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’.


THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | George And Amal Clooney To Donate $100,000 To Lebanese Charities

American actor George Clooney and his wife, Lebanese – British human rights lawyer Amal Clooney, are donating $100,000 to Lebanese charities helping those left homeless by the deadly explosion in Beirut. The blast, which broke though the capital city on Aug.4, hast killed at least 157 people and injured thousands. ‘Three charitable organizations we’ve found … Continue reading THE POWER OF INFLUENCE | George And Amal Clooney To Donate $100,000 To Lebanese Charities

CELEBRITY STYLE | Angelina Jolie Meets Her Match In An Off-White Mask

As masks have become an essential part of everyday life, designers have begun to jump on the bandwagon by creating face coverings. One of the earliest to do so was Off-White’s Virgil Abloh, who included a version covered in the brand’s black arrows logo part of the fall 2019 collection. Since then, the piece has … Continue reading CELEBRITY STYLE | Angelina Jolie Meets Her Match In An Off-White Mask

TRAVEL | Windsor Castle Reopens Terrace Garden To Public After 40 Years

Windsor Castle, one of the official residence of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, is to open its East Terrace Garden to the public for the first time in more than 40 years. Visitors to the castle, where the queen spent the last few months during Britain’s lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic before travelling to Scotland, will … Continue reading TRAVEL | Windsor Castle Reopens Terrace Garden To Public After 40 Years

FASHION | Lebanese Designers Count The Damage of Massive Blast In Beirut

Designers including Elie Saab and Rbih Kayrouz reported no vitcims from the explosion, which destroyed their headquarters. Lebanese designers were left picking up this pieces on Wednesday after a massive warehouse explosion in the port of Beirut sent a shockwave across the capital, killing at least 100 people and injuring nearly 4,000 according to news … Continue reading FASHION | Lebanese Designers Count The Damage of Massive Blast In Beirut

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT| Saudi Arabia’s Maraya Hall In Historic AlUla Wins Major Architecture Prize

Maraya, a concert and entertainment venue in AlUla, northwest Saudi Arabia, has won one of the world’s biggest architecture awards. The Architizer A+ Awards – hosted by New York – based community Architizer.com, a 7-million – plus online group of leading architects –consists of five peer-judged finalists, with one jury winner and one popular choice … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT| Saudi Arabia’s Maraya Hall In Historic AlUla Wins Major Architecture Prize

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