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Fashion trends to lookout for in 2018

Stock your wardrobe with fringes, clothes in pastel shades and athleisure outfits to make a fashionable statement in 2018, say experts. Sanhita Dasgupta, Myntra Fashion Expert, and Neha Bhasin, Creative Director, Jabong.com, have listed some fashion trends to lookout for: Sweet sorbets: Summertime hues take a pastel route, while giving a much-needed break to florals and primary colours. So the ...

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Afghan raisin houses get a facelift to boost productivity

Afghan farmer Abdul Jalil Gulzar sits by a pile of raisins in the squat mud brick shed where generations of his family have dried their grape harvest. Such traditional huts have long been used to hang and desiccate the fruit, but now the keshmesh khanas — the Dari term for raisin houses — are getting a facelift as Afghanistan looks ...

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From the silver screen to social media, Saudi star celebrates clean eating

Health awareness has risen in recent years, but do we really know how safe what we consume is? Saudi director, actress and healthy living advocate Reem Al-Habib, a passionate supporter of clean eating, makes a point of educating herself and others about what she and her family consume through her various social media channels. Al-Habib, who trained as a lawyer, ...

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Meghan Markle joins royals for Christmas service

Prince Harry’s fiancee Meghan Markle has joined the Royal Family for the Christmas Day service at the Queen’s Norfolk estate. The couple arrived at a carol service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham along with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The Queen returned after missing last year’s service due to a heavy cold. Princes Philip and Charles and ...

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Mariah Carey back to Times Square New Year celebrations after debacle

Mariah Carey must have made a New Year’s resolution to ensure a better sound system. The pop diva confirmed that she will return to Times Square in New York to ring in 2018, a year after she was humiliated by technical issues at the annual televised ball-drop. “We can all agree that last year didn’t go exactly as planned and ...

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Make-up tips, skincare regime to achieve perfect party look

Look the best at your friend’s party with the right kind of make-up after the right skincare regime. Don’t forget to use a paraben free face wash and a skin toner before putting on an instant matte primer and a matte clay foundation, suggest experts. Experts have listed a regime: * Begin the day with a glass of water followed ...

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Flawless facial skin- no more soap please!

Look youthful and radiant, no matter your age or skin type. You can’t imagine all the damage you’re doing to your face if you are using soap containing loads of harsh chemicals. Your face is paying the price without making you realise. However, when you will come to know about it, it will be too late to repair the loss. ...

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Saudi engineer’s dance classes draw people together

Hashem Hussain is a 23-year-old Saudi graduate of industrial engineering with a love for dancing who has started to give urban dance classes in Jeddah. Dance helps people to connect with their emotions and bodies. It draws people together and helps them to let go of stress, he says. Hussain told Arab News about his passion and how he reached ...

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Opt for right jacket this winter

Make your winter stylish by opting for some smart jackets that are also warm. Think of those classic biker jackets or doll hued numbers when you are going for a trek with your squad or for a regular day at work. Natascha Tate, In-House Stylist at LimeRoad, lists some of the winter jacket trends. * On days when you feel ...

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Find out why designer Nasiba Hafiz is taking Saudi fashion to new heights

Jeddah-based fashion designer Nasiba Hafiz is a rare gem in Saudi Arabia. Her bold prints, asymmetric designs, colorful motifs and minimalist approach have all combined to form the foundation of a fresh take on fashion in the country. Gone are the days of excess colors, florals and sequins, fashion in the country has taken a more modern, simple and sophisticated ...

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