Trends I’m loving

August 19, 2012

Edgy Blazers I can’t get enough of blazers. There is a smorgasbord of varieties out there – embellished, fitted, slouchy, short, long, monochrome or pastels. I love ‘em all! A well fitted blazer is so versatile and can be worn in so many different ways. I like to go for ones with unique design features such as a leather trimmed lapel, eye catching studs as an embellishment or an ever so slight puff on the sleeve. Pastel blazers look great for a nostalgic 80s take, as long as you don’t make the mistake of going too sweet and demure and […]

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Favorite Sirens of All Time

August 5, 2012

So I’ve been meaning to illustrate my favorite movie sirens for a while now!  I have a huge obsession about sirens in general – mythological, legendary or real. Whether it’s Helen of Troy, Cleopatra, Sophia Loren or Jessica Rabbit –  I love observing a woman who has a deliberate air of presence, pizzaz and panache.   Their air of mystery, their enticing strategies and the how they perfect the true art of captivating an audience is what draws me to them.  An ideal temptress should always have a cool-as-cucumber exterior with a slight peppering of implied mischievous inneundo but never vulgar […]

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Couture Week Autumn/Winter 2012

July 19, 2012

Two weeks ago, I had a complete feast for my eyes with Couture Week 2012 and all the the gorgeous looks on the runway, so I couldn’t wait to illustrate them!  Here are a few of my favorite highlights from the collections this year. Versace – I am not usually a huge fan of Versace – Sometimes I find the colours and fabrics too loud and obnoxious, but this year’s collection was an unexpected change of pace.   Floaty and feminine, The long chiffon gowns in particular were works of art – the way the fabric moved and how the […]

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Couture Week Autumn/Winter 2012

July 19, 2012

Two weeks ago, I had a complete feast for my eyes with Couture Week 2012 and all the the gorgeous looks on the runway, so I couldn’t wait to illustrate them!  Here are a few of my favorite highlights from the collections this year. Versace – I am not usually a huge fan of Versace – Sometimes I find the colours and fabrics too loud and obnoxious, but this year’s collection was an unexpected change of pace.   Floaty and feminine, The long chiffon gowns in particular were works of art – the way the fabric moved and how the […]

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Favorite Sirens of All Time

July 5, 2012

So I’ve been meaning to illustrate my favorite movie sirens for a while now!  I have a huge obsession about sirens in general – mythological, legendary or real. Whether it’s Helen of Troy, Cleopatra, Sophia Loren or Jessica Rabbit –  I love observing a woman who has a deliberate air of presence, pizzaz and panache.   Their air of mystery, their enticing strategies and the how they perfect the true art of captivating an audience is what draws me to them.  An ideal temptress should always have a cool-as-cucumber exterior with a slight peppering of implied mischievous inneundo but never vulgar […]

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Reemami Fashion Show

July 5, 2012

Hello Art Aficianados!!! I’ve been in hibernation for a while now, I know, but back to buisiness as usual!!  On April 25th, I had the pleasure of attending Local-based fashion designer Reema Banna’s Compassion Charity Fashion show for her brand Reemami. The fashion show was intended to raise money for the Palestine Charity Relief fund, and the party was an excellent turnout and a great success. It was held at at Riva restaurant, in Palm Jumeirah. Aside from the wonderful fashion show,I couldn’t help but notice that there were some delicious hors d’oeuvres being passed around during the event, as […]

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