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The finest fashion, style and trend articles captured through a variety of approaches, including reviews, shoots, interviews, comparative pieces and analysis.

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Henry Dakak Jr. is a designer with a singular vision. His beautifully made creations, whether furniture, functional objects or jewellery, exemplify a judicious mix of modernity and antiquity, and bely a delicate attention to detail.more
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Ralph Masri’s path has been stellar. In just his first year at Central Saint Martins, he won the Swarovski Award. Two years later he became the youngest designer to ever be nominated for a UK Jewellery Award. Then after a stint at Pomellato, he went solo and already Queen Rania, Jessica Alba, and Gigi Hadid are fans.more
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Many jewellers would swear by Elizabeth Taylor’s ability to pick out high quality and exquisite diamond jewellery and by the time of her death, in 2011, she had amassed the world’s most impressive collection that included her most prized pieces by Bulgari.more

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After 35 years of photographing the world’s most striking women, the Peruvian-born star photographer, Mario Testino, turns his lens the other way, putting men centre stage. Sir, published by Taschen, is his largest book to-date and an intimate look at masculinity in all its forms.more
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French-Algerian photographer Michel Haddi made his name shooting fashion and celebrities and then went on to start his own publishing house. Based between London and New York, he’s now a celebrity in his own right.more
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Vampire motifs, women sprayed in blood or adorned with slabs of raw meat, guns and black eyes, Barbies with nosebleeds, an obese lady wearing nothing but a gigantic Hershey’s chocolate bar, Louboutin shoes burned down to their frames. Photographer Tyler Shields loves pushing buttons. Especially the ones that aren’t on his camera.more

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Tapping into a universal desire for comfortable, worn in and great fitting jeans, Re/Done has come up with a flawless formula. The clincher? They’re recycled.more
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Najeeba Hayat is the Kuwaiti creative behind Liudmila, a Milan-based brand of shoes that’s gaining worldwide traction for beautifully handmade products that are as quirky as they are magical.more

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Donatella Versace deviated from her usual razzmatazz for the men’s Spring/Summer 2017 collection, which featured a wholly modern take on lightweight materials and fluid layering.more
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For her first Haute Couture collection for the house of Dior, Maria Grazia Chiuri conjures the flowers, plants and mysteries of a mythical labyrinth.more

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Anthony Vaccarello’s creative approach is utterly avant-garde, wildly distinctive and just what Yves Saint Laurent himself would have hoped for from a successor. Here’s why. more
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Jessica Kahawaty was a runner-up of Miss Lebanon 2010, winner of Miss Australia 2012 and came third in the 2012’s Miss World. She speaks four languages, is about to get a double degree in law and business finance and is passionately involved in charitable work.
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When the offer to hang out backstage at Hackett’s first ever runway show was combined with the chance to interview the man behind the label, we were on the first plane out. more

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Prized by professional athletes and serious collectors alike, Richard Mille timepieces are known for their incomparably distinctive and shock-defying designs. A new collaboration with French street artist Cyril Congo takes graffiti art to a whole new level, proof that traditional watchmaking can keep up with the times. more
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The Richard Mille watch developed for tennis champ, Rafael Nadal, is a test bed of high-tech engineering, built to withstand the most extreme conditions, look like a million bucks and weigh as much as a feather. In essence, it’s a tourbillon timepiece unlike any other. more
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A. Lange & Söhne’s annual production may equate to just five per cent of its larger Richemont sibling, Cartier, but that doesn’t bother this fine German watchmaker one iota. They’re far more concerned about the impeccable construction and obsessive precision of their seemingly simple, yet highly complex timepieces.  more
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It takes a certain optimism to build a city in the middle of a desert. In fact, Kuwait's rapid urbanisation during the late 1970s represents a landmark in Middle East architecture, as seen in the pages of Modern Architecture of Kuwait, a book by Roberto Fabbri and Ricardo Camancho.
Ralph Masri’s path has been stellar. In just his first year at Central Saint Martins, he won the Swarovski Award. Two years later he became the youngest designer to ever be nominated for a UK Jewellery Award. Then after a stint at Pomellato, he went solo and already Queen Rania, Jessica Alba, and Gigi Hadid are fans.
Henry Dakak Jr. is a designer with a singular vision. His beautifully made creations, whether furniture, functional objects or jewellery, exemplify a judicious mix of modernity and antiquity, and bely a delicate attention to detail.