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Netflix:

One Piece season 2 is officially coming to Netflix, meaning we’re 100% heading on another voyage with Luffy, Nami, and the rest of the Straw Hats.

Hot couple:

Dua Lipa and her new boyfriend Romain Gavras are on our hot couple list this week!

Food:

The “Undercutpk’’ truly wowed us with their creation, the “Black Sesame Easter Egg Forest.” A delectable chocolate shell, filled with a luxurious blend of rich dark chocolate sponge, roasted black sesame crunch, and creamy vanilla ice cream, must-try for every chocolate enthusiast out there!

Autumn Staples:

Elevate your autumn wardrobe with Gianvito Rossi’s ‘Borneo’ flats. Crafted from supple snake-effect leather, they feature square toes and dainty Mary Jane straps, offering a perfect complement to skirts or stylish straight-leg jeans!

 

The new Maroon ‘Sardine Mini’ shoulder bag from Bottega Veneta is our lust bag!

 

News:

At PKR 330 per litre, fuel prices in Pakistan smash records.

On the playlist:

Paint the Town Red by Doja Cat is on our playlist this week!

Paperazzi picks:

Our love for ceramics knows no bounds, and this RAAKH deep dish tray is a testament to that passion. It’s ideal for serving up sandwiches, fritters, comforting soupy noodles, or practically any culinary delight you can imagine.

Style Star:

Our style star of the week is Justin Bieber, who is wearing our very own Pakistani label, Rastah.

Netflix

We finally watched the dark psychological drama series, Luckiest Girl Alive on Netflix. Mila Kunis starred as Ani FaNelli living a perfect life having a glamorous job, designer wardrobe, rich husband when tragedies of her past start taking up her current life. Definitely a good depiction of there’s always more to what meets the eye!

Paperazzi Picks

The chikankari lehnga set by Ines by Naveen Tobeh is absolutely stunning. The colours, intricate work and embellishments make it perfect for the upcoming wedding season!

Food

The Mushroom Soup with milk foam, cocoa, chestnuts & crispy herbs tuile at Zigolini’s, PC blew us away. It’s on the five course dinner menu cooked by the Michelin Chefs and is a must try!

Best Buys

The handcrafted rattan flower chairs by Twigs Turns are the perfect addition to our home. Set them up at a corner in your balcony to enjoy the evening breeze with a cup of tea!

Music

The Paro x Under The Influence mashup is on our playlist this week!

Hot Couple

Lily Collins and Charlie McDowell celebrated their one year anniversary this year. Lily posted pictures from their wedding with a heartfelt caption, how adorable!

Hot Stuff

Gucci’s Exquisite collection in collaboration with Adidas features double-sided baseball cap in multiple colorways which is now available for $810. Cop or drop?

Music

Summer Renaissance by the queen B is our jam of the week!

Paperazzi Picks

Namah, a new brand on the block is doing contemporary wear and we love it when the local brands do it right! This black embellished jacket is definitely a head-turner.

Food

The Chocolate Cake at Dilara is every chocolate lover’s dream. It’s rich, decadent and would certainly fulfil your dessert cravings. Ah, heavenly!

Best Buys

The Caesar Lamp by Designs of a Pasha are a statement piece, perfect for adding a pop of colour to the room. Priced at 18,000 each.

Netflix

House of the dragon is a prequel of Game of Thrones, set about 200 years before the events of GOT. Remember the great civil war that tore the Targaryen family apart? This show is all about the origins of that war and we’re clearly hooked!

Hot Couple

Rumour has it that Dua Lipa and Trevor Noah are dating after they were spotted dining out together in New York City. Hot couple or no?

Hot Stuff

iPhone 14 plus arrived today with a 6.7 inch screen and a longer battery life. It starts at $899 and is available in 5 different colours.

Music

Calm down by Rema & Selena Gomez is our jam for the week!

Paperazzi Picks

Leave it to We Wear Zola to come up with up exceptional stuff. A local brand nailing western wear so we don’t have to worry about getting it from abroad. Also, kudos to the team for a striking creative direction. Definitely a treat for the eyes and the wardrobe!

Food

The Summer Salad from The FigTree Restaurant consists of greens, peaches, candied walnuts, beetroot and in-house made feta served with a super yum vinaigrette. It’s healthy yet delish and we couldn’t ask for more!

Best Buys

Pierregemme by Hur’s Ocean Rings are super quirky yet make a statement accessory. We’re obsessed!

Netflix

We’re currently watching Dahmer, a Netflix series that follows the murders of the late infamous serial killer, Jeffrey Dahmer. It’s a crime drama with some twists and turns, definitely not for the faint-hearted but an interesting show!

Hot Couple

Paramore’s Hayley Williams and Taylor York just confirmed they’re dating and we’re so happy for them. Such a cute couple!

Hot Stuff

The Saint Laurent SS23 show was all about ultra-refined, elongated silhouettes. We’re digging the muted coloured long wool coats & trenches with shoulder pads. A major inspo for the upcoming fall season!

Hot couple

Austin Butler and Kaia Gerber. Their relationship has been rumoured since their appearance on Met Gala and Cannes Film Festival but we’re low-key praying they’re a thing. They make a hot couple indeed!

Food

The Beef bulgogi at Noon Bistro is packed with flavours. We love us a meal that’s delish yet nutritious, don’t we?

