Known as being a daring outrageous designer of Haute Couture wear in the Middle East the Bahrain-based designer Khaleda Rajab speaks with Velvet on being an Icon in the Middle East and her latest Capsule Collection with Linda Farrow and Fahad Almarzouq. Their unique oversized
Ring in the good vibes this year with the latest trends to hit home. Learn what’s in and what’s out from Ethan Allen’s design pride, George Foster, as he shares with Velvet his excellent ideas on decorating and re-decorating your house. Repeatedly recognised for his
The Italian Luxury Interiors Exhibition is set to return with its fourth edition to Dubai on 18-21 November 2014 at the Ritz Carlton, DIFC. Organized by the Italian Trade Commission, Trade Promotion Office of the Italian Embassy, in cooperation with Confartigianato and CAN – the
Her blog turned five just recently, but the ever fresh Tala Elle Samman still surprises her thousands and thousands of followers on her website, www.myfashdiary.com, and social media accounts. Want to know how she ran her blog for almost half a decade? Read on…
Art aficionados went all out in the first-ever auction of fine art pieces by the region’s most renowned artists as Christie’s Dubai Sale showcased eight exceptional family collections from across Middle East. Led by an extensive group of Lebanese modernist pictures by Shafic Abboud
Dubai’s continuing rise as a global fashion hub has provided just the inspirational spark for local designers to flourish. One promising example is Madiyah Al Sharqi, daughter of the ruler of Fujairah, HH Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi.
She seemed born to live and thrive
From Tokyo to Mexico and New York, meet the man who helps women all over the world achieve natural radiance. Clarins’ International Artistic and Training Director, Eric Antoniotti, shares what he thinks is beautiful and what makes Arab women uniquely gorgeous.
What is your definition of
Azza Fahmy has gained global aim for her exquisite jewellery creations. Adored by many, and worn even by popular personalities, Fahmy’s jewellery collections dazzle for their distinctive appeal – a mesmerising mix of traditional and contemporary designs, infused with elements from Egypt’s history and culture.
Want to know more about bridal couture queen Monique Lhuillier? Here's a snippet of an interview where she shares a bit about her beginnings as a designer, her thoughts on Arab women, and where she intends to take her label next into the future.