FASHION: ESSENTIAL DENIM

August 16, 2020

FASHION: ESSENTIAL DENIM

August 16, 2020

It is rare these days to see us in anything but clothes that are comfortable during this pandemic. As much as I love loungewear and pjs, I have made a habit of getting dressed everyday in quarantine, even if for a few hours, to get myself feeling more put together and motivated for the day. Denim has, naturally, been an easy go-to. Summer sales have …

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FASHION: BEST SUMMER DRESSES

August 9, 2020

Warmer temperatures have me searching for the perfect summer dresses that are comfortable for quarantine and lightweight during the heat. The selection below are designer dresses that have been steeply discounted this past week, almost all being modestwear friendly. ROSY YELLOW WHITE PRINTS ESSENTIAL BLACK EARTH TONE BLEU B & W

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SHOP: NORDSTROM SALE EVENT

August 5, 2020

The Nordstrom Anniversary sale is hands down one of the best sales of the year. Nordstrom has always had a cult following, and this sale in particular brings out even the most infrequent shoppers for the steep discounts throughout the store, especially in beauty! Below are some of my favorite steals on items that rarely go on sale or pieces that have been insanely reduced, …

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SHOP: BEST OF DESIGNER SUMMER SALES

July 30, 2020

There are two times a year I shop for most my designer pieces: after Christmas and during the summer sales. I always receive messages that buying designer goods is out of reach, unattainable, overpriced and a waste of money. When shopping on MM, the goal is always to share pieces that will last you for a lifetime. I don’t promote fleeting fashion trends, I do …

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SHOP: STYLISH FACE MASKS

July 7, 2020

Updated July 7, 2020. Masks pictured are linked below. It seems as though our new social normal will include face masks, with the CDC recommending the use of masks when in public. While we leave the surgical and N95 masks for healthcare professionals, pick out some cloth face masks for you and your loved ones to have on hand. Many designers and fashion brands have …

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BEAUTY: NONTOXIC SPF

July 6, 2020

by Editor | Mademoiselle Meme Whenever I speak to a skincare specialist, whether it is a doctor or aesthetician, I always ask them what the secret to healthy, youthful skin is. Without fail, they emphasize sunscreen. It is the key to avoiding wrinkles, dark spots and broken blood vessels, but more seriously, skin cancer. I’ve lived in California most of my life where there is sun …

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SHOP: BLACK-OWNED BEAUTY + FASHION BRANDS

June 18, 2020

Image: Aurora James of Brother Vellies With the recent murder of George Floyd, and continued lynching of Black Americans, it is important now more than ever to take action with our voices and our dollars. Protesting, fundraising, signing petitions, and educating ourselves and others is one way to stand against the atrocities against the Black community, but it is also important to support the Black …

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FASHION: RAMADAN/EID COLLECTIONS

May 6, 2020

As modest fashion has garnered attention and support from the fashion industry, options for modest dressers has increased. Ramadan and Eid collections have become more popular, with mainstream designers and Middle Eastern local talents creating exclusive capsule collections for the holy month. Loro Piana, Kate Spade and Net-a-Porter are some of the brands offering those observing Ramadan and Eid chic options for quarantine iftars and …

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GIFTS: MOTHER’S DAY

May 3, 2020

Pictured: Williams-Sonoma Gift Hamper, Vogue x Urban Stems Seasonal Bouquet, GreenPan x Food52 Limited Edition Cookware Set Mother’s Day this year will take on a different look, with stay-at-home measures still in place across the country because of Covid-19. We have plans to celebrate in the backyard this year and were inspired to get gifts that would be appropriate for pandemic times. Moms across the …

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NOTEWORTHY: MARIAM AL-SIBAI S/S ’20

April 6, 2020

Designer Mariam Al-Sibai has become a go-to for the fashion elite. Her outerwear collections, in particular, have gathered a cult following in just two and a half years, with the likes of Gigi Hadid and Priyanka Chopra donning her coats and jackets. Influencers, celebrities, stylists and editors can all be seen sporting Al-Sibai’s newest designs each fashion month season, with limited pieces selling out with …

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