One lucky reader has won that gorgeous ethnic-inspired dress by Suchita’s Stylista in The Tezzy Files’ competition last week. If that wasn’t you, don’t fret! You can still own a designer piece from Suchita Stylista’s latest collection, and browse through a whole array of other inspirational designers at the Numaish Winter Show that is scheduled to be held this Saturday 19th December at Murooj Rotana, Dubai.

Today I’m talking to Suchita Pandey, the lovely designer behind the Suchita’s Stylista label. Read on to know more about her fashionable career, and her must-haves for an Indian wardrobe.

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I am super excited about the upcoming Winter Show by Numaish! Scheduled to be held at Al Murooj Rotana on 19th December, this is a must-visit event for all you ladies out there who want a unique designer piece for your wardrobe.N&S GAIA at Numaish Dubai fashion brand meghalaya (2)

Of all the designers coming to the show, I have a soft corner for N&S GAIA. Not only does this brand have an environmental conscience, but they are main ethos lies in reviving the craftsmanship of the weaving community in Meghalaya.

The Numaish Winter Show, the much-awaited exhibition of India’s most promising designers, is set to take place on 19th December at Al Murooj Rotana, Dubai.

Silvense is a gorgeous range of contemporary jewelry. The pieces are minimalist, yet bold and follow funky, unexpected geometric designs that are altogether unique and very chic. Great news; you can shop their latest collection firsthand at the Numaish Winter Show!

I had a chat with the jewelry designer behind the brand, the very lovely Vrindaa Ashwani herself. Read on to see what she has in store for Numaish.

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Vrindaa Ashwani (on the right) seen here with the stunning actress Roshni Chopra who is wearing Silvense.

I had the pleasure of meeting Saudi Arabian fashion designer Daneh at the Galeries Lafayette Fashion Forward Pop Up Store event, where her A/W 2015 collection will be available for sale till 27th October.ffwd daneh saudi designer

I fell in love with her chic and sophisticated line of clothing. Daneh herself exudes the elegance of a refined lady who knows less is more, and she is the perfect name and face for her brand.

I had a chat with Daneh about her label, the challenge of being a Saudi designer, and fashion tips she lives by. Read on for more!

The UAE is truly the platform for blending East with West. When it comes to the world of fashion, Adam Irija is the perfect example.

Adam Irija is a Swedish designer from Stockholm. Taking a leap of faith outside his comfort zone, the suave young designer has established himself as a creator of stunningly beautiful abayas (the gracefully modest dress worn by Arab women).adam irija designer interview

Adam is a qualified architect. A chance encounter with fashion led him to apprentice with a house of fashion for over 8 years. This helped Adam strengthen his wings, and he soon took flight into the colorful, magical world of fashion.

Today we talk to Adam about his journey into fashion, how he seamlessly blends East with West, and what he believes every fashionable person should have in their wardrobes.

I had the pleasure of attending Fashion Forward Season 5 this month, and on Sunday 12th April Lebanese born Lama Jouni debuted in the Dubai fashion scene with her Autumn-Winter 2015 collection.

Lama Jouni, the designer behind the brand.
Lama Jouni, the designer behind the brand.

I shared a few sneak peaks from her collection with you here, and in today’s post we talk to Lama herself; her enviably fashionable background, her passion for design, and her invaluable tips every woman should be aware of.

fashion forward 2015What is Fashion Forward? Concluding it’s fifth season this year, Fashion Forward (or FFWD) is a platform for topnotch designers of the Middle East region to showcase their talent.

The catwalk was ablaze all weekend with show-stopping creations by the Middle East’s finest designers, many debuting for the first time round. Each lent a different element of drama to the show. From folklore and fairytales, to new-age symmetry and grunge, FFWD Season 5 was a feast for the eyes.

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Below is a pictorial summary of some of the jaw-dropping catwalk creations seen at FFWD. All photography used in this post is courtesy Getty Images.