The Symphony Style File
If this song doesn’t make you smile, nothing will! Happy #MusicMondayView Comments / Make a Comment
The beautiful, chic and timeless Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned was recently featured on Vanity Fair’s Best Dressed List. Here are some of our favourite looks from the Qatari Sheikha as well as what Vanity Fair had to say…
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Today’s Music Monday: Bastille’s new single Laura Palmer mixed by RAC. What do you think?View Comments / Make a Comment
A fascinating documentary* produced by BBC Four – Margy Kinmonth meets millionaire customers and world-famous designers as she explores the anachronistic but little-explained pocket of the fashion industry known as haute couture (2010).
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Symphony // This is the first time you will be stocked at Symphony. What do you think of the Middle East in terms of fashion and style?
Alexis Mabille // I’m very interested in the Middle East as an emerging place, and of course, I am very happy to start working with Symphony as the women in your country are very keen on fashion and creativity.
Symphony // What were you inspired by for Spring/Summer 2013?
Alexis Mabille // This summer the collection is really dedicated to the cool, chic and elegant urban girls all over the world who prefer macadam than beaches for summer. It is a mix of fresh summer feelings but urban and active. She is a power girl.
Symphony // What was your biggest highlight of 2012?
Alexis Mabille // We had so many! The opening of our new shop in Paris, and being declared an official member of the Haute Couture circle was magical!
Symphony // Who should we look out for, for 2013?
Alexis Mabille // Dita Von Teese. Her new American show in New York is absolutely crazy. Plus, she is wearing some Alexis Mabille couture tuxedos. Also, The Brigittes, who are a very nice French girl band.
Symphony // What can’t you leave home without and why?
Alexis Mabille // My cat and my pink pashmina, they are both my comfort when I am tired.
Symphony // What is your favourite piece from your new collection for summer and why?
Alexis Mabille // I love the embroided blue sweatshirt which is, for me, a good balance between active life and romance.
Symphony // What’s your main fault?
Alexis Mabille // Ah! That’s my secret!
Symphony // What’s your favourite virtue?
Alexis Mabille // Being positive.
Symphony // What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?
Alexis Mabille // The best came from two important people in my life: Christian Lacroix, who told me to go in the direction I want and to be patient, and John Galliano, who told me not to be afraid of ideas that the most common thing could be a couture piece with creativity.
Alexis Mabille’s Spring/Summer 2013 collection is exclusive to Symphony in Dubai. View the collection, with prices here now.
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Wow! 12 and 8 year old sisters Lennon and Maisy sing their version of Robyn/Erato Call Your Girlfriend.View Comments / Make a Comment
The fashion industry, as anyone who works within it will tell you, is fast-paced and constantly changing. Designers will immediately go from presenting one collection to finalising another season, buyers will be scouring the fashion weeks for new designers and placing orders for a season before the prior season is even in stores. It’s a beautiful, never-ending wheel of cycles and seasons. Isn’t it nice then, to take a moment to reflect on all of the work and energy that went into producing a collection? We think so. Join us as we present these stunning, exclusive behind-the-scenes images of the Rue Du Mail Spring/Summer 2013 fashion show – a collection which months on is now available in-store at Symphony, The Dubai Mall now.
Rue du Mail was established in 2006 by Semeiotics, Inc at 5, rue du Mail in the 2nd arrondissement in Paris where Martine Sitbon was appointed as its founding designer. With Martine Sitbon’s creative DNA, Rue du Mail embodies an organic romanticism that is rooted in the Parisian essence. It is both an address and a creative space that transforms itself with every new season. The Rue du Mail woman has a carefree elegance and a modern sense of style that brings forth an intriguing mix of rock and femininity. Inspired by the sweetness of Mia Farrow and the sensuality of Catherine Deneuve, Martine Sitbon merged her two favourite iconic gentle-women with the mood of the 1960s to create new lady-like silhouettes for Rue du Mail Spring Summer 2013. Shift dresses, always masterly tailored, play a prominent role, paired with signature trenches, opera coats and bomber jackets. Cutouts, beautiful prints and 3-D floral effects invigorate unique depth and dimension. Whimsical white and bold black share a restrained palette of red and pink blooms.
View the Spring/Summer 2013 collection by Rue Du Mail at Symphony, The Dubai Mall here nowView Comments / Make a Comment
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