Dubai could start welcoming tourists back sooner than you think

Back to normality? Since the beginning of Ramadan, Dubai has eased movement restrictions, reopened malls, restaurants and salons. Now it looks like the city might be welcoming back tourists over the summer. With daily cases in the UAE dropping for the first time, it’s no surprise that Dubai would closely consider reopening it’s doors to holidaymakers. […]

Three nutritious and easy Iftar salads to enjoy this Ramadan

Balanced and delicious Salads form an essential part of any Iftar table. Even if you are not celebrating Ramadan, you will totally love preparing and munching on these fresh, filling and absolutely divine salads from chef Sonu Koithara or Taj Jumeirah Lake Towers Dubai. Ramadan Kareem. Quinoa Tabbouleh Ingredients 1/2 cup black quinoa 1/2 cup […]

Abu Dhabi to distribute UAE-made hand sanitiser for free

To low-income families and workers For the first time, the UAE has produced its very own hand sanitiser which will be distributed free of charge to low-income families and workers in Abu Dhabi. The Central Testing Laboratory (CTL) of Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) were behind the development and production, and the product meets […]

The daily number of coronavirus cases in the UAE has dropped for the first time

Things are looking up As coronavirus continues to affect people across the globe, each day there is an update given on the number of cases, not only in the UAE but in all countries to see how it is spreading. Well, in the latest update from the Dubai Health Authority there’s been some good news […]

Kuwaiti influencer Noha Nabil fronts Swarovski’s Ramadan campaign

Dazzle and shine To celebrate the Holy Month of Ramadan, jewellery brand Swarovski wanted to highlight the importance of friendships and togetherness through a curated edit of pieces, modelled by Kuwaiti influencer Noha Nabil. Starring alongside Nouf Nabil, Noha’s sister, and close friend Deema Al Asadi, the #SharetheSparkle campaign captures those treasured moments between family and close friends. […]

7 health tips to follow this Ramadan from the Abu Dhabi royal fitness coach

It’s easy to fall out of a routine during Ramadan, and especially given the current climate, it’s making it all that more difficult to stick to our set fitness regimes. And, of course, it’s all the more appealing to just switch off, spend time with family and friends during the Holy Month. However, given your […]

How quarantine has changed Gigi Hadid’s relationship with Zayn Malik

As the majority of the world continues to self-isolate and social distance in order to curb the spread of coronavirus, it appears the down-time is having a positive affect on Gigi Hadid’s relationship with boyfriend Zayn Malik. The couple are currently self-isolating together, as many saw through the sweet photos Gigi shared on social media […]

Emirates Airline declares its unwavering commitment to customers

Emirates Airline has announced its intention to ramp up its capability to process refunds for customers affected by COVID-19 travel disruptions. The international airline revealed that it has so far received around 500,000 refund requests, and aims to complete the requests by early August. “It is a difficult time for us, as it is for […]

The text message Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed sent to all UAE citizens and residents

In the flurry of text messages you received over the weekend, there may have been one from HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces. To mark the start of the Holy Month, His Highness took the opportunity to wish all UAE […]

8 key things you need to know about the easing of restrictions in Dubai

After three weeks of all of Dubai being in a 24-hour lockdown due to the national sterilisation programme taking place, it was announced at the end of last week movement restrictions were being lifted, also marking the beginning of Ramadan. However, there are still stringent regulations in place in order to protect public health and […]

Bella Hadid’s groundbreaking FaceTime photoshoot with major designer

Self-isolation style If you thought fashion was taking a break in a wake of a global pandemic, think again. With self-isolation and social distancing directives in place, Bella Hadid managed to shoot a whole fashion campaign without leaving her house. A first for the fashion world, French luxury brand Jacquemus coordinated an entire shoot with the […]

Saint Laurent takes a page of Azzedine Alaïa’s book

Anthony Vaccarello quits 2020 fashion week schedule Celebrated Tunisian couturier, Azzedine Alaïa, famously kept away from the regular fashion schedule, creating iconic silhouettes at his own pace and releasing them when he felt they were ready. As the fashion industry adjusts to the economic consequences of coronavirus, Anthony Vaccarello is taking a page out of Alaïa’s book […]

Egyptian actress Yasmine Sabri appears on a new prank show

Ramez Galal is back Who doesn’t love a good prank? Whether you’ve been a fan of Ashton Kutcher’s MTV series Punk’d, or enjoy scrolling through video hiccups on social media, other people’s turmoil during an unknown prank never ceases to provide entertainment. Loved by some, and criticised by others, Egyptian joker Ramez Galal is not […]

We tried the Bvlgari Resort Dubai Iftar hamper and here’s our verdict

Bring your appetite Take a break from cooking and let Bvlgari Resort Dubai treat you to an Arabic-Italian feast like no other. The Iftar hamper, priced at Dhs275 per person, includes 25 different dishes, all freshly prepared and stylishly delivered by a man in Bvlgari uniform. The food and sauces arrive in separate plastic containers, all […]

Fan of neon? You won’t be able to resist this jewellery brand

A bold statement We first came across New York-based jewellery brand Melissa Kaye when we saw Rihanna step out wearing Aria three-row earcuff. And, if it’s good enough for RiRi, it’s good enough for us. Diving further into the brand’s array of pieces, it’s hard to resist the contemporary and edgy use of neon enamel. Simple and […]

