Fashion Designer Profile: Indo-Western Fusion clothing designed by Aruni

Contemporary ready-to-wear label Aruni is the creation of Indian-Thai fashion designer Aruni Banditanukul. You could say that Aruni was born to be a fashion designer, working for her families’ textile business from a… Continue reading

LA Girl Matte Flat Finish Pigment Gloss

The LA Girl Matte Flat Finish is a matte lip-gloss cream which comes in 16 different colours. They promise a long-lasting formula with intense pigmentation and matte finish. I have been testing this… Continue reading

London Fashion Week – Omar Mansoor Spring/Summer 2017

Last weekend Omar Mansoor showcased his spring/summer 2017 ready-to-wear collection at London Fashion Week. ‘Royae Shahdokht’ translates to ‘dreams of a princess’ and is a collection inspired by the Faravahar, an ancient Persian… Continue reading

4th Ziryab Fashion Show London – Highlights

London Fashion Week is in full swing as we speak showcasing the hottest fashion designers from the UK. The 4th Ziryab Fashion Show London, hosted by Women’s Growth and Success Foundation (WGSF) took… Continue reading

Clinique Pop Lip Colour – Sweet pop & Plum pop

At the moment I am looking for lip colours which I can wear on a day to day basis and decided to test a few colours from Clinique’s Pop Lip Colour collection. The… Continue reading

Best Skin Products – Clinique Moisture Surge

  I wouldn’t recommend a skin product if I did not believe in it. My skin is rather difficult when it comes to beauty products, with a history of (eye) make-up allergies I… Continue reading

Best of Lakmé Fashion Week – Winter/Festive 2016

As we are still enjoying the final two weeks of summer, the fashion world is well prepared for the autumn/winter season. There are only a few things I love about the autumn-winter season;… Continue reading

Endemage – Autumn Winter 2016

While we are still soaking up the sun at fancy resorts, holidaying and enjoying the summer, the fashion world is preparing for the colder seasons ahead of us. Predicting autumn and winter trends. … Continue reading

Get to know our Beauty Editor Raisa from Almira’s Beautique

This year certified make-up artist Raisa joined our team of editors. Raisa started her own business Almira’s Beautique a few years ago and has worked for The Fashion Orientalist before as a MUA… Continue reading

Interview – West meets East fashion by Earthen Weaves

The Fashion Orientalist often features talented newcomers to the fashion world. We sat down with Aparna from the recently launched label Earthen Weaves. Read about her journey from high-flying investment banker to a beginning fashion designer and find out all about Earthen Weaves!

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