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    9 tech-inspired accounts to follow on Instagram this month

    Lifeby Sarah Joseph8 mins ago A curated guide of tech-inspired accounts to #follow on Instagram this month.ŌURA@ouraringA smart ring to track fitness, stress, sleep and health.Coperni@coperniFrench DNA blended with a futuristic eye.Mwaz@mwaz.coThe first phygital store to open in Riyadh.Dyson@dysonThe future of haircare through Coanda airflow.TruBe@trubeappCreated for in-person sessions with expert coaches in fitness.Apple@appleBorn to transform the game in the tech industry.Hunza G@hunza. gThe original crinkle swimwear one size fit crafted to perfection.Rebecca Treston@rebeccatrestonCreating beautiful skin through laser technology.37xDubai@37xdubaiBridging art and technology.– For more on luxury lifestyle, news, fashion and beauty follow Emirates Woman on Facebook and InstagramImages: Supplied & Feature Image: Instagram @ouraring More

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    The ultimate Valentine’s Day gift guide for the woman in your life

    Lifeby Sarah Joseph3 hours ago We’re all about celebrating love every single day, however, February 14 is always one of the most anticipated days of the year.We’ve put together a list of some of the most classic as well as out-of-the-box—gift ideas such as timeless fragrances, candles, pumps and more.So, as it’s time to consider a present or two for your significant other, current romantic prospect or best friend, swipe through our guide of timeless gifts to make that someone special in your life feel valued.– For more on luxury lifestyle, news, fashion and beauty follow Emirates Woman on Facebook and InstagramImages: Supplied & Feature Image: Instagram @clairerose More

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    Oscar nominations 2024: One where Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig were left out

    Lifeby Ruman Baig1 hour ago As the 96th Academy Awards nominations were announced, the film industry was abuzz with a mix of anticipation and surprise.Among the unexpected highlights was the dominance of ‘Oppenheimer,’ a film that secured a staggering 13 nominations, overshadowing even the much-anticipated ‘Barbie,’ which managed to snag only eight nods.The most glaring omission for ‘Barbie’ was in the Best Director category, where the talented Greta Gerwig failed to secure a nomination. Additionally, Margot Robbie, who delivered a noteworthy performance in the film, missed out on the Best Actress nod. This unexpected snub has undoubtedly become a focal point of discussions surrounding this year’s Oscar race.Contrastingly, Emma Stone-starrer ‘Poor Things’ earned significant recognition with 11 nominations, proving to be a dark horse in the competition. Martin Scorsese’s ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ also stood strong with 10 nods.One of the most groundbreaking moments in this year’s nominations was the acknowledgment of Lily Gladson, who received a Best Actress nomination for her role in ‘Killers of the Flower Moon.’ Gladson’s nomination not only celebrates her individual achievement but also marks a historic moment as the first Native American to be recognized in this prestigious category.The Oscar nominations are often marked by unexpected twists, and this year is no exception. While ‘Oppenheimer’ and ‘Poor Things’ emerged as strong contenders, ‘Barbie’ faced an unforeseen setback, raising questions about the criteria used in the selection process. The absence of Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie from the Best Director and Best Actress categories, respectively, has fueled debates within the industry, reminding us that the unpredictability of the Oscars is part of what makes the ceremony so captivating for audiences around the world.– For more on luxury lifestyle, news, fashion and beauty follow Emirates Woman on Facebook and InstagramFeature Image: Instagram @margotrobbieofficial More

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    12 inspiring Saudi female content creators to follow on Instagram

    Lifeby Sarah Joseph22 mins ago VIEW GALLERY/ 12 IMAGESSaudi Arabia is a hub for fashion, creativity and content creation. So much so, there’s an array of Saudi content creators we just can’t get enough of keeping us up to date with the latest fashion, beauty and lifestyle trends.Known for working with some of the biggest brands while also having their own business, these Saudi influencers continue to inspire us.– For more on luxury lifestyle, news, fashion and beauty follow Emirates Woman on Facebook and InstagramImages: Supplied & Feature Image: Insragram @thehala  More

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    7 fabulous activities to do in Dubai this weekend

