Sheikha Intisar Salem Al Ali Al Sabah on her new jewellery label Intisars

Jewellery designer says Sheikha Intisar. Antonie Robertson / The National A gold bangle is engineered to emulate the design of the egal or aqqal – the black rope worn by men of the Gulf to keep their headwear in place. But the ingenuity of this jewellery piece lies not in its shape, but in what it … Read more Sheikha Intisar Salem Al Ali Al Sabah on her new jewellery label Intisars

Drew Barrymore launches her own fashion label, calls it a love letter to women

Always admired Drew Barrymore’s fashion sense? Now you can flaunt clothes designed by her. Named ‘Dear Drew by Drew Barrymore’, the Hollywood star’s collection is described as “a love letter to women around the world.” It covers hair styling tools with inspirational names, ready-to-wear separates such as smart trousers and blouses, cashmere loungewear and trench … Read more Drew Barrymore launches her own fashion label, calls it a love letter to women

Don’t blame your body, it’s the label: This shopper shows how dress sizes mislead

We have all had moments in the changing room when we realise that two pairs of jeans or T-shirts may be of the same size but don’t fit us in the same manner. But while it may drive some to depression and feeling ashamed about their body, an Instagrammer has decided to use the occasion … Read more Don’t blame your body, it’s the label: This shopper shows how dress sizes mislead

Meet Cassie Holland, The Designer Behind ‘It’ Knit Label HADES

Anxiety, melancholy, unrequited love: not phrases last seen in the sacred space of our teenage diaries, but a handful of the pensive slogans embroidered in cursive onto the latest block colour knits from ‘it’ label HADES. Titled ‘Inner Privacy,’ the inspirations behind self-taught designer Cassie Holland’s sophomore collection are certainly esoteric. After celebrating her favourite … Read more Meet Cassie Holland, The Designer Behind ‘It’ Knit Label HADES