Timeless is the way forward
In Partnership: Ramadan is a time take care of yourself, reflect and put your best foot forward in all aspects of your life. Whether that be self-care, practicing mindfulness, getting in touch with family and friends, making healthy choices or making yourself look and feel good through your skincare and fashion choices.
Just like we should be continuing to practice the reflection and self-care principles from Ramadan far beyond Holy Month, the same should be said for the choices you make in the fashion department – timeless is the way forward.
In the spirit of looking and feeling your best we’ve put together seven key NET-A-PORTER buys that are not only stand-out, but will last the test of time in your wardrobe, as well as your skincare routine.
Firstly you can never go wrong in a statement kaftan, and making an investment in a classic piece will mean it lasts for years to come. The Gucci turquoise gown is certainly a head-turner not only because of its bold colour, but the panel of shimmering sequins throughout the front of the ensemble makes it even more eye-catching. While it is certainly a piece no one will forget, the classic column silhouette and jersey material makes it a design that you can wear for many occasions during Ramadan and beyond.
For a more monochromatic take on the classic kaftan design, look no further than the Louisa Parris Lucas printed silk-twill maxi dress, which is exclusively available at NET-A-PORTER. The maxi dress comes in a range of different colours, but it’s the cream and black design patterned with bold geometric lines that is the stand-out. Both modern and classic, the dress cut from silk-twill will be a conversation-starter at every gathering you attend.
Meanwhile the Marie France Van Damme striped silk-blend Lurex kaftan’s take on monochrome colours is somewhat of a twist. Whilst golds, blacks and silvers all fall into the monochrome family, the metallic tones used along with the silk-blend Lurex will making a statement, but also last the test of time.
As for shoes, you can never go wrong with a classic black. The Bottega Veneta intrecciato leather slides are highly sought after this season, but we have a feeling this modern take on the classic slide will certainly become a wardrobe staple. The square-toe is the stand-out staple for the brand, and the shoe is crafted from Italian black leather – an absolute timeless material in anyone’s wardrobe.
Gladiator sandals just keep on coming back for more, which is why it’s always best to invest in a pair that are both classic and versatile, which is exactly where SAINT LAURENT’s Culver Nu Pieds suede sandals come into play. Made in Italy from black suede, these sandals will go with any statement kaftan you decide to wear to an Iftar gathering.
While you of course want to turn heads with your outfit, let’s not forget about glowing skin. Speaking of timeless products the Dr. Barbara Sturm brightening serum is staple to incorporate into any skincare routine for a radiant glow.
And you always have to make sure you lock in that radiant glow with a good moisturiser. Augustinus Bader’s ‘The Discovery’ duo of moisturisers works a treat restoring natural radiance in the skin.
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