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...
Mothers Day never meant much to me until I had my own child. As my beautiful daughter Cièlle turned 3 years old on the 25th of March, a few days after Mothers Day is celebrated in the Middle East, I found myself writing her a letter reflecting my thoughts at the moment and that I hope can get better year after year. I mostly hope that she gets to read those letters and learn a thing or two from them. In fact, if she embraces just 4 or 5 from the below, she’ll live happily.
My gift to Cièlle on
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I’ve been recently obsessed with makeup brushes as they matter a huge deal when it comes to the outcome of our makeup and their delicacy on our faces. Below are 3 makeup brushes types/ brands that I’ve tested and loved for different reasons.
SO BY SAMIRA OLFAT
This is the perfect professional kit that is made of the best quality. Samira Olfat and I go way back, more than a decade. I’ve seen her evolve just like she’s seen me grow my fashion line. She’s applied makeup on pretty much every Arab or Hollywood celebrity that ever stepped into the … Read more...
I made it on CNN!
I was contacted by Jon Jensen, producer of Inside the Middle East on CNN, three times before the interview actually took place. The first phone call included extensive questions about me and my business. I later learned that those questions were asked to a list of 20-something other designers in the UAE. Based on the answers & the content, I was selected to be featured. I’m truly humbled by that and was extremely excited to see a part of my dream come true.
Watch my feature on CNN by copy/pasting the below link:
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نسرين طافش تقتحم عالم الموسيقى بصوت حنون و أداء رائع
نسرين تؤمن بأن لا حدود للفن و هي قد كانت لديها رغبة من أكثر من ٧ سنوات في الغناء ولكنها فضلت الإنتظار للوقت المناسب. حينما إتخذت القرار، تلقت نسرين طافش دروس للعزف و للغناء مع أساتذة من موسيقى الوطن العربي. كانت النتيجة البوم أول أغانيه هي أغنية رومانسية بعنوان ‘ متغير علي ‘ من ألحان و كلمات إياد الريماوي و توزيع جان ماري رياشي. أما التصوير فقد كان في بيروت من إخراج سعيد الماروق.
فستان الفيديو كليب لنسرين طافش كان من تصميم عايشة رمضان
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