We are big supporters of this project. Not only because of the beautiful team behind- our amazing contributor Jennifer Barreto-Leyva- but also because of the message of body positivity, self-love, and … [Read more...] about Venus: The movie about the life of a plus-size model
Covid-19 has impacted everyone´s lives. Gatherings and events got canceled. We were instructed to practice social distancing or to stay at home. But what about vital milestones like weddings and … [Read more...] about GRADUATING IN THE TIMES OF COVID-19 CAN BE COOL
Today, we will chat with Jenny Rei, the amazingly talented model, actress, writer, model, activist, designer, and our favorite mermaid. She worked with famous brands like Chanel and Bvlgari, and … [Read more...] about JENNY REI: A VERY SPECIAL TRASH MERMAID
The real essence of anything and anyone always surface on difficult times and this is not the exception. Fashion, as an industry, is being badly hit by the pandemic. The Arab Fashion Council made a … [Read more...] about AThread4Cause -Arab Fashion Council goes beyond fashion
Every day is a mother´s day. Their work and effort towards their family are worth applause and that is why they have their special day in the calendar. So, don't forget to spoil her. Whether you are a … [Read more...] about 11 PERFECT GIFTS FOR MOMS
Coronavirus the current virus that's creating havoc in the minds of people even by just hearing the name. The contagious virus is worming its way into every country and the UAE is no exception. No … [Read more...] about IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON UAE EVENTS
Hafsa Lodi has been in the fashion industry pretty much half of her life. Covering fashion in the Middle East from Mojeh and Vogue India to name a few, she has a BA in journalism from the Ryerson … [Read more...] about NEW BOOK ALERT! HAFSA LODI – MODESTY A FASHION PARADOX
Gone are those days, where men’s closet consisted only classic white shirts or pair of few denim jeans, horizontally striped shirts or defaulted black socks or to add more a blue or black briefcase. … [Read more...] about MEN´S FASHION: WHAT’S NEW IN HIS CLOSET?
Over 20 regional and international prominent designers from the Middle East in their majority, will come together for the Arab Design Week from 27th to 29th February 2020 at the Palace Downtown Hotel … [Read more...] about HAPPENING NOW! ARAB DESIGN WEEK
Ykhabel is the first luxury app that provides a complimentary style advisory through WhatsApp 24 hours/7days. This app has curated the best of local and international luxury designers. Ykhabel is … [Read more...] about YKHABEL LUXURY A CLICK AWAY!
Aren´t we all getting ready for the festive season? With the climate crisis and all the news, we decided to join the Christmas shopping spirit but in a more mindful way. And not only that, we bring … [Read more...] about THE ECO GIFTING GUIDE!
Today we will speak about skincare and how to love the skin we live in, no matter our age. Our skin is without a doubt the biggest part of our body, the most visible one and the one we cared for … [Read more...] about SKINCARE: LOVE YOUR SKIN AT ANY AGE ❤
F&F Dubai in collaboration with Walnut Grove located in Dubai Mall is organizing the ultimate ladies' get together ‘The Beauty Afternoon’. An event to network, shop, get pampered and try delicious … [Read more...] about JOIN THE BEAUTY AFTERNOON
The plus-size industry doesn’t count on too many luxury products. In fact, this is a kind of brand new chapter for us in the market. The good news is that more companies are taking the initiative to … [Read more...] about ERADINE: CURVES, KAFTANS AND GLAMOUR
Changemakers For Impact is an upcoming platform and collaborative community launching in 2020. It has the vision to create a world where everyone is welcomed to share ideas, collaborate and enable … [Read more...] about SLOW FASHION WORLD X CHANGEMAKERS FOR IMPACT
An initiative that started in Australia is turning heads in the fashion world, as all the first-timers do. We had the opportunity to talk in exclusive for Dubai Fashion News with the founder and here … [Read more...] about MODEST FASHION RUNWAYS
The news is out and about. The oldest known natural pearl has been discovered and is in Abu Dhabi. It was discovered by a group of archaeologists of the Department of Culture and Tourism working in … [Read more...] about ABU DHABI PEARL: A DOUBLE TREASURE
It is all over the news. Forever is 21 filing for bankruptcy and closing an estimate of 300 of its stores globally. And this is not an isolated case. Other clothing firms or retailers as Fashion to … [Read more...] about FOREVER 21 AND THE FAST FASHION TRAP
Ah, White, the color that shouts out a positive and cool vibe. Getting clothed in a white shirt is like an awakening to the openness. Actually it is one of our minimalist wardrobe-essentials. Check … [Read more...] about WHITE SHIRT STYLES FOR ANY OCCASION
October is a month of many important dates around the world. Breast cancer awareness month, bullying prevention, return to school for most Unis, and from now on... It will be the month when an Emirati … [Read more...] about A KANDORA IN SPACE!
