FASHION EQUATION
Katty Xiomara
Waiwai
WAIWAI: THE SUMMER FEEL BAG

When it comes to fashion and Brazil, we usually think swimsuits, flip flops and friendship bracelets. A new comer can be added to the list. Launched two years ago by former stylist Leo Neves, the brand Waiwai presents a collection of handmade bags that are perfect for summer.

agnès b.
DID YOU KNOW? 8 FACTS ABOUT AGNES B.

French designer Agnès b. entered the fashion world as a style editor for Elle magazine and worked as a stylist for Dorothée Bis before launching her own brand in 1976. Simple, timeless and basic cuts characterize a brand that celebrated its 40th anniversary few months ago.

Maria Rudman
MARIA RUDMAN JEWELRY: WHEN TRADITION MEETS MODERNITY

Statement pieces are not always supposed to be unusual, weird or super colorful. Sometimes, the simplest and most refined things can be as eye-catching. That’s precisely what comes out of Maria Rudman’s jewelry.

FASHION EQUATION
THE CHEERFUL PRINTS OF LA DOUBLEJ

If you’re lucky enough to live close to the Mediterranean Sea, bikini season has probably started. Summer officially kicked off a week ago in Beirut, my hometown. Thick sweaters, leather boots and cashmere pants have been replaced by a much more joyful wardrobe solely meant to cover up a vitamin D nourished skin.

la doublej
MODELS VS MORTALS

Lately, I’ve been spending some time with a man who’s clearly not interested in simplicity, sanity and harmony. Sadly he’s not the only one.

IMAÏ, A HIGH-END FASHION JEWELRY BRAND

Named in honor of M.I. Road, Jaipur’s mythical jewelry avenue, Imaï was launched 10 years ago by former interior design journalist Julie Borgeaud.

Her collections (she has about 10 lines) are all hand-made in France and produced in limited series.

LEGAY CHOC, A SPECIAL BAKERY IN PARIS CITY

Located in the heart of the Marais, Legay Choc seems like a standard Parisian bakery. Classic croissants, baguettes, sandwiches and pastries are nicely presented on the shelves, but when you look closer, you’ll notice that unusual products can also be found in the shop.

Legay choc
'BALENCIAGA: L'OEUVRE AU NOIR', MUSÉE BOURDELLE PARIS

Organized by Palais Galliera at the Musée Bourdelle, the exhibition presents a selection of drawings, models, hats and jewelry by the famous Spanish designer.

FASHION EQUATION
Marbe
MARBE, THE MUST-HAVE SUMMER SANDALS

Marbe is a Greek leather sandal brand created by Marianne Matos Bento. All is handcrafted, from the shoebox to the shoe itself. For those who are a bit tired of wearing the recognizable wings of the competing brand Ancient Greek Sandals, Marbe is just what you need.  

DID YOU KNOW: 5 FACTS ABOUT DR. MARTENS

They’ve been around for almost 6 decades now.  A strong symbol of youth, rebellion and self-expression, Dr. Martens boots have been adopted by a large variety of people including musicians, social workers, students, and tribes as various as skinheads, gothics and punks.

Maud Heline
MAUD HELINE: FROM PARIS TO NEW YORK

French designer Maud Heline is living the American dream.

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