middle east

Art & Design

Craft in Crisis

81 Designs, employing refugee women

By Eman Shaikh “Make art, not war,” is a popular saying that best defines the purpose of 81 Designs, a…

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Diwan

uSfuur, Jewelry With a Cause

uSfuur, translates to “bird” in Arabic and with this brand it symbolizes freedom, peace, strength, and hope. With the distress overcoming…

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Diwan

Batiste Dry Shampoo Officially Launches in Middle East

One of the world’s fastest growing dry shampoo brands, Batiste™, has officially launched its product line in the Middle East. Batiste…

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Scene

Eight Arab Artists Showcase Photography in Brighton

A collection of eight Arab artists from the Middle East and diaspora are showcasing their work at the Brighton Photo…

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Studio

Editor’s AW 2016 Picks From MENA Designers: Rami Al-Ali

Rami Al-Ali, founder and creative director of Rami Al Ali, launched his brand more than 15 years ago and today…

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Studio

Editor’s AW 2016 Picks From MENA Designers: Mira Hayek

Born and raised in Beirut, Lebanese designer Mira Hayek completed a Master Research Study Program in Fashion and Textile Design…

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Studio

Editor’s AW 2016 Picks From MENA Designers: Liudmila

Najeeba Hayat founded Liudmila in 2014. She initially studied to become a management consultant at Wesleyan but immediately after completing…

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Studio

Editor’s AW 2016 Picks From MENA Designers: Haifa Fahad

Haifa Fahad launched her brand in 2012. Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Haifa’s vision was to build a label encompassing…

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Studio

Editor’s AW 2016 Picks From MENA Designers: Haal Inc

Established in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in 2010, Mariam Bin Mahfouz had the vision to build a brand that is all…

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Studio

Editor’s AW 2016 Picks From MENA Designers: Bleach

Budreya Faisal is the driving force behind Emirati brand Bleach, having founded the label in 2012, she got her first…

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