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STYLE & SHOPPING

THE ROMANCE

OF BEING ALONE Pensive autumn inspired style. By Felwa Al Hudaithy

Joan Didion, "In the Islands"

48 DESTINATION RIYADH DECEMBER 2015

There's something in the air. A crispness, shrug on that extralarge cardigan you’ve been saving, get yourself a fuzzy blanket, have eggs and soldiers in bed. Things are getting colder here in Riyadh. There's something about winter that demands that you feel it. There’s a certain

romance about winter A new beginning, a new season, a new life. If only we had snow… We know that solitude is very important in any human’s life, and girls, oh girls, need it most. When life gets hard, when the tough gets going, know that in every decision

STAFF PHOTO/ YASMIN OUF

"Certain places seem to exist mainly because someone has written about them. Kilimanjara belongs to Ernest Hemingway. Oxford, Mississippi belongs to William Faulkner, and one hot July week in Oxford I was moved to spend an afternoon walking the graveyard looking for his stone, a kind of courtesy call on the owner of the property. A place belongs forever to whoever claims it hardest, remembers it most obsessively, wrenches it from itself, shapes it, renders it, loves it so radically that he remakes it in his image..."

Saudi Arabia  

DR Issue 34 - December 2015

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