Summer is THE time for both weddings and music festivals in the Middle East, particularly in Lebanon. Here, let’s judge the wedding gowns and performance outfits of the season. Algerian Actress Amel Bouchoucha at her wedding in Beirut, Lebanon This is a beautiful, fairytale wedding dress. I love the bows on the straps and that … More Nogomi Fashions #16: Summer Concerts and Red Carpet
Besides traveling to Europe, Arab fashionistas also traveled to other Middle Eastern nations-Lebanon, Egypt and Morocco being popular, while the stiflingly hot Gulf was not-or had staycations. In which country did fashionista’s style reign supreme? LEBANON A LA MODE Lebanese Reality TV star Nadine AbdelAziz That may or may not be a rubber band wrapped … More Nogomi Fashions #15: Summer Styles in Sweltering MENA
Summer is all about traveling, and Arab fashionistas jet-setted across the world (ok, Europe and the states). Here, a look at the styles by locale. Where did fashionistas dress the best while on vacation? In-flight She better ditch that leopard shrug or whatever that is on her shoulders before her plane lands in Paris, but … More Nogomi Fashions #14: Summer Vacay Styles
What has caused the sudden massive influx of Syrian refugees in Europe? Was it the warmer summer months, which made risking a passage by rickety boat across the Mediterranean more inviting? Is it the fact that the situation has grown worse in Syria, as Bashar Al-Assad’s regime seems to be losing steam against rebels and IS, and the … More Do Syrian Refugees in Hungary Have the Luxury of Choice?