FASHION | Nike’s New York Show Was An Ode To Sustainability

Nike’s massive show unofficially kicked off New York Fashion Week two days ahead of schedule with an inspiring agenda that introduce the brand’s new zero carbon design philosophy zero carbon design philosophy.

Global sportswear giant Nike unofficially kicked off New York Fashion Week two days ahead of schedule with a massive runway show at the Shed venue in Hudson Yard. The event brought to life Nike’s latest endeavours which include luxe fashion – led collaborations as well its vision for the forthcoming 2020 Olympics games.

The iconic event debuted over 140 looks which showcased Nike’s impressive range offering: from collaborations with Sacai and Virgil Abloh to new sneakers such as Nike Air Zoom Mercurial football cleat, the Nike Air Zoom  Victory and Viperfly. Fashion and function came together in a technology – driven manner that is emblematic on the brand.

But the real star of the show was Nike’s tale of sustainability and the brand’s complete and total devotion to the cause. Nike’s 2020 Olympics uniforms were carefully developed using 100 percent recycled materials, an ingenious tactic to driving home the urgency of protecting the future of the planet on the world’s biggest sporting stage. The Nike Air Vampormaz was given an environmentally – friendly new update, demonstrating that style and sustainability need not be mutually exclusive. And just when everyone was lauding the brand for its sustainability agenda, Nike introduce the game-changing Space Hippie sneaker.

Developed completely out of scrap material from Nike’s factories, Space Hippie pays tribute to Nike’s new design movement which focuses on  a zero carbon philosophy. To develop the sneaker, Nike cushioned used from scraps from factory floors to cushion recycled yarn and purposely left the soles undyed to reduce their carbon footprint, and to also intentionally redefine the existing notion of luxury with rawthentic modernity.

‘space Hippy is the pinnacle expression of the palatte of our sustainable materials – but they’re scalable across the whole company’, explained Noah Murphy – Reinhertz, Nike’s Sustainability Design Lead. ‘It’s a wild manifestation, but one that creates tools that everyone can use’.

The exciting event brought together a high-profile audience which consisted of the biggest names in the international sports, fashion and entertainment industries. The stage was set and the message clear: sustainability is the only way forward and Nike is fully invested, you should be too.

TRAVEL | The Top ‘Coronavirus – Safe’ Destinations Of 2021 For GCC Residents

For many 2020 was a write – off for international travel, as coronavirus – induced lockdowns, border closures, restricted flights and uncertainty around whether residents could return home with ease ruled – out plans to visit exotic destinations. From isolates escapes adventure holidays and sun – soaked destinations, there are the countries that have opened … Continue reading TRAVEL | The Top ‘Coronavirus – Safe’ Destinations Of 2021 For GCC Residents

THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | Polish Label Donated Sale Proceeds To The Malala Fund

If you’re a minimalist in style, you will most definitely have heart of cult label, CHYLAK. The Warsaw – based label specialized in luxury, yet wallet – friendly, classic handbags and accessories. Often in patent, croc mat matte finishes, the Italian leather bags are meticulously made in Poland, with the highest attention to detail and … Continue reading THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | Polish Label Donated Sale Proceeds To The Malala Fund

BEAUTY | This New Dermal Scanner In Dubai Analyses Your Exact Skin Issues

A new skin scanner has launched at the Dior beauty boutique in The Dubai Mall, giving clients a revealing look at what lies beneath their complexion. Those curious to find out more about their skin’s secrets can complete a skin history questionnaire before experiencing the fully sanitized device. Cradling the customer’s face, the Dior Skin Scanner uses … Continue reading BEAUTY | This New Dermal Scanner In Dubai Analyses Your Exact Skin Issues

BEAUTY | The Top High – End Women’s Hair Trends We’ll See In 2021

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HEALTH | How To Detox

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THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | Pat McGrath Is The First Makeup Artist To Be Named A Dame

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CELEBRITY | Deepika Padukone Returns To Social Media With ‘Audio Diary’

