, I have the utmost respect to Junya Watanabe he is one of the top designers in the world of fashion but even legends can get it wrong sometimes and this garment is just that. Best to describe this dress is Laura Ingalls meets haute couture. The Peter Pan collar gives the dress a dated look...

By LMD Fashion Squad19 May 2011 View Comments Print This Story L anvin, the oldest French couture house founded in 1889 by the legendary Jeanne Lanvin, celebrated the opening of its newest boutique in the Middle East. The Boutique situated in Palladium 2 on Beirut's Park Avenue Mina...

said studs are going out of fashion in 2011. Studs have become the staple of edgy, militaristic style since Burberry incorporated the design element into their Spring/Summer 2011 collection like there was no tomorrow. And now studs have infiltrated even Khaleeji fashion, making their debut...

As part of the V&A retrospective, an installation by Yamamoto can be seen at the Wapping Project (until 14 August 2011) and an exhibition exploring the lifecycle of one Yamamoto garment – from design to catwalk – entitled Yohji Yamamoto at Work is on at Fashion Space Gallery at the London...

among fashionistas from all strata of society, including us. Over the past few weeks with the launch of so many Spring/Summer 2011 collections, we've laid eyes on the finest fast-fashion winners worn out on the streets in Sartorialist-worthy ways. Here are our hottest finds to add to your...

a passion for fashion design since she was a child, drawing and sketching designs for herself, family and friends. Hamda got her first big break when she won s*uce's design a dress competition which allowed her to create a capsule collection for the local boutique and make her dream a...

By LMD Fashion Squad9 May 2011 View Comments Print This Story I t's so easy for so many of us to spend upwards of $5,000 on jewellery in a heartbeat just so we can feel all sparkly and shiny, but when it comes to supporting a charity or cause, most of the time we have to think twice...

Last week I was went to the V&A to watch Fashion in Motion featuring the work of Yohji Yamamoto. It was very much a continuation from the exhibition and featured work from the Spring/Summer 2011 collections. The models were real life couples (so cute!) an idea which Yohji had first put into...

By LMD Fashion Squad14 June 2011One Comment Print This Story Fashion has always been about just two things: to express your individuality and to show people you have excellent taste. The style set is always eager to nail that second objective, and for good reason, as fashion is a perpetual...

Fuelled by their passion for the creative arts, from painting, crochet, ceramics to wood engraving, the ladies behind Keswah were introduced to fashion by taking a few short courses by the London College of Fashion in Dubai. "We all decided and agreed it was time we upgraded our kaftans...

 

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