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

Nogomi Fashions #16: Summer Concerts and Red Carpet

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

Nogomi Fashions #15: Summer Styles in Sweltering MENA

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

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 

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

Nogomi Fashions #10: Ramadan Styles Part 1

what’s happening: the Holy month of Ramadan does not mean that there’s a lack of stylish ladies around: au contraire. Between sohours, iftars and other events the fashionistas of the Middle East were kept busy one-upping each other. One star-studded event was singer (and recent Murex D’or winner) Shatha Hassoun’s sohour at the Sofitel Hotel … More Nogomi Fashions #10: Ramadan Styles Part 1

Nogomi Fashion #8: red carpet glamour; flower appliques and haute couture jumpsuits

What’s happening: the mawazine music festival continued in rabat, morocco. The stars all came out, again, for the beirut international awards festival in zaytana bay, beirut, lebanon. and most importantly, ramadan started on the 18th! Fashionista of the week: there’s two! Douja Hijazi ruled the scene at the BIAF Awards, while Dunia Batma stole the street-style … More Nogomi Fashion #8: red carpet glamour; flower appliques and haute couture jumpsuits