This April, my family and I travelled to Saudi Arabia to perform an Umrah pilgrimage. My experience was documented in the May travel issue of Velvet Magazine: Read the full piece here!
Last month, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dubai-based graphic designer and fashion designer Reema Al Banna, and was delighted as she walked me through her latest collection, a modern-day fairytale full of flounce, floral prints and fringes. Shot at … Continue reading
I had the pleasure of meeting shoe extraordinaire Giuseppe Zanotti when he was in Dubai last month for an interview with Velvet Magazine. It was held at the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray hotel on the Palm, and though we were in … Continue reading
Recently, I noticed the growing trend of Muslim fashion bloggers on the web, and found it to be a “clash of cultures.” Fashion bloggers, who generally flaunt their daily outfits and thrive on support and publicity would seem to stand … Continue reading
When Karl Lagerfeld showed his Indian-inspired Pre-Fall 2012 collection at Paris last December, I was overjoyed at the sight of bold jewelled and studded head ornaments that decorated the models’ heads. Then, when I saw a similar style of Indian-inspired … Continue reading