16 November 2018Last updated


Fashion diary

Fashion stylist Gemma Jones gives us her pick of the month’s top style events and launches

Gemma Jones
31 Jul 2016 | 02:30 pm
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Get the look

Julianne Hough was spotted out and about in this rich ruby red Self Portrait design. While this luxury label’s starting prices are around Dh3,200. I love this high street ensemble starting at a tenth
of the price…


Dress, Dh329, Zara; Heels, Dh159, Belt, Dh99, Mango; Choker, Dh40, Topshop.

One to watch…


If, like me, you are a fan of Parisian labels, you will be happy to hear that Al-Futtaim has signed a partnership with French fashion house (currently taking the world by storm) Ba&sh, which is set to open 10 stores eventually in the Middle East – the first, though, being on Dubai’s City Walk later this year.

Where I am shopping online…


Global online fashion giant Moda Operandi has launched regional fashion designers online, putting our
Middle East talent on the map for the world to buy. Designers such as Rami Al Ali and Madiyah Al Sharqi are among the many it has recruited. So it’s now oh-too easy to purchase some beautiful new dresses for Fall.

Pssst, must have!


I’m always trying to inject some fun into my workout routine, whether it’s a new designer workout range or novelty accessories – so this month I’m fuelling my RiRi obsession and bagging the new colour Fenty sneakers, and spending a few extra pennies on this too-cute water bottle accessory. Bottle Dh100, at

Brand to buy


My latest label lust is Mrs Keepa – recently launched online, it is even easier now to get my hands on. The brand focuses on a modern 70s style and features unique patterns and details whilst remaining elegant and vintage looking. Check out the collection on instagram @mrskeepa, and then splurge online at

In stores now

3 of the best espadrille sneakers


Clockwise from left

Dh815,; Dh259, Mango; Dh445, SuperGa.

Gemma Jones

Gemma Jones