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Chic abayas on the catwalk in rare Saudi fashion show

Donning chic neck-to-toe abayas, models saunter in high heels around a swimming pool in a glitter-filled fashion show staged in the unlikeliest of places: Saudi Arabia.

Haute couture displays are rare in the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom and have usually been restricted to women or avoided female models altogether — one even displayed dresses dangling from drones.

But a private event in Riyadh last weekend — which showcased a new collection of abayas, a billowy, figure-concealing robe — opened up to a small but mixed-gender audience at a time when social restrictions are slowly being eased in the country.

Draped in shimmering embellishments, half a dozen models, most of them Saudi or of Saudi origin, displayed the collection that sought to redefine the abaya as a stylish overcoat suitable not just for Muslims but for women everywhere.

“The stigma around the abaya and the hijab around the world — I

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Attention royal fashion fans! Meghan Markle’s chic Everlane flats are on sale right now for 40% off

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With their sustainable materials, ethical manufacturing processes and transparent business model, it’s no wonder that the Duchess of Sussex is such a fan of Everlane. Meghan Markle, often spotted in a wide range of their stylish basics, has been one of the brand’s biggest supporters for years.

On last year’s tour of South Africa, Meghan was seen in a pair of bright red Editor Slingbacks, a comfortable yet chic footwear style that she’s so fond of she even has in two colours.

If you’re looking to take a page out

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4 Style Mistakes a Chic 64-Year-Old Is Vowing Not to Repeat

Susan Feldman is the founder of One King’s Lane and In the Groove, a style destination where she shares her age-defying outfits and shopping tips. Feldman is also our resident style expert here at Who What Wear and she’s shared everything from the basics she packs for every trip to the items you’ll always find in her H&M shopping cart. Today, we’ve tapped her to discuss the style mistakes she’s leaving in the past and what she’s learned from each.

I’m the kind of person who believes style can be acquired. It’s taken time for my personal style to evolve to a place where I have a very clear sense of what works for me, and more importantly, what doesn’t. I know what makes me feel good, inside and out. Today, I’d describe my style as “classic with a twist.” No need for me to go chasing after

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