Happy Birthday Mum!

The first heartbeat I heard was yours the first arms to hold me The first one to show me love The first one to teach me lessons in life The first to hold me when I took my first steps The first one to show me acceptance The first one to comfort me when I […]

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Styling on at 55

Just because someone, somewhere, decided on an age-appropriate dressing concept without your consent,don’t allow someone else’s notion of taste inhibit your own taste. Conditioning you to think that the older you get the more conservative you have to dress robbing you of your creativity; dictating that colour and vibrancy no longer form part of your […]

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The reality of turning 55….

Oh so many changes, changes everywhere, understanding and accepting that at 50 you will never look 30 again. Our face shape changes leaving many of us to discover our cheekbones for the first time in our 50’s, our skin starts to dry out, with it the growth of crow’s feet, giving us that washed out […]

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‘Pendulum’ Fashion Show Displays VCUarts Qatar’s Students’ Talent

 19th Edition of the show highlighted extraordinary designs and skills of VCUarts Qatar’s fashion design students Doha, Qatar –Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar (VCUarts Qatar’s)  previewed their collection as part of its annual fashion show on May 3rd 2018 The fashion show, opened by Sandra Wilkins, VCUarts Qatar’s Chair of Fashion […]

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Together for 10 Million

New York – USA, Doha – Qatar, May 2018: The Qatari designer Nada Al-Sulaiti, founder of Hairaat Jewellery revealed the special piece ‘Together for 10 Million’ that was specifically designed for the celebrations of Education Above All foundation, recently took place in New York marking the reaching out to 10 Million out of school children. […]

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FLYING CLOUD

Flying Cloud: a light breeze, a fleeting cloud whose shadow moves across the surface of the water… No other image could more accurately represent the fierce quest for freedom that propelled Gabrielle Chanel all throughout her life. She lived to free the body from all hindrances: to separate true desire from false pretense, relationships from […]

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What’s behind our fascination with jewellery, precious metals and gemstones?

From the age of goldsmiths to the days of corporate jewellery brands, our fascination and loyalty to makers of jewellery have only soared in time, suffice to say that these jewellery brands enjoy international fame and success by virtue of their innovation, consistent standards and key features.   I was invited to attend the opening […]

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“How to Be an Ironman” Qatari author, Nasser Al-Mohannadi, at FNAC Store

April 2016 – Dr. Nasser Saqer Al-Mohannadi became one of the first Qataris ever to complete a full Ironman race. He swam 3.8km, biked 180km and ran 42.2km  in port Elizabeth – South Africa,  one of the most difficult Ironman courses in the world. It was the fulfillment of a childhood dream and the climax […]

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“We eat watermelon, upcycle, recycle and relove” – Alleine Nadal Khalifa

A freelance Art Director at the Film House, a former Al Jazeera English Media Manager, wife and mother to two gorgeous little girls. All the way from Cavite- Phillipines.  Alleine  has a BA in Mass Communications and a string of other qualifications in Fine Arts and Art Directing in Film , she moved to Qatar […]

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Paper Quilling with Anum Kamran

A mother of two beautiful little girls, turns paper quilling art into something to behold. Anum Kamran hails from Karachi-Pakistan, holds a Masters degree in Microbiology, began her married life in Doha just a little over 5 years. Her choice to be a stay at home mum has allowed her to pursue and develop her […]

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