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FASHION | The OG Hadid Supermodel, Yolanda Hadid, Returns To The Runway Alongside Bella And Gigi At Off-White

When it comes to models of the models of the moment, no one can compete with Bella and Gigi Hadid. The supermodel sisters have dominated the Autumn/Winter 20/21 season on and off the runways – but this evening at Off-White, they got a run for their money when their mom, Yolanda, stepped out in Virgil … Continue reading FASHION | The OG Hadid Supermodel, Yolanda Hadid, Returns To The Runway Alongside Bella And Gigi At Off-White

SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia Announces Sporting Mega-Event

Saudi Arabia said Wednesday it will hold its biggest sporting event next month, with 6,000 athletes expected to participate, the latest extravaganza in a push to soften its ultra-conservative image. The ‘Saudi Games’ will be held in Riyadh between March 23 and April 1 and will feature 40 sports – including swimming, athletics, archery, badminton … Continue reading SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT | Saudi Arabia Announces Sporting Mega-Event

BABY TALK | Does Having Boys Or Girls Run In Families? New Study Say It’s Down To Chance

My mother was one of four sisters. I have a younger sister, and between the two of us, we have four daughter. We’re not the only one who appear to have one sex run in the family. Everyone knows a family who has a boy…and a boy…and then another, all in a row? Some scientists … Continue reading BABY TALK | Does Having Boys Or Girls Run In Families? New Study Say It’s Down To Chance

TRAVEL ALERT | Ministry Tourism Temporarily Suspends Issuance Of Tourist Visas For Some Counties Where New Coronavirus Is Spread

RIYADH | SAUDI ARABIA – – The Ministry of Tourism confirmed that, in coordination with the competent health authorities in the Kingdom, it decided to temporarily suspend the issuance of  electronic tourist visas for those coming from (China, Italy, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, and Kazakhstan), and upon the arrival from those countries. It also decided … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | Ministry Tourism Temporarily Suspends Issuance Of Tourist Visas For Some Counties Where New Coronavirus Is Spread

ROYALS | All About The Making Of Kate Middleton’s Latest Little Black Dress

The chic retro-style black dress by Kate Middleton to a performance of Dear Evan Hansen was made-to-measure with very specific detailing. When Kate Middleton wore a classic little black dress to the theater earlier this week, it had more than one hidden design element. The 1950s-style black boucle dress, which featured a pleated skirt and … Continue reading ROYALS | All About The Making Of Kate Middleton’s Latest Little Black Dress

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THE ART OF BEAUTIFYL LIVING

FASHION

DIOR’S TRANSIENT GARDEN SETS THE MOOD FOR PARIS FASHION WEEK

Christian Dior presented a wardrobe fit for glamorous eco-warriors in Paris on Tuesday, as models showed off looks dotted in wild flowers on a catwalk lined with trees set to be replanted around the city. Dior, part of luxury group LVMH, is one of the first major French brand to kick off Paris Fashion Week, with the likes of Kering’s Saint Laurent and independent Chanel also set to showcase looks for next spring and summer

ROYALS

Kate Middleton Makes First-Ever Instagram Post – And It’s Emotional

The Duchess of Cambridge has done something she’s never done before – and royal fans are in their element! On Sunday morning, Kate made her very first Instagram post via the Kensington Royal account, where she chose a series of photos from her and Prince William’s secret trip to children’s orphanage during their recent tour of Pakistan.

FASHION

JENNIFER LOPEZ DAZZLES IN ELABORATE WEDDING DRESS IN NYC

The CFDA-anointed fashion icon all but broke social media in September when she traipsed down the runway in the barley there green Versace dress that helped catapult her to the style stardom 20 years ago. Less than a month later, the “Hustlers” actress sent fans into a frenzy on Thursday night, after paparazzi photos of her wearing an elaborate wedding gown and veil began to spread on the Internet.

BEAUTY

Priyanka Chopra’s Top Beauty Secrets: Ayurveda, Positivity And Coconut Oil

Priyanka Chopra’s glowing skin and shiny mane have garnered just as much interest as her global career and smart business moves. How does she keep her skin and hair healthy even with such a hectic schedule? By sticking to what she knows, being open to learning new things and adjusting to where she is and where she’s going.

FASHION

AT CAROLINA HERRERA, WILDFLOWERS BLOOM ON THE HUDSON RIVER

Wildflowers were blooming on the banks of the Hudson River on Monday, thanks to the fertile imagination of Wes Gordon at Carolina Herrera.

Gordon, now into his second year as the label’s creative director, upped his game with a crowd-pleasing, flower – themed collection that was big on color and vibrant prints.

FASHION

WHAT MAKES A SUPERMODEL “SUPER” IN 2019?

