BUCOLIK’s Exclusive Guide to Fall’16 Trends

  From Statement Volumes to Velvet Everything, Here’s what’s Trending this Fall Season. Bucolik is a virtual marketplace of Emerging Designers, handpicked from Around the World. Shop their looks and learn their stories on a journey in style. Bucolik empowers emerging designers with an invaluable platform that supports their growing brands and connects them with global…

Welcome to Marly’s Goodies a Wonderful World of Colour & Taste

Marilyn Basbous is an enthusiastic 22 year old Pharmacy student with an extraordinary passion for baking. When she is not dancing at a professional level, or seriously studying for her exams, you can find her baking her way through the world of Marly’s Goodies in her own little kitchen. Kamsyn met up with this lively young talent to find out more about her early success. A…

Healthy Made Easy: A Talk with Mira Tueny Founder of The HealthQuarters

In 2014, Mira Tueny launched The HealthQuarters, a Polyclinic based in Beirut,Sodeco composed of a Team of twelve Health professionals. Mira’s objective is to promote Physical & Mental Health as well as an easier access to a Healthy lifestyle.   After studying Nutrition at USJ University in Beirut, Mira Tueny travelled to London where she achieved her Masters in Preventive Cardiology at…

Colonel’s International Craft Beer Festival puts Lebanon on the World Beer Map

  From the 30th of September till the 2nd of October 2016, Batroun’s micro-brewery Colonel welcomed the public for a unique three-day International Craft Beer Festival. Food, Live Music and Ice-cold Beer highlighted this special weekend, along with an unprecedented international collaboration that brought together Lebanese Craft Beer & diverse European Cultures. For its third edition, the festival focused on…

Relationships: When Lovers are Colleagues

Well known artists have coupled up through history to bring the greatest and most revolutionary work of their time. Vincent Van Gogh advised, “what is done in love is done well”. From Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, to Pablo Picasso and Françoise Gilot, Helmut & June Newton, these partners have had collaborative relationships sparking some of…

Sofia Amara, Grand Reporter de Choc au Proche-Orient

La journaliste franco-marocaine Sofia Amara possède un palmarès professionnel qui pourrait faire rêver n’importe quel journaliste en herbe. Basée au Liban depuis 1999 et arrivée dans le métier au hasard des coïncidences et des choix de vie, sa rigueur et son attachement aux histoires des gens l’a menée sur différents terrains de conflits dont la…

Timi Hayek lights up Fashion Design with the Sublime confidence of Youth

Talented designer Timi Hayek is a do it all. Her atelier is located above her boutique in Monot, in Beirut and she spends her days working on her sewing machine, playing with delicate fabrics, that she gracefully shapes into beautiful collections. Timi is a designer and an illustrator. She studied Fashion Print at the prestigious…

Prestige Addict

« Errare Humanum Est » l’Erreur est Humaine. Attribuée à Sénèque cette locution latine interpelle tout individu ayant le sage projet de mieux comprendre ses concitoyens ainsi que l’origine de ses propres actions, souvent en pilotage automatique dans notre monde aujourd’hui. L’Homme étant un animal social, donc doté par l’évolution de l’outil formidable du Language;  il se voit très tôt…

Bruno Tabbal, The Rise of a True Independent Artist

First known for his unique performance at the Star Academy TV Show in 2004, Bruno Tabbal has successfully reached new heights, both in the Music and Acting fields. Famous for his ability to sing beautifully in several languages (French, English, Spanish, Italian and Arabic) as well as for the depth & variety he infuses into the characters he plays, Bruno incarnates today the…