Off the Runway: Elie Saab Haute Couture

When it comes to the world of haute couture, Lebanese-born designer Elie Saab never disappoints, and his AW 16/17 collection was no exception. Saab, a go-to for stylists come red carpet season, created another breathtaking collection of ethereal gowns fashioned from luxurious velvets and delicate lace. There was no shortage oft the intricate detail that the designer is renowned for: sequinned heart and star motifs, appliqués and fine beading were the finishing touches on the magical gowns. 

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Florals and spice and all things nice: that’s just the beginning of what these treasures are made of. From the refreshing citrus of bergamot to the seductive aroma of musk and jasmine, you’ll discover it’s easy to be transported to another world with a spritz of these scents.

To the East: Let these exotic scents take you to far-flung corners of the world. From far left: Jo Malone London Oud & Bergamot Cologne Intense ($265, 100ml); Amouage Memoir EDP ($515, 100ml) from WORLD; Eight & Bob Egypt EDT ($299, 100ml) from WORLD; Diptyque Eau Duelle ($142, 50ml) from Mecca Cosmetica; Keiko Mecheri Damascena EDP ($269, 75ml) from WORLD; Chanel Coc Noir EDP ($280, 100ml).