The only tie-dye pieces our editors are shopping this season

Dreaming of Ibiza Bring bohemian wanderlust into your home by brightening up your wardrobe with the lates collaboration between LOEWE and Paula’s Ibiza. The famed cult store on the Balearic island has once again lent it’s creative flair to the Spanish luxury house, delivering a capsule that focuses on one of the biggest trends this […]

9 reasons to shop at UAE’s new online fashion destination

Ready, set, shop Whether you’re looking to invest in the latest trends or are on the hunt for a statement piece to enhance your Ramadan wardrobe with, the newest online store to launch in the UAE has got you covered. Al Futtaim Group has launched Muudha, an online shopping destination featuring all your favourite contemporary fashion […]

Rattan chairs are the latest interior obsession taking over Instagram

Trend for 2020 With everyone spending more time indoors, naturally people are turning their attention to creating Instagram-worthy interiors, and an emerging love for rattan furniture hasn’t gone unnoticed. Rattan chairs and benches have become a key props for many Instagram posts, whether it’s to showcase the latest #WFH outfit or to casually position a favourite […]

Dubai-based jewellery brand by an Emirati designer is grabbing our attention

One to watch If you’re a fan of delicate and contemporary jewellery design, then you are bound to find something to your liking from this emerging brand. Emirati designer Hamda Abdulla has only recently established her Dubai-based jewellery house, but it has been grabbing the attention of diamond enthusiasts and editors.   View this post on […]

Emirates Airline tickets are now valid up to 24 months

One of the many industries that has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic has been the aviation industry. Countries have closed their borders, flights have been cancelled and travellers’ holiday plans have been ruined. Luckily, many airlines have been offering support to passengers in the form of refunds, extensions on tickets or monetary vouchers […]

How to look after your hair at home, according to this Egyptian brand

Au naturel If you have already toned down your makeup routine at home, then simplifying your hair routine is the next natural progression. With work from home policies put in place and all events postponed until further notice, there is no need to be high maintenance about drying and styling your hair. Not only will […]

Sheikh Mohamed launches at-home COVID-19 testing for people of determination

Further measures to overcome COVID-19 On Sunday, the UAE announced people of determination will be able to be tested for COVID-19 from their homes via the National Program for Home Screening for People of Determination. His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the […]

Etihad Airways launch limited number of flights for stranded passengers in UAE

Abu Dhabi airline Etihad Airways has expanded its special passenger flights in order to help those stranded in the country to be able to return to their home nations. The UAE-based airline will now be flying to London Heathrow, Zurich, Dublin, Brussels and Tokyo, as well as Singapore, Melbourne, Seoul, Jakarta, Amsterdam and Manila. “Etihad […]

7 TikTok fashion and beauty challenges taking over the Middle East

Are you up for it? By the end of self-isolation there’s a very high chance you’ll have mastered the ‘Oh Na Na Na’ dance, picked up a number of at-home hacks and probably switched personalities with your other half, also known as the #FlipTheSwitchChallenge. TikTok was already the go-to social media platform for the Gen […]

Here’s how you can attend a cooking masterclass from the comfort of your home

Next level home cooking Always wanted to enhance your cooking skills by learning from a professional? If so, then we’ve got an opportunity for you to don your chef apron and hat in the comforts of your own home. Every week, The Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah will be hosting live cooking masterclasses with chefs […]

Dubai-based natural beauty brand uses traditional Moroccan recipes

Global approval It was only a few months ago when founders of Dubai-based skincare company IZIL landed on the Forbes ‘Women behind Middle Eastern brands’ list. It was among nine influential Arab names that have achieved a global status, so naturally we wanted to know more. One thing that many of the brands on that list […]

Max Mara has the perfect wedding dresses for modern brides

A new classic Elevated minimalism is at the core of Max Mara’s 2020 Bridal Collection. Streamlined silhouettes have been enhanced with delicate tulle, micro embellishment and romantic feathers. April issue of Emirates Woman Bride is out now, read it for FREE here – For more about Dubai’s lifestyle, news and fashion scene follow Emirates Woman on Facebook and Instagram […]

Lebanese stars Elissa, Haifa Wehbe release self-isolation inspired music video

‘We shall sing again’ Lebanese singers Elissa and Haifa Wehbe have released a self-isolation inspired music video. The underlying message of the music video is to encourage people to stay home. The new single by Elissa is titled ‘Hanaghani Kaman Wa Kaman’ which translates to ‘we shall sing again’, giving both a message of hope […]

Lebanese stars Elissa, Haifa Wehbe release self-isolation inspired music video

‘We shall sing again’ Lebanese singers Elissa and Haifa Wehbe have released a self-isolation inspired music video. The underlying message of the music video is to encourage people to stay home. The new single by Elissa is titled ‘Hanaghani Kaman Wa Kaman’ which translates to ‘we shall sing again’, giving both a message of hope […]

Lebanese stars Elissa, Haifa Wehbe release self-isolation inspired music video

‘We shall sing again’ Lebanese singers Elissa and Haifa Wehbe have released a self-isolation inspired music video. The underlying message of the music video is to encourage people to stay home. The new single by Elissa is titled ‘Hanaghani Kaman Wa Kaman’ which translates to ‘we shall sing again’, giving both a message of hope […]