Celebration of Companies Who Care… For Sustainability

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF COMPANIES WHO CARE I hear that March 18 is the day to celebrate corporate happiness. Companies who treat their employees well, where working is a fun experience filled with beautiful moments of monarchs flying inside your belly and rainbows falling from the always clear blue sky. Shorter and less poetic: March 18 apparently …

Breathe like a Parisienne

And I was back home. I spent a whole week in Paris early January, a year after my last visit to my most familiar and comfortable place on Earth. And boy, despite the pollution and heavy cloud of fine dust floating above the city, the air was so fresh. It was a very busy week …

Is Chanel Really Targeting Muslim Shoppers This Time?

Photo courtesy of Amanda Friedman There’s apparently someone new and tall that’s joining the modest couture business. Chanel, queen of French haute couture since World War II, recently decorated its Beverly Hills boutique windows with headscarves that are said to be directed to the city’s Muslim clientele. The hijab, this headscarf that believers put around …

Seoul Fashion Week SS17: pushbutton Asks The Big Question

Korean brand pushbutton was never really conventional. But this season, the runway show that introduced the SS17 collection was peculiar – for two main reasons. The first reason is a purely fashion-related question. I couldn’t help but feel a disconnection between the looks. Don’t get me wrong, I actually found the collection interesting and aesthetically …

Dolce & Gabbana Tops Middle East Fashion With First Abaya Collection

  The Arab world is some wonderful place. It’s been common knowledge for centuries and more than this region of the world hides the most beautiful women on Earth. And to these divine creatures, divine couture that respects their religion is well deserved. And because they’ve always been at the core of Elegance (even more …