Excuse me last week for skipping our weekly newsletter, it was intense and I was still trying to process the traumatic experience that I lived while feeling grateful and sad to all those innocent lives lost under the rubbles, and happy for the saved ones. May Allah ease the pain and grant us all the power to move on. Please take the time to see how you can contribute in supporting the victims in both Syria and Turkiye.
F for Facts
It is important to be well prepared on how to face natural disasters such as earthquakes, so check this guideline below. And take care of your mental health by unwinding, check what to watch on netflix next time you feel stressed.
F for Fashion
NYFW for ready to wear FW23 started; Christian Siriano pre-opened the week with gowns and oversized flowers garnishing the dresses. Prabal Gurung went on a meditation trip which translated into his collection as a spiritual awakening, the message was that nothing is fixed and everything is evolving. Collina Strada’s out of norm collection was to express her love for animals and was represented in accessories and masks, “don’t eat my friends” she said. Sergio Hudson drew his inspiration from the Nanny show, all colorful and eccentric. Alice and Olivia’s message was loud and clear, style is what you are. Proenza Schouler celebrated their 20 years’ anniversary with a new collection which was dedicated to women empowerment, tailoring and metallic. Sukeina’s collection re-introduced the basics with a touch of drama. Area was all about a “fruit”ful collection and Patbo re-ignited the love for party and sparkle. Sandy Liang shared her romantic views in the collection that was full of lace and silks and broderie without missing her famous Mary Janes. Dion Lee remixed the tough and soft in textures and patterns. Rodarte’s nostalgia to their famous web knits was noticed in this collection as well as the dramatic bell sleeves, silk and velvet with fairies touch. Eckhaus Latta’s presented a loud expressive collection with their signature knits, cutouts and vinyl textures. Anna Sui returned with a playful collection of colorful silk baby doll dresses and glittery tweed. Brandon Maxwell delivered his vision for American Sportswear with leather, wool and loose fitted dresses and pants. Carolina Herrera’s collection was inspired by Sisi the empress of Australia with her dazzling style and attitude: unapologetic and dramatic. Tory Burch rebuilt the traditional wardrobe for women who want to break the rules. Thombrowne’s show stopping collection was rich in volumes and eccentric designs. Altuzarra’s Greek inspiration translated in draped dresses in silk and jersey and leather coats. Gabriela Hearst’s soft and tailored cuts were present in this collection too, and finally, Michael Kors leopard skirts and luxurious wool suiting was the right end of the fashion week.
F for Fitness
I definitely do my workout as a tool to release some stress, it helps me divert my focus on something else. Work on your inner thighs with these exercises, and follow Alexandra’s tip on how to master the bridges.
F for Food
Food is also love language, and baking is the ultimate pleasure when done with love, like this cake!
See you next week!
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