Guess Who’s Back: Egyptian Revolution, 7 Years Later

He’s back. If it had previously seemed as though the January 25th Revolution had come full circle the past few years, what with the “election” of yet another military man and an all-around death to democracy, the final nail in the proverbial coffin was hammered in by none other than Hosni Mubarak himself. The former … More Guess Who’s Back: Egyptian Revolution, 7 Years Later

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 

Arab Cinema Awards: Who Dressed the Part

 The Arab Cinema Awards took place at the Movenpick Hotel in Cairo the last week of March. Although there were plenty of talented actresses at this “Egyptian version of the Oscars” there was plenty of….boring fashion. Boring, or just weird. So I have to imagine that these lovely but misguided ladies were doing something else … More Arab Cinema Awards: Who Dressed the Part

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?