Halloween treat: These costume shops could have what you’re looking for

Saudi Arabia-based costume shops are getting ready for the festivities. (Shutterstock)
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Updated 02 November 2020

Halloween treat: These costume shops could have what you’re looking for

DUBAI: It is spooky season and these Saudi Arabia-based costume shops are getting ready for the festivities. 

Kingdom of Costumes

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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First up is the Kingdom of Costumes, which sells costumes for adults and children and has been a mainstay on the costume scene since 2013. Kingdom of Costumes, which has now become the local supplier of party garments for Amazon Saudi Arabia, also sells wigs, masks, large angel wings, swimming mermaid tails, cinematic contact lenses, special effects makeup and other accessories. Halloween aside, the costume shop is also great for themed birthday parties and school events.

Party & Costume Store

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Red riding hood Get your Costume from our website or visit our store!

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The Riyadh-based costume store is the place to go if you are looking to mix and match your own Halloween outfit. They have scary masks, funky wigs, special effects makeup and a variety of costumes for adults and children. 

Fantasy Castle

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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At this Jeddah-based store your children will have the time of their lives choosing from a wide range of costumes. From pirates to Disney princesses, they have it all. They also deliver all cities in Saudi Arabia.

 


Nicole Scherzinger wows in Georges Chakra design

Updated 24 November 2020

Nicole Scherzinger wows in Georges Chakra design

DUBAI: Singer and television show host Nicole Scherzinger was spotted wearing a design from our neck of the woods this week to promote the hit show “The Masked Singer.”

The “Don’t Cha” hitmaker, who serves as a judge on the show alongside singer Robin Thicke, comedian Ken Jeong and model Jenna McCarthy, wowed viewers with a white, statement-making Georges Chakra pant suit from the Lebanese designer’s Spring 2019 couture collection.

The look boasted a plunging blazer with metallic details on the shoulders and sleeves and a cascading train. She paired the top with coordinating white, flared trousers. Scherzinger  elevated the look with a dusting of metallic, eye-popping powder across her lids to compliment her ensemble.

Chakra is one of Lebanon’s top couture designers. His gowns have graced runways in Paris and red carpets in Hollywood, while the entertainment industry’s top talent like Gabrielle Union, Jennifer Lopez and Letitia Wright regularly don his creations.  His designs have even been featured in films and television shows like “Gossip Girl” – Blake Lively’s character Serena van der Woodsen tied the knot in a dramatic strapless tulle gown designed Chakra in the show’s series finale. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the Aug.4 Beirut explosion, Chakra didn’t unveil his Fall 2021 couture collection during the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode’s official Haute Couture week this year, but presented it in a digital format instead.

Much like his previous collections, the Fall 2021 couture offering was an amalgamation of expert tailoring, volume, ruffles, traces of lamé and rich fabrics such as lace, velour de soie, silk organza and gazar.

Meanwhile, Scherzinger isn’t the only A-lister to champion the Lebanese couturier in recent weeks. 

Model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen was recently spotted wearing an all-white ensemble at a Pennsylvania rally for president-elect Joe Biden and vice president-elect Kamala Harris’ election campaign where her husband John Legend was performing. 

The look featured a tailored Chloe blazer worn over a bodysuit paired with a tulle tiered skirt from Chakra’s Fall 2020 couture collection. 

The designer’s creations also found a fan in British actress Kate Beckinsale, who recently attended this year’s Monte Carlo Gala for Planetary Health in Monaco wearing a white, asymmetric gown, which was plucked from the designer’s Fall 2019 couture collection.