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COVER STORIES

The National – “The benefits and pitfalls of pop-up markets in the UAE”

The National – “Are hipster beards just a trend or here to stay?”

The National – “Five UAE fashion bloggers reveal what it takes to become a social media star”

The National – “The latest bling trend to hit the Emirates’ highways: foil wrapping

The National – “Whose design is it anyway? How UAE fashion designers have become knock-off victims”

The National – “Trendy Tradition: The Rise of Henna in Fashion”

The National – “Dubai World Cup Fashion: Out with the old, in with couture”

Ryerson Review of Journalism – “Dishonoured : How Honour Killing Coverage Shifted the Blame from Killer to Culture”

Gulf News tabloid – “Here Be Monsters”

 

 

FEATURES

Luxury Magazine – “Insider: Newby Hands”

Luxury Magazine – “Insider: Janina Wolkow”

Luxury Magazine – “Insider: Huda Al Nuaimi”

Luxury Magazine – “Insider: Dr Michael Apa”

Luxury Magazine – “Insider: Suzanne Kalan”

Luxury Magazine – “Insider: Dina Khalife”

Luxury Magazine – “Insider: Raghavendra Rathore”

Luxury Magazine – “Insider: Farida Khelfa”

Luxury Magazine – “Insider: Sarabeth Levine”

Luxury Magazine – “Retrospective: the bum bag”

Luxury Magazine – “Retrospective: aviators”

Luxury Magazine – “Sneakers: the coolest collectibles for the modern man”

Luxury Magazine – “America’s Cup: The Formula One of the Sea”

Luxury Magazine – “Name of the game: the truth behind celebrity endorsements”

Luxury Magazine – “Eight fashion-forward designers you need to know about for SS17”

Luxury Magazine – “Mineral-rich mud masks: the earthy base of upscale beauty products”

Luxury Magazine – “A step in the right direction: Ermenegildo Zegna”

Luxury Magazine – “More than meets the eye: Delfina Delettrez”

Luxury Magazine – “Penmanship made pretty: Megan Hess”

Luxury Magazine – “Advice from style icon Ines de la Fressange”

Luxury Magazine – “Luxury 3.0: Bringing exclusivity back” 

Luxury Magazine – “The grand scheme of things: Faraz Manan makes Dubai debut”

Luxury Magazine – “Tracking the denim trend”

Luxury Magazine – “The resurgence of fur in fashion”

Luxury Magazine – “Beauty and the gentleman: a look at men’s grooming trends” 

Luxury Magazine – “Bulgari Serpenti Eyes on Me” (advertorial)

Luxury Magazine – “A.Lange & Sohne” (advertorial) 

Luxury Magazine – “Van Cleef & Arpels” (advertorial)

The National – “The future of online retail: from desktop to mobile-only”

The National – “Racil Chalhoub and her iconic muse: the tuxedo”

The National – “Is modest modelling an oxymoron?”

The National – “Is Instagram’s popularity declining with new algorithm?”

The National – “Desert Mannequin: a fashion blog with a difference”

The National – “The Nou Project: Works of art you can walk around in”

The National – “Khadijah Shah brings Elan to Dubai”

The National – “A new generation of young Arab perfumers” 

The National – “Is normcore the new luxury?”

The National – “Modest fashion takes a turn on Italian runways”

The National – “Could comfortable heels be within our grasp?”

The National – “Alana Hadid on her new eyewear brand”

The National – “Lama Jouni and her new-season muse: Lebanon”

The National – “Dubai’s Comptoir 102 launches jewellery collection”

The National – “Tracking the fashion rise, fall and return of the tracksuit”

The National – “A grand-daughter’s tribute from Donna Hourani”

The National – “More than skin-deep: natural skincare hits the UAE”

The National – “From Pakistan to Paris: Muslim model Sana Ansari”

The National – “Swarovski opens a free creative centre in the Middle East”

The National – “One-piece swimsuits: modest, modern and flattering” 

The National – “A lesson from Sodashi on essential oils”

The National – “Arwa Al Banawi: street wear for the Arab girl”

The National – “Meet the female barber challenging cultural norms in the UAE”

The National – “Manish Arora: an exclusive interview with ‘The Indian John Galliano”

The National – “UAE designers on creating modest fashion for Ramadan” 

The National – “Men’s spring/summer 2018 fashion week roundup”

The National – “Three Turkish designers making a mark on the international fashion scene”

The National – “Pretty food: Making meals photogenic”

The National – “Futuristic Fashion: 7 trends that show how clothing is going high-tech”

The National – “Eljammi Gozalli on how to organise your vanity table”

The National – “Capturing the essence of Emirati perfumer Amna Al Habtoor”

The National – “Lorenzo Castillo on Madrid and his collaboration with The Rug Company”

