Our Wedding Carnival: a fashion runway to spotlight Egyptian creation

15 Oct 2014
The 2014 Our Wedding Carnival lived up to its reputation as one of the biggest bridal events in Egypt, as hundreds of attendees trickled into Semiramis Intercontinental hotel this past summer to enjoy the latest local creations and go...

The Fashion Runway: Building Egypt’s fashion industry

22 Dec 2013
Egypt has bid farewell to the Fashion Runway Bridal Edition, which was held for the very first time in the Middle East at the luxurious Sofitel al-Gezirah hotel last week.   The two-day event was the largest in recent years, offering...

Azza Fahmy launches design studio

A sterling silver necklace by Azza Fahmy
31 Mar 2013
In a simple and chic event at Darb 1718 in Fustat, renowned jewelry design company Azza Fahmy celebrated the official launch of its design studio in association with Alchimia Contemporary Jewelry School in Florence, Italy. Artists,...

Glitz and glam: Fashion night in Giza an opportunity for designers

17 Feb 2013
Cairo celebrated a second night of beauty and glam Saturday in a festive evening of fashion at First Mall in Giza, with hundreds flocking to the venue from 6 pm and into the late hours of the night. The fashion extravaganza aimed to...

Bejeweled: Two young designers create winter collections for 2013

01 Feb 2013
Local jewelry and accessories have grown in popularity in the past few years, with homegrown designers honing their skills and working their magic. For Tash and Mandolini, copper and silver, plated in gold, have proven to be the perfect...

Muscat Fashion Week comes to a close

30 Jan 2013
Now in its third year, Oman’s annual Muscat Fashion Week last week attracted a host of the region’s most talented designers – not only well-established names, but also promising faces of the future. “This is the...

Picks for 2012: The fashion we’ll take into the new year

30 Dec 2012
As the year comes to a a close, winter settles in on our wardrobes, piling over memories of sleeveless tops, warm nights and flip flops. While Cairo struggles through its political crises, young fashion designers have been struggling...

The future of fashion: New academy develops promising talent

26 Dec 2012
Launched to fill the fashion education void in Egypt, the Young Fashion Academy (YFA) is a comprehensive program aiming to introduce talented children to the fascinating world of fashion — and also teach them professional skills....

Bridal bootcamp: Our guide to looking and feeling your best on the big day

16 Dec 2012
Preparing for your wedding can consume weeks and even months of your time before the special day. Along with all the other preparations, brides-to-be should also start a beauty regime for their hair, face and body well in advance if...

Wedding festival at Fairmont Heliopolis

24 Nov 2012
  A number of wedding related vendors have gathered at the Fairmont Heliopolis today for the Fairmont’s 3rd Annual Wedding Festival, which runs from 24-25 November. An opportunity for brides and grooms to check out some of Cairo...