Fashion

NYFW: AUTUMN FLORALS

November 13, 2018

Images owned by Mademoiselle Meme, shot by Moeez Ali. by Editor | Mademoiselle Meme In February 2018, during London Fashion Week, I watched the Richard Quinn runway show with iconic front row guests Queen Elizabeth and Anna Wintour. It was after this show that Quinn received the Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design from Her Majesty, of course! This runway show included a mix of …

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FASHION: RUNWAY HEADSCARVES

November 11, 2018

Images courtesy of Vogue. Images include Zara, Gucci, Vetements, Marc Jacobs, Valentino, Marni, Dior, Versace, Richard Quinn, Chanel, Balenciaga, Marine Serre Headscarves ruled the runway for Autumn/Winter collections, not just because they are a great accessory for the cooler months, but because modest fashions are making a comeback. Vogue wrote a piece in their September 2018 issue regarding the trend of designers showing models covered up. …

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NYFW: ODE TO THE 80’S

October 14, 2018

Images owned by Mademoiselle Meme, shot by @iamshooter. by Editor | Mademoiselle Meme On day 2 of NYFW, I had the honor of debuting a piece from new designer Romani, a Middle-Eastern brand helmed by Haya Jarrar. With the 80’s back in full glory, shoulder pads and patent leather included, this jacket was a perfect ode to the era. Of course, with a major glamour factor: feathers! …

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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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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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