We all know that Arabs are no strangers to the fashion world. When you have a high-end designer like Elie Saab and up-and-coming high end designers like Razan Alazzouni (who has dressed up celebrities like Emma Roberts and Ashley Tisdale) or Toby’s Hatem Al Akeel (who has dressed up people like Snoop Dogg and Christian Louboutin).
Ramadan is right around the corner, so take out your dates, your Ramadan household decorations, and get ready to start shopping for some beautiful Jalabiyas and Kaftans!
It’s no secret that make-up is now seen to be more complicated than rocket science. With all these growing products, women seem to spend thousands of dollars on make-up and sometimes over do it. Fatima has provided us with a few tips on applying make up and how to highlight your beauty.
Amidst all the unfortunate discrimination, hijab has still managed to reach the worldwide market and seems to grow by the day. Your eyes weren’t fooling you when you saw those Abayas down at the Dolce Gabbana store in Dubai Mall; but when hijab hits the runway, that’s when you know this is our time to shine!
One of the most distinguishing and unique factors of Arabian culture is the traditional Thobe or Kandora that has been worn for centuries and continues to be worn and is even considered the most formal of attire in places like our beloved Gulf countries. Although attempting to alter such attire could have caused a misfit in some nations – but it hasn’t. Hatem Al Akeel managed to bring together the immediacy of Western fashion into our prestigious Middle Eastern traditional attire with just the right amount of creativity!
It’s no secret that the Moroccans always know the best ingredients for the skin, and the half Egyptian half-Moroccan Model Imaan Hammam gave Vogue magazine the pleasure of sharing her secret oil and butter beauty recipes.