Fashion

NYFW: TARTAN FOR FALL

October 8, 2018

Images owned by Mademoiselle Meme, shot by Moeez Ali. by Editor | Mademoiselle Meme Tartan. Plaid. Check. Whatever terminology you prefer, this print is prevalent all over the runways for Autumn/Winter.  Tartan not only reminds me of living in the U.K. and Ireland (the designer of this dress is in fact Irish), but my days in elementary school wearing a uniform that was navy and green …

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BEAUTY: NONTOXIC SPF

August 8, 2018

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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FASHION: SHOPPING HEADSCARVES

July 16, 2018

Disclaimer: This is in not a piece relating to how to wear a headscarf in a religious context, but instead relating to wearing a headscarf with fashion considered. by Editor | Mademoiselle Meme One of the most frequent questions I receive on social media is “where do you buy your headscarves?” and “how do you style it?”. For those who already wear a headscarf, religiously or …

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FASHION: RAMADAN COLLECTIONS

May 27, 2018

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. Dolce & Gabbana, Mango and Net-a-Porter are just a few that offer those observing Ramadan options for those grand buffet iftars and late …

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SHOP THE SALE: MEMORIAL DAY

May 23, 2018

If there is any time to shop a sale, it’s when designer goods are being sold at half the price.  Many Memorial Day sales started yesterday, with up to 50% off original prices. From Dolce & Gabanna to Prada, the steep discounts are comparable to after-Christmas sales. Scroll through some of our favorites, including pieces we scored ourselves! SHOP CLOTHING BAGS SHOES JEWELRY + MORE …

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ARTS: MCQUEEN DOCUMENTARY

May 10, 2018

This June, Picturehouse Central in London will be debuting the newest film on designer Alexander McQueen entitled McQueen. The documentary follows the life and career of McQueen, starting with his graduation from Central Saint Martin’s art school to the fashion shows before his suicide in 2010. An intimate look into his world is revealed through countless interviews with family, close friends and collaborators as well as …

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NYFW: POWER SUIT, DAY 6

May 9, 2018

Images owned by Mademoiselle Meme, shot by Moeez Ali. by Editor | Mademoiselle Meme One of my go-to closet essentials is a pantsuit. It is the structure, the elegance, and the femme fatale feels that make it a “signature Meme” look. During the last NYFW season, I wore a check pantsuit, which was the perfect everyday, work-friendly look for any fashion girl. This time I opted …

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FASHION: MET GALA 2018

May 8, 2018

The annual Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute benefit, also known as the Met Gala, is New York’s biggest fashion event. Over 500 designers, actors and actresses, Hollywood elite, Wall Street bigwigs and Silicon Valley protégés attend the red carpet before the fundraiser. The museum’s fashion exhibition this year is entitled Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination. Anna Wintour, Vogue editor and artistic director of Condé Nast, …

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NYFW: ROCK N ROLLA, DAY 5

May 7, 2018

Images owned by Mademoiselle Meme, shot by Asaf Liberfrund. by Editor | Mademoiselle Meme PVC recently became popular when Kanye West used it in his collection in the form of transparent heels and knee high boots, as modeled by his wife Kim. Since then, transparent pieces have been seen as raincoats, purses, and hats. For this look, I bought an oversized camel coat to pair with …

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NYFW: VERSACE VERSACE VERSACE

April 23, 2018

Images owned by Mademoiselle Meme, shot by Daniel Kim. by Editor | Mademoiselle Meme Many readers may recall the photoshoot I did with designer (and dear friend) Mariam Al-Sibai back in September for the debut of her first collection. One of my favorite pieces was the Dancing in Mustard, a full length yellow wool coat with cuffed sleeves and the most elegant feminine silhouette. Colored coats …

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