Get the look
Stylish star Jessica Alba looked beautiful in blue during a recent trip to South Korea. You can get her look on a budget by pairing this printed skirt from New Look (Dh129) with this simple denim shirt from Miss Selfridge (Dh189) and finishing with these embellished heels from Steve Madden (Dh420).
What I’m buying this month
This maxi dress from Koton is perfect for the summer wedding I’m going to this month. I’ll be pairing it with flat sandals, but you could add a pair of brown or metallic wedges to elevate the glam factor. Dh249
Designer collaboration to watch out for…
Balmain for H&M
In what must be the hottest collaboration of the year so far, high-street giant H&M is joining forces with celeb-fave designer Balmain for a collection that’s set to hit Dubai stores later this year. Olivier Rousteing, creative director of Balmain, announced the partnership at the Billboard Music Awards with models-of-the-moment Jourdan Dunn and Kendall Jenner showcasing the first looks from the collection. Available in H&M shops across the UAE from November 2015. Get there early!
Psst… news alert
Ever fancied wearing a couture dress? Designer-24.com offers a huge selection of haute frocks to rent for a fraction of the price of buying one. Choose from designers including Issa and Marchesa, and pay a rental fee to hire it for the night. Affordable luxury! www.designer-24.com.
Where I’m browsing this month
I Saw It First is the new e-tailer in town set on taking your summer style up a notch. Browse through celebrity-inspired looks, catwalk must-haves and statement swimwear perfect for your next holiday, all at affordable prices for everyone. I know where I’ll be spending my next pay cheque! www.isawitfirst.net
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3 of the best novelty bags
Dh199, River Island; Dh199, Accessorize; Dh75, New Look.