Fashion Tips From the Top

13 Aug 2012

Viva’s Fashion Editor Kirsten Doak gives you some style tips for the month

Eyes on the prize
We can’t decide which new Lanvin sunglasses to buy. The range has UVA, UVB and UVC protection and even the logo was designed by Alber himself. From style-staple spec’s to right-now round frames the range is worth shopping. From Dhs1,500.

Pad-out your mid-season wardrobe with gorgeous Pre-Fall buys from Christopher Bailey’s collection for Burberry.  July staples includes dresses, cardigans and who can resist the grown-up puppy and owl prints?

 From Dhs800.

Virtual Insanity
We’ve all been glued to our computers ever since we discovered Dolce and Gabbana’s official Youtube channel. With nearly 500 videos, the channel covers everything Dolce and Gabbana; including runway shows, backstage tips, behind-the-scenes, interviews and sneak peeks. As if we needed another excuse to spend more time online. Check it out at

Show Pieces
Shourouk Rhaiem makes cool jewellery; faux precious stones embroidered on neon fabric, cord or PVC bases. Now, her new line of bags inspired by her jewellery collection, is so pretty you’ll be tempted to wear your bag, just like you wear your favourite necklace. From Dhs3,200 at Boom and Mellow.

Soft and flirty UAE based label Zayan is now available online at Browse the full range of tops, dresses, jackets, blazers and pants in a click of a finger.