#MaybeHeDoesntHitYou….but his Version of Islam Stings

#MaybeHeDoesntHitYou….the hashtag has speared the Twittersphere with its poignancy, the inevitable ‘but’ that follows leading to a heartbreaking example of non-physical abuse. The hashtag highlights those types of abuse that we either overlook, or pretend do not exist, or blame on one’s “character:” verbal, emotional, psychological, financial. These types of abuse are just as common… More #MaybeHeDoesntHitYou….but his Version of Islam Stings

Nogomi Fashions: April Aywa/Laa Trends

  Trend: Plunging necklines    AYWA. Post-partum could not look more sexier than Myriam Fares in this unforgettable plunging neckline, with the most exquisite emerald jewelry.   LA. Maya Diab’s plunging neckline should have been buttoned up!   TREND: KAFTANS   AYWA. Exquisite color makes this kaftan, and pairing it with those pumps was a great choice.… More Nogomi Fashions: April Aywa/Laa Trends

Forum de Beyrouth 

FashIN/FashOUT: the stars of Lebanon came out for the Forum De Beyrouth, Beirut’s Fashion Week. Make no mistake: Dubai may have more money but Lebanon has way more fashionistas who beat to their own drum.     FashIN: these glossy, glistening, gorgeous gowns. Each one is so unique and unusual.     FashIN: glistening embroidered gowns… More Forum de Beyrouth 

Affaire Rossignol: Does Hating the Hijab Mean You’re an Islamophobe?

   L’affaire hijab in France is weighed down with almost 30 years of rhetoric, polemique and infamy and yet, 30 years on, it still won’t quit. The French obsession and stubbornness regarding the Islamic headscarf made headlines again recently with not one but three separate incidents (none involving actual Muslim women) which are both embarrassing… More Affaire Rossignol: Does Hating the Hijab Mean You’re an Islamophobe?

Nogomi Fashions: Fall in Love (Or Hate) with February Looks

This February, fall in love, like or hate with the best and worst of Arab celebrity fashions.     Fall in love with…one of the most exquisite Snow Queen Elsa looks of all time. Layka Iskander is HOB in this dreamy gown.   Fall in love with….Haifa Wehbe all over again in this glittering white bodysuit.     Fall… More Nogomi Fashions: Fall in Love (Or Hate) with February Looks