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Hot Stuff: Top fashion buys of the week

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09:40 August 9, 2017

Staple Wardrobe Essential

Just when you thought your full-to-the-brim wardrobe could not squeeze another staple fashion essential in… All Saints introduced this must-have silk dress from their AW17 collection. By day, style this timeless piece with a black or white slogan tee or crisp white shirt/blouse worn underneath, black sliders and large shades. Or by night, add a touch of glamour with black stiletto heels, chunky statement jewellery and a chic black clutch.

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Fashion Meets Technology

Imagine a handbag that not only charges your smartphone — but also features discreet lights to notify you of calls, messages and social updates! Well, that is exactly what design-duo brothers Enrico and Raffaele Caroli have created with their Gianoi handbags. Their luxury designs, handmade in Italy using the finest leathers, pair with a specially designed app to keep you, your smartphone and your handbag connected at all times. Check out their collection which is exclusively available at Bloomingdales, The Dubai Mall.

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Statement Shades

Looking for a statement pair of shades to see you through the fall months? Check out the highly anticipated debut range from Raf Simons for Calvin Klein. The collection — Calvin Klein 205W39NYC — is named after the company’s global HQ at 205 W 39 Street in New York City. Featuring architectural silhouettes bolstered with sleek, metal details and elegant colour combinations, these shades signal a striking change in the eyewear industry.

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Unique Scents

Always dreamed of having your own unique fragrance? Look no further than Carolina Herrera’s newest unisex range. Confidential Eaux de Toilette, the latest extension of the brand’s Herrera Confidential collection, consists of six fresh and vibrant scents, namely: Virgin Mint; Rose Cruise, Bergamot Bloom; Orange Affair; Vetiver Paradise and Blond Jasmine along with two elixirs: Blossom and Citrus. Combine one of the six scents with an elixir and voila... the resulting aroma will be unique to you. This is a must try for all perfume lovers!

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