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It’s been all about fashion, from the fashion weeks in all the capitals to fashion exhibitions and events.  We are celebrating fashion in all it’s forms.  If you have a passion for fashion and fashion history, you will be blown away by this exhibition.

Did you know that the Sharjah Art Museum is the only museum of modern art in the UAE?

The Sharjah Art Museum is holding an exhibition titled  ‘The Lure of Beauty’ that brings together yet more fine examples of extraordinary artistic endeavors, in a collection never seen before in the UAE, starting today Sept 25th -30th Nov 2013.  Read the rest of this entry »

We all have that one song that reminds us of our summer holiday. This summer it was Wake me up-Avicii that got my kids and I pumping up the volume everytime it played on the radio ..

What was your summer 2013 song ?

 

 

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The much anticipated Ramadan event is just around the corner! AlReem Charity is holding their 4th even on the 12th of July and a seriously amazing group of vendors will be there displaying their goods!! Here is a chance to do some fab holiday, eid shopping as well as spending towards a good cause.  Curious as how AlReem Charity came about? Who are the dedicated girls behind AlReem? How does your contribution make a difference?  Read the rest of this entry »

“Don’t try to fix it. I just need you to listen.” Every man has heard these words. And they are the law of the land. No matter what.

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I have always loved and appreciated photography but this photgrapher has gotten all my 5 senses hightened with every image and with every audio slideshow. Her images have so much life behind them; they are ‘not just a photo’. Rasha Yousif is an aspiring travel photographer and has already shot in quite a few countries. She is a dear friend and a member of Bahrain Bloggers. It’s about time she edit the ‘aspiring’ part and give her self the title she well deserves. Read the rest of this entry »

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Have you ever wanted to learn from a pro how to draw comics, learn the technique and know more about the tools?  For all you comic lovers and artists there is an awesome workshop in town.  Don’t miss this opportunity on learning from a very talented Emirati artist, Saeed Arjumand. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Fyunka Girl Is Coming to Bahrain!

Fyunka is a fashion accessories line created by Jeddah-based designer Alaa Balkhy.  Fyunka is an Arabic slang word and can be defined as a ribbon bow. Balkhy will be selling her exclusive handbags, tote bags, cosmetic pouches, iPad cases, pillows, and more products. “I’m very excited to showcase my collection at BAB Market in Bahrain,” enthused Alaa Balkhy.

 First launched in June 2011, Fyunka has become hugely popular because of its strong fashion focus and stylish illustrations that most women in the Middle East can relate to.  The Fyunka brand is all about adding a pop of design into one’s wardrobe with quirky quotes, illustrations and a range of colors.

I got to interview Alaa and find out more about her, her inspiration and lots more (interview below).  Don’t miss the chance to meet Alaa this weekend at Bab Market!

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On Saturday I attended a book launch at Words book store in Budaiya.  Bahraini author and fellow Bahrain Bloggers member; Nazli Tawfeeqi held a book signing introducing her first fictional book My Foggy Tomorrow.  The crowd was buzzing and everyone was excited celebrating a local talent and author, amongst the people there was Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid Al Khalifa (@khalidalkhalifa).  Nazli is the President & Founder of New Dawn Society, the first young women society in Bahrain since 2006 and a founding member of Bahrain Bloggers.  Nazli’s book is a social drama about love, betrayal, belief and beyond.

Get your copy from Words Book store in Budaiya and catch Nazli this weekend at Bab Market in Manama Bab Al Bahrain.

 

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I am so excited to introduce you all to the fabulously shabby chic – Pachachic launch.  Bahrain be prepared to see the perfect dainty, floral, lace inspired tea party ever to hit the island and you are all invited!  The perfect setting to introduce the soft launch of this soon to open concept store.  Two sisters who are avid admirers of unique furniture & accessories have brought their love to reality by offering high-quality, affordable shabby chic products and services.  They know from first-hand experience when they were furnishing their own homes, they couldn’t find any appealing shabby-chic furniture or accessories and ended up ordering from abroad.  It didn’t take long for them to realise that there was no dedicated shop focusing on shabby-chic furniture and home accessories in Bahrain. That is how ‘Pachachic’ was born, Bahrain’s first shabby chic store offering unique and affordable shabby chic, vintage style home accessories to compliment any home.  Read the rest of this entry »

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