Fashion Alerts for November
Kick Up Your Heels
Picking an investment piece to splurge on for the season? Don’t limit your choices to the traditional. The ‘Cloo’ stiletto from Christian Louboutin is the fusion of classic point-toe slingback silhouette and edgy attitude. Amazing paired with a skinny black jean and breathtaking with an LBD, this is a surprisingly versatile style worth the spend.
Braccialini has introduced a new collection of covetable bags for the Autumn/Winter 2014 season, with styles in clever colour blocked shapes to pack a visual punch. Featuring details like patent leather trim and metallic logo closures on sleek and minimal shapes, these are just the thing to give your wardrobe instant style credentials! Pair with a minimal outfit and let your accessories do the talking.
A little Parisian glamour has landed in Dubai with the launch of Morgan de Toi at Al Ghurair Centre. A staple of many a stylish woman’s wardobe in the 80’s and 90’s, the brand has a fresh new look and campaign fronted by top model Andrea Diaconu. We love the look of this sleek white suit for office-to-cocktails style.
Time To Shine
Classic with a twist, the latest timepieces from Nina Ricci combine a traditional silhouette with a cheeky feminine feature. Adorned with sweet bows and twinkling diamonds, these gold plated styles are a timeless choice and made to last. Available at Paris Gallery
The Icon & The Iconoclasts
is a special project celebrating Louis Vuitton’s famous monogram through collaboration with six renowned creative innovators. Christian Louboutin, Cindy Sherman, Frank Gehry, Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Newson, and Rei Kawakubo were each given free reign to create a personally inspired bag using the iconic monogram - we love Cindy Sherman’s travel inspired tote!
So Frenchy So Chic
With the weather finally cooling, it’s time to embrace chic winter styles straight out of Europe. Take your cues from Maje, where sleek lightweight knits are styled back with key items for the season, like a a sleek black leather skirt. As fashion turns its focus to luxe basics, Maje is the perfect place to pick up soft knits, perfectly proportioned tees and simple winter jackets. Find Maje at Mall of the Emirates
Hot Off The Runway
Snap up one of our favourite catwalk looks of the season with this eye catching printed shift from Proenza Schouler at Boutique 1. The simple tailored dress is taken to the next level with a unique graphic print that is oh so of-the-moment. Keep it classic with a sharp black heel, or channel your inner street style star and rock it with a pair of colourful trainers for a sport-luxe look. Find Boutique 1 at Mall of the Emirates
Mix & Match
Timeless and feminine, the Black Jade collection by Roberto Coin combines black jade and green agate in styles that have a simple elegance. Available exclusively at Damas, the collection of sparkling earrings, twinkling rings and delicate chain necklace are perfect for stacking together, or wearing alone in a pure minimalist style.
Find Your Perfect Pair
Head to ALDO to view the accessory brand’s latest A/W14 collection, packed with covetable styles that are equal parts practical and on-trend. We love these sleek leopard flats for a stylish look without the hard work of a heel. While you’re in the store, be sure to take a peek at the Ostwald Helgason x ALDO Rise collaboration collection, which includes perfectly structured cross body bags, sweet mini satchels and chunky winter ankle boots in black leather and high shine gold!
Keep your eyes peeled for the delicate, contemporary fine jewellery of messika paris. sported by the likes of Beyoncé, the brand has a stunning range of fine jewellery pieces in clean, fluid lines and modern shapes - this is not your grandmother’s fine jewellery. our fave? the amazone ring sported by Beyoncé herself!