Discovering @LebaneseDesigners

It’s no secret that Lebanese designers have set incredibly high standards in the fashion world. We see celebrities strut down red carpets wearing their designs and let’s face it, designer wedding gowns have become the thing of late. And don’t Lebanese designers know how to create that fairytale dress! Nathalie Zeidan Chebaklo, founder of Lebanese Designers, started the Instagram page three years ago with the aim to promote and support Lebanese designers. Since, … Continue reading Discovering @LebaneseDesigners

Elie Saab takes us on a magical journey to India

“India is her backdrop and her inspiration for a new blend of formalism and ease, opulence and elementary lines.” Enter India, the Elie Saab’s Spring 2016 Couture showcase at Paris Fashion Week was definitely the break away from his previous collections, and we loved every bit of it! The collection was about a foreign woman’s adventurous journey through India perfectly portrayed by the mix between Edwardian-style garments and … Continue reading Elie Saab takes us on a magical journey to India

10 Cake Me Pretty creations to inspire your next event

It’s hardly ever really a celebration without cake. Whether it’s a first birthday or a 50th, an engagement, a wedding or a graduation – the tradition to share cake with family and friends is always a highlight of any occasion. Hanan Darwiche, the founder of Cake Me Pretty began her business from home while raising her children. The once cake-pops queen and cupcake making enthusiast … Continue reading 10 Cake Me Pretty creations to inspire your next event

Melta Tan: The Candyland Bride

Most girls start planning their weddings in their minds when they’re only little. As they grow up the planning doesn’t stop, the fairytale simply evolves into something dreamy and glamorous. Then we discovered Melta Tan’s latest collection, the Candyland Bride, and it dawned on us – the idea of a pastel fairytale bride was the magical new theme that would melt the hearts of even the … Continue reading Melta Tan: The Candyland Bride

Bella Marie Beauty shares her top 5 shades of lipstick

Summer is the season we like to go a bit more au natural on the face, simply because we spend more time on picnics, at the beach and enjoying the outdoors. However there is something about wearing a fun pop-of-colour on the lips that makes us feel all-dolled-up! We knew we needed some expert advice and so we asked self-taught make-up artist Rania from Bella … Continue reading Bella Marie Beauty shares her top 5 shades of lipstick

Burj Al Arab is about to get even bigger

The World’s tallest building and Dubai’s iconic Burj Al Arab is about to get an upgrade. Yes we also didn’t think this was possible, but it is being shipped to Dubai as we speak! You read that right too! The 10,000 square metre ‘North Deck’ is on it’s way to the UAE from Finland where it was being built by a marine construction company, Admares. The … Continue reading Burj Al Arab is about to get even bigger

Labourjoisie: the vivacious ‘Limited Edition’ collection

It’s no secret the Middle East is a breeding ground for some fierce and glamorous fashion. So you can understand our excitement when we recently stumbled across Labourjoisie –  we just can’t get enough of this Kuwait-based design house. The brand’s vivacious creations and innovative concepts with each collection has ensured Labourjoisie’s success for over 13 years. The brand’s most recent collection, Limited Edition 2015, presents different designs which accommodate for … Continue reading Labourjoisie: the vivacious ‘Limited Edition’ collection

Arab Cinema scores two Oscar nominations

As Oscar nominations were announced yesterday, it was exciting to learn that two Arab film-makers were amongst those being recognised for their creative abilities to make films. Palestinian-British film-maker, Basil Khalil has already won multiple awards for his comedy, Ave Maria, which has been shown at film festivals around the world including the Cannes Film Festival and the Dubai International Film Festival. Jordanian film-maker, Naji Abu Nowar has secured a … Continue reading Arab Cinema scores two Oscar nominations

Mouawad’s Victoria’s Secret Fantasy Bra goes to Dubai

Each year we wait to see how the Victoria’s Secret show is going to out-do its previous showcase, and in 2015 it did not disappoint. Lebanese Jewellery house, Mouawad, created the stunning Fireworks Fantasy Bra worn by Angel Lily Aldridge, valued at $2 Million. And today the gem-studded bra is going to be at the Mouawad Boutique at the Dubai Mall for January 14 and … Continue reading Mouawad’s Victoria’s Secret Fantasy Bra goes to Dubai

Golden Globes 2016 : Our top 12 red carpet looks

Hollywood’s award season has begun which means celebrities are constantly playing dress-ups in gorgeous designer gowns, and we’re excited! This year’s Golden Globes did not disappoint with the common theme … dress like a princess – without the tiara. We’ve chosen some of our favourite red carpet looks with gowns from Lebanese Designers Elie Saab, Zuhair Murad and Reem Acra looking absolutely ravishing. It was a … Continue reading Golden Globes 2016 : Our top 12 red carpet looks