    Lifeby Sarah Joseph4 hours ago Your ultimate weekend guide, January 5 to 7, 2023.Indulge in a vegan mealWith Dubai adopting a healthier approach to dining, it’s important to know where all the must-visit havens are located in the emirate. From vegan-friendly menus to completely plant-based concepts that are sure to impress, Emirates Woman has it all covered. So as Veganuary commences in January, it’s the perfect occasion to try out healthy spots in the city and to schedule a lunch or dinner with your friends.It’s brunch timeSoul Kitchen’s “Flowers on Toast” is a sophisticated gathering of all things groovy. Experience the daze of the 60s and 70s funk & soul era with our expert sound selectors. Each Saturday promises to turn into a foot-tapping, hip-grinding soulful affair that’s perfect for crowds longing for something different from Dubai’s usual mega brunches. Complementing the gastronomic experience, bar guru Jaco Raath introduces sharing serves for some new classics born out of the Soul Kitchen bar. The brunch prices for the non-alcoholic beverages Dhs400, The Good Vibrations with a selected of beverages Dhs500 and Dhs615 with all food options. With dishes such as sea bass ceviche, wagyu kafta, tamarind lamb chops, vegetarian manti, eggplant 3 ways and other chef’s delectable items.For more information visit soulkitchendxb.comVisit Dubai’s low-key dining spotsWith a significant number of noteworthy eateries, Dubai is not shot of delectable restaurants that cater to your palate. It always becomes a well-deserved meal when you finally reach a meal that requires usage of a GPS, a guidebook or simply instructions by a colleague at work. If you’re looking for an unconventional hidden restaurant, then you’re in the right place. Swipe through our guide of unique gems which include restaurants such as Gohan, Honeycomb HI-FI, WAWA Dining and more.Unwind at a spa daySet within the tropical gardens and azure waterways of Jumeirah Al Qasr, Talise Spa diversifies its offering with exclusive multi-dimensional wellness modalities to perfectly. Through a comprehensive 360-degree approach to sustainable wellness, the programme aims to customise each customer’s wellness journey without any restrictions on movement or diet. Developed by leading industry practitioners, Talise Wellness encompasses four crucial pillars of wellness – Mental Wellness, Mindful Movement, Internal Wellbeing, and Restore – each with a vast. Developed by leading industry practitioners, Talise Wellness encompasses four crucial pillars of wellness – Mental Wellness, Mindful Movement, Internal Wellbeing, and Restore – each with a vast.For more information visit Jumeirah.comSatisfy your sweet tooth cravingsCraving a sweet treat this weekend? Chef Nicolas Lambert presents his take on the famous Galette Des Rois with an inverted caramelized puff pastry, a homemade almond “frangipane”, and Madagascar vanilla almond praliné. Presented in a timeless box, the Galette comes complete with a hidden ceramic fève and golden crown. The Galette Des Rois, a traditional French pastry has roots dating back to Roman times when the festival of Saturnalia involved selecting a “king” through a lucky bean hidden in a cake. This dessert is available at Shai Salon in Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach from January 5 to January 7, 2024 and is priced at Dhs250.Go jewellery shoppingPoison Drop has officially launched a new store at Dubai Hills Mall. Everyday jewellery pieces are the foundation of any collection, offering the enduring versatility that suits every occasion and complements your unique style. Indulge in the timeless allure of crystals – these bright and shimmering gems are your ticket to an elevated and sophisticated style. Whether it’s for evening gowns, daring minis that exude confidence, or impeccably tailored suits that command attention, crystals have the innate ability to enhance any outfit. Let your jewelry do the talking and let your unique style shine.For more information visit dubaihillsmall.aePut your fitness to the test2024 is all about amping up your fitness routine and what better way to start than with a spin class. By combining the best of both worlds, everyone can escape for 45 minutes with challenges for all level, for each participant to move at their own pace. So to begin, Emirates Woman has curated a guide of the best studios that offer spinning to take your fitness regime to the next level. From 1Rebel to Crank Fitness Studio, each fitness boutique elevates your overall fitness routine.– For more on luxury lifestyle, news, fashion and beauty follow Emirates Woman on Facebook and InstagramImages: Supplied & Feature Image: Instagram @zozoewitherspoon More

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    9 accounts to follow on Instagram this month for the ultimate winter escape

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    by Sarah Joseph
    3 hours ago

