Fashion

LifeStyle: Model Shanina Shaik jets to Ghana

DUBAI: Although the COVID-19 pandemic has restricted international travel this year, model Shanina Shaik has managed to get in her fair share of trips abroad. And now, Shaik, who is of Saudi, Pakistani, Australian and Lithuanian descent, is adding Ghana...

Registration for Saudi fashion hackathon open until Dec. 10

RIYADH: The Ministry of Culture continues to receive requests for registration to take part in its Fashion Incubation Program. The hackathon is designed to uncover, support and promote local creatives and entrepreneurs in the fashion sector. Interested people have until Dec....

Saudi Arabia launches fashion incubation program to support local talent

RIYADH: The Ministry of Culture started its fashion incubation program on Thursday. The event is designed to highlight, support and promote local creatives and entrepreneurs in the fashion sector. The first phase of the program is a three-day virtual "fashion...

Palestinian composer Rasha Nahas discusses her long-delayed debut album

Amsterdam: In May 2019, life looked good for Palestinian singer-songwriter Rasha Nahas. He had started to establish himself in Berlin — moved there from his hometown of Haifa in 2017; Her debut album — wrapped in 2018 — was...

The best dressed celebrities on the Cairo International Film Festival 2020 red carpet

DUBAI: This year’s Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) kicked off on Wednesday night with an opening ceremony. The event, which was pushed back from its original November date due to the coronavirus pandemic, runs until Dec. 10 and hosts actors,...

What We Are Wearing Today: May

May is a Saudi clothing brand designed and founded by May Abou Al-Faraj that specializes in Hijazi vintage and modern vest collections. Utilizing fabrics, textiles, colors and patterns, the clothing line delivers products ranging from casual to vintage and stylish. Vests...

Get the year-end celebrations going

IT'S beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and even if it's not the most wonderful time of the year, this is a good time to look back, reflect on the life-defining 2020 and indulge in a bit of...

Beyond the abaya: 6 dresses that showcase the diversity of Saudi fashion

Each region is home to colourful traditional clothes that speak to their location Spread across 2.15 million square kilometres, Saudi Arabia is the 12th-largest sovereign state in the world. Its culture is diverse, featuring unique foods, dialects, customs and, of...

Market Cap of World`s Five Largest Banks Dropped by $393.9bn in Four Months

The coronavirus pandemic has had a huge impact on the banking system, wiping out billions of dollars in profit and market cap of even the largest financial institutions JP Morgan Chase has taken the hardest hit, with the market...

Finastra research reveals strong interest in Open Banking among UAE banks

Finastra research1 reveals that nearly nine out of ten (88%) financial institutions in the UAE plan to enable Open Banking in the next 12 months. The demand from UAE banks for further collaboration is driven by innovation in customer service...

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Anything can happen on social media. People become overnight stars and some old videos turn into memes. The same thing happened when a clip...