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, who had delated all her posts on social media, has made a comeback on the platforms with an audio diary. Padukone posted her audio diary on Twitter and Instagram. In the audio clip, she said: ‘Hi everyone. Welcome to ‘My Audio Diary’, a record of my thoughts and feelings. I’m sure you … Continue reading CELEBRITY | Deepika Padukone Returns To Social Media With ‘Audio Diary’

FASHION | Pierre Cardin, Father Of Fashion Branding, Dies At 98

French couturier Pierre Cardin, who made his name by selling designer clothes to be masses, and his fortune by being the first to exploit that names as a brand for selling everything from cars to perfume, died on Tuesday aged 98. In a career spanning more than 60 years, Cardin drew scorn and administration from … Continue reading FASHION | Pierre Cardin, Father Of Fashion Branding, Dies At 98

FASHION | TikTok Star Addison Rae Champions Lebanese Designer Andrea Wazen

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THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | Lebanese Singer Yara Announced As UNICEF’s New Regional Ambassador

Lebanese pop singer Yara had been appointed by UNICEF as the regional ambassador for the Middle East and North Africa, the humanitarian aid organization shared this week on their Instagram account. ‘I am just delighted to receive this appointment with UNICEF’, Yara said in a released statement. ‘I look forward to working with my friends … Continue reading THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | Lebanese Singer Yara Announced As UNICEF’s New Regional Ambassador

WELLNESS | 8 Beauty and Wellness Resolutions To Take Forward into 2021

This year is finally coming to a close, which means it’s time to ‘Marie Kondo’ anything that doesn’t ‘spark joy‘ and make way for yourself to become a better person. Globally speaking, we are burn out: working from home has blurred the boundaries of our work/non-work’ financial security has been called into question; anxieties over the physical … Continue reading WELLNESS | 8 Beauty and Wellness Resolutions To Take Forward into 2021

THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | 7 Things To Know About MacKenzie Scott, The Woman Who Has Donated 6 Billion Dollars In 2020

When Jeff Bezos and MacKenzie Scott divorced in 2019 after Amazon founder disclosed he was having an affair with former TV anchor Lauren Sanchez, Scott away the biggest settlement ever awarded in a marital split: $38 billion in Amazon stock. The end of 25-year marriage immediately made Scott the world’s fourth – richest woman. ‘What … Continue reading THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | 7 Things To Know About MacKenzie Scott, The Woman Who Has Donated 6 Billion Dollars In 2020

FASHION AVENUE | Grace Kelly’s Granddaughter Charlotte Casiraghi Is The New Face Of Chanel

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ROYALS | Meghan Markle And Prince Harry To Produce And Host Podcasts With Spotify

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have just signed a major multi – year deal with streaming platform Spotify, to produce and host a series of podcast.The news was announced by Spotify on Tuesday, where it was revealed that an elusive partnership has been formed between the Swedish streaming service and the Duke and Duchess of … Continue reading ROYALS | Meghan Markle And Prince Harry To Produce And Host Podcasts With Spotify

FASHION | Gucci Joins Alibaba’s Luxury E-Commerce Site To Woo Chinese Consumers

Fashion label Gucci will open two flagship stores on Alibaba’s online luxury shopping platform, underscoring the importance of the Chinese market for high – end brands seeking to reverse a revenue slide due to the coronavirus pandemic. Gucci, the profit engine of French group Kering, is one of the most prized names to joint the … Continue reading FASHION | Gucci Joins Alibaba’s Luxury E-Commerce Site To Woo Chinese Consumers

FASHION | Max Mara Pre – Fall’ 21 Fuses Elegance With Ease

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CORONAVIRUS | UK’s Christmas Plans Will Cost Many Lives, Health Journals Say

Two of Britain’s most influential journals for healthcare and medical professionals jointly called on the government on Tuesday to scrap plans to relax COVID-19 restrictions for five days around Christmas or risk overwhelming the health service. In what was only their second joint editorial in more than 100 years, the British Medical Journal and the Health Service Journal said … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | UK’s Christmas Plans Will Cost Many Lives, Health Journals Say

