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W By Walla is by a talented local bahraini designer and I was lucky enough to get to be behind the scenes on the set of her S/S14 lookbook shoot.  The collection is called ‘Reflections’ and her inspiration came from her own land, our island.  The colour palette she chose symbolize eastern shades of sand revived by deep emerald, striking turquoise and a pop of orange, emphasizing the sophisticated charm of the collection. Read the rest of this entry »

Screen shot 2013-05-07 at 2.00.26 AM Dubai-based Dima Ayad, is a young Lebanese fashion designer. She established her eponymous label in April 2010. Her clothes, which have been featured on the pages of ELLE Arabia, Grazia Middle East, OK!, Hello! and Ahlan!, are a celebration of the female form. Her Autumn Winter 2011 collection was shown off-schedule at London Fashion Week, which led to her nomination as Best Regional Designer at the Grazia Middle East Style Awards 2011, designing a capsule Prom collection for Saks Fifth Avenue and a Ramadan AbayaCollection for Harvey Nichols Dubai.

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In September 2009, fashion designer, Lama El-Moatassem, launches Toujouri’s first collection, after studying at London’s Central St Martins, London College of Fashion and working for international design houses such as Chloe.

Aesthetic interpretations of travel and culture, vintage textiles, embroideries, brocades and modern design inspire her. Read the rest of this entry »

Walk in Closet  is celebrating it’s 2nd Anniversary and an in honour of the occasion Lady Fozaza will be their guest launching the release of  her Double Trouble Blazers and much much more!!!

Walk in Closet has been selling Lady Fozaza blazers from the beginning of her launch…and here is the chance to meet the designer herself and be the first to grab her exclusive blazers.  Hurry and be quick, ’cause they get sold fast!

Here is a date you won’t want to miss Kuwait!

I am loving this new local Bahraini label, ‘august’ by designer duos Maha Al Mulla and Amina Saif .  The label embraces all things feminine, classy, elegant with a modern twist!  This beautiful Spring/Summer collection celebrates dressing chic for all occasions.  This label had me at a heartbeat just with the nude colours but combine nude with sheer flowy fabric, pastels, sequins and cleverly cut out sleeves and I am hooked!

The beauty behind the S/S12 lookbook is not just the beautiful clothes but also the local talent they collaborated with:

Photography by Plhong Flores 

Makeup by Mai from @themakeupmanual –>

Model: Pauline Castro

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