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Vogue Arabia pays tribute to the king of cling Azzedine Alaïa

Vogue Arabia pays tribute to the king of cling Azzedine Alaïa

“The obsession of Azzedine Alaïa’s life was “to make women beautiful.” Is the beauty of an Alaïa dress in the eye of the beholder?” wonders Vogue Arabia in the intro to the fashion special of it’s latest March 2018 issue. Vogue Arabia pays tribute to the late master of fashion Alaïa in a stunning way.
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Four ultra luxurious snake-charming bags to own

Four ultra luxurious snake-charming bags to own

Your handbag speaks much about your personality, temperament and/or mood and in the case of these luxurious, ultra-fine, snake skin leather accessories you are probably a queen.

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Dive in

Dive in

Take some summer vides along with you wearing the hue that defines the Greek summer. We already knew that blue is the warmest colour, yet this common hue in fashion (especially since blue jeans are everywhere) has has a calming effect. Fashion consultants recommend wearing blue to job interviews because it symbolizes loyalty. We recommend wearing it all the way because traditionally blue is the best match to Greece’s island fever. 

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How to survive Valentine’s Day with style

How to survive Valentine’s Day with style

It’s THIS time of the year, it’s the chance to make Valentine’s Day 2017 aww-inspiring by creating your own romance in red.

Be bold, dress your love life with the best Valentine’s Day outfits -and sexy lingerie- and a Frederic Malle perfume of excellence and go on reading the best Survival Guide available for the day of the Red via Lifehacker. 

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Alaïa’s ‘Arabesque’ charisma

Intricately studded with the label’s signature ‘Arabesque’ pattern, Alaïa’s ideal versatile shoulder bag, crafted in Italy from the finest leather, comes with a detachable shoulder strap that can be worn cross-body. Read more

The flourishing couture of Azzedine Alaïa is yours to own

Ever since he produced his first women’s ready-to-wear collection in 1980, Azzedine Alaïa shaped (or should we say reshaped) the fashion system. With his bodycon, curve hugging, silhouettes and his stunning way of structuring his forms, Tunisian born Alaïa conquered the fashion crowd and the media adored this “King of Cling”. But he was unlike any other. After all he likes to refer to himself as a “builder”, not a designer.
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Jil Sander’s pure confidence

Jil Sander is a house that prides itself on being plain. Yet, for Rodolfo Paglialunga “Jil Sander cannot be reduced to minimalism. It deeply relates to the reality in which we live.” This collection had an edge to it with following the same general rules: monochrome, minimal, pure, precise. “It felt like a chic retort to the vintage-tinged, overtly embellished, almost ditzy direction that so much of Milan has taken this season. It felt confident”. Read more

How to fall in love with sandals again

Summer is the season of outdoor dining, lounging under the sun, lots of sparkling cocktails and bare feet. “I think a sandal should be delicate. And a well-made sandal gives a surprising amount of support” writes Vogue’s Amy Ephron. “But I’ve edged up a bit, too. I discovered a pair of deconstructed leather flat sandals, with a moderately thick strap across the top of the foot just where the toes start, deckle edged, so it gives the shoe and the wearer a bit of an attitude, and a similar strap around the ankle. They remind me of the sandals I had when I was three” she comments on her lifetime with sandals. Let’s be fair. When the heat kicks in closed-toe shoes are not an option. So check our comprehensive guide to the four must-have sandals every woman should have stocked in her closet this season.Black braided leather flat sandals by Francesco Russo, black leather  square-toed sandals by Bottega Veneta. – Available at Luisa World Kolonaki, Luisa World Kifissia, Bottega Veneta Boutique Kifissia. Read more

It’s all about Alaïa

This tote leather bag which is intricately studded with the label’s signature ‘Arabesque’ pattern is an element of true style that bares the signature of one of fashion’s most inspiring fashion designers, Tunisian couturier Azzedine Alaïa. – Available at Luisa World Kolonaki, Luisa World Kifissia.

Four resort trends to look for

For many fashion houses it is the off-season collections that are the most important of all for a very simple reason. They stay on the shelves the longest and this is why many of fashion’s biggest brands “dedicate the bulk of their show budgets to resort and pre-fall with opulent destination shows”. These are the four trends that you have to look for from the resort collections that matter. Magie noire: Black is back for good as this color is dominant in many resort collections of the season. Chic and sophisticated black is never out of fashion. Black silk dress by Maria Lucia Hohan , black leather booties by Alaia.  – Available at Luisa World Kolonaki, Luisa World Kifissia.
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