Ethan Allen opens flagship design center in Dubai..

I was invited to preview The Next Classics/ Georgetown Collection while enjoying live music, mocktails sponsored by Voss Water, and canapés. Special guests included Ethan Allen’s Chairman, President and CEO as well as the Head of Interior Design for Ethan Allen in Dubai, George Foster-Vincent.

From the stylish exterior to the hundreds of timelessly styled, beautifully crafted, all new designs called The Next Classics, the center is set to become the hub of interior design in Dubai. In addition the Georgetown collection was elegant yet classic with a twist of modernism set by  Mr George Foster-Vincent who is the head of interior design at Ethan Allen Design Center.

The Ethan Allen Design Center in Dubai, is a 9,000-square-foot modernist glass and concrete showcase located on Sheikh Zayed Road. Once you enter the Design center you will enter a world of creative interior designs. I’m positive that you will leave either inspired or wanting one of the ever so elegant and classic pieces in your own home.

So head out to the Ethan Allen Design Center to make creative changes in the place that matters the most to all of us …OUR HOMES.

 

Below are some pictures from the event and some pieces from the George town collection.

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I love this set so modern yet has that touch of classic style to it…

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The Creative Table where the magic happens…

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The new Design Center is located on Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Thanya St. Exit, opposite Times Square. Design Center hours are Saturday – Thursday from 10 AM to 10 PM and Friday from 5 Pm to 10 PM. For more information, contact +971 4 321 4229. Visitors to the Dubai Mall are also invited to visit Ethan Allen on the first floor.

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Thalé Blanc by Deborah Sawaf the most glamorous collection of bags,totes, and evening clutches. Dare to be different with this collection..

Etoile “La boutique” is happy to announce the exclusive in store pop up of the Thalé Blanc collection for a limited time only in its Mall of the Emirates boutique.

Thalé Blanc is a fine accessories company founded by Deborah Sawaf in 2010. Each Thalé Blanc collection includes day bags, totes, clutches, and evening bags crafted from the most exotic skins and materials in the world with premium custom hardware ranging from Swarovski crystals to leather knot handles adorns each piece, ranging from $895 – $2300.

Focusing significantly in areas of development and manufacturing, Thalé Blanc brings to life designs combining modern technique with traditional craftsmanship. Thalé Blanc projects an overtone of luxurious glamour and is the embodiment of masterful detailed design and perfect execution. Passionately driven by art, Thalé Blanc inspirations range from the 1920’s to French Renaissance, and Baroque, as well as from exotic lands with rich histories of textile and ornamentation.

Thalé Blanc signature is the cheetah, graceful and strong in her stride. Encapsulating the essence of Thalé Blanc, the cheetah’s majestic presence and grace is present in every collection.

DEBORAH SAWAF

Deborah Sawaf is the founder and president of Thalé Blanc. Raised within the intimate world of couture embroidery and design, Deborah Sawaf’s fascination and talent led her to embark on her journey through the world of fashion. Designing exquisite works for labels such as Gianfranco Ferré, Roberto Cavalli and Valentino; it was only natural for Deborah to find herself fitting comfortably in the world of creative glamour before ultimately launching her collection Thalé Blanc in 2010.

Born in Bombay, India, Deborah has been exposed to endless creative and beautiful elements that have lent influence throughout her life and design. Well- traveled, culturally and artistically inclined, Deborah is fascinated with global cultural heritage drawing her inspirations from art and history, cultures of the past and present.

After spending her formative years in India, Deborah moved to the Middle East to follow her passion and launched luxury fashion line Desagé, which she showcased in Paris. Years later, Deborah moved from Dubai to Los Angeles, studying at the renowned Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and at the Gemological Institute of America, later channeling it into her collection of couture jewelry, Talia.

With her personal appreciation for luxury lifestyle products along with the experience of working within this category, Deborah embraces modern technology and marries it with her creative vision, approaching design with a personal hands-on involvement in Thalé Blanc development process. Working from the initial design stage to sampling and production development, she oversees the product from idea conceptualization to consumer interaction.

