Nogomi Fashions #13: Concerts, Clubbing and Vacation Style 

 PERFORMANCES Egyptian singer Carmen Soliman performing at the Opening Ceremony of the New Suez Canal in Ismailia, Egypt Ya helwa miSriyya Carmen! This is beautiful and timeless, yet fashion-forward at the same time: perfect to celebrate the opening of the New Suez Canal. She is the new face of Egypt.  Lebanese singer Haifa Wehbe performing … More Nogomi Fashions #13: Concerts, Clubbing and Vacation Style 

MENA Viewpoints: USA Presidential Primaries Debate (R) #1

August 6 marked the second American Presidential Primary debate for the Republican party, an event that promised to be full of interesting (read: highly questionable) soundbites, particularly on American foreign policy in the Middle East. The candidates did not disappoint, sharing their (scary) views on the future of the Islamic State aka Daesh; how to … More MENA Viewpoints: USA Presidential Primaries Debate (R) #1

Celebs: Just Like Us?

American tabloid magazine US Weekly features a page called “Celebs: Just like Us?” with pictures of celebrities either living the high life or doing shockingly mundane things. Let’s do a Middle East version featuring the region’s superstars. NOT LIKE US! They drive a red version of the Batmobile, or at least pretend to. I mean, … More Celebs: Just Like Us?

Nogomi Fashions #12: Award gowns, concert gowns and Celebratory gowns galore

Shou akbarak?     It was a busy two weeks for Arab Fashionistas: Lebanon’s Radio Delta hosted the 2nd Delta Awards honoring Lebanese in the media at Les Talus in Beirut on July 22nd, which saw a performance by Maya Nehme and student dancers from her dance school. The Arouwad Awards took place at the Hilton … More Nogomi Fashions #12: Award gowns, concert gowns and Celebratory gowns galore