Photoshoot at Belgravia Studios, London

June 14, 2015

Some fashion bloggers have REALLY nailed the art in posing for natural looking photos. You know which ones I mean! Golden sunlight, strategically highlighting cascading waves as the stylish subject appears to laugh charmingly and merrily into the distance. It’s all very convincing when you scroll through these #iwokeuplikedis mini masterpieces on Instagram. I’m not really one of those bloggers!! Confession: I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but I kinda just usually stand one leg behind the other and do a rather awkward tight lipped Mona Lisa smile. Less imaginative but hey, it works and it’s my thang. Truthfully, I […]

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“Savage Beauty” Exhibition

June 1, 2015

Today, I’m writing a blog post from London! I’ve been here for almost two weeks as I really needed a change of scenery and a break from the balmy, blistering heat! I’ve always adored London (and any city that has an energetic buzz! As you might gather, I’m not much of a nature oriented kinda girl!) Except maybe the beach or Hyde Park … Whenever I come here, I always try to fit in a few exhibitions and this time around I was really dying to check out Alexander McQueen’s “Savage Beauty” exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. This […]

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May Musings

May 25, 2015

This may sound dramatic, but whenever I see shoes I absolutely LOVE, my heart skips a beat and I’m filled to the brim with yearning. The worst part is, just like love, when it comes to matters of the heart, it’s very unpredictable and knows no discrimination – I could fall in LOVE with a cheap as chips yet gorgeous pair of shoes ordered from Souq.com OR an unattainable and deliciously impractical pair from Christian Louboutin. I just never know when the shoe cupid will strike me. (actually I DO! The little twerp always gets me when I’m at Level […]

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Interview with Hesham Malik

May 5, 2015

It’s not everyday that the glamorous world of Bollywood and the exclusive world of fine art merge together to create something exciting, which is why art lovers in Dubai are surely in for a treat this month! The famed British auctioneers Sotheby’s will be conducting their first ever art auction in Dubai on May 9, 2015 at the Royal Ballroom, One & Only Royal Mirage. A member of Dubai’s Ruling Family will be the Guest of Honor at this auction cum charity evening where 20 paintings by internationally acclaimed artist Hesham Malik will go under the hammer. The proceeds from […]

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Fashion Forward April 2015

April 30, 2015

There were a lot of interesting new developments at Season 5 Fashion Forward this year. Brand new designers from all over the region showcased their collections on the runway, lending an unexpected element of freshness to the crowd. I really liked how The Garden in particular included more garments and accessories. Here’s a Garden highlight: I had my eye on these vibrant colorful pieces by Mina Siddique. Basically, if a cape and a kaftan got together and reproduced, these floaty pieces would be the babies. They’re light with a colorful, interesting silhouette that makes the fabric billow through the air […]

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Preened n’ polished at The White Room

April 20, 2015

I don’t know about you … but when I have a brand NEW hairdo…with my eyelashes all in curl… I just float as the clouds on air do. Personally, I enjoy bein’ a girl. Ok, so those aren’t exactly MY words, they were sung by Nancy Kwan in that famous scene from the classic movie Flower Drum Girl … but no one’s ever said it better! After all, what girl CAN’T relate to THAT euphoric feeling – like when your eyebrows are threaded to perfection with an arch that would make Brooke Shields jealous. Enter the White Room Dubai. For […]

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