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Cartier High Jewlery Celebrates Legacy At the majestic King Faisal’s palace In Riyadh – معرض كارتييه للمجوهرات الراقية يحتفي بالتراث في قصر الملك فيصل المهيب في الرياض

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This marvellous event is not just about presenting Cartier’s High Jewlery but it goes much deeper than that because it celebrates the brand’s legacy and the impact of all the iconic figures that have helped shape the brand’s identity. It’s important for any brand to stick by its identity and understand the impact of heritage. To make this event a…

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When regional talents hold their own with the international big players at Paris Haute Couture – “عندما تنجح المواهب المحلية بمنافسة الأسماءالعالمية الكبيرة في أسبوع باريس للهوت كوتور !

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When regional talents hold their own with the international big players!‫”‬ At Paris Haute Couture this season some designers transported us to an era almost close to the that of the Golden Days. Here are some of my highlights of Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week‫.‬ Here are the designers who contributed to reviving the magic! And to think that Haute…

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My Formula E Saudi Moments of Enlightenment – لحظات النور والفخر التي شعرت بها في حدث فورميلا إي السعودية

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“The day that the ‘Saudi woman' is no longer the story but a phenomenal achievement" – HRH Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al Saud. I can’t help but recap on the first article which I wrote for my column “Gems of Arabia” in which I interviewed the remarkable Princess Reema whereby she stated that she hoped to see “the day that…

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Is Megan Markle a true style icon or was there another American before her who is worthier of that title and the “fashion crown”? هل ميغان ماركل أيقونة موضة حقيقية؟ أم هل كان هناك أمريكية أخرى سبقتها أحقّ بهذا اللقب وبتاج الموضة؟

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Before I discuss that topic, I want to point out that I’m talking about Megan’s style and fashion choices, not about her social work, philanthropy or how she is now the modern face of diversity and inclusivity, and for the latters, I have so much respect and admiration. There is no doubt that Megan is a fantastic symbol of progression…

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The Impact of Heritage on Fashion – ‎أثر التراث على الموضة

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Designers are investing so much in dressing up celebrities, but they often lose the point on the importance of the actual garment itself and its heritage. Mohamed Ashi is one of my favorite Saudi designers, and he is a positive proof that when you merge immaculate tailoring with beautiful concepts, stunning fashion architecture derived from rich roots and the power…

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