The National – “Discover Dubai’s new homegrown fashion brand: La Come Di”

The National – “Beautyblender’s Rea Ann Silva and Mario Dedivanovic in Dubai”

The National – “Glamour from east to west: Maheen Karim”

The National – “Egyptian fashionista’s clothing line SemSem is a labour of love”

The National – “Made in Dubai: Stationery label Bumble & Mouse”

The National – “Indian designer Ritu Kumar talks trends and traditions”

The National – “From real estate to runway: Kanchan Kulkarni”

The National – “Exploring The Outlet Village in Jebel Ali”

The National – “A guide to buying fabric in the UAE”

The National – “On trend and online: Prada to launch latest collection on MyTheresa.com (regional exclusive story)

The National – “Made to measure: getting a jalabiya tailor-made for Eid”

The National – “Harry Potter’s newest magic catches Dubai by storm”

The National – “The pros and cons of fitness-pass packages”

The National – “Revealing the real appeal of Yas Mall” 

The National – “Profile: Fashion blogger Nadia Aboulhosn”

Velvet Magazine – “A pilgrim’s diary – The holy cities of Makkah and Madinah”

Velvet Magazine – “Covered-up culture on the catwalk: Abaya-inspired designs at fashion weeks”

Velvet Magazine – “Sole man: Giuseppe Zanotti in Dubai”

Velvet Magazine – “Hippie chic: Reemami”

Velvet Magazine – “Chanel transforms the ‘tikka'”

Velvet Magazine – “Culture clash: Modest Muslimahs meet the blogosphere”

Velvet Magazine – “Hanaa Ben Abdesslem: A rose uprooted by the Arab Spring”

Velvet Magazine – “Confessions of an emerging designer”

Velvet Magazine – “Adopt-A-Camp: A different kind of motherhood”

Illume Magazine – “A modern transportation system in Makkah: Safety precaution or threat to spirituality?”

Daily Times Sunday Magazine – “How to channel your Inner Lady Gaga while dressing in Pakistan”

 

COLUMNS

 

The National – “Escape rooms are a must-try social trend”

The National – “Why we shouldn’t celebrate this 10-year anniversary”

The National – “Branded watch culture in the UAE can be bewildering”

The National – “The UAE may be safe, but crime podcasts offer a reality check”

The National – “Bring back board-game culture, it’s addictive”

The National – “Since when has splitting the bill been considered a stingy act?”

The National – “Speedy delivery services take the magic out of the wait”

The National – “Forsaking prayer rooms for peace”

The National – “Find a collector’s niche in a world where hoarding isn’t practical”

The National – “Why I’m not ready to turn the page on stationery”

The National – “There’s no shame in choosing not to cook”

The National – “My friends are far too photo-obsessed”

The National – “Flower-giving is a tradition we shouldn’t lose”

The National – “Give into the lifestyle and hire a cleaner”

The National – “How a trip to the beauty salon brings out the ugly side in some people”

The National – “Fashion Notes: The new way to wear your old T-shirt”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Achieve a bright-eyed look”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Make the most of maxi skirts”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Layer and stack jewellery”

The National – “Fashion Notes: How to wear a kimono”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Don’t be a one-trick pony with your big-ticket spends”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Time to play up the layers”

The National – “Fashion Notes: An androgynous look is all pretty black and white”

The National – “Fashion Notes: A few tricks to pull off pastels”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Pack light for a weekend away”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Be bold and pin down a new look”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Lace makes a lovely return”

The National – “Fashion Notes: It’s time for a trendy chop”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Dare to wear deconstructed shirts”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Make it suit you down to a logo tee”

The National – “Fashion Notes: The hoodie is your new staple garment”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Life lessons on lip care”

The National – “Fashion Notes: These boots are made for wearing”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Cardigans are right back in vogue”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Get ahead on summer prints”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Dress to impress only yourself”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Enlist new ways to wear leather”

The National – “Fashion Notes: The sweater dress and how to wear it”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Branded argyle? You’ve got to be kidding”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Purses make for safe splurges

The National – “Fashion Notes: Give ruffles a glorious edge”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Go all out to dress up your denims”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Don’t be scared by a silky sheen”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Embrace the new military chic”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Impress in a little white dress”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Crop it like it’s hot”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Make your maxi a marvel”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Get neck-heavy this season”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Indulge in a workwear revamp”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Learn to love the bomber jacket”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Let’s not abandon all things pretty”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Comfort and style finally combine in new shoes”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Don’t turn into a social media monster”

The National – Fashion Notes:Release your roots and take style risks”

The National – “Fashion Notes: How to perfect the power trouser”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Why wood has become the ‘it’ accessory”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Avoid holiday handbag hassles”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Don’t hesitate to wear jewels in the day”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Perfecting laid-back travel looks”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Maximising summer minimalism”

The National – “Fashion Notes: How to don the dubious summer slides”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Make way for a new summer wardrobe”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Don’t get caught in a chokehold”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Leisuree is a new lingerie obsession”

The National – “Fashion Notes: The new trending term is athleisure”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Attempt to control the call of the new”

The National – “Fashion Notes: A touch of grunge never hurt anyone”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Is fishnet really back in vogue?”

