THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | U.S.-Somani Model Halima Aden In Campaign To Support COVID-19 Frontline Workers

Since the coronavirus pandemic began, fashion labels, models and influencers have been taking part in initiatives to support frontline workers. The latest to do so is American-Somali model Halima Aden.

The runway start tool to Instagram on Wednesday to announce that she is taking part in the #BandingTogether project in collaboration with Allure Magazine and fashion startup Anywear.

When you purchase one of my limited-edition face covering and hijab sets, @AnywearDesign will donate an adjustable headband, hijab set or medical hat to a doctor, nurse or health care professional working tirelessly on the frontline’, the 22-year-old told her 1.1. million followers.

This came in light of images shared on social media of health care workers experiencing skin irritation and bruises from extended wearing of face masks while battling COVID-19.

‘Having worked in a hospital, even several months into my modeling career, it was important for me to support this project’, she said in a video shared on Anywear’s Instagram page.

‘As many hijab-wearing women are working at health care facilities, I wanted to make sure they have a comfortable option for wearing a mask while keeping their hair covered’.


LIFESTYLE | Parisian Fragrance House Ex Nihilo Cuts Ribbon On Its First Saudi Boutique

Parisian fragrance maison Ex Nihlio has cut the ribbon on its first flagship in Saudi Arabia. The new perfumery is situated in Jeddah’s Nojoud Center, alongside other brands like Lacoste and Femi9. The new store evokes the brand’s French flagship with its iconic cobalt blue interior, marble floors, Art Deco geometric shapes and minimalist gold … Continue reading LIFESTYLE | Parisian Fragrance House Ex Nihilo Cuts Ribbon On Its First Saudi Boutique

THE EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN | Saudi Arabia To Establish Future Women’s Civil Association

Saudi Arabia is to establish a Future Women’s Civil Association to help develop the work of the volunteer and nonprofit sector in the Kingdom. Saudi Minister of Human Resources and Social Development Ahmed Al-Rajhi said his decision is to set up the civil society was in line with the Vision 2030 reform plan to grow … Continue reading THE EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN | Saudi Arabia To Establish Future Women’s Civil Association

FASHION ISSUES | Hermes Launches Its First-Ever Digital Flagship Store In Saudi Arabia

From its line of stylish hijabs to pieces that work perfectly for customers into the more modest of fashion statements, Hermes has been focusing much more on catering to the region’s contemporary woman. Now, the luxury brand is taking a key step further by launching its first flagship digital store in Saudi Arabia and United … Continue reading FASHION ISSUES | Hermes Launches Its First-Ever Digital Flagship Store In Saudi Arabia

Meghan Markle Wears Princess Diana’s Watch In New Portrait With Prince Harry

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have appeared in a newly released portrait together. It is a black-and-white photography taken by Matt Sayles which sees the couple pose in suits, at their new home in Montecito, California. This official portrait is the Duke and Duchess’ first one since they stepped down from their duties as senior … Continue reading Meghan Markle Wears Princess Diana’s Watch In New Portrait With Prince Harry

TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | AlUla Heritage Sites Reopen To Public End Of October

The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has confirmed that the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hegra, the ancient kingdom of Dadan and the canyons of Jabal Ikmah will be the first sites to re-open to the public, having been largely closed off to visitors in the past period. The RCU announced that residents of AlUla will … Continue reading TRAVEL ESSENTIALS | AlUla Heritage Sites Reopen To Public End Of October

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