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Fashion & Beauty

  • Notes from London Fashion Week

    Notes from London Fashion Week

    One of the key notes to take away from the first few days at London Fashion Week this February is that maximalist fashion is here to stay. Minimalist fashion has taken a step out of the limelight and its place we see lots of colour, jewelled...

  • The trappings of entitlement

    The trappings of entitlement

    We are a people imbued with entitlement. Our students expect stipends till kingdom come, people supporting either side of the house expect to be handed jobs they are not remotely qualified or capable of doing and, in the latest twist in our sordid...

  • Fashion and fragrance join hands at launch party

    Fashion and fragrance join hands at launch party

    The Malta debut of new fragrance Boss Black The Scent - Parfum Edition took place at the Hugo Boss Malta flagship store in St Julian’s. Bringing the best of fashion and fragrance together, Boss Parfums and Boss menswear and womenswear have...

  • New look for make-up store in Sliema

    New look for make-up store in Sliema

    NYX Professional Make-Up has re-opened its store in Tower Road, Sliema with a brand new design, aligning the design and products offered by NYX Professional Make-up at the Maltese store with the brand giant across the world. Named after the Greek...

  • Buying designer items online

    Buying designer items online

    I am often messaged and asked about where one can buy authentic designer bags by renowned designers online since we can’t get them locally. Below is a list and a few tips on how to get the best bang for your buck: Sites like Vestiaire Collective,...

  • Workwear reimagined

    Workwear reimagined

    The spring/summer 2018 Karen Millen collection sees workwear re-imagined to embrace powerful femininity with contemporary silhouettes and considered fabrications. Tailoring is done the 2018 way, shirts are reinvented – tied, wrapped, draped,...

  • Serum for rejuvenating skin

    La Prairie has introduced Platinum Rare Cellular Night Elixir, a serum that transcends every preconceived notion of youthful skin. Inspired by Clinique La Prairie founder Paul Niehans and his groundbreaking work in the area of rejuvenation through...

  • My dry-cleaning dilemma

    My dry-cleaning dilemma

    It’s no secret that I’m handbag obsessed. Big bags, small bags, bags that you can barely fit a credit card and a prayer in; the sky is truly the limit. With use, comes wear and I am finding it ever more frustrating that, while the rest of the...

  • Revlon launches Live Boldly campaign

    Revlon launches Live Boldly campaign

    Revlon launched its new Live Boldly campaign in New York City, introducing four new global ambassadors, who join iconic actress Gal Gadot. Ashley Graham, Adwoa Aboah, Imaan Hammam and Raquel Zimmermann were chosen to represent Revlon’s new...

  • Feminine touch

    Feminine touch

    Rose Gold, the feminine fragrance by Monsoon, hit Maltese stores this week. Top notes of sparkling lemon, soft fruit and ozonic scents are layered with velvety rose, tuberose, neroli and cyclamen, and are further underpinned with base notes of...

  • Legendary fragrances

    Legendary fragrances

    Les Monstres de Nina Ricci brings out the monster slumbering in us and the Belles de Nina. Once liberated, it is a dance of demons, just like Nina, just like Luna, singular, unique, unchained. In the swirl of an enchanted forest, charming snakes,...

  • Biker jackets by Jennyfer

    Biker jackets by Jennyfer

    Jennyfer Women’s Biker Jacket in light pink suede, at €39.99. Also available in a selection of colours. Visit Jennyfer stores in Tower Road, Sliema; Baystreet, St Julian’s; Savoy, Valletta; or Arkadia, Victoria.

  • Embracing our roots

    Embracing our roots

    A famous post-colonial theorist once penned the words: “Those who have no history have no voice”. In the absence of a history, you have no choice but to create one; however, the danger here lies in what you pick and choose to serve as your...

  • A garden in full bloom

    A garden in full bloom

    “I wanted a rich, white, floral fragrance, a courageous scent that transports you to a vast garden filled with many flowers and plants, a bouquet of abundance. The garden is as beautiful as women are: colourful, wild, diverse, where there is...

  • Guarding ourselves from bullies

    Guarding ourselves from bullies

    A few days ago I came across a harrowing article that left me feeling particularly emotional; it outlined how a former child model had been pushed into committing suicide after she was continuously and systematically cyberbullied about everything...

  • A nomad design story

    A nomad design story

    Dazzling in over-embellished signature Dsquared2 cuts, the autumn/winter 2018 collection adds another chapter to the nomad design story conceived by designers Dean and Dan Caten. That narrative is laced with brand heritage: red-and-black check,...

  • Revlon has new global brand ambassador

    Revlon has new global brand ambassador

    Revlon announced Gal Gadot as its new global brand ambassador and launched its new campaign – the embodiment of what it means to live boldly – designed to inspire women to express themselves with passion, optimism, strength and style. Revlon’s...

  • Take care of your hands

    Take care of your hands

    What can be found in a woman’s handbag? Keys, a cell phone, a wallet, a signature lipstick… And what else? A hand cream, which she takes out of her bag several times a day. With hands that are constantly busy and ‘challenged’ by frequent washing,...

  • Fresh and lively

    Fresh and lively

    Mont Blanc’s Legend Night has aromatic notes of clary sage and peppermint, enhanced with cool spices (cardamom) and sparkling bergamot, which set the fragrance’s fresh and lively tone. The opening is bright, like the natural radiance of our man aura.

  • Why more men are wearing makeup than ever before

    Why more men are wearing makeup than ever before

    The male beauty business is booming. Shutterstock   Male grooming is now a multi-billion pound worldwide industry, thanks to a growing number of men spending more on their appearance. Face wash, moisturiser, pore strips and hair removal products...