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A new shape of time

Nepto has shown two watch collections that blend the best of Paris and Berlin styles, writes Meg Hamilton

 


Ready-to-wear with attitude

Hindamme is a contemporary luxury fashion label inspired by the concept of “east meets west”. Qurratulain Wahab spoke with its founder, Mohammed Khoja
From the August 2019 issue of Lucire KSA

 


Next-level fashion

Cass, an eco-fashion label founded by French-born designer Eléonore Cass in 2017, has already earned an international reputation with its bold colours and strong ethics. She speaks to Jack Yan
From issue 40 of Lucire and the March 2019 issue of Lucire KSA

 


Modesty with a French vibe

Saudi designer Sara Rayess launched her Foulard brand in 2011 after noticing a lack of stylish headscarves in the market. Today, Foulard is a go-to brand for elegant and stylish headwear. Qurratulain Wahab met up with Sara to find out more
From the July 2019 issue of Lucire KSA

 


In praise of slow fashion

Anna Deans, who sources her fabrics for her accessories ethically and in an environmentally friendly way, doesn’t think of her eponymous label as ‘eco-fashion’, writes Jack Yan

 


Bridging cultures

Since launching her own label in 2012, Saudi fashion designer, Nora Al-Shaikh has continued to craft unique designs that bridge cultures and have earned her a loyal following both at home in Saudi Arabia and internationally. Qurratulain Wahab visited Nora at her studio in Jeddah
From the June 2019 issue of Lucire KSA

 


The changing of the guard

Numerous labels around the world have new talent: the second half of the decade looks very different to the first. As a result, there’s tension between past and present. Jack Yan looks at some of these labels and wonders what is the right way in 2019

 


Simply elegant

Malak Ahmed is one of a new generation of young up-and-coming Saudi fashion designers. She launched her brand last year but is already creating waves with ready-to-wear pieces that are simple, elegant and meticulously tailored. She recently launched her Eve collection at the Hub 27.1 concept store in Jeddah. Qurratulain Wahab met with Malak to find out more
From the May 2019 issue of Lucire KSA

 


From cherry blossoms to rock and roll

Nasiba Hafiz is widely regarded as one of Saudi Arabia’s most avant-garde women’s fashion designers. Her pop-ups have been displayed in Tokyo, Los Angeles, Dubai and London. Qurratulain Wahab visited Nasiba at her home in Jeddah to find out more
From the April 2019 issue of Lucire KSA

 


Pursuing the dream

Since seeing her work among gift bags at Hollywood suites, we became intrigued with Elina Petrosyan, the entrepreneurial teenager with a growing following. Leyla Messian meets her
Photographed by Anna Sargsyan

 


Out of the box

Heather Chapplain’s range of upcycled fashion is winning over celebrities and the fashion-forward alike, writes Jack Yan

 


Restrained glamour

Twenty years of covering New York Fashion Week, and we’ve seen the city go through confidence, recession, and cautious recovery. This season? Lola Cristall makes her picks
Photographed by Mike Coppola, Elvia Gobbo, Dror Baldinger and courtesy the designers

 


Timeless and meaningful

Qurratulain Wahab meets up with one of Saudi Arabia’s leading jewellery designers, Nadine Attar, who talks about the process of crafting unique, timeless and highly personal pieces of jewellery inspired by nature, spirituality and Arab culture
From the March 2019 issue of Lucire KSA

 


It’s who we are

Each of this month’s luxury items represents their company’s heritage, in more ways than one

 


Because that’s who I am

Alya al-Sawwaf is a devotee of haute couture and many of her designs under her Swaf brand reflect both her own personality, and the glamour and extravagance found among women in the upper echelons of Saudi Arabian society. Qurratulain Wahab met up with Alya who talked about her unique, maximalist approach to fashion design
From the February 2019 issue of Lucire KSA

 


Future perfect

New York’s ADAY has quickly gained a reputation in sustainable fashion circles, by offering not just stylish designs, but an optimistic outlook, writes Jack Yan
From the January 2019 issue of Lucire KSA

 


Spring ’19 accessories’ round-up

What’s in style this spring? Our team looks at bags, shoes and a watch that give you more of a special sense this season

 


The customized is always right

With a fiercely loyal following, and a range of endlessly customizable bags, New York City’s Goldno.8 is a brand to watch. Jack Yan speaks to its founder, Ariane Gold, on her vision

 


Hide and seek

Sibirien Stockholm’s leather accessories are luxurious and sustainably sourced, but it’s the individual care by its founder that makes them truly special, writes Jack Yan
Photographed by Petter Backlund

 


The king of Saudi fashion retail

At the forefront of Saudi Arabia’s fashion retail industry are two brands—Femi9 and Vivid Flair—which are both owned by Fad International. Qurratulain Wahab met up with the company’s founder, Eyad Mashat, to find out more
From the January 2019 issue of
Lucire KSA

 


Getting serious about Saudi fashion

Marriam Mossalli is the founder of Niche Arabia, one of the Middle East’s leading consultancies specializing in fashion and luxury goods. She is a leading voice for Saudi Arabia’s emergent fashion industry. Qurratulain Wahab headed to her offices in Jeddah to find out more
Photographed by Nouf Alhimiary and Lina Qummosani
From the December 2018 issue of
Lucire KSA

 


Q&A: Brooke Da Cruz on her new Kindred 2 collection

Brooke Da Cruz gives further insight into her latest ethical collection
Photographed by Esther Vis and Courtney Illfield

 


Le fabuleux destin d’Atelier Paulin

Jack Yan speaks with Anne-Sophie Baillet, whose Atelier Paulin creates hand-crafted jewellery, where no two are identical. Its signature pieces are made up of memorable words, created on demand
From issue 39 of Lucire

 


The rise and rise of Bench

From humble beginnings with a T-shirt business, to an empire that spans fashion and beauty on a worldwide basis, Ben Chan tells Jack Yan about his philosophy as Bench’s creative director
Photographed by Alan Raga
From issue 35 of
Lucire

 


Spring 2019: creativity unleashed

Collaborations, emerging labels, and old favourites all impressed Lola Cristall as she identifies her favourites from New York Fashion Week’s spring–summer 2019 looks
Photographed by Dan Lecca, Mike Coppola, Cindy Ord, Gonzalo Marroquin, Paul Bruinooge, J. P. Yim, and Alpine Baek

 


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