Expressing your individuality with Noora Al Ansari

Papillon Jewelry is a Qatari Concept born from the passion of Noora Al Ansari, a woman who believes in the beauty that comes from the simplicity of natural elements like precious stones. Noora’s philosophy is to offer her clients jewelry that best expresses one’s personality. US: When did you first realize you wanted to pursue […]

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Celebrating 15 years of delivering the finest luxury to Qatar

Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition 2018 Young Qatari Designers initiative returns to DJWE to celebrate local talent Visitors invited to a new one-day DJWE Forum, daily industry talks, and bespoke jewellery & watches workshops More than 400 brands from over 10 countries to showcase exclusive pieces  Held under the Patronage of the Prime Minister and Minister of […]

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Endemage – The Merging of Two

Built on a solid foundation of all-things-Omani, Endemage tells tales of East-meets-West. Using the hues and textures found both in the natural landscape of Oman, as well as in Omani heritage, each piece that is made is both rich in quality and in culture. The Arabian oryx, date palm trees, natural springs (wadi’s), the formerly […]

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Fussing over Falcons

Over 5000 years ago, falconry began to solidify its place in the Arab world, particularly in the Middle East. Over the next few centuries, the art traveled across the globe. Early Bedouin tribes used falcons for hunting, as they’d discovered that it was easier to use the falcon to take down birds, than shooting them. […]

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Marsa Malaz kempinski – An Oasis of Art Masterpieces

With its 281 rooms including 73 suites, 2 Presidential and 2 Royal suites, personalized butler and the breathtaking panoramic views over the Arabian Gulf, white sandy beach and 8 individual pools, Marsa Malaz Kempinsiki is incomparable to other hotels. Bespoke artworks in each room, reflecting the region’s rich heritage and history, are part of what […]

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In conversation with Ghada Al Buainain

GHADA AL BUAINAIN is a fine jewelry brand specially created by young Qatari designer Ghada Rashid Al Buainain who believes in the power of jewelry, and the transformative quality it has on any outfit. The brand aims to create a distinctive urban design drawn from ideas emanating from the region. Ghada looks at jewelry from […]

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To The Men in Uniform!

Despite the illegal blockade imposed by some of the neighbouring countries, Qatar has shined, showing its resilience, its resolve to retain its own identity and maintain its independence and sovereignty. From interviews, to images and  debates on TV and the internet, almost every resident and citizen alike expressed their support for this beautiful land: #weareallQatar, […]

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Getting to know Janna Thomson

12 year old Janna Thomson is singing her way to the top. As a winner of the first Qatar National Music Competition (competing in the 11 and under age group, in the solo vocal category, she earned the British Embassy’s “Britten Award”), Janna’s already got her break into the music business. Discovering her love for […]

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Unapologetically passionate about photography…

I admit, I am unapologetically passionate about photography. I totally understand that we should NEVER confuse passion with hobby- hobby is something that one does outside work, for relaxation, such as walking, listening to music, reading or visit an art gallery, being passionate is doing something that simultaneously relaxes you and drives you crazy. Personally, […]

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Fifty One East hosts Marchesa Fashion Show -Marchesa’s dresses are most certainly made for the fantastic side of life. 

The lineup was rife with super feminine gowns and cocktail dresses fit for life’s most romantic fairy tale moments . Fluffy tulle gowns covered in hand-dyed organza in pink, lilac and burgundy, oh-so precious frocks with saccharine cherry blossom embroideries and wisteria vines, strands of pearls, crystals piled on top f of sheer tulle bodice, […]

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