Greta Thunberg and Malala Yousafzai are the Ultimate Power Duo in Oxford

Greta Thunberg and Malala Yousufzai. Photo: Instagram/@gretathunberg In between speaking at the United Nations and being named Time magazine’s Person of the Year, climate activist – and former British Vogue cover star – Greta Thunberg has been cropping up on a number of famous Instagram pages recently. There was her recent cameo on Leonardo DiCaprio’s […]

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Inside the Must-See Christian Louboutin Exhibition

Christian Louboutin’s L’Exhibition[niste] at the Palais de la Porte Dorée museum. Courtesy of Christian Louboutin A new exhibition featuring the totality of Christian Louboutin’s universe, exploring every facet of the designer’s multi-referential work, opened in Paris last night. Farida Khelfa, Dita Von Teese, Fanny Ardant, and Vogue Arabia Manuel Arnaut were among the guests who gathered for […]

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Why You Must Watch This Film About the First Arab Woman to Climb Mount Everest’s Dangerous Northeast Ridge

Dolores Shelleh became the first Arab woman to climb Mount Everest from the Northeast Ridge in May 2019. Photo: Instagram/@doloresshelleh Arab women may have been the world’s silent heroes for many years, but this is no longer the case. Achieving world firsts, especially in athletics, has become increasingly common for women from this region, thrusting […]

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Exclusive Interview: Sonam Kapoor’s Collaboration With HH Sheikha Fatima – What You Need To Know

Sonam Kapoor modeling the new Jannah collection for Bulgari In an unprecedented collaboration, Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Hazza Al Nahyan partners with Bulgari in a project that bridges cultures and celebrates the rich heritage of the UAE. Under the dramatic dome of the Louvre Abu Dhabi, walls are projected with images of Sonam Kapoor […]

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Imaan Hammam Rocks the Milan Fashion Week Runways Once Again

Imaan Hammam in Fendi at Milan Fashion Week. Photo: Instagram/@imaanhammam Imaan Hammam is quickly becoming a Fashion Week regular, appearing on some of the most coveted runways of the fall/winter 2020 season in Milan the past few days. Starting off strong in Fendi‘s femme fatale presentation brimming with romantic silhouettes, pastel hues, and tech-inspired accessories, […]

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Hend Sabri on Her Empowering Foray into Fashion at Her First Milan Fashion Week

Hend Sabri. Photographed by: Amr Ezzeldinn Hend Sabri may have a long accolade-filled history with the film industry, but the Tunisian actor only recently began her empowering foray into the fashion world, journeying into the “intimidating” depths of couture with her first Milan Fashion Week this year. “It’s new to me,” she confided. “I come […]

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Will This “Jellyfish” Bag Be The New Pouch? All The Best Accessories In Bottega Veneta’s AW20 Show

Bottega Veneta Fall 2020 Ready-to-Wear. Photo: Alessandro Lucioni / Gorunway.com All eyes were on the accessories at Bottega Veneta’s autumn/winter 2020 show in Milan, as an intellectual crowd that included Sigourney Weaver and Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino waited to see what Daniel Lee would do next. Needless to say, he did […]

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Jewelry Designer Dima Rashid Debuts a 15th-Anniversary Collection Reminiscent of Her Arab Heritage

“I had absolutely no plans whatsoever to do anything related to jewelry,” said fine jeweler Dima Rashid, 15 years after her first official trunk show. Photo courtesy of Dima Rashid. “All my life, I’d looked up to people like Palestinian legislator Hanan Ashrawi. I studied political science and I wanted to be a politician; I […]

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This is the Vogue Way to Celebrate Rihanna’s Birthday

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Meet the Modern-Day Renaissance Woman from Lebanon on a Mission to Protect Her Country’s Beloved Cedars

Publisher, journalist, novelist, environmentalist, and hotel owner – Desirée Sadek has had as many lives as she has passions. She looks back on her 40-year career and reflects on her true calling among the Lebanese cedars “We must remove all borders and create bridges between our cultures—and fashion can help do that,” says Desirée Sadek. […]

