Top Banner
Fashionism

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

 Article Image
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
 Article Image
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
 Article Image
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

 Article Image
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
 Article Image
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
 Article Image
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

Article Image
Little known Azzi & Osta captured the world’s attention when Beyoncé wore a dress of theirs to a pre-Grammy party, and it just might prove to be the moment the Beirut-based label entered the big leagues.more
Article Image
Diamondogs is a Made in Lebanon label aiming to redefine luxury with uncompromising quality and the kind of exclusivity you won’t find in any mall.more

Article Image
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
Article Image
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

 Article Thumb Image
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
 Article Thumb Image
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.
 more
 Article Thumb Image
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

 Article Thumb Image
Until we came across them at Rubaiyat in Jeddah, we hadn’t even heard of Quinting watches. But that’s the point apparently. more
 Article Thumb Image
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
 Article Thumb Image
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
your picks
Just a hundred metres from St. Mark’s Square in Venice lies a new Dolce & Gabbana boutique that epitomises a new design strategy and holds its own as a culture destination.
It may sound like an oxymoron, but eco-friendly superyachts are on the rise. Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts proves that with their uncompromising first hybrid superyacht, Home.
If real estate is all about location, then surely it doesn’t get better than this. Fit for a king, No.1 Palace Street places you next to the Queen of England and gives you a view over her gardens.