cold season, nothing beats the joy of seeing what next summer holds for us. And thanks to the amazing women’s spring/summer 2020 precollection of Alexander McQueen we get the chance to dream big. Between the attires, shoes, bags and jewelry, this collection is just perfect and we can’t wait to get our hands on it. Because ladies, who doesn’t like flowers? And by that we specifically mean those endangered or extinct ones that were beautifully preserved through this collection, thus reflecting the real beauty of nature. As for the collection’s vivid color palette, it brings out the remarkable details of the floral theme through black, white, amber, lust red, ivory, khaki and army green.   

Looking for a vibrant dress, a distinguished bag or a pair of the unique tread slick boots to add some charm to your style? Well, luckily for you with Alexander McQueen’s new SS2020 pre collection you will be able to do that in no time. Let’s have a sneak peek!

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Look Strong with Giorgio Armani’s Pre-fall 20/21 Collection

When you feel like shining bright with a striking look while preserving your feminine charm, trust me when I say Giorgio Armani’s pre-fall 20/21 collection is what you are looking for. It gives you the modern seductive look with the precision and sensual harmony it holds, thanks to the balanced mix between the masculine and feminine elements the House expertly reflects. Inspired by the East and the mid-thirties era, this collection helps you feel free, sophisticated and expressive through the trouser suits, the little black dresses, the slender blazers, the flowing velvet trousers, the enveloping coats, the small jackets, the cloaks, the fishtail skirts and other creations. As for the classic black, white and red hues – to name a few – they are the cherry on top that make the collection all perfect.  

Experience the Garçonne silhouette with this new collection of Giorgio Armani and show your elegance in a powerful way! But first, start by admiring some of our favorite looks we choose just for you.

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All-Things Feathery

Call them feathers, call them plumes or call them what you may, these little sensations are just the frosting on top of a very glamorous cake. But let’s talk fashion, shall we?

Feathered trimmings and linings were all the rage during the Fall/Winter 2019-2020 runways, what with designers and big Fashion Houses such as Valentino, Loewe, Attico – and so much more – sent out models in plume-infested outerwear. We’re talking feathered dresses from head to toe, feathered crop tops matched with pared-down trousers and last but not least, feathered coats. The styles were endless and the colors even more so. Designers went as far as adding these little soft darling to accessories such as bags, shoes and scarves – hello nineties – and not surprisingly, everyone who’s anyone is going gaga over the trend as we speak. And can we blame them really? The trend screams glam and glitz in all the right ways! As long as you’re sporting the right attitude, all you need to do is sit down, relax and choose your favorite go-to feathered piece!

Article Written by Cindy Menassa

Prada skirt
Via Net-A-Porter
 
The Attico top
Via Matches Fashion
 
Peter Pilotto top
Via Moda Operandi
 
Miu Miu dress
Via Net-A-Porter
 
Saint Laurent dress
Via Matches Fashion
 
Michael Lo Sordo dress
Via Moda Operandi
 
Roksanda dress
Via Matches Fashion
 
Naeem Khan dress
Via Net-A-Porter
 
16Arlington top
Via Farfetch
 
Alice McCall top
Via Net-A-Porter

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We’ve Got the Blues

Cover Photo Courtesy of Instagram.com/Modaoperandi

Don’t get us wrong though, it’s not that kind of “blues”. We’ve got the blues for blue jeans – and so does Lana Del Rey apparently. If you’ve ever sifted through the archives of 80s and 90s styles, odds are you definitely noticed how everyone who was anyone was pulling off the fabulousness that is “blue jeans” in style. But most importantly, you definitely might be remembering Lady D wearing her ever-so famous mom jeans.

Blue jeans are a wardrobe mainstay that no woman should ever go without, whether it’s for work-related purposes or for everyday needs. The great thing about blue jeans is that they go with pretty much anything, anywhere. Their versatility lies in their color and in the fact that they’re not complicated in the matching department. Although they’ve been with us through all the years and decades, each year brings new additions to their styling. So if you want to perfect your denim game this season, up your ante by giving your blue jeans a bit of dazzle, from pairing them with statement-sleeved tops to contrasting shoes. But first, check out our top blue jeans!

Article Written by Cindy Menassa

Isabel Marant Etoile
Via Net-A-Porter
 
Balenciaga
Via Matches Fashion
Agolde
Via Moda Operandi
 
Balmain
Via Net-A-Porter
 
Magda Butrym
Via Farfetch
 
Alessandra Rich
Via Moda Operandi
 
Acne Studios
Via Matches Fashion
 
Re/Done
Via Net-A-Porter
 
Off-White
Via Farfetch
 
Aries
Via Matches Fashion

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