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Meet the Kuwaiti Visual Artist Collaborating With the World’s Leading Brands

Recently, Al Taher launched Public Society, a visual studio offering creative direction, branding, photography, videography, and installations. “It started with the idea of focusing on Kuwait’s talents and opening doors for them to get involved in projects,” explains the 26-year-old artist. “I remember the time when I wanted work, and it was hard to find […]

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Sheikh Mohammed & Ivanka Trump Highlight the UAE’s Progress Towards Gender Equality

Ivanka Trump addressing the Global Women’s Forum Dubai. Photo: Instagram/@dubaimediaoffice Although the World Economic Forum has already ranked the UAE as the leading country in gender equality within the Middle East closing 64% of its overall gender gap, the record-breaking country championed for achieving the “biggest” and the “best” has its sights set on something […]

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Vacheron Constantin Infuses Haute Couture Into its Latest Collection for the Contemporary Woman

Égérie timepiece from Vacheron Constantin. Photo courtesy Vacheron Constantin From 18th-century monarchs and 20th-century princesses to modern-day style icons, Vacheron Constantin timepieces have adorned the pockets and wrists of some of the most inspiring women from each era for more than 265 years. Reflecting society’s evolving definition of femininity through bespoke silhouettes and jeweled motifs, […]

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UAE Label Atelier Zuhra Explores the Everlasting Beauty of Couture at London Fashion Week

Atelier Zuhra presented its second collection at London Fashion Week in February 2020. Photo courtesy of Atelier Zuhra UAE-based couturier Atelier Zuhra was reborn at its London Fashion Week presentation yesterday, February 15 in an exploration of the everlasting beauty of couture. Although the Omani label touted maximalist creations once again in the opulent halls […]

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Victoria Lopyreva, Model and Influencer, is Bridging Russian and Emirati Cultures in Dubai Through Her Festival

Named after Russia’s famous wooden nesting dolls, the Matrëshka Festival aims to bridge Russian and Emirati cultures. Photo: Instagram/@matreshka_festival While the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia piqued the interest of many tourists around the world to visit the vast European nation, the agreement last year waiving visa requirements between Russian and UAE citizens—not to […]

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“It’s A Labour Of Love”: How Pringle Of Scotland Is Pushing For A Sustainable Future

Photographed by Joshua Gordon Being more than 200 years old, Pringle of Scotland certainly knows a thing or two about standing the test of time. When it comes to addressing the issue of sustainability, it’s the knitwear brand’s major strength. “We build things that last; that’s really the key,” Fran Stringer, Pringle’s creative director, tells […]

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Ivanka Trump Champions Women Empowerment and Modest Fashion at Dubai Forum

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan, and Senior US Presidential Adviser Ivanka Trump at the Global Women’s Forum in Dubai. Photo: Instagram/@dubaimediaoffice US presidential adviser Ivanka Trump may have only landed in the UAE yesterday morning, but she is fast becoming […]

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“I Listened To The Beat, Told Myself ‘Don’t Smile’ And Walked Out” – Lena Dunham On Her LFW Debut

Lena Dunham. Photographed by Mitchell Sams First day of London Fashion Week (LFW) and it feels as if one of the buzziest moments might have already happened. After announcing on Instagram on Tuesday that she would be undertaking a new life adventure by attending LFW for the first time, Lena Dunham stormed down the runway […]

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“We’ve Never Thrown Anything Away!” Alexander McQueen’s Material Archive Becomes An Eco-Conscious Gift To Fashion Grads

Photographed by Liam Leslie Sarah Burton may be one of the most discreet designers on earth, but on 14 February, 2020, what amounts to a big, thoughtful Alexander McQueen gift from her to future designers will begin to become visible on the first day of London Fashion Week. A scheme to distribute unused McQueen fabric […]

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“Every Hat Is Opening Night” – Stephen Jones Celebrates 40 Years As Fashion’s Head Master

