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.
My affection for Italy is no secret to the world. While France inspires my designs, Italy inspires my existence. Perhaps the fact that both Lebanon and Italy share a Mediterranean line brings our cultures a notch closer.
I can’t define my love for Italy in one word. Its the food, the people, the fashion, the culture, the walls, nature, beaches.. it’s a whole life. While I try to explore as much as possible from Italy on every visit, I’ve been repeatedly visiting Lake Como as I’ve become passionate about it.
I had the pleasure of attending the talks hosted by Vogue Fashion Experience Dubai end of October 2014 with amazing speakers brought to us by Vogue Italia.
My favorite talks where the ones by Franca Sozanni, Sara Maino, Philipp Plein and Peter Dundas. Others I truly enjoyed as well were of Alberta Ferretti as well as Roberto Cavalli.
To give you a brief overview on how that goes, designers from around the world apply to a competition for scouting talents organized by Vogue Italia in collaboration with Emaar, who in their turn, select their favourite ones and then showcase these … Read more...