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Fusion of Fashion & Music

Saks Fifth Avenue Bahrain teamed up with Palestinian-Bahraini songstress Banah for an exclusive music video collaboration, blending haute couture and melody. Banah, celebrated for her soul-stirring vocals, unveiled her highly anticipated music video, Galbi Ma Yinam, adorned in luxurious designer gowns courtesy of Saks. With an impeccable sense of style, Banah perfectly complements Saks’ vision to intertwine the fashion and music realms. From the renowned collections of Chats by C.Dam to Solace London, each garment was handpicked to echo Banah’s distinct flair and the essence of her latest single. This groundbreaking partnership underscores the intersection of creativity and elegance, illuminating the enduring impact of fashion on Middle Eastern music and culture.

Shibori Magic

COS announced a special collaboration with Kyoto-based artisan Kazuki Tabata, renowned for his mastery of shibori, the traditional Japanese resist-dyeing craft. This limitededition collection features 14 pieces spanning womenswear, menswear and accessories, showcasing COS’ signature silhouettes reimagined through the art of shibori. The intricate patterns created through binding, folding and dyeing cloth, offer a mesmerising blend of texture and flair, with soft tones of blue, orange and brown evoking a sense of timelessness and calm. The collection emphasises creative layering and adaptable styling, perfect for summer dressing. Noteworthy pieces include a delicate silk scarf crafted using the Sekka Shibori technique, featuring intricate Sekka snow crystals and garments made from sustainable materials like recycled nylon and TENCEL Lyocell.

Playful and Sweet

FENDI introduced its playful new accessory, the FENDI x Chupa Chups lollipop holder, featured on the Women’s Autumn and Winter 2024/2025 runway. Designed by Silvia Venturini Fendi, this charming piece embodies the whimsical spirit of both brands. Expertly crafted by FENDI leather artisans, the holder features Selleria macro-stitching and the signature FF logo in metal. It’s available as a charm for FENDI bags or as a necklace, ensuring the lollipop is always within reach with its adjustable leather strap and magnetic closure. Available in soft and vibrant hues, it adds a cheerful twist to any look. The holder comes with five co-branded Chupa Chups x FENDI lollipops, paying homage to the five Fendi sisters. The FENDI x Chupa Chups lollipop holder launches globally on July 18, 2024.

Denim of the Future

GUESS has launched its new California denim lifestyle brand, GUESS JEANS, which celebrates its heritage and looks to the future. It features British actress and model Iris Law as the inaugural face. Photographed by Rafael Pavarotti, Iris embodies the modern evolution of the brand, showcasing the inaugural collection’s staple pieces. GUESS JEANS introduces the groundbreaking GUESS AIRWASH technology, a sustainable alternative to traditional stone washing, developed with Jeanologia. This innovative method reduces water and energy consumption, reflecting contemporary values. Creative Director Nicolai Marciano, inspired by GUESS’ iconic past, propels the brand into a sustainable future. With a focus on sustainability and modern heritage, GUESS JEANS paves the way for the next four decades of denim fashion. The Summer 2024 collection, rooted in denim, is now available globally.

Legacy Reimagined

Tyler Ellis has unveiled a stunning collaboration that melds luxury with artistry in the form of the Snapshot Satchels capsule collection. Partnering with the estate of renowned photographer Slim Aarons, Tyler introduces a limited-edition series that pays homage to Slim’s iconic imagery of glamour and coastal allure. The collection features Stella and Marilyn handbags, each adorned with carefully selected prints from the photographer’s timeless shots. The Stella handbag, known for its sleek design, now showcases nostalgic coastal scenes, while the Marilyn handbag blends classic elegance with contemporary flair through Slim’s sophisticated visuals. Crafted from sustainable PVC and luxurious patent leather, these carriers not only embody impeccable craftsmanship but also offer fashion enthusiasts a wearable connection to this kind of visual art.

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