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Hello! I'm a journalist from London, based in Dubai and working as the Deputy Editor of Grazia Middle East. For the past 10 years, I've written and worked for Net-a-Porter, Matches, Stylist UK, Emirates Woman, Refinery29, Jimmy Choo, Arcadia and You.

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IF, LIKE ME, YOU SPEND ROUGHLY EVERY LAST ONE of your waking hours on Instagram – give or take – then you can’t fail but to have noticed the brouhaha surrounding the interweb’s latest discovery – the pink pineapple.

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The man, the myth, and the legend | Manolo Blahnik Interview | Grazia Luxury
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The man, the myth, and the legend | Manolo Blahnik Interview | Grazia Luxury

Designers don’t come more legendary – or more iconic – than Manolo Blahnik, the prolific footwear auteur who has had women everywhere under his spell for nearly five decades. To meet him is to understand why…

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Must Watch | Luxury Timepiece Shoot | Emirates Woman
Must Watch | Luxury Timepiece Shoot | Emirates Woman
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Must Watch | Luxury Timepiece Shoot | Emirates Woman

From old Hollywood-style diamonds to sci-fi tech-cessories, this season’s timepiece trends are essential viewing.

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Life In Plastic | Moschino Barbie Road Test | Emirates Woman
Life In Plastic | Moschino Barbie Road Test | Emirates Woman
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Life In Plastic | Moschino Barbie Road Test | Emirates Woman

Jeremy Scott’s S/S15 collection for Moschino caused an Insta-stampede, nearly breaking the internet when he sent human barbie dolls down the catwalk. But does the look work on the mean streets of Dubai? Weighed down by eyelashes, Olivia Phillips reports…

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Super Squad | Louis Vuitton Client Shoot | Emirates Woman
Super Squad | Louis Vuitton Client Shoot | Emirates Woman
Super Squad | Louis Vuitton Client Shoot | Emirates Woman
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Super Squad | Louis Vuitton Client Shoot | Emirates Woman

Inspired by a powerful mix of animé and manga, Louis Vuitton’s S/S16 comic-book accessories pack as much of a punch as the cyber girl gang that carried them down the catwalk.

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The truth about emigrating | Grazia

I’M THE PROUD DAUGHTER OF AN IMMIGRANT. Her grandparents? Also immigrants. I don’t know for sure, but if I had to guess, I’d wager that their ancestors were nomads of some description, too – in my mind, exotic and a bit piratey, but with all their own teeth. I would accept circus folk as a solid alternative. It would explain a lot.

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