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With her experimental and architectural ready-to-wear label Reemami, the young Sharjah-based Palestinian fashion designer Reema Al Banna is a rising star to keep an eye out for.
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She’s got 26 million Instagram fans following her every move and desperate to buy whatever she eats, drinks and wears. We meet with the 21-year old social media phenomenon and her latest accomplice, Tommy Hilfiger.
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Now online, William Vintage offers high-end vintage fashion to the world. This new brand of luxury is a first of its kind.
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Meet Mashael Al Rahji, Saudi Arabia’s representative at this year’s London Fashion Week. Her bold street-versus-couture collection is shattering the status quo.
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Dubai-based ready-to-wear designer Lama Jouni teams traditional techniques with a forward-looking approach.
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Article Image - The Thoughtful Retailer
Tadashi Yanai started out making fashion at knockdown prices. Then he saw a future in simple, quality clothing. Now the owner of Uniqlo wants to turn his retail company into something that matters.
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As one of the fashion world’s most respected creative geniuses, John Galliano’s fall from grace sent shockwaves through the industry. Many wondered whether he could ever rise again. But he has.
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Article Image - Blonde Ambition
Donatella Versace has confronted death and addiction and come out the other side. Still staying true to the baroque-inspired sexualised and glamorous aesthetic established by her late brother, Gianni, she is staging the ultimate comeback, one that is totally Donatella.
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Article Image - Leather Designer Una Burke  Interview
Una Burke makes unconventional leather accessories that shock a little before they seduce. Handcrafted from premium leather in her London atelier, it’s no wonder they’re favored by collectors and costume designers alike.
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Article Image - In a Man’s World
Initially created as a male extension to the luxury womenswear retailer, Net-a-Porter, Mr Porter has become a titan in its own right and in commemoration of its fifth year in business, we were invited to London to take part in the company’s anniversary party and sneak a peak at the changes underfoot.
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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.
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