Less than five years ago, sleek sneakers were all the rage. Every stylish woman had a pair of white minimalist sneakers. From the revamped Adidas Stan Smith to the streamlined Common Projects … [Read more...] about 5 ORDINARY OUTFIT COMBOS YOU CAN SPICE UP WITH CHUNKY SNEAKERS
Starting a fashion label is really exciting. But it can also be overwhelming. If you have been feeling that you might need a little help, or direction, but don´t know where to start, we have good news … [Read more...] about CALL TO FASHION DESIGNERS! SPECIAL GIVEAWAY!
Dear Curves, a luxury fashion for the discerning plus size woman is a fashion brand that came to my radar around 2013. So, I introduced them to my Hispanic readers back in the day with great … [Read more...] about DEAR CURVES… MUCH MORE THAN JUST CLOTHES
Whether we like it or not, our appearance affects how other people perceive us. When we are talking about a professional environment, it is even more critical. We are not only representing ourselves, … [Read more...] about YOUR OFFICE STYLE GUIDE- HOW TO BE FLAWLESS IN THE OFFICE
It was just recently that I started seeing BOPUS here, BOPUS there, reports talking about how the Gen Z prefers BOPUS to any other option... and I was wondering what is thaaaat? So, just in case you … [Read more...] about WHAT IS BOPUS?
Hanane Fathallah started blogging back in 2012. Since then, she has been under my radar in a very good way. I have been watching carefully her work in the region with the plus size women, from Dubai … [Read more...] about HANANE FATHALLAH: THE VOICE OF THE PLUS SIZE WOMEN IN THE ARAB WORLD
Is the summer being too much for you when it comes to modest fashion? At Dubai Fashion News, we got you covered! I had the pleasure to interview the stylist Fazila Patel in exclusive for DFN and … [Read more...] about MODEST IN THE SUMMER? YES, WE CAN!
In the current plugged-in era, when we are talking about current style-setters or fashionistas the first few names that would spring into our minds will be Rihana, Zendaya, Lady Gaga and so on, who … [Read more...] about ICONIC STYLE SETTERS
Leonardo D´Almagro is not your average jewelry designer. He is a history maker- on his personal and professional life- someone who thinks outside the box, a dreamer. He was the very first Latino … [Read more...] about LEONARDO D’ALMAGRO, THE GENIUS BEHIND THE GEMS
Have you ever thought of changing your style to modest fashion and had wrinkled your forehead thinking on what modest fashion really is? Well, No more worries. We have put together a … [Read more...] about BEGINNERS GUIDE TO MODEST FASHION
Summer is here and if you are traveling abroad, chances are that you will be landing in some outdoor concert, summer festival or party at the beach. We discovered a new brand of beauty products that … [Read more...] about ARE YOU FESTIVAL READY? CHECK THIS PARTY MAKEUP
As you know, we have now our own Celine Store in Dubai Mall! The first part of the new winter collection will be available in Dubai by the end of the month and we cannot wait. Here’s a sneak peek of … [Read more...] about YOU CAN´T MISS THE NEXT COLLECTION OF CELINE NOW IN DUBAI!
The million dollar question I have been asked maybe one million times: How can I be a plus size model? How do you make it? How can I succeed? Well, dears! I can only tell you that you have to work … [Read more...] about HOW TO BE A PLUS SIZE MODEL
We all love going shopping and in Dubai, we are spoiled for choice. We have the biggest mall in the world and zillion of other great malls. In one of them, we found a hidden gem: Rana Zone- with an … [Read more...] about BOUTIQUE REVIEW: RANA ZONE
Amen is an Italian brand born in Bologna by Jacopo Tonelli. The brand is a careful combination of contemporary and modern fashion. It focuses on high-quality, haute couture pieces. Amen is in constant … [Read more...] about DESIGNER FOCUS: AMEN
Industries who tell us what to buy and who to aspire to be, have crafted a certain standard of beauty. The use of the typical tall, willowy model has always represented femininity and beauty and in … [Read more...] about Women who are breaking the rules of fashion