The fashion stage south of the equator recently witnessed a spectacular convergence of creative forces as Australia and South Africa hosted their highly anticipated Fashion Week events for the year 2023. Pull up a chair, you’re in for a treat.
As purveyors of luxury, sustainable fashion, we take our role in promoting positive change seriously. And in light of this year’s World Oceans Day, we’d like to celebrate the outstanding contribution that each of these brands is making towards this all-important cause.
This year Fashion Week put on its 80th rendition, with the biggest names in fashion showcasing their latest designs for the AW23 season. From all things weird and wonderful to a muted display of modern-day minimalism, let’s take a look at some of the looks that turned heads in fashion’s ‘Big Five’ capital cities.
Summer travel can always send us into a panic. Between flight delays, cancellations, lost luggage, and flight connections, enjoying the experience can seem to be a far-flung illusion until you’re sitting in your seat enroute to your destination. Three frequent flyers tell us how to prep with inflight essentials…
Whether you're dreaming of a quick weekend getaway or the ultimate surf over a stretch of time, a pristine beach is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches, from the Maldives to Cape Town.
The Mall of Africa played host to this year’s South African Fashion Week, which saw the who’s who of the entertainment world rub shoulders with leading local design talent and guests who were eager to see what the runway held in store.
Have you ever stopped to consider the process that your jeans or jacket goes through to become denim? Because it’s a water-intensive process that is relatively “dirty” compared to how other fabrics are produced. However, there are more sustainable ways of doing things and we’re onboard.
Saudi media personality, based between The Kingdom and Dubai in the UAE, with a loyal social media following, Ghaliah Amin is a well-known face in homes around the Middle East. Her impeccable fashion sense makes her Eid-Al-Fitr edit just magical.
Most of us fall into one of two jewellery camps: those who go all out with bold, oversized sparklers and others who stick to dainty, barely there pieces. Whatever your taste, mixing daring and delicate pieces can make the kind of subtle, timeless statement that speaks volumes.
This fall is all about sharper tailoring, brighter hues and bolder statements. Rainbow brights, mini’s, colorful suits and statement outerwear are just some of the trends you can look forward to this season.
Zahra Lyla Khalil is the founder and creative director of Dubai based social media agency The Other Agency. With over 12 years in the fashion and beauty industry, Zahra has cemented herself and her talent as one of the top fashion & beauty experts in the region. Here are her top tips…
The stories behind the brands that we feature, matter to us and we know they matter to you. We tell these stories via #PlainTiger_Spotlight, providing deep insights into the inspiration behind the work that our independent fashion designers and artisans produce as well as their production methods and their commitment to our conscious criteria.
Made to order fashion is also slower to produce and is therefore more environmentally sustainable, causing less wastage and avoiding over-production. As a movement, made to order promotes a culture of quality where people come to appreciate and cherish their garments as heirlooms rather than just seasonable pieces that quickly go out of fashion.