Say you’re asked to name a supermodel. You probably wouldn’t struggle to list Naomi Campbell or Linda Evangelista, or more recent inheritors of the like Kendall Jenner, Adut Akech or Gigi and Bella Hadid. But now, imagine you’re asked to define what makes Campbell and the Hadid “super”, and others who talk the exact same runways just ‘models”. Is it fame, or the fees they might command, or something more intangible?

FASHION

Jessica Chastain Turns To Lebanese Designers For ‘It’ Premieres

Hollywood actress Jessica Chastain, who star in ‘It Chapter Two’ has taken to Red Carpet premiers of the movie around the world in an array of Lebanese-designed gown. The star showed off an emerald green ballgown by Zuhair Murad at the Los Angeles premiere of the film last week and took the European premiere of the horror film in London on Monday wearing a sleek black dress by Elie Saab.

STYLE

Kate Middleton’s New Hairstyle Stole The Show At Princess Charlotte And Prince George’s School Drop Off

Through the attentions of royal admirers around the world were focused this week on four-year-old Princess Charlotte as she celebrated a rite of passage – attending her first day of school – it would be remiss to have loked past the Duchess of Cambridge as she unveiled a switch-up to her hair this week.



INFLUENCER

ANGELINA JOLIE OPENS UP ABOUT HELPING THE PLANET, RAISING STRONG CHILDREN, AND HER NEW MON GUERLAIN PERFUME

Actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian Angelina Joile added fragrance muse to her list of accomplishments last year when she became the face of Mon Guerlain.

BEAUTY NOTES

WHAT IS A LIP LIFT?

You can’t go anywhere – work a spin, a casual Instagram scroll – without coming across a textbook example of a lip fillers. It’s been years since Kyle Jenner first admitted to plumping her lips, yet the look hasn’t dissolved from cosmetic surgeons’ request lists.

FASHION

DEPARTMENT STORES MAKE ROOM FOR USED FASHION

Out with the new ad in with the old.

As department stores watch their customers flock to second-hand stores, some are trying to bring them back by partnering with online resale sites.

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EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN

EMPOWERMENT OF WOMAN

IVANKA TRUMP ADDS COLUMBIA TO UPCOMING SOUTH AMERICA TRIP

Ivanka Trump is adding a stop in Colombia to a previously announced trip to South America in September to focus on the economic empowerment of women in developing countries.

EMPOWERMENT OF WOMAN

UAE TO CELEBRATE EMIERATI WOMEN’S DAY

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – On Wednesday, 28th August, the UAE will celebrate Emirati Women’s Day, an annual event that celebrates inspiring women, supported by the government and welcomed by the community.

Emirati Women’s Day coincides this year with the Federal National Council, FNC, election, which will witness considerable progress in terms of women’s participation, following the decision to raise the parliamentary participation of women to 50 percent.

EMPOWERMENT OF WOMAN

SAUDI ARABIA IMPEMENTS END TO TRAVEL RESTRICTION FOR SAUDI WOMAN

Riyadh, SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters, state news agency SPA, reported on Tuesday, following a flurry of royal degrees approving the changes.

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ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT

SAUDI ARABIA

KING SALMAN PRESIDES OVER LAYING OF FOUNDATION STONE OF DIRIYAH GATE

Work officially began on Diriyah Gate on Wednesday, when King Salman attended the official ground-breaking ceremony and laid the foundation stone.

Work on the SR 64 billion ($17 billion) development, one of the most important projects in the Kingdom, will bring in earnest in January. It will create a global tourism destination that combines a modern city with world-class historical and cultural attractions that reflect the area’s rich heritage.

SAUDI ARABIA

HRH CROWN PRINCE MOHAMMED BIN SALMAN LAUNCHING OF OPENING ROUND OF 2ND SESSION, OF FIA ABB FORMULA E CHAMPIONSHIP, IN DIRIYAH

His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense witnessed Friday, the launching of the opening round of the second session of FIA ABB Formula E Championship, for electric cars, in Diriyah, organized by the International Automobile Federation, at the outset of the Diriyah Season activities.

SAUDI ARABIA

Riyadh season extended to January 2020

Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Entertainment Authority (GEA) and President of Riyadh Season Turki bin Abdulmohsen Al Al-Sheikh has announced the extension of Riyadh Season.

He said in a statement that the Season will end as scheduled in mid-December, but the extension will include only some of the events due to increasing demand, namely: Winter Wonderland, Al-Murabba, Safari and Riyadh Sahara, which will be extended to 18 January 2020, while Riyadh Boulevard will be extended to the end of March 2020.

