Monday, December 31, 2012

Farewell 2012..

Hello 2013, Wishing my lovely readers a happy new year filled with love and pretty shoes ofcourse <3
See you all next year !

Friday, December 28, 2012

Now Opened : NohaNoor Boutique


Last week I have attended the opening of Noha Al-Roumi Boutique
"NohaNoor" a local brand  who's been in the business for quite a while now..
The overall appearance of the boutique was minimal and simple, as the garments were the main focus..

What I love about Noha's designs, clean cuts yet structured in generous volumes and eye catching colours..
Taffeta and organza, and cotton..
Loved the pants Noha wore, a simple black cigarette pant with a front pleat to give it an edge..

Look no further if you're on the hunt for party wear as well, so girly and dreamy <3
Unique statement necklaces to spice up simpler pieces as well..

Congratulations Noha..
The boutique opening was more than success !

NohaNoor Boutique
Al-Tijaria Tower, Murqab, Al-Soor Street
Mezzanaine 1

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Spotted at Uterque

Scarf like necklace at Uterque, embroidered with pearls and beads
perfect to make a statement, and spice up a simple outfit..
Available in 

Available in two different colours, blush pink and silver..

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Harvey's Favourite Things !

8 am this Saturday I had a London Taxi expected to pick me up for an exclusive tour at Harvey Nichols located in the Grand Avenue..
Early as a birdy, I arrived to The Avenues Mall to check out Harvey's Favourite things..

Greeted by Harvey's Marketing Team and buyers as you can see above, they explained to us about the floor stand dedicated to "Harvey's Favourite things"
A selection of gifts for holidays, which varied between jewelery, garments, cosmetics and shoes..

We were served snacks from " Veranda" the cafe' allocated at the store to be opened very soon..
You must try their Almonds Croissant, accompanied by bitter coffee I suggest..

I think everyone may already be bored by the countless images of Harvey Nichols, but what made this tour special that they took us behind the scenes..
To explore their party gowns sections, showcasing a hand picked selection of designers worldwide and equiped with complimenting accessories..

Harvey'S buyer, "Natalie" took us through the boudoir like section which was filled with amazing party gowns to choose from..
So if you have a wedding coming soon, check it out..
They even can order garments specifically to be customized to size within' a period of six weeks depending on the designer..

The second part of the tour was their Personal Shopping section, which made me feel like Anastasia Steele from Fifty Shades of Grey just wishing upon a Christian Grey !
Enough of my nonesense anyways, this section is divided into 7  different suites..
Each suite carries a different theme and feeling..

The personal shopping lounge, where customers enjoy a drink before or after their appointments..

That's Natalia, Harvey's personal shopper/stylist
Simple and elegant..


Inside of the suite..

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Outfit of the Day : The Puppet Show

When I first saw The Puppet Show designs, I hesitated alot before placing an order ..
To be frank, as much as I'd love to encourage local brands and this brand in specific being from UAE you can say I'm quite skeptic ..
أول ماسمعت عن ماركة ذا بابت شو الاماراتية وايد عجبتني واشتطيت
وتقدرون تقولون تناسيت الخوف اللي فيني، على كثر ما أحب أشجع الصناعات المحلية وايد اتردد خوفا انه يوصلني وانصدم فيه
All of the above was gone, once I recieved my package since it was professionaly packaged aside from being well priced..
The finishing was beyond perfect, as well as the fitting of the jacket..
I blogged about the this brand previously which you can view
أشوه طلع هالخوف من غير مبرر ، لما وصلني الاوردر مغلف بطريقة مرتبة وتفتح النفس وسعره كان مناسب جدا مع الشحن
الفينشنج او اللمسات النهائية كانت نظيفة وايد و القياس كان مضبوط
كتبت عن هالبراند من قبل أول ماطلبت منها قبل لايوصلني الاوردر

Wore this outfit, couple of times already but planning to incorporate the jacket into different looks as well..
Perhaps a maxi skirt? Well see about that..
لبست هالجاكيت جم مرة ، قلت بجرب ألبسه مع تنورة ماكسي يمكن؟
كلش مو نوعي ألبس الشي مرة وحدة ، حلو لما ينلبس كذا مرة بأكثر من طريقة

Outfit Details:
Pants : Topshop
Blouse : Zara
Handbag : Phillip Lim
Shoes : Marni
Rings: YSL, Forever21, BCBG MaxAzria
My mother's comment about my shoes, that they could replace a tank..
Super comfy and light nonetheless !
Yet my endless search for basic black wedges is still going..
التعليقات على الجوتي وانتوا بكرامة ماتخلص اللي يقول دبابة واللي يقولي عمارة أم طابقين، بس مريح وخفيف وهذا المهم
وللحين قاعدة ادور جوتي اسود من هالنمونة

Monday, December 24, 2012

Grand Opening : Carolina Herrera at Al-Hamra Centre

Few weeks back, I was invited to the opening of Carolina Herrera newest boutique in Al-Hamra
and to discover their 2013 Spring / Summer Collection..

It was a chilled event, models displayed the newest garments of the collection while the attendee's sipped refreshments and nibbled on canape's

I fell in love their evening wear in specific, pretty and sophisticated dresses just perfect for the upcoming party season..
The lighting wasn't in my favour that day, so I'm sharing a little less pictures than I would like..

Cute leather loafers for kids <3

Chiffon scarves, which can be used as head scarves for my fellow Muhajaba's
Embossed with  Swarovski CH logo 

Envelope handbag, perfect a classic bag which can be carried as a clutch as well..


Kid's Ballerina's <3

Mini size tote's as keychains, perfect for a gift !

Thank you CH for your kind invitation, if you happen to passby Al-Hamra make sure to drop in CH to explore their latest collection

Friday, December 21, 2012

Vavavoom Exclusive Blogger's Event

I was invited last week by Vavavoom team to take a look at what they have new in store, since they are about to celebrate their 10th anniversary soon..
I was greeted by represntatives of their marketing team which took me around the store, the store houses 9 different windows and 3 entrances..

Brad Pitt for Chanel No.5


Burberry cosmetics is  one of the brands exclusive to them..
I grabbed their lip mist, didn't try it yet and I might passby to try out their lip cover as well..

I just noticed that they have Hello Kitty make-up, so Kawaii no?
I'm a big fan of the kitty <3

Bassam Fatouh, being an exclusive brand to Al-Shaya Outlets
Notice the colour of their eyeliner cake, so unique..
I specially love their lipstick named " Haifa Lips"
Neutral pink lipstick..

Oh Meagan Fox, one of exclusive brands as well..
I tried their blushing fabric, basically liquid blush..
Very velvety and soft to touch..

Can not live without Tom Ford; Black Orchid perfume..
Specially in winter..

For the first time, I see those nail polish colours by Pupa
Vavavoom also carries, Nails Inc. and Essie full range of nails products..

Before ending the tour, they took me to the private treament rooms at the back.
Which is dedicated to beauty treatments provided by Estee' Lauder, Kanebo and alot more to name a few..
They also had additional rooms dedicated to Men's grooming..

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