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My Eid Wishlist

By Maya AlShabab. Eid, Christmas, and other holidays are all occasions that usually have people running to get things done at last minute. Or is that just me?! My wishlist for Eid this year .. I already got 1 out of the 4  ; ) 1) ‘Swan’ Blazer by Fozaza 2)…

Beiruti Scene

Beiruti Scene | س – Exclusive Interview With Céline Khairallah

Scene | س is a line of beautifully executed garments, accessories and home décor that mélange east and west, incorporating Beiruti expressions and heritage with modern minimalist designs. By Maya AlShabab. We conducted an exclusive interview with Scene | س designer Céline Khairallah. S.C.: Can you start by telling us a little…


DXB Pop Art

By Maya AlShabab. A pop-arty heritage-modernized store in Dubai, the DXB …. Gorgeous Arabesque designs and cute items at the DXB store, located at Art Dubai. Perfect to get those small items to decorate your office space, or as a sweet surprise for a friend! (Source: Alaa Balkhy)

Dina Jsr

Dina Jsr

By Maya AlShabab. Dina Jsr started as a young driven imaginative girl who was driven by a fascination for sketching silhouettes, and creating looks and wardrobe makeovers for herself and her friends. Dina studied a BA in jewelry design in London, she found that subject to be the most attractive, a true outlet…


Profile of Rana Salam of Mishmaoul

By Maya AlShabab. Before she established her fashion brand, Rana Salam started by establishing a personal signiture style that was unique only to her. As a branding and graphic designer  from the Middle East, she is successful in that she combines her unique knowledge of Arabic language and culture into her…

Bohemian Fever

Bohemian Fever

By Maya AlShabab. Texas raised Tamar Wider fostered a fascination for jewelry, and an unwavering adventurous sense of creating and embarking on stunning combinations and pieces. All came together in the production and design of The 2 Bandits, continuing a family-legacy of jewelry and diamond sale. The 2 Bandits launched their Holiday…


Exploring Hidden Gems at PFW

By Maya AlShabab. Paris Fashion Week, everybody is crazy about it. Getting a front -or even last- row ticket at a major défilé is a prized achievement we all covet. Yet the Fashion Week now holds another opportunity for discovery and experience beyond that of big couture houses. The true hidden treasures…

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Glimpses of Persia ♥

By Maya AlShabab. The fashion scene in Iran is incomparable to any other in the world. It is kept under wraps, and it never fails to be refreshingly imaginative and creative – a true mix of East and West; modern and ancient influences. Here are some beautiful trends by upcoming designers…