Haute Hijabi

Haute Hijabi

History proves that the waves of change, from traditional standards and beliefs to modern ones, are first manifest in art and expression. None is more true than in the beauty industry, where imagery challenges long held beliefs about skin tones and hair textures. Beauty caught on with people of color […]

ISTANBUL, TURKEY - OCTOBER 15:  A model walks the runway at the Meltem Ozbek show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Istanbul at Zorlu Center on October 15, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey.  (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for IMG)

Designer Meltem Özbek Introduces “Lady Bird” for Spring/Summer 2017

During Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Istanbul, Turkey, October 15, 2017, at Zorlu Center, designer Meltem Özbek presented her Spring/Summer 2017 collection “Lady Bird,” which was inspired by tropical shades and exotic shapes. Meltem Özbek blends her latest collection with silk, denim, metallic fabrics, and an array of other textiles. Wispy […]

Andres Sarda Lingerie Is S-S-Sexy at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid September 2016!

Andres Sarda Lingerie Is S-S-Sexy at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid September 2016!

Nuria Sarda, the brand’s creative director of the lingerie line Andres Sarda, showed her latest collection during Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid Spring/Summer 2017, on the runway on September 16, 2016. The line is sexy, colorful, and fun, styled with cutesy bows and ribbons.  Some of the models wore fun hats to complement […]

WELCOME TO THE MEN’S GROUP Movie Review

WELCOME TO THE MEN’S GROUP Movie Review

On August 11, 2016, I attended the screening of Welcome to the Men’s Group at the SAG-AFTRA Foundation in Los Angeles. With much anticipation I sat comfortably in the front row as the room filled with eager moviegoers. I interviewed actor Ali Saam, who plays the role of Mohammad, and […]

Book Launch and Interview – AMERICA’S SIMPLE SOLUTIONS: A VISIONARY’S BLUEPRINT FOR A BETTER TOMORROW

Book Launch and Interview – AMERICA’S SIMPLE SOLUTIONS: A VISIONARY’S BLUEPRINT FOR A BETTER TOMORROW

American Rag’s CEO Mark Werts launched his new book America’s Simple Solutions: A Visionary’s Blueprint for a Better Tomorrow at the La Brea store on August 10, 2016.  It was an exciting evening with distinguished guests and many opportunities that evening to meet the author. This literary work exhibits the incredible insight into the unchanging issues […]

HOW TO BEAT A BULLY DVD Review

HOW TO BEAT A BULLY DVD Review

What does a kid in middle school do these days when he comes face to face with a big bully? A problem that has plagued children for years has found not only a solution, but a guide to “rubbing” out that terrible annoyance. It’s spelled out in the timely comedy, […]