Archive for January, 2010

A passion for fashion…

January 7, 2010

In case you didn’t know, the Lebanese have a reputation for being way into beauty and fashion–and they sure do live up to it! Thanks to my friend Rosana for sharing this fun and inspiring news clip about the latest talent to come out of the Middle East’s fashion capital, Beirut. Of course, I automatically recalled the privilege I had of interviewing designer Elie Saab at his atelier about five years ago, so here’s a copy of that (just click on the image to zoom in):

Hope you enjoy!

Tabouli wishes and fattouche dreams,


(Clip courtesy of

(Interview with Elie Saab originally published in Aramica, in both English and Arabic)