Sadeem Alshehail: Where Sustainability Meets Luxury

   Elegance, wearability, and sustainability are the core values of pret-a-couture fashion brand, SADEEM, founded by Saudi designer, Sadeem Alshehail. SADEEM offers ethically tailored clothing for the woman who wishes to look elegant yet feel comfortable; one that is as interested in preserving the environment as she is about sporting visionary designs. This month,  ESSENTIAL,…

Educom Overseas: Quand l’Education traverse les frontières

Avec une expérience inégalée en matière d’éducation, Educom Overseas accompagne  depuis 2001 toute personne désireuse de se former à l’étranger. Des procédures administratives au suivi pédagogique, Educom Overseas se charge de guider les étudiants dans leurs choix. Educom Overseas a réussi, au fil des années, à construire un vaste réseau de partenariats avec des acteurs…

Hala Moubarak prépare la “Beirut Design Fair” Sept 2017

Architecte d’intérieur, designer, artiste, journaliste et professeur à l’Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik, Hala Moubarak a fait de sa passion un jardin d’idées. Beirut Design Fair qui se tiendra, dans sa première édition, du 20 au 24 septembre 2017 en constitue aujourd’hui un parfait exemple. Hala s’y est consacrée depuis plusieurs années car tombée très tôt amoureuse du Design.  “Avec…

Retrieving Beirut : Meet The Retrievers Dec 2016

Often praised for its resilience and  lively energy, Beirut has been the stage for a unique mix of cultures and religions. But in the beautiful chaos generated by such diversity, lays the distinctive identity of the Lebanese capital. Carlo Massoud is a renown Lebanese Interior & Product Designer who finds inspiration in such a context: “It is the constant change and evolution of the…

Kamsyn’s Special Holiday Gift Guide: 11 Locally Made Ideas you can find in Beirut

      Holiday shopping is just around the corner, and what’s better than a gift that is thoughtful and crafted with passion. At Kamsyn we decided to go local this year and compile a list of 11 small brewed businesses that energize the country with their creative ideas, craftsmanship, and forward-looking visions. In Exclusive Collaboration with A Muse…

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…

“Inked Minds” Vivid Photo Expo by Lama Mattar

In her professional life, Lama Mattar Bardawil is a PhD holder and University Professor in Nutrition. Alongside her Academic and Research Career, Lama is also a passionate and soulful Photographer. She’s been immersed in the World of Arts, painting since a very young age. Lama developed a growing interest in Photography five years ago and has been…

Lara Khoury’s Voyage to Fashion Horizons

Lara Khoury is leading her eponymous label to broad horizons. Her three signature fashion lines have traveled from America to the Middle East, all the way through East Asia. Lara’s story is one of transforming constraints into opportunities. She grew up with a penchant for mathematics, architecture and fashion. Her aunt who owned a maternity…

“Caramel” the World of Gems of Cynthia Raffoul

After receiving her degree in Fashion Design from ESMOD Beirut and working with famous fashion designers like Alain Milki and Rabih Keyrouz, Cynthia Raffoul shifted gears and applied her imagination, thrive, passion and dreams to the world of jewelry. Cynthia’s drift to jewelry was not a radical change. After receiving a request to draw some…

Azzi & Osta Famous Fashion duo turns Up the Volume

The dynamic duo George Azzi and Assaad Osta are putting their mark on the fashion world with their couture label Azzi & Osta. They have imposed their signature vintage chic style on the Lebanese fashion scene and are conquering the world one gown at a time.    The first notes The interest in fashion grew…

Ghaleb Hawila, Arabic Calligraphy Free Spirit

At only 24, Ghaleb Hawila managed to make a solid name for his Art in the field of Arabic calligraphy in Lebanon. He first discovered his passion for this beautiful traditional Craft during his graphic design studies at AUST. Then, he sharpened his skills and developed an impressive personal style through his cat-like curiosity and strong rebel desire to experiment freely….