A Stunning Creation by Kumbaz

One of my all time favourite and dear friend, Fatina Asfour is a regionally and internationally acclaimed head of Kumbaz. Established in 1986, Kumbaz is a modern garment design house that combines traditional heritage with modern accents, aiming to recapture Jordanian culture and revive it through research and dedicated hard work. Kumbaz began as a small atelier […]

Bayt Silsal at Ruwwad

I am so pleased to feature Alwan, an exhibition by young people with disabilities from Bayt Silsal at Ruwwad Al Tanmeya. My dear friend Rula Atalla; whom I have always admired her artistic talents that include ceramics, furniture, jewellery and more. Rula started “Bayt Silsal at Ruwwad” with one of my favourite Jordanian visual artists, […]

Shamil Shroukh’s Top Makeup Tips

I had a very interesting chat with makeup artist Shamil Shroukh after I attended his three-day workshop with L’Oreal to present their latest products at the Olive Tree Hotel Amman. He was kind enough to share these interesting tips Applying these seven everyday beauty basics should not take more than 10 minutes of your time: […]

Art by Mohanna Durra

A while back, contributing photographer Brian Scannell hatched the idea of featuring local artist Mohanna Durra on the cover. Mohanna is one of my favourite artists, and has developed an international reputation for his paintings of clowns. I was so excited because it is extraordinary and different when compared to our usual cover subjects. We […]

My campaign with Emporio Armani VESPA 946

Emporio Armani version of the Vespa 946 celebrates two classic Italian symbols of style I am so excited to be part of the limited edition Emporio Armani Vespa 946 scooter campaign that was created at the Boulevard in Abdali, Amman with Darwazeh Motors. The Vespa people have joined forces with legendary fashion guru Giorgio Armani to […]

Baby Shower

I’m always inspired by the amazing events that my good friend Majeda Kassir Bisharat of MY Event Design creates. She styled a beautiful baby shower in honour of her granddaughter the gorgeous baby Yasmine, and I was thrilled to attend this fairy-tale garden party. I’m sure you will love the setup as much as I […]

Katia Al Tal

Jordanian artist Katia Al Tal founder of Nuwa Creations, shows us her new line of sculptural ceramic homewares, a selection of beautiful calligraphy-adorned, hand-sculpted pieces. My favourite is my very own calligraphic tea set, which was gifted to me by the amazingly talented artist and includes hand-sculptured calligraphic handles. Other playful pieces include the Medad, […]

A Jordanian Wedding

I am so delighted to show the stunning Jordanian wedding of my friend Tohama Nabilsi. Through her work with the Jordan Tourism Board, Tohama has been encouraging Jordanians and visitors alike to get out and explore Jordan’s less-celebrated locals. She adhered to this philosophy even for her own nuptials, which were held at the historic Jordan […]