& OTHER STORIES IN SEARCH OF SMILES

& Other Stories is embracing it’s wild side in leopard, living in love-worn tees and releasing inhibitions in free-spirited silhouettes — letting the journey take us wherever it may. Let your inner wild child run free in these trendy yet stylish separates guaranteed to be a welcome addition to any wardrobe. #ShereenShabnam #Writer #EditorInChief #cool…

MODA OPERANDI LAUNCHES DUBAI FAVORITE CLUTCH BRAND L’AFSHAR SS17 TRUNKSHOW

Clutch and accessories label, L’Afshar, launches their spring summer 2017 collection, exclusively on luxury pretailer Moda Operandi. Inspired by her travels and experiences, designer Lilian Afshar creates stunningly sophisticated box clutches with unexpected marble patterns and captivating textures cleverly crafted. Since her brand’s inception in 2014, Designer, Lilian Afshar’s handmade clutches have been spotted everywhere…

Shoe Connoisseur

Zeina Zebian – Artist, Designer, and Creator Zeina Zebian, Dubai based artist and designer has taken her love for shoes to another level by elevating her creativity and design experience into sculptural art pieces. Zeina is a Lebanese who was born in Dubai and was brought up in the Emirates. Growing up, she spent many…

‘Jeans for Refugees’ celebrity collection

The online auction house for extraordinary things, Catawiki announced [Johny Dar’s] highly anticipated ‘Jeans for Refugees’ celebrity collection is now officially open for bids. UAE residents can now bid for these jeans along with people across the globe. ‘Jeans for Refugees’ is a global artistic collaboration dedicated to helping refugees all around the world. The…

Fashion GiANT rebrands

It’s not every day that iconic, high impact global fashion brands like GANT are made. It’s been almost 7 decades since the brand was launched way back in 1949 so when I received news of their rebranding, I delved further into the story which I am also sharing with you. In essence, the following statement…

RED, WHITE AND BLUES…PHILIPP PLEIN’S HOMAGE TO THE AMERICAN DREAM

With July 4th around the corner, designer Philipp Plein introduces an all American summer with the latest spring/summer styles. The most vibrant shades of red and blues interspersed with white come in comfy yet chic summer designs. From holiday staples to sparkling accessories and evening wear, the selection is limitless….check them out!