Work hard, shop harder.

Just because summer is over, doesn’t mean the fun has to end there. After all, retail therapy is guaranteed to work every single time. So here’s what our editors and contributors have packed their wishlists with lately – unless, of course, they already bought it.

١. Aya Mechelany

Chanel – Le Vernis

A delicate colour that is suitable all year round.

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Rabanne’s 1969 Nano Jewels Mini Bag

I mean, this goes without saying.

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Alaïa’s Flat Shoes

Comfy and stylish shoes are everything a woman needs, and it’s Alaïa too!

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Sunday Riley’s CEO Serum

The perfect product to maintain a healthy glow.

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Assouline’s Al Ula Ever

A much-needed addition to the Assouline collection at home.

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٢. Rand Al-Hadethi

Bunny by Mona Awad

I’ve heard it’s one of the most thrilling books of the past couple of years, so I had to get it.

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YSL’s Small Kate

If I could afford to be draped in YSL every single day, I would with no hesitation.

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Maje’s Short Dress

I live in Dubai – I will have a short-dress moment until the weather drops below 28 degrees.

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Repetto’s Red Rose Heels

As much as I tried to stay away from Red Mary Janes, I no longer can – I get their appeal now.

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ClubClover’s Shooting Star Earrings

I feel like these would elevate any outfit – they’re simple and chic.

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٣. Nour Regaya

Acne Studios – Dark Brown Bomber Jacket

I am a big fan of Acne, and this bomber is a dream purchase for the fall season. I love the bottom cut.

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Mooshtari Hilal – Hässlichkeit (Ugliness)

This is the highly anticipated debut book from Afghani-German artist and researcher Mooshtari Hilal. The aptly named book is a discourse on the intersection of aesthetics and politics and deep dive into what we consider ugliness. Looking forward to the English translation.

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Dries Van Noten – Leather Boots

Winter is upon us, and a black heeled boot is a wardrobe staple. This pair from Dries Van Noten is among my favorites.

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Telfar – Large Shopper

Telfar are restocking their sought-out bags in beautiful fall colours. My pick is this dark chocolate large shopper that will be so useful for travels.

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By Limala Rugs – Azilal Rug

My favorite carpet store in Berlin is By Limala, run by a Moroccan couple. Their work is an ode to North African craftmanship. This colourful, fluffy rug could be a great addition to my flat.

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٤. Zineb Sebdi

Salter House – Gardana Clog

Comfortable, cozy, and versatile.

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Ame Yu – All-purpose Donabe

The kitchen needs spoiling, too.

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Dieux Skin – Instant angel

Skincare is a must during all seasons.

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Ottessa Moshfesgh – Lapvona

This could be the influence of BookTok, but then again, is it really?

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Rahua – Classic Shampoo

Never underestimate the power of a great shampoo.

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٥. Yassmine Ben Abdessalem

Petit Bateau’s T- shirt

Petit bateau t-shirts; I like to restock the basics in September.

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Anne Dufourmantelle – Éloge du Risque

It’s the “rentrée littéraire” in France, lots of books are being published in august and September so it’s a great moment to read new authors or rediscover the classics. On my list, as advised by a friend & as I’m into psychoanalysis right now

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Tom Ford’s sunglasses

I was in Italy and saw this older man eating gelato and wearing these and I instantly fell in love. I like to wear extravagant and big sunglasses especially when i don’t feel like dressing up too much.

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Avène – Cicalfate

It’s an ultra repairing cream and I need it after a long summer in Tunis. A skincare essential, truly.

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Marni – Mary Jane shoe

Love these “business casual” meets funky-back-to-work pair of black shoes.

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٦. Selma Chougar

Adidas – Gazelles

To run in Paris between your different meetings.

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Essential Oil Diffuser

To work at home in calmness.

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Kabyle silver diadem

To shine in parties.

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Tarot by Salvador Dali

To approach the back to school season with serenity & spirituality.

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La Place

An Algerian feminist bilingual magazine to keep you informed.

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