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Srebrenica: Not to Be Forgotten


Today the Mothers of Srebrenica remember their men and politicians make lofty statements wowing to never let genocide happen again.

613 newly-identified bodies excavated from the mass graves have been laid to rest at the cemetery in Potocari offering closure to the families of relatives. The identification of remains is carried out by ICMP , International Commission on Missing Persons, a most impressive organization.


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Amsterdam International Fashion Week – Adding Fashion Sizzle to the Summer in the City

Well into its seventh year Amsterdam International Fashion Week has taken hold of the city yet again boasting a rich programme of events, shows, exhibitions and more for professionals and the general public alike.

To navigate such extensive fashion offer we turn for advice and guidance to our friends at and their carefully compiled “to do and to see” list of activities.

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A week in Jeddah: Under Cover Style Challenge

Stud abaya by Malaak, courtesy LaModa Dubai


I am back after a week in Jeddah for a meeting of the Islamic Development Bank.
Quite a test it was for my fashion ingenuity! How to be stylish (can’t be otherwise) and adequately conservative?!

Having considered various dress code options, and not willing to spend some 400 euro on an abaya, like the one from Malaak recently featured by la Moda Dubai, I have come up with my own version for conservative dress appropriate for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia—inter seasonal coat by BNG from Istanbul complimented by a scarf. Luckily I have quite a collection.

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