Travel

FASHION: FFWD DUBAI A/W 17-18

April 18, 2017

Images taken by the following photographers: @iamshooter, @gibsterg, @lena.s.rodgers by Editor | Mademoiselle Meme A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to return to the glitz and glam of Dubai’s Fashion Forward (FFWD), the Gulf region’s smaller scale fashion week, for a second time. One of the most rewarding aspects of attending FFWD is discovering new Middle Eastern talent that the organization has taken the time to foster. Oh, and …

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TRAVEL: 48 HOURS IN MUSCAT, OMAN

April 8, 2017

Images taken and owned by Mademoiselle Meme Published January 24, 2017. Updated: April 8, 2017 In just an hour plane ride from Dubai, you reach one of the hidden gems of the Arabian Gulf: Muscat, Oman. Muscat has been on our “Must-Visit” list (along with Salalah) because of the famed tropical waters and snow-white stacked houses built into the mountainous landscape of the country’s capital …

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CITIES: DUBAI EATS

March 28, 2017

Image taken and owned by Mademoiselle Meme. Published: August 10, 2016. Updated: March 28, 2017 Dubai is host to an international plethora of restaurants, cafes, and markets, leaving its locals and visitors spoilt for choice. Whether you are eating out or grocery shopping, this cosmopolitan Emirate has brought in some of the world’s most famous foodie establishments, so you can never go hungry. You’ll find bougie food markets like New York’s …

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FFWD | FASHION FORWARD DUBAI S/S ’17

December 4, 2016

Photos from FFWD courtesy of Getty Images.   FASHION FORWARD Recently, we traveled to Dubai to attend the bi-annual fashion extravaganza known as Fashion Forward (FFWD). A weekend dedicated to fashion, now in its eighth season, hosted 31 regional ready-to-wear and couture designers this past October. FFWD includes more than runways shows, bringing industry executives, buyers and press each season to give interviews and discuss future currents of …

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FASHION: DUBAI EXCLUSIVE RAMADAN + EID COLLECTIONS

June 26, 2016

There are many perks to spending Ramadan in the Middle East, but even more so in Dubai. Reduced works hours, lavish tent buffets and late night suhoor food trucks are just some things to look forward to. Shopping is no exception. Malls open as normal at 10am and have extended hours until midnight or 1am on most days. During the month of Ramadan, there are several …

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SHOP: RAMADAN + EID COLLECTIONS

June 17, 2016

There are many perks to spending Ramadan in the Middle East, but even more so in Dubai. Reduced works hours, lavish tent buffets and late night suhoor food trucks are just some things to look forward to. Shopping is no exception. Malls open as normal at 10am and have extended hours until midnight or 1am on most days. With Dubai being one of the world’s luxury capitals, …

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TRAVEL: 48 HOURS IN DOHA

June 16, 2016

Images taken and owned by Mademoiselle Meme. We landed in Dubai three weeks ago for our summer vacay and as you have seen on Instagram and Snapchat, we have been having the ultimate Emirates experience. The past few days we have had the opportunity to travel to Doha, Qatar for a few days, a visit of business and pleasure. The host of the 2022 FIFA …

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TRAVEL: LEIDEN, NETHERLANDS

November 23, 2015

Images taken and owned by Mademoiselle Meme  by contributor | R. KOUJAH So you want to go to the Netherlands? Amsterdam is the place many people think of first, but maybe you’re looking for a more authentic (and less touristy) Dutch experience. A short 20-minute train ride from Amsterdam will take you to Leiden, where you can spend a day frolicking in one of Holland’s most beautifully …

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SCOTTISH WINTER, PART THREE: GLENSHEE

May 20, 2015

All images taken and owned by Mademoiselle Meme. Meme’s Memoirs:  Scottish Winter ||  Part Three: Glenshee The last in our Scottish Winter series is the area of Glenshee. Tucked away in the Highlands, Glenshee is mostly known as a popular ski getaway for local Scots. While we had anticipated some snowfall, we did not expect that the last stretch of road leading to the ski lifts would …

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SCOTTISH WINTER, PART TWO: CORRIE FEE

April 3, 2015

All images taken and owned by Mademoiselle Meme. Meme’s Memoirs:  Scottish Winter ||  Part Two: Corrie Fee The second destination in our three part series is Corrie Fee. Located in Glen Clova of the Angus Glens, the drive to Corrie Fee is made through the quintessential Scottish countryside we all wish could be our regular commute. Sprawling green hills with country estates line the tiny, quaint roads on …

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