    Instagram is one of the most-sought after platform for beauty, fashion and travel hacks.
    If you’re on the lookout for accounts to follow for inspiration, Emirates Woman has curated a list of all the must-follow accounts for all the winter hacks.
    L’alingi@lalingilondon
    Directional accessories for party season.
    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars@rollsroycecars

    Next level quality.
    Josette@josettedubai
    Parisian dining at its best.
    Charlotte Tilbury@charlottetilburyarabia

    Flawless makeup for the perfect filtered look
    Nadine Merabi@nadinemerabi

    Statement ready-to-wear pieces for party season and beyond.
    Browns Fashion@brownsfashion

    A heritage brand with exceptional taste.
    Julie Lemke@julielemkeskin

    THE party season prep.
    Rolex@rolex

    Distinctive timepieces that make a smart investment.
    Gucci Beauty@guccibeauty
    Bold fragrances that make an entrance.
    December – The Winter Escape Issue with Rolls Royce  – Download Now
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    11 activities to do in the UAE during the long weekend

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    by Sarah Joseph
    3 hours ago

    Your ultimate weekend guide – December 1 to December 3, 2023.
    Raise environmental awareness through music

    The “Concert For Tomorrow” gala taking place today during COP28, December 1, 2023 at Dubai Opera, emphasizes the global significance of climate change. Starring the Teatro all Scala Orchestra from Milan, expect an unforgettable evening of musical brilliance from Verdi, Puccini and Mascagni and environmental consciousness under the baton of maestro Michele Gamba and exceptional talents of tenor Vittorio Grigolo and soprano Aida Garifullina.
    For more information visit dubaiopera.com
    It’s time for a sail

    Cooler weather calls for new outdoor adventures. Sign up yourself and your friends for a sailing experience with Wind Rises, a sailing community that organizes unique programs such as lectures, special sailing courses and races from beginners to experienced with an aim to make the sport more open and affordable. Located in Port Mina Rashid Marina, get ready to set sail for 2 hours in and around the Persian Gulf as you learn the basic concepts of sailing in a well-designed racing fleet – no special skills required!
    For information and bookings, visit dubai.windrises.com
    Go for a date night

    UCHI, which translates to ‘home’ in Japanese, is a high-end and modern dining restaurant with a central bar surrounded by small dark wooden tables, a sleek sushi counter, and an intimate outdoor patio. Through culinary artistry, the menu spans King Crab with pea and asparagus ditaloni, Wagyu Tartar and a selection of maki rolls. Beyond the well-curated menu, Uchi offers a chic and contemporary atmosphere with feel-at-home interiors. Located in the bustling heart of DIFC, this restaurant promises an unforgettable dinning experience.
    For more information visit uchihospitality.com
    Get your hands on unique accessories at an exclusive pop-up

    Running from November 25 to December 31, 2023, regional accessories brand Okhtein’s pop-up shop showcases signature bags, sunglasses and bespoke 25hours luggage tag to guests and visitors of 25hours Hotel at Dubai One Central. Renowned for fusing Egyptian culture with contemporary design, shop one-of-a-kind extras for the perfect gifting option for a stylish loved one or for yourself, to wear as an opulent finishing touch to your holiday outfit.
    Book a spa at home

    The Spa offers a range of luxurious, therapeutic and relaxing massage therapies to help you unwind from a hectic day and thanks to a spa-like atmosphere, evoked through soft candlelight and a tranquil playlist, you will experience the ultimate zen. Both 60- and 90-minute sessions are available, as well as individual and couple bookings for the ultimate relaxation without moving an inch. The Den Home Spa ensures you no longer need to leave your own home to enjoy a touch of blissful relaxation starting from Dhs250.
    For more information visit thedensalondubai.com
    Revitalise your energy levels