The National – “Fashion Notes: How to achieve 3-D femininity”

The National – “Fashion Notes: The pick of fashion week looks”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Dull your sparkle with earthy rings”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Wear the print, don’t let it wear you”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Don’t let lazy dressing drag you down”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Shop for shades that suit your face”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Bohemian chic done the white way”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Give silver accessories a second look”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Take care to preserve your precious buys”

The National  – “Fashion Notes: Make your DIY attire stylish and wearable”

The National – “Fashion Notes: A guide to revamping your handbag”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Flats are fab, but don’t get too comfy”

The National – “Fashion Notes: It’s time to get photo savvy on the beach”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Guys, don’t let gifting get too complicated”

The National – “Fashion Notes: ‘Tis the season to don cozy knitwear”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Tips and tricks for wearing faux fur this winter”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Polish up on this season’s nail trends”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Try to be subtler with your selfies”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Pull yourself out of a colourless rut”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Make your scarf-tying more stylish”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Whole lot of fluff, or fashion forward?”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Get with the geek-chic runway trend”

The National -“Fashion Notes: Keep your leopard prints in check”

The National – “Lessons on wearing pink from NYFW”

The National – “Get in tune with the laid-back fan girl look”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Let your accessories do the talking”

The National – “Better weather in the UAE calls for a fashion facelift”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Trousers as evening-wear conundrum” 

The National – “Fashion Notes: Ditch the towering teeter-totters for flats”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Buy genuine pearls and real gold, girls”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Petite purses are just impractical” 

The National – “Fashion Notes: Make farm girl chic less agricultural” 

The National – “Fashion Notes: Be seen in a voguish knot of your choice” 

The National – “Fashion Notes: A lesson on traveling light and in style” 

The National – “Fashion Notes: Revival of 70s flair with a bit of fine tuning”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Deliberately mismatched prints are in”

The National – “Fashion Notes: The mane event is changing your hair this summer”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Preparing for a month of modesty”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Get your guy to embrace new trends”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Brow kits and beauty blenders”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Everything you need to be part of the fashionable brunch club”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Sports luxe isn’t just for active types”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Don’t spend big on cheap materials”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Honing in on home-grown talent”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Don’t blast off into orbit with this trend”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Greys aren’t just suited to rainy days”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Denims will be ‘in’ for the long haul

The National – “Fashion Notes: And the best hat award goes to…”

The National – “Fashion Notes: It’s a wrap from the Runways of Paris, with love”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Resist the urge to wear reds this Valentine’s”

The National – “Fashion Notes: An all-white plight”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Turtlenecks turn heads at NYFW”

The National – “Fashion Notes: Bring on the beachwear this summer”

McClungs Magazine – “Unclothed on the catwalk”

Illume Magazine – “Keffiyeh: The ‘war scarf'”

Illume Magazine – “No Muslim reality show needed in Canada”

Kohl Magazine – Big Question page

 

REVIEWS

The National – Evo gel nails 

The National – In the thick of it: eyebrow microblading 

The National – Marc Jacobs Beauty masterclass

The National – Jose Eber La Loge salon

The National – Designer 24 dress rental 

The National – Winter beauty products

The National – Cook-a-box

The National – Zareena runway show at FFWD Season 5

The National – House of Nomad runway show at FFWD Season 5

Velvet Magazine – “Ready…Set…Minx!”

 

BLOGS

The National – “Fashion Forward day 3: men’s street style and model controversy” 

The National – “Fashion Forward buzz day 2: palazzos and turbans”

The National – “FFWD Day 1 comes to a close at Frioul”

The National – “Fashion Forward Season 5 Kicks off with the opening of The Garden”

The National – “Blog: House of Fraser SS15 brings key brands to the Capital”

The National – “Blog: Dinz launches Monochrome Wonderland collection”

The National – “Blog: Juicy Couture SS15 takes the LA girl to the South Pacific”

The National – “Blog: Tommy Hilfiger SS15 Preview”

The National – “Blog: The Dollhouse Dubai opens its doors in Al Barsha”

The National – “Blog: H&M Studio SS15 Preview”

ChickAdvisor- Hot Trend: Sheer Striped Tights

ChickAdvisor- Fall Trend: Camel-Coloured Outerwear

ChickAdvisor- Would You Wear Sheer Lace?

