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The famed duo that match up for all fashion related events, Pashion Magazine & The Fairmont Nile City, are bringing back the Luxury for a Cause event in aid of I the Egyptian charity.  Imagine a day where most of Cairo’s retailers are all in one place taking part in a day full of fashion, art, and culinary spectacles.

The event will start at 1:00 pm on Oct. 31st, at the Fairmont Nile City, with a closing ceremony from 8pm-11pm featuring live performances from local talent.  And since it is all hallows’ eve, you can come to the closing ceremony with a costume!

Click HERE, to get an invitation.  You must write your name and address on the wall to receive one.

Below is the list of some of the many that will be displaying at the event.

Al Haramlek, Amina K., Apanage, ARTICULATE BABOON Art Gallery, Aya Home Textiles, Azza Fahmy, B-By Chou Chou, CHI + AREEJ, DecoTec, Dima Jewelry, Enrika Shoes, Entract, Ghazl Banat, HIP, Home Expressions, HORREYA, Lalloushi, Little Shop, Living In, Loolies, Malaika, Marie Bishara, Mix & Match, Mohammed Al Sagheer, Nana’s Closet, Nuniz Handbags, Pink Powder Room, Saavi Jewelry, Sarah Abaza Jewelry, Tarek Sallab – Vintage Sunglasses, Villa Baboushka, ZANZIBAG – Zena Sallam, ZH Jewelry- Zeynep Hanif

 

SEE YOU THERE!!

Fall is just around the corner and we couldn’t be more excited!  With a fall season full of amazing trends and collections, giving a comeback to our ‘trend’ posts, we chose to start off with one of our favorites, the boxy bag.  Why first? Because you can wear it starting now, it isn’t like a chunky knit in the Cairo September heat.

The boxy bag has been around, we even trended it in April 09; click here for the post.  This time around, the bags have a more classic and vintage feel so say au revoir to the oversized slouchy bag and hello boxy bag.

 

RUNWAY

This polished Marni bag is the perfect shade of red!

Marni

The Fendi Classico is a classic boxy bag but the animal print keeps the bag hip despite its vintage shape.

Fendi Classico

This Alexander Wang quilted black leather boxy clutch, with vintage gold hardware, is to die for.

Alexander Wang

To top it all off, the master of all bags, that is Chanel, has surprised us yet again.  With jaw-dropping chunks of icebergs from Scandinavia on the runway, the least we could expect is the most innovative boxy bag of the season, an iceberg inspired bag!

Chanel

Runway photos courtesy of style.com

STREETSTYLE

Just because the bag is polished doesn’t necessarily have to translate into a clean cut look. We love the idea of wearing this classic Celine bag with a modern take of the fair isle cardigan for a more casual look.

Celine Cross Body

Photo Courtesy of Jak & Jil

Make a statement with a quirky boxy bag, whether you’re into leopards, polka dots, or stripes.  We especially love the tassle touch!

Leopard

Photo Courtesy of Lookbook

A boxy bag doesn’t have to be small in size.  You can find a boxy satchel which will work perfectly for uni, work, or running errands during the day.

Box Satchel

Photo Courtesy of Lookbook

If you don’t want to spend any money, dig through your mother’s wardrobe and you are sure to find a chic vintage boxy bag.

Grey Vintage

Photo Courtesy of Lookbook

 

LOCAL FINDS

Chalons – 36, Kasr el Nile St., Immobilia Building

We’d like to start off our local finds with our best; Chalons, a shop we came across in West el Balad, Kasr el Nil in specific, which carries some of the best vintage looking bags.  The collection is vast, with shades of brown and black from clutches and cross-body bags to satchels.  The leather is great quality and we suggest you pay them a visit.

Chalons, the store

Brown and Black Handbags at Chalons

Brown Shoulder Handbags at Chalons

 

Beymen – Four Seasons Nile Plaza

This Dolce & Gabbana leopard print bag is elaborate so keep the outfit simple.

Dolce & Gabbana at Beymen

A perfect boxy evening bag for a night out or any formal event.  The sequins also add a dash of rocker chic to a pretty elegant bag.

Emporio Armani at Beymen

Bishette Bags – Email bishettebags@gmail.com

This is a one-of-a-kind renewed vintage boxed clutch, so no matter what you wear, the bag will be the highlight of your outfit.

Bishette Black Vintage Boxy Bag

Uterque – City Stars Phase 2 next to Massimo Dutti and across from Boss

At Uterque, a brand full of outstanding accessories, we were bound to find unique yet trendy boxy bags.  These two bags are completely different from one another but will accentuate this fall’s neutral colors.

This little bag is perfect for a night out about town.  It’ll add a kick to a simple dress or jeans and a tank.

Uterque animal skinned boxy bag

This boxy shoulder bag works great for work or friday brunch.  You can even pull it off at night.

Uterque boxy Shoulder bag with matching belt

 Zara – City Stars or Maadi City Center

A red boxy bag would look perfect with this fall’s must have item, the camel coat.  

Zara's red boxy bag

Photo Courtesy of Zara.com

 

Start shopping ladies!

 

Assistant Editor: Rasha Yassin

I wanted to share with you my favorites of the latest Horreya pics.  They just added bikinis in their line.  There is a cute green one with a pink crochet flower, you can find it at their El Corte Mall store.  

 

The design team looks absolutely stunning in the black and white picture below.  

 

El Horreya Ladies

 

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Summer has started; so we all love being by the beach and we all love shopping.  Thanks to Cairo’s boutiques opening up along the North Coast (Sa7el), we can be by the beach and shop too!  Below is the list of all beach boutiques I know of, please comment if you know of more.  

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