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  • Saree: Dignifying and Alluring

    Once worn predominantly by Indian women, sarees have received rave reviews and are worn by women around the world. Hollywood A-Listers including Selena Gomez, Oprah Winfrey, Halle Berry, Julia Roberts and Madonna are no strangers to the popular Indian wear. The versatility and elegance of this quintessential garment is the main reason for its popularity…

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  • The Colours of Jade

    Jade is hard stone, usually a green stone, made of jadeite and nephrite.  It is also found in other colours such as white, orange, yellow, black and lavender. Not only is jade stunning and beautiful, it's durable and dates back thousands of years, even back to the Stone Age, where weapons, jewellery and tools were made. The magnificent, dazzling stone was…

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  • Fashion Forward Spring 2016

    As we usher in spring-summer 2016 hottest trends such as negligees, magpie, and Bohemia, let’s not forget shimmer, lace, prints and embellishments. Designers such as Balenciaga, Roberto Cavalli, Alberta Ferretti, Prada, and Valentino unveiled this year’s spring-summer fashion. With gender duality in mind, Pantone unveiled the colours of the year, Serenity and Rose Quartz. All-white,…

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  • Timeless Gold

    Gold jewelry, ladies, does it ever go out of style? Of course not! Gold is classic and timeless and it’s in fashion this spring on the runways of London, Milan and Paris. Gold, a warm metal, is gaining a lot of attention this spring. It can be worn bold and chunky, simple and delicate, as well as layering…

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  • Changes of Bridal Wear

    An overwhelming number of weddings in the Caribbean have embraced the concept of the bridal gown, particularly popular in North America and Europe. Other than that, not much has changed in terms of cultural ceremonies. It all started approximately 180 years ago when Queen Victoria wore a gown of her favourite colour, white, when she…

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  • Larimar Stone

    Found in the province of Barahona in the Dominican Republic, this rare blue stone is called Larimar or the "Atlantis Stone". Larimar’s blue embodies the earth in the blues of the sea and sky. The first mention of this stone was in 1916, but it did not make its appearance until 1974. Norman Rilling, a…

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  • Ponchos & Capes

    Fall is one of the seasons for ponchos and capes. We could see some favourites reinvented with bolder, chicer looks and what’s better than a good blend of fashion and comfort. The versatile poncho, currently trending, has the feel of a cape and is quickly becoming a hit on the streets. Capes and ponchos continue…

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  • Broaches & Pearls

    One can expect the return of classic pearls and broaches, and some modern chunky jewellery, like statement necklaces and layering. Pearls are also added to the list of classy, yet chic, jewellery this fall. They are loved for their versatility because a string of pearls can be worn with a pair of jeans or the…

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