Due to high demand and the amazing turnout of Riyadh Season, the Chairman of the General Entertainment Authority Turki Al-Sheikh announced the season will be extended to late January via Twitter on Monday.

He wrote: “We have reached 7,650,000 visitors in month (for Riyadh Season). And under the Crown Prince’s directives, we’re extending the season until late January”.


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SAUDI ARABIA OPENS TOURIST VISAS TO U.S., EUROPEAN VISA HOLDERS

Tourist visas for Saudi Arabia are now available online and on arrival to holidaymakers who already hold a visa from the United States, Britain or the EU’s Schengen zone, expanding eligibility beyond an initial list of 49 countries.

Executive regulations published over the weekend over the weekend stipulate that people from other countries who have a tourist or commercial visa from the United States, Britain or European Union nations can follow the same process, rather than applying at a Saudi overseas mission with additional documentation.

SAUDI ARABIA

SAUDI ARABIA TO DELIVER FIRST BATCH OF PREMIUM RESIDENCY NEXT MONTH

Saudi Arabia is expected to deliver the first batch of premium residence permits in mid-November.

The Saudi government announced in June that it would start receiving application for those who wish to obtain special residency through the comprehensive electronic platform, SAPRC.

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The Fourth Edition Of Saudi Arabia’s Renowned King Abdulaziz Camel Festival Scheduled For November 1

When it comes to camels, no other nation does it better than Saudi Arabia, a country known for feats such as setting a world record in September last year for its Crown Prince Camel Festival, named the World’s Largest Camel Sporting Event in 2018, and this year for Princess Jamila Bint Abdul Majeed Bin Saud Bin Abdulaziz becoming the first Saudi women in history to compete in camel racing in the Kingdom. This year, another camel – related sensation that Saudi Arabia is known for is back and even bigger than ever.


ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

SAUDI ARABIA TO HOST DAKAR RALLY ON JANUARY 5

Saudi Arabia is set to host Dakar Rally 2020 on January 5, marking the first time the history race is held in Asia. Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al-Faisal, Chariman of the General Sports Authority, said: “Hosting the world’s toughest race for many years, the Dakar Rally, is a confirmation that the Kingdom welcomes the world to see stunning views, vibrant cities and the vast desert where sand dunes converge with the sea”

CELEBERITY

KARRY WASHINGTON JUST GAVE OUT HER PHONE NUMBER TO 5 MILLION+ TWITTER FOLLOWERS. OR DID SHE?

Kerry Washington gave out some pretty private information Thursday: her phone number. Even she said she was crazy.  – But if you thought there’s a catch, you’re right!

ROYALS

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BABY ZAYED!

Almost a year after former Saudi princess, Ameerah al Taweel, married Emirati billionaire, Khalifa bin Butti Al Muhairi, the pair have just celebrate the birth of their child together, a baby boy. It has been shared on social media that the couple have named the new addition to their family, Zayed.

TRAVEL

2 NEW LUXURY RESORTS WILL OPEN THEIR DOORS IN SAUDI ARABIA’S AL-ULA BY 2023

Just another reason to put the remarkable area packed with prehistoric sites and landmarks on your travel wish list. For its Middle Eastern debut, luxury hotel group Aman has chosen to open three resorts in Saudi Arabia’s extraordinary Al Ula region.


RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA, September 1, 2019 – King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies has announced the date of showing the international film “Born as King” starting from Thursday, September 26, 2019, in cinemas in the Kingdom and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) States. The Saudi historical film talks about King Faisal’s early life – from his birth in 1906 to his return from England in 1920 – and describes the first important diplomatic journey of a Saudi citizen to the British Royal Court, where there, the young Prince Faisal – 13 years old – had to meet with King George V of England, and other personalities such as Winston Churchill, Lawrence of Arabia, and Foreign Secretary Lord Curzon.



ENTERTAINMENT

FOLLOWING HER FAT  SHAMMING CONTROVERSY: REHAM SAEED BANNED FROM APPEARING ON ANY MEDIA PLATFORM FOR ONE YEAR

Last year, Egyptian presenter Reham Saaed faced a wave of criticism after her controversial comments regarding obesity. In the aftermaths of it all, it has been announced that the TV personality is banned from appearing on any media platform for one-year.

ENTERTAINMENT

SAUDI ARABIA’S BIGGEST ENTERTAINMENT EVENT TO HOST INTERNATIONAL STARTS, SHOWS

The season will run from October 11 to December 15, 2019  and host renowned artists including Bruno Mars, Pitbull, John Legend, and Alicia Keys.  Concerts are scheduled to take place in a range of venues across the Saudi capital, including King Fahd International Stadium, in its biggest entertainment event to date.

ENTERTAINMENT