May 26, 2015

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Interviews – Part 4

Creating an exclusive outlet for exotic abayas in London is easier said than done.Anyone looking at Zainab’s eyes could see how determined is the young, lively and petite future entrepreneur could be. Her dream, she shared, is to become a …

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May 23, 2015

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Fashion

MyRefractions met Hamra Alam – a Fashion Designer, Creator, Teacher and the CEO of Lights Camera Fashion (LCF) at the authentic Indian Restaurant Lanterns en route Budaiya recently over subtle-spicy Punjabi Samoosas and tasteful Masala Tea… to discuss fashion, passion …

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May 23, 2015

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Fatima Hussain

An ever-smiling Fatima looked confident with her work. She had recently finished the challenging task of designing her own logo, a major work that students undertake in the level two course at Lights, Camera, Fashion. Born in Bahrain, Fatima is …

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May 23, 2015

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Alia Mohammad

Please tell us about yourself.“My name is Alia which is referred to being high or the high ground. I was raised in Riyadh, the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in a family that consists of 11 daughters and …

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May 23, 2015

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Rasha Fakhro

“I am Rasha Fakhro, a house wife and I’m a mother of 4 children; 4 boys and 2 girls. I had studied and graduated from Qatar. I’ve got a Diploma in Interior Design. I am a Bahraini and I’ve always …

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May 6, 2015

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Calligraphy in Fashion

The Shamal winds carelessly wandered outside the cosy lobby of the Diplomat Spa Hotel amidst the parting winter and the approaching spring played hide and seek. Calligraphy can often be a rare confluence of beauty and enigma. Strange mystery is …

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May 6, 2015

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Interviews – Part 3

Meet the students of Hamra Alam’s Lights Camera Fashion: Alia and Rasha Alia Mohammad Please tell us about yourself. “My name is Alia which is referred to being high or the high ground. I was raised in Riyadh, the capital …

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May 6, 2015

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Interviews – Part 2

Meeting with Jannah and Lauren Jannah MyRefractions met Jannah, a fourteen year old girl along with her cute cat, Gingie. Jannah is a student of Hamra who spoke of who she is, her likes and dislikes – mostly likes – …

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May 6, 2015

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Interviews – Part 1

Interview with students – part one: Habibi and Fatima Sun shone brightly through the tall windows of the cozy room at the Diplomat Radisson. Green palms swayed by the blue waters. The students in that room – Fatima and Habibi …

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