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5 Things I learned From The Dressember Challenge!


For all those who were following my pictures on Instagram, saw the dresses I wore during the whole month of December.

For those who missed it, you can check my introductory post about the Dressember 2014 challenge here and the last dress I wore here.

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And this is what I learned from this wonderful challenge:

1 – I love dresses, I find them so easy to wear. And since I was deciding which dress to wear the night before, I managed to sleep 5 minutes more in the morning 😛 and it helped me become a more organized person.

2 – Pantyhoses should be created in a way to make the lives of women much easier. It would be great if it can be indicated which is the front side, which is the backside (Only Marie France had a sign). Because sometimes when it goes wrong, it can make your life hell trying to figure out how to wear it the right way…And with all the technologies out there, can’t they make the sheer pantyhoses unbreakable?!?!

3 – I discovered new fans to my blog, and we actually exchanged opinions about my dresses and we agreed that brown doesn’t look so good on me. Black and Red are the colors that suit me best!

4 – By adding accessories, like cardigan, scarves, hats, and different pantyhoses each time, the dress looked completely different. ==> If you get creative with the items you have in your closet, you won’t need to buy a lot of new items each season. Keep your money for the sales period 😉

5 – People are willing to collaborate and especially when it’s for a good cause. I was so happy to meet the creative Sarah Bond and had the pleasure to wear her signature Electric Thoughts dress!

Here’s a quick roundup of all the dresses I wore

I hope you enjoyed my Dressember challenge this year!

Would you join me next year?

Tis’ The Season To Be Jolly – Part 2


Christmas is two days away, and it has been a very busy period with Christmas events all across the country.

You can check what was happening at the beginning of the month in my previous post.

After the Dhour El Chouweir festival, I went to check the Christmas market at Le Royal – Dbayeh. A beautiful parade was there to entertain the kids, the pianist was playing the best Christmas carols, while we were tasting the hot wine and cookies.

If you want to gift someone with tasty cookies, buches, or wine, Le Royal Christmas market is still there till the end of the year!

Alice Eddé showcased her Christmas collection at Green & Glam, Achrafieh, Zahret El Ehsan.

 

The Silly Spoon had a wonderful collection to decorate your home and especially your kitchen for Christmas!

Nada G revealed her latest collection also, she included more color this time. You have to check it out!

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Les Caves de Taillevent and Maroun Chedid SAL collaborated together and shared their passions for food and wine.

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Beirut Souks is glowing with lights for Christmas

 

CityCenter is beautifully decorated too

I also passed by Joanna Dahdah‘s shop in Achrafieh to check the Christmas collection. Her shop offers different brands to suit different tastes.

Sarah Bond had a trunk show of her latest collection in White Sur White – Achrafieh

Coca Cola shared a coke sawa at Junkyard Beirut.

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Harry’s Bar is now in Lebanon in Saifi village, we enjoyed tasty drinks a L’Italienne!

 

Bikfaya was also celebrating Christmas with its beautiful decoration as always, Christmas market and gymnastic by the brave kids.

 

 

Happy holidays everyone!

Sparkle With LUSH!


It’s finally that time of year, when the parties are endless, love is all around and happiness spreads like dandelions as we fill with holiday cheer!

Put on your best party suit and a bit of festive facial glam with Lush’s shimmering makeup range, and you’ll be sure to shine all season long.

Liquid Eyeliner

LUSH liquid eyeliners are vegan and made with two different types of base – Independent and Fantasy. These have a no-smudge, stay-put formula so your makeup will be party-proof all night long!

Cream Eyeshadow

The cupuaçu butter in the eyeshadows helps to set the color pigment nicely, so they offer beautiful color which doesn’t set straight away, giving you plenty of time to blend and get your look just right.

 

Liquid Lipstick

Lush’s liquid lipsticks have a super softening base, which is a simple blend of organic jojoba oil, candelia wax and rose wax. As well as being intensely skin-softening and soothing, the base also carries pigment incredibly well, so your lips will stay fabulous throughout the night.

You can check all their collection in all their branches or even order online.

Did you visit the newest branch in ABC Achrafieh?

Don’t forget to check the whole selection of festive gifts to delight everybody you know!

Tis’ The Season To Be Jolly!


