Nailtastic – Best Nail Colors

Changing nail colors every two weeks has always been a way to stand out for me. At a young age I started growing my nails and wanted them to look like the ones… Continue reading

Indian Couturiers visit America: Suneet Varma, Siddartha Tytler and Jaya Misra

The Splendid Indian Closet Fashion Tour 2014 is a multi-day event, showcasing collections from Indian couturiers in The United States. This year (July 2014) the event was held in the big Apple, New… Continue reading

The Wedding Season: Indian Bridal Looks

When it comes to bridal fashion ‘traditional or contemporary?’ is a question every modern bride-to-be must ask herself. Culture and religion play a big role in this decision. Imagine the dilemma when you… Continue reading

Liptastic: Pretty Pink vs Passionate Red

Pretty pink or passionate red? Which lip color do you prefer? I’ve tried two colors, a passionate red lip gloss by Chanel Levres Lumiere Intense: Passion 73 and a pretty pink lipstick also… Continue reading

Manish Malhotra – India Couture Week 2014 ‘Portraits’

Manish Malhotra unveiled his latest collection ‘Portraits’ during India Couture Week on the 19th of July. In India, haute couture is all about bridal wear which differs from haute couture fashion weeks in… Continue reading

Nida Azwer Eid 2014: Where Traditional meets Contemporary

The Fashion Orientalist has always been a journey for me; discovering different clothing styles from different cultures…with every article I write I discover something new. At the end of the day I’m left… Continue reading

Sania Maskatiya Eid 2014 Bar-e-Sagheer

Today I present another Eid collection as part of our Fashion Orientalist Eid special, which includes designs by three different designers from the Pakistani fashion scene. If you missed part one, check it… Continue reading

Ayesha Somaya – Eid Collection 2014

This week we will be featuring three Eid collections by different designers from the Pakistani fashion world. The holiday Eid al-Fitr will take place next week and is a time of celebration for… Continue reading

Rami Kadi – Un Souffle d’Orient

Paris Haute Couture Week wrapped up last week in Paris and showcased the Fall/Winter 2014 – 2015 collections by the crème de la crème from the Parisian fashion scene. I am a great… Continue reading

Personal Style: My Summer Holiday Essentials

I just got back from a lovely holiday in Valencia, Spain and want to share my list of summer holiday must-haves with you. I’ve lined up 5 of my favorite items/essentials: Midi Skirts… Continue reading

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