HEALTH | Safe Outdoor Activities During The Covid – 19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t have to halt all of you outdoor fun. Here are several fun outdoor activities you can still enjoy. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has affected activities for many people. Public health restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have led to canceled festivals, concerts and other events. Many vacations and large … Continue reading HEALTH | Safe Outdoor Activities During The Covid – 19 Pandemic

FASHION ISSUES | Gabriela Hearst Named Creative Director Of Chloe

Gabriela Hearest, the Uruguay – born, New York – based designer whose eponymous label turned five this year, is the new creative director of Chloe. CEO Riccardo Bellini welcomed her in a statement this morning. Hearst is the first non – European to hold this post (Natacha Ramsay – Levi’s exit was announced last week). … Continue reading FASHION ISSUES | Gabriela Hearst Named Creative Director Of Chloe

FASHION AVENUE | These Limited – Edition Bags Reflect The Tastes Of Michael Kors’s Middle Eastern Customer

The pandemic hasn’t stopped designers spinning their magic, in fact it seems the fashion industry has had to get even more creative. American fashion house Michael Kors is the latest to unveil a new capsule collection dedicated to the Middle East. The elegant range, available in select Michael Kors flagships throughout the region, features a … Continue reading FASHION AVENUE | These Limited – Edition Bags Reflect The Tastes Of Michael Kors’s Middle Eastern Customer

HEALTH | 5 Science -Backed Benefits Of Fasting, And How To Fast Safely And Effectively

While many people all over the world fast for religious and cultural reasons, there are also proven health benefits of this practice, as long as you do it safely. What Is Fasting? Fasting is when you do not eat for a certain period of time. If you are fasting for health purpose, you can still … Continue reading HEALTH | 5 Science -Backed Benefits Of Fasting, And How To Fast Safely And Effectively

THE POWER OF EXAMPLE | People Magazine Reveals Its ‘2020 People Of The Year’

People magazine has named George Clooney, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Selena Gomez and Regina King as the ‘2020 People of the Year’. The magazine revealed its list Wednesday morning as part of a year – end double issue with four covers. The four will be celebrated for their positive impact in the world during a challenging 2020. … Continue reading THE POWER OF EXAMPLE | People Magazine Reveals Its ‘2020 People Of The Year’

fashion | Halima Aden Reveals Plans To Be First Miss Somalia To Enter Miss Universe

Halima Aden is a force to be reckoned with. A champion of female empowerment and inclusivity, the Somali – American model is responsible for shattering countless stereotypes. Now, she has announced her plans to enter the Miss Universe beauty pageant as the first – ever Miss Somalia.  Aden took to social media over the weekend … Continue reading fashion | Halima Aden Reveals Plans To Be First Miss Somalia To Enter Miss Universe

ROYALS | The Queen’s office called the experience a ‘deeply personal’ one.

Penning a powerful essay for The New York Times, Meghan Markle has revealed that in July, she suffered a miscarriage. Using the publication’s platform to amplify her voice, the Duchess of Sussex wrote about the need for open dialogue around pregnancy loss and the importance of checking in on those around us. ‘I knew, as I … Continue reading ROYALS | The Queen’s office called the experience a ‘deeply personal’ one.

SUCCESS STORY | How Camila Coelho Went From Dior Makeup Counter To Global Creator To CEO

Camila Coelho is a Brazilian – American fashion and beauty entrepreneur. Her namesake fashion label, Camila Coelho Collection, sold out online within minutes of launch and continues to grow month over month.  As a first-generation immigrant who arrived in United States when she was 14, she started following her passion for beauty and makeup right … Continue reading SUCCESS STORY | How Camila Coelho Went From Dior Makeup Counter To Global Creator To CEO

THE EMPOWERMENT OF WOMAN | This Sharjah Royal Is The First Women To Be Appointed President Of International Publishers Association

Sheikha Bodur bin Sultan Al Qasimi has become the first Arab women to be appointed president of the International Publishers Associations (IPA). Sheikha Badour, daughter of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qaisimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, is expected to assume the role in early January next year. The announcement of the new position … Continue reading THE EMPOWERMENT OF WOMAN | This Sharjah Royal Is The First Women To Be Appointed President Of International Publishers Association

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