ChickAdvisor- Hot Colour Trend: Mustard Yellow

ChickAdvisor- Punky Chic: Do You Love Graphic Tees and Full Skirts?

ChickAdvisor- Wedge Booties: Hot or Not?

ChickAdvisor- Holiday Dresses: 9 Floor-Length Drapes

ChickAdvisor- Giving Back: 9 Charities We Love

ChickAdvisor- Festive Makeup: Glam Gold Eyes

ChickAdvisor- How to Wear: The Cropped Sweater

ChickAdvisor- Festive Makeup: Gorgeous Green Eye Shadows

ChickAdvisor- Hot or Not? The ‘Grunge’ Beauty Trend

ChickAdvisor- Shorts with Tights: Still Trendy?

ChickAdvisor- Return of the Poncho: Are You Loving It?

ChickAdvisor- Hot Trend: Bows

ChickAdvisor- Hot or Not: “Granny Panty” Bottoms

ChickAdvisor- Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2011 Trends

ChickAdvisor- East Meets West: The ‘Evil Eye’ in Fashion

ChickAdvisor- 10 Mini Messenger Bags We Love

ChickAdvisor- Fall Trend: 10 Cowl-Neck Sweaters We Love

ChickAdvisor- Fall-Trendy and Eco-Friendly: Faux Fur

ChickAdvisor- Fashion Staple: The Skinny Brown Belt

ChickAdvisor- Feather Frenzy: Hot or Not?

ChickAdvisor- Hair Trend: Will You Try Blunt Bangs?

ChickAdvisor- How to Transition the Striped Maxi into Fall

ChickAdvisor- 18 Bright Coloured Coates We Love 

ChickAdvisor- 10 Draped Cocktail Dresses We Love

ChickAdvisor- Holiday Dress Quest: 10 Velvet Dresses

ChickAdvisor- Hot Trend: Army Greens

ChickAdvisor- Stylishly Spiritual Jewelry: Faith or Enduring Fad?

ChickAdvisor- The Box Clutch: Hot or Not?

ChickAdvisor- Victorian-Inspired Stud Earrings: Hot or Not?

ChickAdvisor- Hot or Not: The Tulip Skirt

ChickAdvisor- Would You Wear the Oversized Sweater as a Dress?

ChickAdvisor- Studded Accessories: Hot or Not?

ChickAdvisor- Baring the Upper Midriff: Hot or Not?

ChickAdvisor- Fall Beauty Trend: Back to the 50’s

ChickAdvisor- Holiday Glam Plan: Gold Brocade

ChickAdvisor- Hot Trend: Leopard Print Outerwear

 

GUIDES

Velvet Magazine – “For Food Lovers Only”

Savoir Flair- The Travel Guide

Savoir Flair- Top Iftar Buffets in Dubai 2011

Savoir Flair- The Weekend Guide August 18th-20th

Savoir Flair- The Weekend Guide August 11th-13th

Savoir Flair- The Weekend Guide August 4th-6th 2011

Savoir Flair- The Weekend Guide July 28th-30th 2011

Savoir Flair- The Weekend Guide July 21st- 23rd 2011

Savoir Flair- The Weekend Guide July 14th-16th 2011

Savoir Flair- The Weekend Guide June 30th-July2nd 2011

Savoir Flair- The Weekend Guide June 23rd-25th 2011

Savoir Flair- The Weekend Guide June 16th-18th 2011

Savoir Flair- The Weekend Guide June 9th-11th 2011

Savoir Flair- The Weekend Guide June 2nd-4th 2011

Savoir Flair- The Weekend Guide May 26th-28th 2011

Savoir Flair- The Weekend Guide May 19th-21st 2011

 

MISC

Ahlan Masala! Magazine- Fashion Police page

Ahlan Masala! Magazine- Trend of the Week page

Ahlan Masala! Magazine- Staying In page

Ahlan Masala! Magazine- Staying In TV page

Boutique 1 Newsletter – White is the new black

Boutique 1 Newsletter – New In: Alessandra Rich, Shourouk, DVF and more at Boutique1.com

Boutique 1 Newsletter – New In: Faith Connexion, 2nd Day, The Row and more at Boutique1.com

Boutique 1 Newsletter – New In: Mary Katrantzou, Missoni, Wildfox and more at Boutique1.com

Savoir Flair- Style Watch

Savoir Flair- Introducing Darmaki

Savoir Flair- Jewelry Files

Savoir Flair- Rami Al Ali FW11 Collection

Savoir Flair- Most Wanted: Seven Minutes Trigger Collection

Savoir Flair- Net-a-Porter Shoes

Savoir Flair- The Blogger Edit

Savoir Flair- Accessories Editor’s Scrapbook: Chain Reaction

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