Rihanna for Balmain

Rihanna for Balmain

The songstress has often been spotted in outfits from the brand, and given her edgy style, it was only a matter of time before the brand signed her up to be their ambassadress.

By Compiled By Aarti Jhurani

Published: Fri 27 Dec 2013, 2:40 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 8:36 PM

The 80s theme campaign for Balmain’s SS 14 collection was shot in New York by Inez Van Lamsweerde. The brand’s USP continues to be their punk, rock styles that have become edgier with the appointment of Olivier Rousteing as the Creative Director, about two years ago. The photoshoot has been styled by the singer’s personal stylist Mel Ottenberg.

Burberry picks Indian model for latest campaign

This year, Burberry chose to pick a bunch of new models to front their campaign, and the one that caught our eye is Neelam Johal, a British model of Indian origin who is a part of the S/S 2014 collection images. Johal is 18 years old, and currently pursuing a degree in psychology. The model made her ramp debut at the London Fashion Week earlier this year with Burberry, and was soon picked up along with Malaika Firth, Matilda Lowther, and Callum Ball to star in their latest campaign. Earlier this year, Gap chose Sikh model Waris Ahluwalia to front their campaign, and Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra is the new face of Guess — do we spy a new trend?

Dubai Shopping Festival 2014

It’s time to spend the big bucks you’ve been saving all year! The Dubai Shopping Festival is back in its 19th edition, and will be on from January 2 to February 2. Get some great bargains and deals on everything from fashion and beauty to gadgets and homeware. Not only can you shop your heart out, you can also participate in a number of lucky draws, where you stand a chance to win seriously cool bumper prizes. There are a number of entertainment shows planned as well, that make the entire shopping experience even more fun! For more details, check out www.mydsf.ae.

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