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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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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Chocol’art: The Aftermath

April 8, 2012

Chocol’art, a Dubai fundraiser combining chocolate and art took place on Friday 30th March, and the night was an absolute success! An abundance of Dubai glamazons and art enthuisiasts attended Emirates Towers terrace last week admiring the artwork and soaking up the creative buzz. Over 40 original artworks were displayed at the event, including live graffiti artists working on site during the evening. Chocol’art was catered by Shakespeare and Co along with other popular chocolatiers and bakeries taking part such as Project Cupcake, Swiss-based Lindt chocolate and Kitsch Cupcakes. In addition to the art and food, live entertainment was provided […]

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