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Route Cairo Paris: a window for local talents at PFW

Paris is not only the city of lights; it is also the city of fashion, couture, and many high-end tycoons. Last week, the global fashion industry had its sight directed towards the glamorous city for the latest fall/winter trends, as many brands graced the runway with their latest collection during Paris Fashion Week (PFW). That …

Daily News Egypt

Les Miniatures: big statement and small shapes

“Through our designs, we aim to make every bag a statement, with a story that explains its details,” says co-founder Bags are a life necessity for women across the globe. While men are usually more concerned about a bag’s functionality, women are often more focused on its exterior. Every season, high-end brands fiercely compete to …

Nayera Yasser

Our Wedding Carnival season 5, bigger and better

After four consecutive years of bridal extravagance, brides-to-be were once again on a date to meet the world’s latest trends in jewellery, fashion, furniture, and even entertainment—all designed for that one special day. Our Wedding Carnival (OWC) is one of the most prominent annual events in the bridal field. For their fifth season, OWC brought …

Daily News Egypt

The Design Studio captures the talent of Egypt’s hidden gems

With black and white portraits hanging from the ceiling and dramatic pieces laid out on white tables, a new generation of local jewellery designers showcased a glimpse of their aesthetics. While each piece captured the stories of Egypt’s next top jewellery designers, the collective collection widened the boundaries of design. The Design Studio by Azza …

Nayera Yasser

Temraza and Zagh represent strong women at NYFW

For fashion designers and fanatics, New York is the city of dreams. The big apple has been a top fashion capital for many decades. Meanwhile, the seasonal fashion week is, without a doubt, a destination and target for many aspiring talents. Farida Temraz is a young and promising local fashion designer that has managed, in …

Nayera Yasser

“Age of Magnificence” is back for a new season of drama

Many would not be able to name a certain point in time that resembles the age of magnificence. Nonetheless, many local-fashion fanatics can instantly describe what these words summon in their minds. Over a year ago, Zaam launched a theatrical-bags collection that remains, despite the seasons, an evident local success story. The home-grown brand is …

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“I Ikadolly” celebrates Valentine’s Day in the Nubian way

Although Nubia has always been an important part of Egypt, a lot of people do not have enough information about its history, roots, and traditions. Aiming to bridge the gap between Cairo and Nubia and spread Nubia’s distinctive culture and the origins of its language, a group of young Nubian men and women held the …

Rana Khaled

Zang paves the way to international standards with ‘Vandalism’ 

With life following a faster pace controlled by technology and modern life, local fashion is forced to cope and shift in order to leap into the new millennium. Even though local brands are currently on the rise, the top tier is often specialised in couture rather than ready-to-wear. On the other hand, streetwear has defiantly …

Nayera Yasser

Amna Elshandaweely: breaking moulds with Siwan fashion

Walking into Siwa, all colours come to life, all scents come out to dance, and the pace of life matches the beat of the drums. Siwa is one of the many places indigenous to the Amazigh in North Africa. Their vivid and authentic traditions make them an ethnic group that repeatedly inspires creative people. Even …

Nayera Yasser

La Mode A Beyrouth: Cairo’s newest fashion marathon

For five nights, Egypt’s fashion experts and enthusiasts flocked to the Fairmont Towers in Heliopolis to witness fashion history in the making. La Mode A Beyrouth Cairo is a franchise of Lebanon’s official fashion week, which aims to bring international quality to the local market. The event was held on 19-23 November, and it debuted …

Daily News Egypt

Maksters brings Marbella to Cairo

Footwear is a craft that requires an artistic quality. Through the ages, shoes have been developed to accommodate a wide variety of needs and styles. From the pharaonic leather footwear to King Louis XIV’s obsession with high heels, shoes have always been at the forefront of the fashion industry. With that said, Maksters is the …

Nayera Yasser

Fashion between economic reforms and purchasing awareness

A few years ago, Egypt opened its arms to international brands. In a short timeframe, local malls were filled with top-notch brands and updated collections. While 2015 witnessed multiple opening ceremonies of the world’s most coveted names, 2016 went in the opposite direction. After some complicated regulations and negative economic decisions, a few brands have …

Nayera Yasser

Cairo Couture Collections lights up the Nile in spectacular fashion

With the winter season slowly but surely unfolding, Cairo Couture Collections (CCC) decided to pay one last tribute to the fair autumn weather with a night on the Nile. The annual event came back for a fourth season with a strong concept. For one night only, Egypt’s newest couture collections floated over the Nile as …

Daily News Egypt

CFN6 takes room service to the next level

Imagine opening a hotel door to find room service standing at the entrance carrying the latest designer fashion. Many hotels around the globe pursue the definition of pure luxury; nonetheless, very few have come close to the type of splendour that was on display at Cairo Fashion Night (CFN). For one day only, the third …

Nayera Yasser

Sami Amin pays tribute to Alexandria

Stepping into Sami Amin’s showroom is always the beginning of a spectacular journey, where the country’s mesmerising history and breathtaking landscape turn into wearable tokens of nationalism. The well-established designer has already covered many loyal fans with Pharaonic, Greek, and Roman motifs that were imprinted with love on statement brass and authentic leather. Amin celebrated …

Nayera Yasser

Menna Khalil captures the enchanting Amazigh culture

Born with a free soul within the boundaries of tradition and norms, she has a strong bond with nature and a strong urge to let her dreams run wild. Malika is a girl that all women carry inside their souls. She has a driving stamina to explore, travel, and change realities. Jewellery designer Menna Khalil …

Nayera Yasser