Music

Kahani Suno by Kaifi Khalil is an underrated gem we recently discovered. The lyrics, the melody, oof! Super proud of our local artists changing the music game here.

Best buys

The Huarache Sandals by SaazbyAleena are so chic yet comfy. The neutral colour palette can be paired with various outfits!

Netflix

Cobra kai’s new season is out now. If you’re a karate kid fan from the 90s, this show has the same cast and is a treat to watch!

Paperazzi Picks

We’re obsessed with the beautifully handcrafted clothes & table linen from Livecalico. The colour palette, prints and embroideries would make a style statement for sure!

Hot Stuff

Kim Jones x Fendi SS23 is all about silk skirts and dresses paired with sweaters. We’re digging this combo for sure!

Best Buy

No one does Chikankari Kurtas like Image. This pink chikankari kurta can be dressed up or down to be worn on several occasions.

Food

The Wholegrain Steak from Pretaplate Cafe is tender, juicy & full of flavours. Brownie points for the whole grain mustard sauce served with it!

On the playlist

Energy by Beyoncé is our jam for the week. We can’t stop grooving!

Paperazzi Picks

The motia scented candle by Scented Stories Candles is a love language indeed. We love enjoying our morning tea with the motia aroma around the room.

Hot Couple

Things between Leonardo DiCaprio, 47, and Gigi Hadid, 27, are reportedly stirring up.

Currently watching

The Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives Season 2 is out now and we’ve been enjoying all those dramatic stakes, conflicts & interpersonal relationships.

News

33 million Pakistanis have been displaced due to flood caused by climate changes. It is estimated that the total damage caused by floods is around $18.5 billion, including 6500km of road network and 1.7 million homes. The government and several organisations have raised funds, still a lot more is needed to provide shelter and sustenance to these people. Donate to the trusted organisations to help them out!

Upcoming Model:

Alizeh Rabbani’s working her charm everywhere. She’s got what it takes to be the face of every campaign this season!

Best buy:

We’re going gaga over Odd and Eve’s new Jutti Kasuri. These slim cut, handcrafted khussas can be paired with so many outfits!

Food:

Vanilla by Hafsa Zulfiqar just launched their cafe in Y block and the dessert lover in us couldn’t resist dropping by. Their Philadelphia Cheesecake & Spanish Latte has a special place in our heart.

Music:

You know what happens when two powerhouses come together to make a song, it becomes your jam!

Listening to “I like you” by Post Malone & Doja Cat on repeat.

Hot Couple:

Not gonna lie but Harry Styles & Olivia Wilde look super cute together!

Paperazzi picks:

You could never go wrong with anything minimal & comfy. We’re loving Sania Maskatiya’s new line Somebody Basics.

Currently watching:

Indian Matchmaking’s season 2 is out now & it’s fun watching people explore their potential relationships.

From first dates to breakups to marriage proposals, this season takes the cast through a series of ups and downs in their journey towards love.

Paperazzi Picks

We’ve got our eyes on this Independence Day special kurta by Sana Safinaz.

Best Buy

These beaded evil eye slides from DoodleInc are so comfy yet chic. Priced at 3650, they would make a perfect addition to your summer wardrobe.

Food

Cosa Nostra Paola’s is the talk of the town for all the right reasons. We’d go back for their Special Fried Burrata & Blackened Steak Tacos any time, any day!

On the playlist

They say old is gold and that certainly applies to this track!

Paperazzi Recommends

The new Netflix movie Darlings is a dark comedy highlighting domestic violence.

The narrative sees a young couple fall in love before he begins to abuse his young wife until, after a while, the tables turned.

Go-to coffee place

Being coffee enthusiasts, we’re always looking out for a good caffeine fix & the spanish latte from Third Culture Coffee really knocked our socks off!

Currently watching

Okay maybe we’re a little late to the party but glad we’re watching Stranger Things.

The story revolves around the mysterious and sudden vanishing of a young boy after which the people of a small town begin to uncover secrets of a government lab, portals to another world and sinister monsters.

You have to watch it if you haven’t seen it already!

News

The upcoming documentary House of Hammer documents physical & emotional allegations against Hollywood Star Armie Hammer.

The official synopsis for the documentary

series is: “Debauchery. Deceit. Abuse.

Addiction. Corruption. The men in the Hammer family have more secrets and scandals over the generations than any vault can contain. Armie Hammer’s alleged crimes are only the tip of the iceberg.

It brings the dark and twisted secrets of the Hammer family into spotlight. Behind the money and power lies a dysfunctional dynasty with its male characters exhibiting all the devastating consequences of privilege gone wild.

House of Hammer is coming out on 2nd September on Discovery Plus.

Hot couple

Jennifer Lopez & Ben Affleck just got hitched and we couldn’t be any happier for them!

Style star

Alisha Adnan knows how to keep it simple yet sassy!

Food

The Jalapeño Pizza by The Pantry by Polo Lounge is our comfort food for sure. It will knock your socks off!

On the playlist

I ain’t worried by OneRepublic is a fun song that lifts up our spirits for sure!

Summer staple

These bright and fun co-ord sets from Inclusivitee Apparel are a must addition to your summer wardrobe. Can be style in so many ways!

Paperazzi Picks

This beautiful pair of polki earrings by Kiren Wahab would add a style statement to any look!

News

Monsoon rain spell has been hitting various parts of Pakistan. All concerned authorities have been warned and asked to take the necessary precautionary measures.

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