Stephen Jones. Courtesy of Stephen Jones Archive It’s 40 years since Stephen Jones – one of the fashion industry’s most prolific and inventive milliners – entered the hat game. Does it feel like yesterday? “No it doesn’t,” the 62-year-old replies. “It definitely feels like I’ve had a career doing this. But the thrill and the […]

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It’s Lacroix, Sweety, and A Fabulous Collaboration With RIXO

Courtesy of Rixo There is nothing we love more than a fashion collaboration, so when we heard that French maison Christian Lacroix was partnering with contemporary brand RIXO we immediately started creating extra closet space… and prepared ourselves to repeat Absolutely Fabulous’ Edina’s catchphrase, “It’s Lacroix, sweety!” The limited edition RIXO x House of Christian […]

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Ingie Paris Returns to the Adventurous Femininity of the 70s This Fall

Ingie Paris FW20 70s-inspired collection features a bold palette of eye-popping colors, such as with this fuchsia power suit. Photo courtesy Ingie Paris Ingie Paris is no stranger to Hollywood glamor. Whether it’s dressing the biggest stars of today, from Kendall Jenner to Ellie Goulding, or releasing a Paris Fashion Week collection inspired by cinema’s […]

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The Marc Jacobs Runway Was a Reminder That Black Eyeliner and Red Lipstick Have Timeless Appeal

Celebrities from all over the Arab world flew to Abu Dhabi yesterday, February 11 for the launch of Bulgari‘s new Jannah Collection. The glorious high jewelry designs unveiled at the Louvre Abu Dhabi are the results of an unprecedented collaboration between the Italian house and Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, […]

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Where You Can Watch the Michael Kors FW2020 Show Tonight

Michael Kors Fall 2019 RTW. Photo: Alessandro Lucioni / Gorunway.com New York Fashion Week is well underway with many of the world’s leading designers unveiling their long-awaited Fall/Winter 2020 collections on the runways of America’s prestigious fashion capital. Iconic designer Michael Kors, who is often championed for his easily translatable runway-to-street ensembles under his eponymous […]

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Rodarte Makes “Delicate Vampire” the Must-Have Beauty Look of Fall 2020

Photo: Getty Kate and Laura Mulleavy chose one of New York’s most iconic 19th-century churches as their Fall Rodarte show venue, and the Gothic innuendo was thick even before Bella Hadid made her way past St. Bartholomew’s candlelit altar in the collection’s first look. “It’s Winona in Dracula,” makeup artist James Kaliardos confirmed of the […]

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How Rula Galayini’s SS20 Collection is a Tribute to Working Mothers

Rula Galayini SS2020 Collection. Photo courtesy of Rula Galayini Balancing the limitless responsibilities of motherhood with the creative intricacies of being a designer is no easy task but, for Rula Galayini, a new collection from her eponymous handbag label presents the ideal opportunity to explore this newfound relationship between her two colliding worlds. Named “The […]

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Livia Firth Reflects on the Past and Envisions a Future of Ethical Fashion

Amanda Berry, Livia Firth, Colin Firth, Keira Knightley, Anna Wintour, James Righton, William Banks-Blaney, and Andrew Bolton at The Green Carpet Challenge 2016 BAFTA Night To Remember. Photo: Getty The awards season always brings back strong memories for me, particularly this year, which marks the 10th anniversary of the Green Carpet Challenge. I’ll never forget […]

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Penélope Cruz on Finding a Family in Chanel and Representing Real Women on Screen

Penélope Cruz wearing custom Chanel Haute Couture. Courtesy of Chanel “We can’t find her. Where is she? Where is Penélope?” murmurs a flustered PR, eyes scanning the dimly lit room. Inside the Grand Palais in Paris, you can practically trip over an A-list celebrity while standing still. We’re all gathered after witnessing the Chanel Métiers […]

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Azzi & Osta’s Commitment to Sustainability Shines Through Their Couture SS20 Collection

