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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The Fine Line Between Observation and Judgement….

I have been thinking about observation vs judgement, and how this relates to effective communication. This is a something that is often discussed with my better half, particularly when I am making an observation and he feels that it is inappropriate to pass judgement and rightfully so.   My immediate response is that I am […]

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Pursuing Peace and Relaxation!

I’m just a regular quinquagenarian who loves spending her weekends pottering around at home. The highlight of my weekends begins with unwinding on Thursday afternoons at my go-to coffee shop, watching the world go by. Fridays are spent catching up with TV series and movies, with the best company- a soothing cup of tea. On […]

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Feast your eyes on the Eye-Catching bags for Spring 2018

As part 4 of my ongoing Spring 2018 series, here is what Harpers very own Lauren Alexis Fisher had this to say about the Handbag trends for Spring 2018…. From Stylish packs to upgraded straw carryalls and fringe galore, the bags hitting the Spring 2018 runways the statement-making in their own right.  As the collections […]

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Put your best foot forward in 2018

Continuing with my series of Fashion trends for 2018, be guided by some of the experts on how best to put your foot forward into Spring 2018 Here is what Eugénie Trochu had to say in the Vogue Paris in December this year.   Click on the link for the full article http://en.vogue.fr/fashion/fashion-inspiration/diaporama/en-shoe-trends-fashion-week-spring-summer-2018/46529#tendances-chaussures-printemps-ete-2018_image1 Harper’ s Bazaar  […]

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Spring 2018 – Fashion Trends

Here is what the experts say on what to expect from the world of fashion in 2018 See what they say! By Annabel Rackham  Entertainer Reporter at BBC News –http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-42365361 By: Jess Wood Marie Claire UK: http://www.marieclaire.co.uk/fashion/summer-fashion-trends-2018-553795 By: Ella Alexander Bazaar: http://www.harpersbazaar.com/uk/fashion/shows-trends/g38445/spring-summer-2018-fashion-trends/?slide=7 By: Audree Lopez Stylecaster http://stylecaster.com/nyfw-trends-spring-2018/ 10 fashion trends to stop wearing in 2018 If you […]

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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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