Below are pictures of the ever so kind designer Deborah Sawaf and the collection.

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About Etoile “La boutique”

Etoile “La boutique” is the leading multi-brand store in the Middle East, with presence in UAE, KSA and Kuwait. Founded by Ingie Chalhoub, President & Managing Director of Etoile Group, trendsetter and pioneering luxury ambassador, Etoile “La boutique” offers the hottest mix of global fashion for the Middle Eastern and international woman. The blend of brands on display covers the most covetable pieces from contemporary to high-luxury designers.

 Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Etoile “La boutique”, Mall of Emirates – Tel: (+971) 4 341 4166

Etoile “La boutique”, Wafi City -Tel: (+971) 4 327 9132

Galeries Lafayette, Dubai Mall -Tel: (+971) 4 339 9933

 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The Galleria, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi -Tel: (+971) 2 626 6922
Kuwait

Etoile “La boutique”, The Avenues, Kuwait – Tel: (+965) 2 220 0524

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Etoile “La boutique”, Al Khayyat Centre, Jeddah – Tel: (+966) 2 284 2861

Etoile “La boutique”, Kingdom Center, Ladies Floor, Riyadh –

 

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Today it’s all about Classic Burger Joint Dubai Review ..

Flame-grilled with passion, Classic Burger Joint’s burgers cook up a gourmet storm. Serving only real burgers and their essential sides, Classic Burger Joint uses prime quality, grain-fed angus beef patties charcoal-grilled and prepared exclusively for each order. This unique level of freshness and personal touch ensures that each bite at Classic Burger Joint leaves a mouth-watering impression. The menu offers a wide variety of delicious burgers such as the Classic Cheese, Τhe Mexican and the Grilled Chicken; all served in daily baked soft buns and with local, homemade, fresh skin-on fries, cooked with 100% non-allergenic natural peanut oil, and a fresh side salad.

After its startling debut in the heart of Beirut, Classic Burger Joint expanded all around the region with significant presence in Kuwait and Cyprus. Today, Pinnacle Restaurant and Catering Management Company is taking part in this successful expansion by bringing the ultimate burger experience to Dubai.

It is no surprise that this yellow dot located in Aspin Commercial Tower II on the iconic Sheikh Zayed Road is packed with burger aficionados from the minute it opened as it starts serving lunch daily from 12:00 to 24:00 during weekdays and 12:00pm to 02:00 am during weekends.

The Burgers are delicious and made to perfection. Add a side of fries and your in burger heaven. Go today and have a dose of this pure perfection of a burger.

Below are some pictures to make you see whats happening at this very casual and fun burger joint.

Classic Burger Joint Website

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WAFI Fashion Week Dubai  four-day style bonanza drew to a close after welcoming fashion enthusiasts to the mall between the 12th and 15th of October 2015. The event, which saw WAFI partner with its tenant brands to create a fashion exposition, saw key outlets in the Mall showcase their newest lines to eager audiences.

US-based celebrity makeup artist FIFO, known for his social media posts and videos, demonstrated makeup techniques in a live segment while also posing for photographs with audiences throughout the event. Well known beauty blogger Huda Kattan was also present, as was online influencer Taim Al Falasi, who was the guest of honour on the 14th of October. TV show host Roa’a AlSaban also put in a presence at the grand opening VVIP night on October 12th.

This event was just glamorous. I got to see different designers and styles to add the event was packed with famous faces which everyone got to interact with.

Below is just a few pictures and video for you all to enjoy.

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Hello Everyone

Today’s post is all about Pause an exhibition of fine jewelry.

Devi jewels promoted two local jewelry designers Hania Kubari and Nour Al Naboulsi at DIFC Dubai for a evening of glitz and bling.

The designs were very soft and represented the emirates style.

My favorite piece was “The Hand Gesture” which is a silhouette of the iconic three-finger salute initiated by His Highness Sheik Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prim Minister of The United Arab Emirates. , as a symbol of advancement in the UAE.

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 Below are some pictures, Hope you all enjoy.

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