UAE Art & Fashion: A Cosmopolitan Mix
Fashion / Lifestyle

UAE Art & Fashion: A Cosmopolitan Mix

Last weekend I was among the lucky visitors to the brand-new Louvre Abu Dhabi — a futuristic museum designed by French architect Jean Nouvel and the hottest new arrival on the global art scene. The museum’s concept is to show humanity in a new light, highlighting the commonalities across civilizations, cultures and religions. The crowd shuffling … Continue reading

It’s a Wrap!
Green-to-Glam Ideas from A to Z / Lifestyle / W

It’s a Wrap!

Recently a budding designer asked me about sustainable and luxurious packaging options, and it made me think about this important yet often overlooked part of the product offering. Packaging is an $11 billion elephant in the room, according to the Sustainable Packaging Association, and it is essential to communicating the brand’s sustainability commitment. Although brown … Continue reading

Plastic Oceans
Fashion / Green-to-Glam Ideas from A to Z / P / Random Thoughts

Plastic Oceans

From microfibres in your fleece jacket to the ubiquitous plastic straws, our oceans are choking with plastics. Each year, some eight tonnes of plastic are dumped into our seas. A portion of mussels could contain 7 micrograms of microplastics. And after years of scientists’ warnings, it seems that the dangers plastics pose to the marine … Continue reading