Christmas is just around the corner and all the country is already wearing its marvelous decoration. Christmas exhibitions, recitals, book fairs, jingles are everywhere…

On Saturday I got the chance to be present at the grand opening of the festive market at Le Vendome Beirut.

You can choose your perfect Christmas gifts from the amazing collection of silver and crystal ornaments, decorative items, and a delectable selection of Chocodome chocolate!

The Festive Market opens daily till January 6th, 2014 from 10h00 a.m. till 10h00 p.m. at the main lobby.

Then I went for a road trip with my friend and got to admire the enchanting Christmas decoration in Byblos ❤

 

And on Sunday, I went with my family to the Christmas festival in Dhour El Choueir.

We were seduced by the Christmas grotto, wine festival, and chants…

 

Where did you find your favorite Christmas decoration this year? 

VESTITI


Christmas is just around the corner, and I’m sure you’re all wondering where to get gifts for everyone on your list.

To help you out, I’m going to introduce you to a clothing shop in Jdeideh: “Vestiti”.
Vestiti started as an idea of two sisters who are in love with fashion and beauty. They always loved the french charm and simplicity, and that’s how they decided from where to bring their products.
In their store, they have French and Italian brands, suitable for every trendy, chic lady who likes comfort in her everyday outfits.
They have a lovely collection of bags
A wide collection of winter tops
Chic dresses
And winter jackets and faux-fur
They have a lovely collection with very affordable prices!
For more information you can contact them on the following number: 01-878258
Enjoy your Christmas shopping! 

Shall I take the Dressember challenge this year?


If you’ve been following me since a while, you surely know that in 2012 I took the Dressember challenge and wore nothing but dresses during all month!

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But you will ask me what’s the purpose of it?

Dressember uses fashion to advocate for women who’ve been exploited for their femininity. As women take on the creative challenge of wearing a dress for the 31 days of December, they are advocating for the inherent dignity of all women.

Dressember exists to inspire and empower a global community of like-minded women who are locking arms to face one of the greatest injustices of our time.

The heart of Dressember is dignity– that every woman has the right to live a vibrant and free life.

 

So what do you think, shall I take the challenge again this year?

 

I will be checking the votes by the end of the day to decide!

For more information about the Dressember challenge you can check the Facebook page, twitter account and Instagram.

LUSH – Winter Collection


Christmas is getting closer and closer… But it was here at LUSH since October!

They have a lot of new lovely items just for Christmas…

Bath Ballistics

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This Christmas, instead of glitter we have added popping candy, edible lusters and agar jelly stars and shapes for spectacular bathing. Simply drop into a ready run, warm bath and watch as it fizzes around the tub with abandonment, emitting its goodness into the water.

 

Bubble Bars

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bubble bars are a solid alternative to bubble bath that are unpreserved and packaging free.  Using a simple base of tartar and sodium bicarbonate, all sorts of essential oils and fresh ingredients are added to create the solid bubble bar slices we know and love.  To use, simply crumble under warm running water to create masses and masses of luxurious, softening, film star bubbles.  The Bubble Bath is back!  Patented.

 

Soaps

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LUSH has been manufacturing luxury handmade soaps since the mid 1980s. In a deliberate move away from truly mass commercial soaps, LUSH has perfected the technique of making solid soap by hand using the “pouring” method.  In 2007 Mo Constantine OBE helped to invent a palm oil free soap base – so not only are LUSH soaps not made with any animal fats, they also help to save the rain forests.  This base is available for any manufacturer who would like to use it.

Shower Gels

 

LUSH shower gels may not be naked … but they’re not virgin either!  The bottles are made from recycled plastic and manufactured in England.  By using recycled plastic for our bottles, we are saving nearly 73 tonnes of virgin plastic and 125 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year.

 

And for kissable Christmas lips, they have created the New Santa’s lip scrub

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The caster sugar in this scrub will gently exfoliate away any dry skin from your lips, whilst the extra virgin coconut oil moisturizes, leaving them soft and conditioned.  This lip scrub has the fragrance of fizzy cola sweets for delicious tasting kisses, with a hint of festive red.  Scrub lips before applying color for a flawless pout.

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Enjoy your Christmas shopping 🙂

 

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