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Fashion Diary

Fashion Director Danielle Elmes-Hughes gives us her pick of the month’s top style events and launches

By Danielle Elmes-Hughes
12 Nov 2014 | 10:40 am
  • Kipling bag.

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What I’m buying this month
I’m going to be a mummy soon, so am on the hunt for a fashionable, roomy bag to fit all those baby essentials in. This cool camouflage one from Kipling ticks all the boxes – there’s plenty of space, it’s on-trend (no teddy prints for me, thank you very much) and the handy across-the-body strap will keep my hands free. I’ll be using it way before baby arrives, too, so at Dh569 I’ll certainly get my money’s worth!

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Designer collaboration to watch out for
New York’s golden boy, designer Alexander Wang, is coming to an H&M store near you soon! The latest designer collaboration will hit Dubai shops on November 6 and is full of uber-trendy luxe sport pieces. We at AQ HQ can’t wait to get our hands on some key pieces for our casual wardrobes. Prices start from Dh149.

get the look

Get the look
Jessica Alba looks every bit the siren in this red designer Preen outfit. Our high-street version will have you looking just as sizzling hot at a fraction of the cost. Top, Dh180,  Skirt, Dh350, both Miss Selfridge; Bag, Dh295, Bebe ; Sandals, Dh450, Vince Camuto.

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Psst… news alert
I’ve discovered a great new lingerie find. Boux Avenue has a beautiful range of undies, from practical bras to pretty lace-and-satin sets, plus great-fitting swimwear, sleepwear and a beautiful bridal range, too. Sizes range from 30A to 40G (6-18) and prices are affordable. I love the 1950s vibe it has in stores right now.

In stores now
3 of the best scarves
Scarves

Desigual, Dh214; Evita Peroni, Dh495; Aldo Accessories, Dh70.

By Danielle Elmes-Hughes

By Danielle Elmes-Hughes

Fashion Director