Anti-slob gym outfit ideas

October 20, 2017

It’s so easy to look GREAT at the gym when you have a peachy, insta-worthy butt and pancake-flat abs BUT what if your body is “under construction?” Here are some non slobby ideas for the gym. This actually took me a while to figure out, so I hope this guide is helpful for you. 1. All about the drape with a lil bit of shape Decide which parts of your body you currently like RIGHT NOW. I really think loose, drapey tops look great paired with tight leggings and it’s a look that suits MOST people. After all, have you […]

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A guide to tailors in Dubai 101

October 11, 2017

Have you ever been really disappointed with the results of getting outfits made by a tailor? You may have chosen the fabrics, given it to someone recommended and gotten back your garment only to be totally bummed out. It turned out droopy, sad and “homemade” looking. The color and fabric were gorgeous! What went wrong? After that experience, you decided that tailors are not for you and gave up. Sound familiar? This was my story a few years ago but I have figured out some key tips and tricks to ensure great, expensive looking results every time. First of all, […]

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Emirates Woman of the Year Awards

October 4, 2017

Being nominated for an Emirates Woman of the Year was definitely on my “boss lady” bucket list, so you can imagine how thrilled I was when my wish came true! For my international readers, Emirates Woman is the region’s leading women’s fashion and lifestyle magazine. It delivers articles on high-end fashion and beauty as well as detailed features on global and local issues. Every year the magazine have an awards ceremony to honor the best artists, visionaries, achievers, humanitarians and young talent in the region. I was nominated under artists and got to participate in an awesome photoshoot. I pondered […]

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Charles and Keith Curates

June 3, 2017

Social media gets a whole lot of flak … apparently it can make you isolated, shallow and reclusive BUT I disagree. I love how social media can be used for connecting people all over the world and allow you to take part in some amazing opportunities. That’s exactly what happened this month with the Charles and Keith Curates campaign. The trendy accessories brand launched a special digital campaign. They selected artists from all over the world to document fashion through creativity. The campaign highlighted the works of different individuals from all walks of life who inspired them with their artistry […]

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Fashion tips for when you feel “meh”

April 25, 2017

We all know that every body is beautiful and there is no “ideal” figure…it’s all about self esteem yada yada yada but no matter how body positive you are, at some point you MIGHT feel stuck in a rut and “meh.” Maybe it’s after having a baby or monthly bloating or putting on the dreaded “Dubai stone” after moving here. With your extra unfamiliar lbs, you grab the first baggy shirt and look wistfully at cute summer dresses with a dose of self loathing about your lack of willpower. Sound familiar? What if I told you that you could wear […]

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Creating my Aqua Apartment

March 26, 2017

So, it’s no secret that I’ve always loved shades of aqua. It’s just so soothing and feminine. I’ve never really gotten into decorating or interior design before but once I moved into a new apartment – I considered it a fresh canvas for my dream beach house. It took me quite a few months to get the look I wanted and in that time I’ve collected a few tips and hacks that I wanted to share with you guys. Before I went overboard with my purchases and decorating the house, I scoured Pintrest and magazines for inspiration and some kind […]

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