All about the launch of Talahum by Aiisha Ramadan and changing lives – In Arabic:
For my non-Arabic readers, here’s the story of Talahum by Aiisha Ramadan’s aim to changing lives.
Following the initiative I had with Philips Sound of Arabia on ending hunger, I signed up with the Egyptian Clothing Bank, a non profit organisation, and from there, Talahum by Aiisha Ramadan was born. While many projects are in progress, I’d like to tell you about a specific one that is dear to my heart and that is changing lives, I pray it will reach millions of lives.
I mentioned a while ago that Emirates Woman Magazine has initiated a fashionable charity project called Fashion with a Heart. The team of Emirates Woman selected 10 of the very best designers in the UAE to work with. Each of the designers, of course including myself, was requested to make a bespoke dress that will be auctioned off at the Fashion With A Heart charity event that will take place at the Raffles Hotel Dubai, for the benefit Al Noor Training Centre for Children With Special Needs.
Evian asked Dubai’s top designers to recreate the Evian Live Younger T-Shirt, and it was showcased at the Dubai Fashion Week that recently took place and auctioned the T-Shirts for the benefit of Dubai Cares, whose project for 2010 is to secure clean drinking water for children in schools globally.
Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to make it to the show where my T-shirt was the show’s opener … Read more...
In 2006, Valerie Campbell was the first lady residing outside the UAE to ever wear one of our dresses. The dress was auctioned for the benefit of a breast cancer hostpital in Cologne, Germany, via Christies.
Valerie Campbell, best known for her elegance and motherhood of Naomi Campbell, is like her daughter and son Pierre, a model, a balle dancer and a designer who worked in Italy for a while. She herself is a survivale of breast cancer and it amazes me how beautiful and strong she remains.
When Ms. Valerie wore the dress, she said and I quote “I … Read more...