One of the most talked about up-and-coming designers from the Middle East is Mohammed Ashi, a young fashion designer from Saudi Arabia, based in Beirut, Lebanon has been making lavish waves in the regional fashion world, with aspirations and enough talent to crossover to the global fashion world of haute couture and prêt-à-porter. ASHi started […]
It is clear to recognize the world’s interest in Middle Eastern art in recent years, but what was a surprise to most is the rise of great talents from Saudi Arabia (the existence of Edge of Arabia is solid proof of that). One new talent on the rise is Saudi artist, AbdulAziz Al Qahtani with […]
“The first thing we have of a person is the impression from the outside,” said F.C. Gundlach, one of the twentieth century’s most notable fashion photographers. So powerful is the element of human perception that it contributes largely to decisions we make every day and to the unfolding of stories which gradually, over time, influence […]
The flourishing art scene in the GCC region keeps sending some astonishing surprises our way, one such surprise is new comer Aziz Al Mudhaf from Kuwait. The painter and graphic designer is holding his first solo exhibition in the exclusive fashion-forward hot spot, The Number 4 Boutique in Kuwait City this month.
It is our great pleasure to introduce to you a great new up-and-coming talent, Achraf Amiri. The only way for you to understand what he does is by viewing the images below. We had the exclusive opportunity to interview Achraf Amiri to discover more about what goes on in his mind when he creates.
After the recent success and media attention on Nawaf Saud’s NOA Couture collections, he decided to go the extra mile into fantasy-land and produce his first ever couture collection, giving him even more freedom to create, exaggerate and to roam free with his imagination on endless fabrics. Featuring out-of-this-world silhouettes, endless embroidery, the most feminine […]
In collaboration with Lee, Vivienne Westwood (via her Anglomania label) is attempting to sow the seeds of consciousness among fashion fans, and the world at large. “It is not enough to follow world politics, see films and read the prize-winning best seller. This is superficial, you need to go deep in order to understand who […]
How to Spend It, the Financial Times unashamedly glamorous salute to style and luxury provides a distinctive look into the world of fashion and pursuits. Started in 1994 as lifestyle section within FT Weekend it became so popular with readers that the FT decided to extend the content and print it on glossy paper.
I had the pleasure to interview musician Sophie Delila. She is a multi-talented vocalist, producer, pianist, guitarist and writer who is exploding onto the scene in Europe. Her brilliant musical talent showcases an edgy pop sound with a jivey blues flavor.
Standing out in the saturated world of fashion is not easy, but few have the capable talents to do so. I am glad to share with you one of the up-and-coming shining stars of fashion from the Middle East, NOA COUTURE by Saudi Arabian designer Nawaf Saud. His latest collection is shown for the time […]