Those varied influences reflect Muaddi's eclectic sense of style and the cosmopolitan sensibility she brings to her designs. Who else would make a clear bejeweled pump worthy of Cinderella or cover a slingback in ombre lame Muaddi's shoes are conversation starters and their flair has made her a fixture on Instagram, where fans follow her expertly styled outfits and regularly upload snapshots of their purchases.
Her talent and perspective have put Ahluwalia's business on a rapid incline: She's picked up a host of new stockists, won multiple awards, participated in Gucci Fest, collaborated with Ganni, and produced a series of short films. The Ahluwalia team is busy, to say the least, and more demand means more trips to the warehouses-but sometimes, there just isn't enough product available.
I think the first one was Isabel Marant, or Vanessa Bruno, or one of these French brands. And I remember they called me the day after, or sent me an email, and they were like, 'You posted a photo of our T-shirt or jeans, and we're sold out,' recalls Dore .
She paraded around London this past week in several head-turning looks. I can wear them absolutely everywhere, from the Barton Springs Municipal Pool to a fancy-ish French dinner at Justine's Brasserie to a very long, very gay night out at local queer watering hole Cheer Up Charlie's, and I never experience the sinking feeling that comes with knowing you're in too much Golden Goose Sneakers heel-induced foot pain to stay out any longer.
I had to buy a ton of new bras. I wish they were a bit prettier, but the nursing bra market in larger sizes is seriously lacking, Greene says. Overlooking Bryant Park, the midtown Manhattan space, which she ultimately landed on after touring some 40 buildings, is decked out with feel-good touches: an olive tree a trace of her Lebanese roots stands front and center; jars of color-coded gumballs are on offer for anyone in need of a pre- or post-treatment sugar fix; playful Gray Malin prints and paintings done by Dr. Idriss herself line the walls.