    Want to upgrade your vitals? Kai Life Clinic is a premium and bespoke skin, health, and wellness brand that empowers people to look and feel their most confident selves. Don’t wait for the new year to set your health and fitness goals. Instead, speak to Kai Life’s team of professionals about how you can revitalize your body and mind to go into 2024 your best self yet. Try the Revitalizer, that includes a 15 Minute Consultation with Kai Life’s Nutritionist , a 60 Minute IV Therapy and a 30 Minute Icoone Body Sculpting/Lymphatic Drainage. Located in Al Wasl Road, Al Manara, this clinic promises a cleanse from the inside out.
    For more information visit kailifeclinic.com
    Shop ‘til you drop
    Spruce up your interiors over the long weekend. The refurbished space Caspaiou showcases a wide array of luxury European furniture, unique accessories, high-end lighting, and art pieces, all meticulously selected to reflect the brand’s signature design ethos and style. Each item is a statement piece, carefully crafted to elevate any living space and create that truly remarkable Caspaiou atmosphere. Spread over two floors and offering a generous 600 square meters of viewing space, the result is a stunning display for design enthusiasts and purveyors of good taste. Stepping into the redefined showroom is like entering a world where design and beauty converge, with captivating personal spaces curated to transform houses into homes. Every corner is accented by exceptional craftsmanship and timeless design. The showroom offering is further complemented by the 750 square-metre Caspaiou warehouse, which now houses more than 2500+ in-stock items giving clients access to an unrivalled collection of luxury European furniture, accessories, lighting, and art pieces.
    Try a unique breakfast

    Pizza for breakfast? Monno’s kitchen has it covered. Think breakfast sourdough pizzettas topped with an assortment of toppings. An Italian highlight comes from the pastry team in the form of ‘bombolone’ – an Italian doughnut made with a soft yeast dough that’s fried and lightly covered in granulated sugar and then filled with varied cream fillings. Then there’s specials like Wagyu salami shakshuka, classic Italian fontina cheese toast with veal ham, and benedict avo-egg on a grilled croissant, plus much more. Located in Jumeirah, this spot is definitely a must-visit.
    For more information visit monno.com
    Book lunch at this rooftop spot

    For a picturesque meal, Sal’s Bistro invests in the quality of the community and strives to make their place a cozy bistro. This warm and welcoming concept reflects the family’s passion for excellent food and people, creating a unique and exciting dining experience. Set in a charming lakeside setting, guests can enjoy fresh and healthy home-style cuisine in a tranquil environment during the long weekend. Located in Jumeirah Islands Pavilion, this French Bistro Concept is definitely a must-try.
    For more information visit salsbistro.co
    Try one of Dubai’s new hot spots

    For an avant-garde new lunch and dinner spot, we’re here to help. Dubai’s fine-dining and culinary scene never takes a backseat all-year round with its innovative food concepts that are sure to leave your palate craving for more. From Japanese to authentic Italian spots, there’s a plethora of exciting dining options that we simply can’t get enough off. With each detail crafted to perfection, be it the interiors, menu and overarching design, these latest culinary havens are a delight to try for any occasion or to simply treat yourself after a new week. If you’re on the lookout for the latest hotspots to visit in Dubai, Emirates Woman has curated an exclusive guide on where to dine in the emirate.
    Unwind at a resort with a private pool

    As the sweltering heat is here to stay for the next couple of months, there’s nothing like cooling off in the privacy of your own private pool. From temperature-controlled swimming pools to luxe views of the UAE’s skyline, these exotic properties offer their own private swimming facility to unwind with friends and family. Emirates Woman has curated a list of must-visit resorts located both in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah, that offer their own space to unwind as you book a premium villa or suite that best fits your needs.
    – For more on luxury lifestyle, news, fashion and beauty follow Emirates Woman on Facebook and Instagram
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    9 refined accounts to follow on Instagram this month

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    by Sarah Joseph
    3 hours ago

    A curated guide of refined accounts to #follow on Instagram this month.
    Jimmy Choo@jimmychoo
    Seriously slick accessories.
    Toteme@toteme
    Refined minimalist wardrobe staples.
    Lulu & The Beanstalk@lulus.bean
    An independent social club with a cool interior.
    Rasario@rasario
    Classic chic with a modern spin.
    Ganache Chocolatier@byganachechocolatier
    A handcrafted, homegrown chocolate experience.
    Saanté@saanteselfcare
    Reiki-energized slow beauty rituals for the modern world.

    The Berkeley@the_berkley
    Top tier luxury at its best.
    Schiaparelli@schiaparelli
    Avant-garde pieces designed with surrealism at its core.
    ICD Brookfield Place@icdbrookfieldplace
    An all-in-one space where art, food, workplace and lifestyle meet.
    November – The Refinement Issue with Jimmy Choo  – Download Now
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