PRABAL GURUNG AND MAC COLLABORATE

August 27, 2014  |  Beauty, For Her
PRABAL GURUNG AND MAC COLLABORATE

Encased in retro-inspired gold packaging, fashion designer Prabal Gurung’s collaboration with MAC looks set to land on every beauty addict’s wish list. It will hit stores in the U.S. on November 26.

DAY ONE OF VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

August 27, 2014  |  Lifestyle, Venice
DAY ONE OF VENICE FILM FESTIVAL

Venice Film Festival, one of the industry’s most anticipated and glamorous events, kicks off with a bang today. Promoting international film in all its forms, the festival is the oldest of its kind in the world, founded by Count Giuseppe Volpi in 1932. Runs until September 6.

FASHION FOR A CAUSE

August 27, 2014  |  Beirut, Fashion
FASHION FOR A CAUSE

FEED, a local NGO committed to breaking the poverty cycle and the poverty mindset, has teamed up with fashion designer Jean-Paul Karadjian to create a bracelet that shows support and solidarity. Named the “motifashion” bracelets, they can be bought at a fundraiser in Ubay, a fine dining restaurant in Jounieh, that will take place on August 28.

EASY, BREEZY, BEAUTIFUL

August 27, 2014  |  Fashion, For Her
EASY, BREEZY, BEAUTIFUL

A loose top from Dior and understated skirt from Chloé add flair to Balenciaga’s python-print bag. Available at Aïshti stores. Tel. 01.991.111

CARLO MOLLINO: POLAROIDS

August 26, 2014  |  Books, Lifestyle
CARLO MOLLINO: POLAROIDS

Carlo Mollino, a dashing figure in mid-century Italy, was a photographer that rose to fame for his extraordinary Polaroid portraits of women. Around 1,200 photographs were taken that only came to light after Mollino’s death in 1973. Now, his collection of photos are back in print and with a newly designed cover by Artbook. Available from October 30.

STEP INTO FALL FASHIONABLY

August 26, 2014  |  Fashion, For Her
STEP INTO FALL FASHIONABLY

Colorblock in this dress from Fendi’s fall/winter 2014/15 collection, paired with Tory Burch’s navy leather bag, for an elegant autumnal outfit. Available at Aïshti stores. Tel. 01.991.111

EMMY’S 2014 AWARDS: RED CARPET

August 26, 2014  |  Fashion, For Her
EMMY'S 2014 AWARDS: RED CARPET

Kerry Washington looked radiant in a tangerine-colored Prada dress, Allison Williams was pretty as a princess in Giambattista Valli Couture and Taylor Schilling looked demure as she traded in her orange jumpsuit for a gown by Zuhair Murad.

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Standing out in a bold shade of fuchsia pink, Zooey Deschanel paired her Oscar de la Renta gown with simple silver accessories, Lena Dunham was controversial as always in a Giambattista Valli layered skirt and shirt that divided style critics and Julia Roberts showed off her perfect pins in a heavily embellished dress by Elie Saab Couture.

DHAFER YOUSSEF AT MUSIC HALL

August 26, 2014  |  Beirut, Music
DHAFER YOUSSEF AT MUSIC HALL

Celebrated Tunisian musician Dhafer Youssef is performing at Music Hall on the Beirut Waterfront tonight. Accompanied by a troupe of musicians, Youssef promises a unique evening of meditative music on his oud. Tickets can be bought from Virgin.

KATE MOSS STEPS BEHIND THE CAMERA

August 25, 2014  |  Art, Fashion
KATE MOSS STEPS BEHIND THE CAMERA

Usually found in front of the camera, Kate Moss has stepped behind it for the first time to shoot fellow world-famous fashion model Lara Stone for British Vogue’s September issue. Titled “The Wolf In Her,” the short film interposes stills from a photo shoot by Mario Sorrenti against grainy footage that Moss captured on a Super 8.

M2MALLETIER’S CLUTCH NOW ON SALE

August 25, 2014  |  Fashion, For Her
M2MALLETIER'S CLUTCH NOW ON SALE

M2malletier’s sleek, sophisticated clutch is a neutral accessory to any outfit and it’s now 60% off at the Aïshti summer sale!