Azzi & Osta Haute Couture Spring Summer 2020 Collection. Courtesy Ten years have offered Azzi and Osta significant growth. The design team, led by George Azzi and Assaad Osta, comprises more than 70 people and recently launched ready-to-wear. The duo shares that this has “helped the brand expand further into fabric manipulation and experimentation.” Their […]

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The Saudi Vintage Curator Whose Enviable Collection is Both Fashionable and Sustainable

The hottest ticket in Hollywood on Friday evening for everyone from football stars to supermodels, Silicon Valley billionaires to Oscar-nominated actresses? Tom Ford’s show at Milk Studios in LA. Guests included Renée Zellweger, Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez, Dr Dre, Jeff Bezos, Odell Beckham Jr, Demi Moore, Kate Hudson, Lisa Bonet, and Jason Momoa, Kris […]

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Why Livia Firth’s New Documentary is a Lesson for the World in Conflict-Free Diamond Mining

Livia Firth in Fashionscapes: The Diamonds of Botswana. Courtesy of Eco-Age Founder of Eco-Age and Vogue Arabia Sustainability Editor-at-Large Livia Firth has once again joined forces with director Andrew Morgan to create the third episode of the fashion documentary series Fashionscapes. Titled The Diamonds of Botswana, the insightful documentary sees Firth exploring the southern African […]

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Behind the Instagram Account Chronicling a Moroccan-Dutch Mother and Daughter’s Style

Photo: Instagram/@meryemsfirst Scrolling through the Instagram account @Meryemsfirst, the majority of its images feature “fit pics” of the 67-year-old-woman Najate Leklye. On the whole, they are blindingly colorful. In one, Leklye poses in front of a highlighter green background wearing a black hijab and a green Nike x Marine Serre shirt. In another, she’s in a […]

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Yanni Arrives in His “Home Away From Home” for the Winter at Tantora Festival

Yanni arriving at the Al Ula airport. Photo: Instagram/@winterattantora Legendary composer Yanni has officially landed in Saudi Arabia ahead of his performance in the Winter at Tantora festival tomorrow, February 7. Taking to social media to share his excitement at returning to Al Ula once again with his 2.7 million Instagram followers, Yanni posted a […]

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“Nothing can affect me or break me” – Nadine Nassib Njeim on Starting a New Chapter

Nadine Nassib Njeim wears dress, Burberry; necklace, Bulgari. Photography Mariano Vivanco When actor Nadine Nassib Njeim walks into studio CR8 in London, she appears like a captivating and powerful beauty queen. Her casual outfit aptly matches her humble and cheerful personality. With a heart-melting smile, she walks in a confident way that appears to amplify […]

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Loewe Foundation Craft Prize Unveils 30 Finalists to be Displayed at Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Finished work by finalist Tobias Møhl for Loewe Foundation Craft Prize 2020. Photo courtesy Loewe After receiving almost 3,000 submissions from 107 different countries across six continents, the Loewe Foundation Craft Prize’s expert panelists had a difficult task ahead of them: to narrow down the list to a mere 30 finalists. However, after months of […]

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BTS Exclusive: Burberry SS20 With Jenner & The Hadids

Behind the scenes of Burberry Spring/Summer 2020 Campaign featuring Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, and Gigi Hadid. Photo courtesy of Burberry Three of this generation’s top supermodels Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, and Bella Hadid have united as the chosen stars of the Burberry Spring/Summer 2020 campaign, “Evolution”, released today. Donning monochromatic looks of Burberry’s signature hue […]

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Jennifer Lopez Posts a Sweet Photo of Daughter Emme After Their Super Bowl Performance

Jennifer Lopez with her daughter Emme Muñiz. Photo: Getty Sorry to these 49ers and Chiefs, but in the aftermath of Sunday’s Super Bowl, everyone was talking about halftime-show performers Jennifer Lopez and Shakira. Lopez and Shakira arguably stole the Super Bowl with their incendiary halftime performance, which featured medleys of both their career-spanning hits; a […]

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