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Saudi designer changing the fashion landscape

It’s never too late to follow your dreams. This was proved by Amal ben Hemd, a Saudi fashion designer and founder of Umore Collections, who after initially having a career in interior design, followed her passion in fashion design to create exclusive abayas and kaftans. After graduating in interior design from Canada in 2000, Amal… Continue reading Saudi designer changing the fashion landscape

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I do … not accept working wife: Wedding called off

A wedding ceremony took a sad turn here when the bride insisted she be allowed to work after marriage and the groom and his family refused to agree to the condition. The Saudi bride and groom were about to sign the marriage contract in a court when the woman expressed her desire to continue to… Continue reading I do … not accept working wife: Wedding called off

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Fashion-forward apparel with a twist of tradition

Young Saudi fashion designer Safiah Alaquil is a promising name in the fashion industry. Here brand ‘Badawiah’ is inspired from cultures and traditions of different countries. She uses the traditional craftsmanship of Saudi Arabia and combines it with modern and ethnic fashion. With this project she also aims to support children in need using half… Continue reading Fashion-forward apparel with a twist of tradition

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Saudi Arabia through the lens of western photographers

So the saying goes: “A picture speaks a thousand words”. Yet, it is also true that a picture may even have a message that goes well beyond words alone. Capturing the mesmerizing, colorful and picturesque landscape of Saudi Arabia, Italian and American photojournalists, Roberta Fedele and Miki Turner have held a four-day photo exhibition at… Continue reading Saudi Arabia through the lens of western photographers

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Princess Hayfa unveils first solo show

My paintings depict the vivid world of my imagination, says Princess Hayfa bint Abdullah, daughter of late King Abdullah. Combining the depths of her imagination with her passion for art, a first solo exhibition under the theme “The Starting Point” was organized in Rochan Gallery to display Princess Hayfa’s wide array of art pieces she… Continue reading Princess Hayfa unveils first solo show