Men in the Middle East have been flaunting the "dishdasha" or "thawb" since their existence. This function-fitting-form philosophy garment was invented to cool "bedouins" down in the intense heat of the Arabian dessert since it's specific silhouette and fabric circulated and cooled down the air allowing the body to maintain a stable safe temperature. 

Nowadays, it is worn as a suit is worn in the western world. Below are some regional "dishdasha/thawb" designers. Interestingly, Missoni (picture below) designed it's unique pattern dishdashas for Kuwait's Missoni Hotel welcoming ushers. 
Having said that, i stumbled upon Rick Owens Spring 2012 collection the other day while getting my monthly dose of GQ handsomeness, and WHAT DO YOU KNOW! see the resemblance? 
Images courtesy of www.gq.com
 
 
This textured wool pencil skirt is the perfect piece to add to your wardrobe this fall. it's simple, elegant, and unique. So go from work to perk in this staple skirt !
Images courtesy of www.net-a-porter.com 
 
 
Whether it's real or faux, fur is big this fall especially the vests. They're great to be paired with jeans for a casual look or a pencil skirt for a more sophisticated look. 
Below are amazing yet affordable choices for every budget
 
 
this is a collage of my dream dressing room
Now...all i need is a break from school, and my husband's credit card ;)
 
 
What does the word "red" mean to you? 
My school entered a Canadian fashion design competition where all accepted schools across Canada can participate in. It's annual, and the theme this year is "RED" 
They supplied us with the fabric swatches and we're only allowed to use 6 meters of fabric, otherwise, sky is our limit...oh and not to mention .. the winning design finalists have to sew their garments which will then be shown on the runway during Montreal Fashion Week ! 
 
 
sticky date pudding cake
My husband was craving sticky date pudding and challenged me to make one just like the one served at Nino's (Italian restaurant in Kuwait). Ofcourse i was up for the challenge..with the right ingredients and the right recipe..i whipped up an amazing, mouth watering, taste of heaven :) 

For the recipe: Click here 
 
 
Tiers, Ruffles, and some traje de luces
Spinning off from the Bohemian and Peasant trends in 2011, these Spanish inspired collections of Spring 2012 are colorful, mysterious and oh que bonita! Great..now im craving Paella ! 
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