Andrea Wazen and The Artistry of Bespoke Shoe Design

     As a young child in Beirut, bespoke shoe designer, Andrea Wazen, already knew that her passion lay in the arts. She was constantly sketching and drawing and, being a twin, was less than pleased when her mother used to dress her and her sister alike. “I was very particular about what I wanted…

Visual Artist Elias Abkar: Passion meets Photographic Excellence

Born in the Mythic city of Byblos, Lebanon, Visual Artist Elias Abkar grew up holding on to his dream of pursuing Art & Audiovisual Studies. After successfully graduating from the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik in 2015 (USEK), he quickly became more than just another dynamic Fashion and Lifestyle Photographer, but also a much sought-after Professional…

Matteo El Khodr: Prodige de la Musique Baroque

A seulement 31 ans, Matteo le célèbre Contre-ténor à la carrière internationale a choisi de se ré-installer au Liban attiré  par la richesse culturelle de son pays d’origine afin d’être plus proche de son public régional, rendant ainsi la musique baroque et son type de voix si rare au Moyen-Orient plus facilement accessibles. Tout a commencé le jour de…

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…

Karoline Lang Designer Extraordinaire

Karine Tawil dresses elegant modern women with a fondness for fine fabrics and beautiful daring cuts. From working at home on a small couture collection six years ago, her brand Karoline Lang grew into a full-fledged fashion house showcasing internationally a refined style made in Lebanon. The Atelier sets the Stage A step into Karoline…

Giampiero Bodino Maestro of High Jewellery & Italian Design

Born in Turin, Giampiero Bodino was still an Architecture student when he first experienced the world of design, thanks to an exceptional teacher, Giorgetto Giugiaro. Giampiero discovered his deep passion for three-dimensional volumes and a long lasting interest in the beauty and function of shapes whilst designing cars for Italdesign; an experience that caught Gianni…

“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…