Last year I purchased about 12 of Sami Amin genuine leather and hand-made bags. That was no ordinary customer’s order. The fact is that it was a gift to myself and an appetizer to a totally new direction in my fashion career. Though I had the vision nearly from the start, I wasn’t sure about how the Egyptian designer behind the brand Sami Amin, would feel about it.
Thankfully, the designer and his team were very receptive but weren’t sure about how mixing both our DNA’s will look. Mine is as you may know, swings by a lot of Swarovski … Read more...
When I saw pictures of SAMI AMIN bags and accessories, I couldn’t make up my mind on whether I’ll love them or I’ll pass. Don’t get me wrong, the designs themselves are beautiful and seemed to be rustic. With all honesty, while I’m quite hasty in passing on my judgement on products I see in photos, SAMI AMIN’s left me waiting for more. So I took my chance and made an order from his ‘Sky Collection’ inspired by the Nut, the Egyptian sky goddess.
Did ALDO just give me High Street Fashion at its best?
I was STUNNED when I saw this gorgeous backpack from ALDO Shoes and Bags Not only did it come in my favorite pastel tones, but it also embraced the trends that a lot of Couturiers, such as Chanel, have been setting for years.
It looks beautiful and functions even more beautifully where the zippers are so smooth, the tweed picks up on some metallic tones that will work mostly with gold accessories and the faux leather is of a perfect blush tone.
I love giving you the scoop on the latest news in fashion. I also love collaborations in the world of fashion!
A new collaboration for FW15, is between award-winning fashion designer Misha Nonoo and ALDO RISE, an initiative by the latter to promote and celebrate daring talent in the fashion community. Inspired by the romantic tension illustrated in Dustin Yellin’s three-dimensional psycho-geography glass collage series, this collection includes footwear and handbags in black and white and deep plum. It is now available in all ALDO stores around the world.
The collection is simple in designs, neutral in its dominant black … Read more...
After what felt like a month out of town, I have finally returned back home from an 8-day incredibly packed trip in the amazing Thailand where I was invited by the Tourism Authority of Thailand along with 6 gorgeous ladies to discover Thailand, a country of heritage, culture and natural beauty.
When one says “Thailand”, the first thing I imagine is a smile. It is not just a country that excels at hospitality, but I believe that its women occupy some of the most graceful manners in our modern times. At least, this is what I felt in the north … Read more...