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You Have Been Warned: Relationships to Steer Clear of

The business of falling in love and finding someone to settle down with is not always an easy one. It’s likely that you’ll date plenty of different people and have a number of relationships of different lengths before you find…

Relationship Tips: Impress Your Woman by Observing and Acknowledging Her Efforts

Women often complain about men’s inattentiveness to their appearance. A classic example is when a woman comes home with a new hairdo but her man doesn’t notice anything or refrains from any comments. Women pay much attention to their appearance…

Lifestyle Essentials: My J.W.Anderson Shirt Crush

Today’s Crush J.W.Anderson from Northern Ireland is definitely a designer to keep your eyes on. Last year he won both the Menswear Designer Award and Womenswear Designer Award at the British Fashion Award. He really made an impression during London Fashion Week this…

Halla Jacobsen’s Lifestyle Corner: February Favourites

My February Favorites Toiletry: Day – Birger Mikkelsen 1. La Roche-Posay EFFACLAR DUO [+] The whole move to Italy has been stressing me out and that shows on my skin. But this miracle product has saved me this month and…

Capital Club Dubai to kick off its original Women’s Speaker Series with “Doing the Unexpected” event

The panel discussion, which is inspired by International Women’s Day, will feature four inspiring women and their extraordinary stories In celebration of International Women’s Day (which is being commemorated worldwide on 8 March), Capital Club – Dubai’s Premier Private City…

Weekly Favourite Picks: Denim x 3

The new “weekly picks” section with Halla Jacobsen is meant to offer our female readers weekly doses of fashion, lifestyle, health, beauty and fitness recommendations to make your days a lot more interesting and rewarding! More is More  – this…

Leading Online Beauty Store Basharacare Expands across the GCC

BasharaCare, the leading online beauty store in the UAE, has now opened up to shoppers in the rest of the GCC. This expansion opens up BasharaCare’s unique shopping experience to customers across the gulf, including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman,…

Serena Guen: The Mark Zuckerberg of Publishing

Traveling around the world might sound like a fun experience, yet reality does not always meet our expectations. Truth is, people often feel lost after arriving in a new city. What to do? Where to go? And what to see?…

A Day with Yana Chala: Candid Shots in Candyland (Model Series)

Beaming of joy, smiling all the way through the shoot and charming everyone with her fiery eyes… Some would see in her an innocent “Alice in Wonderland”, others who know her better will recognise the passionate dreamer she has always…

The Perfect Valentine’s Day: Blow Her Away at Palazzo Versace Dubai This February

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well –  Virginia Woolf Those longing for luxury this Valentine’s Day would do well not to look any further than Dubai’s prestigious Palazzo Versace. Envisioned and created…

Probability of Finding a Suitable Partner at Bocconi as an Undergraduate Student

Why use statistics and probabilities to calculate the likelihood of a meteor shower on Planet A3D45 in a Galaxy 300,000 light years away, when we could be using scientific methodologies to determine things that matter most to us, namely: relationships….

DHD Beauty: How Following One’s Passion Led Twin Sisters To Success

Two sisters with a background in sciences and a passion for Make Up walk into a room… This is not the start of a joke, it’s the crazy story of how a successful Make Up service specialising in bridal beauty in the…

Gulf Elite Model Series: Meet Stunning Cristina Merino

Supermodels: some fantasise about their dream-like looks and some blame them to be shallow and lacking the brains to succeed in intellectually demanding areas, but what few realize is that for every model there is a story, there are passions and goals,…

Noor Shamma: The Emirati Artrepreneur Mailing Happiness Around The World

By honing her diverse passions and career goals, Noor Shamma’s combination of business, art, and philanthropy has made her what she likes to call an “artrepreneur.” After graduating from The American University of Sharjah with a BSc in Design Management,…

When Social Entrepreneurship Becomes The Best Type of Feminism: Meet Alpaca Inc.

We’re all too accustomed to the image of businesses and corporations being evil institutions sucking every possible profit out of people and countries. Whether it is Wall Street or the greedy multinationals setting sweatshops around the world, the realities of today’s…

WOMENA: How Women Are Pioneering The VC Landscape In The GCC

The startup community nowadays is buzzing with names: from the inspirational Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg, to visionary investors like Peter Thiel or Marc Andreessen, there is no shortage of testosterone around. Yet what goes unnoticed most of the time are female…

Simple Tricks to Keep the Spark Alive in a Relationship

The world is so busy and there are so many things competing for your attention every day that it can be difficult to stop and recognize what really matters, the people you love. It’s important to take the time to…

Pintsized Fashionista: Twin sisters Lailli & Alizey Mirza Take Fashion and Luxury To A Whole New Level

Fashion and Luxury make for a great combo, especially when you’re told about how to style yourself in class by twins who know all too well what it takes to flash a killer look! The twins in question, Lailli & Alizey…

Jessica Kahawaty: The Lawyer, Model and Goodwill Ambassador You Should Follow On Instagram

She has a Bachelor of Law and Business (Finance) from the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), is a Lebanese-Australian TV Host, won multiple international beauty pageant competitions, is a goodwill ambassador, and most recently the face and presenter for Yahoo Maktoob’s new…

Reclaiming Cricket In Pakistan: ‘Women In Green And Beyond’ by Mahwash Rehman (Photos)

Recently I showcased my project ‘Women In Green And Beyond’ a photojournalistic project on Pakistan’s women’s cricket team at ‘The Space’ twofour54 in Abu Dhabi. Let me briefly take you through my journey of documenting the women cricketers and more importantly…