Fashion

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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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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SHOP: PJS + LOUNGEWEAR

April 3, 2020

With #stayhome mandates and the practice of social distancing in full effect, we will all be spending a lot more time at home in self-quarantine. Whether you are working from home, lounging, having a Netflix night with the family or just sitting with a book, I’ve compiled the best pajamas and loungewear to keep you comfortable and stylish. Sometimes feeling too casual can make me feel …

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WAYS TO HELP DURING THE PANDEMIC

March 24, 2020

Image by Esme AlSibai. The last two weeks in the U.S. have presented some of the most challenging times we have seen in the last 100 years. The coronavirus pandemic has brought life to a halt, with schools and businesses closed, travel restricted, and an influx of infections overwhelming hospitals and healthcare professionals. Every 24 hours, each morning I turn on the news, I cannot …

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MEME x AMAL AL RAISI

March 23, 2020

Images owned by Mademoiselle Meme. by Editor | Mademoiselle Meme One of my biggest goals on Mademoiselle Meme is to highlight young, new designers and designers hailing from The Middle East. There are exciting talents that are up-and-coming, and many times lesser known, that I follow on social media and have been tracking for years. Part of supporting the arts and fostering community in fashion is …

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