Emirates Woman rounds up the latest fashion launches, hero buys, and new store openings to explore for the new year.
Bookmark this page and keep checking for new updates and must-buys from your favourite brands – international and homegrown – for a wardrobe refresh.
Scroll through to discover 8 of the best fashion launches of January.
GIABORGHINI X Fai Khadra
Contemporary footwear brand GIABORGHINI loved by the likes of Kendall Jenner, Hailey Bieber, and Rosie Huntington-Whitely to name a few, joins forces with LA-based multi-disciplinary artist Fai Khadra for a collection of uniquely artistic collection inspired by industrial art and architecture, bringing a fresh design perspective to traditional Italian footwear craftsmanship.
Available online at giaborghini.it/collections/gia-x-fai
Luxury Venetian footwear company known for its opulent designs, René Caovilla continues its expansion journey in the Middle East as it opens its first boutique in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Located on the second floor of Kingdom Mall, the elegant space adorned with plush accents, highlights the season’s eye-catching pieces including the iconic Cleo wrap-around heels.
Visit online at renecaovilla.com
Italian fashion house Etro re-opens its Dubai Mall boutique with a new visual concept featuring rough limestone and sublime finishing touches such as custom wallpapers with subtle paisley patterns that will elevate your Etro shopping experience. Located on Fashion Avenue, the space includes dedicated areas for women’s and men’s collections including accessories, eyewear, and fragrance collections.
Visit online at etro.com
12 Storeez turns its lens to the Middle East for a campaign starring influential content creators from the GCC: Yasemin Zahran, Fatma Husam and Alanoud Alturki. Shot on a Dubai desert, the campaign highlights the brand’s codes capturing the talents’ individual flair and energy in fashion-forward essentials.
Visit online at 12storeez.store
Accessories brand OKHTEIN introduces its “Garden” collection including an exclusive capsule designed in collaboration with Egyptian celebrity, Yasmin Sabri. A celebration of Egyptian culture, artisanal craftsmanship and sisterhood, the edit features beautifully crafted handbags and statement eyewear.
Available at Store of the Future, Mall of the Emirates and online at okhtein.com
Saint Laurent’s Le 5 à 7 hobo bag gets a technical update for SS24. It still features the timeless silhouette and minimal design elements but this time around, it leaves behind its rigid shape and now comes in a padded form, crafted from soft lambskin leather for that cool slouch appeal.
Available online at ysl.com
Dubai-born athleisurewear label EightPleasures founded by Yulia Kozhukhova and Ksenia Sochneva presents its second collection of chic sports and loungewear perfect for UAE’s endless summer climes. Entitled “Sorry for What I Said When I Was Hungry”, expect comfy options ranging from sweatshirts, joggers, unitards and T-shirts accented with their signature motif and slogan in a youthful colour palette of yellows, pinks, and greys.
Visit online at instagram.com/eightpleasures
Istanbul-based streetwear label Les Benjamins presents its FW24 collection called “Eastern Punk”, featuring punk-inspired ensembles, weaved with intricate tapestry of Turkish culture. The line-up includes gender-fluid creations crafted in bold colour palette of vivid pinks, blazing reds, opulent burgundies and sleek blacks for that distinct punk attitude.
Available online from September 2024 at lesbenjamins.com
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