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Thursday, April 28, 2011

bimba & lola Take US for a ride!

My Tuesday night was all about bimba & lola the absolutely fabulous Spanish brand.

Hats off to the guys behind it for organizing six limousines across Dubai to take some of Dubai’s most glamorous socialites, VIP guests and members of the press down to the brand’s first store in Dubai; located in Burjuman for some tapas and private shopping..

Check out the hot ladies, along with the the bag I am in love with..

Shamim xox




Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Bon Voyage Dubai Taxi Drivers


Taxi drivers are always listening to what we have to say, but do you ever listen to them? I celebrate my new car and say goodbye & thank you to all the cab drivers that have put up with me and shown me love, or almost made me throw up …GOOD TIMES.

While I am at it, I do a bit of research to find out what they listen to, what they read, and if they use Social Media – bit of a struggle but was fun! I also find out the reasons behind the traffic straight from these guys as well as their background, where they have studied, the amount of accidents they see a day and even talk a bit about religion..

Enjoy..

P.S Thanks to my Dina for helping out with this post xo

Shamim xox




Tuesday, April 19, 2011

My Kérastase Date


Remember how I told you I have a hot project coming up with Kérastase? Well I can finally tell you all about it …

I literally got kidnapped for a day of none stop hair lovinnn! Check out my videos as I take you through the whole day, I also give you the low down of the Kérastase special occasion package, what it takes to be a Kérastase salon, and what you can do if your Kérastase salon is not up to standards…oh and even reveal my own hair problems along with my Kera-Hammam treatment J

Enjoy,

Shamim x

P.S if the Kérastase products confuse you then check out my video as we talk you through every single product range and what it’s used for .

The blue range – hair treatment for the scalp
The white range – if you have scalp problems e.g dandruff then this is for you
The famous green range – is all about constructing your hair
The orange range – all type of hair especially the dry rebellious
The pink range – for coloured hair





Sunday, April 17, 2011

Breakfast in Bed with Kris Fade & Chad

So the day after the Cosmo launch, I made my way down to the Westin Hotel for breakfast with the Virgin Radio Boys!

Virgin Radio’s Kris Fade Show with Chad did a live broadcast from their Westin Hotel Bed! ..

Check it out

Shamim xox

Thursday, April 14, 2011

VIVA BEAUTY AWARDS 2011

It was all about the best beauty brands last night at the VIVA Magazine beauty awards…the categories included:
·         BEST FOUNDATION
·         BEST MASCARA
·         BEST EYELINER
·         BEST EYESHADOW BRAND
·         BEST NAIL VARNISH BRAND
·         BEST LIPSTICK/LIPGLOSS
·         BEST FACE MOISTURIZER
·         BEST CLEANSER
·         BEST EYE CREAM
·         BEST ANTI-AGEING PRODUCT
·         BEST BODY MOISTURIZER
·         BEST BODY SCRUB
·         BEST SHAMPOO
·         BEST CONDITIONER
·         BEST FRAGRANCE
·         BEST STYLING PRODUCT
·         BEST TREATMENT DESTINATION
·         BEST SUN CARE PRODUCT
I got to chat to the Beiersdorf team, Claire Turrell group editor for Shape & Viva, Charney Magri a photographer working on a fantastic upcoming project, Emily Cheyne the lady behind Know how life.. and many more..
Check it out xo
Shamim

P.S Check out Emily dancing around the UAE for her "UAE for Free" video, she is in the semifinals ..vote vote vote for her

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

adidas Originals Launches Originals Denim

adidas & denim ? hmm I must say I was surprised and wasn’t expecting to even be slightly interested…but what do you know adidas’s first in-house denim line called Originals Denim is not bad, not bad at all….in fact its kinda hot and I’ve even got my eye on it..
The range comes in 2 styles for men and woman in a whole lot of washes..for the guys they come in the classic relaxed fit called CONDUCTOR as well as the REKORD, a modern slim carrot fit. The women’s range includes the skinny fit CUPIE and a boyfriend cut called WINNETA…do we love the names or what!
Word on the street, the collection is going to be extended to other styles as well..can’t wait to check it out ..!!
The adidas Originals Blue Denim line will be in-stores from April 2011 at adidas Originals stores across the UAE. The range starts at AED 350.
I hit the launch event last night and got to chat to a couple of people including Ellen Van Meerendonk, adidas Brand Marketing Manager..Check it out..
Shamim x

Denim Key Designs
Women – Cupie and Winetta
Cupie: Slim and slender in all the right places, Cupie Skinny Fit jeans keep you covered with a mid rise waist and an easy to slip on straight leg. A zip fly makes getting them on (and off) a snap. Available in three washes.
Winnetta: This Boyfriend Fit boasts steady comfort with a dropped crotch, relaxed leg and zip fly. Subtle Trefoil stitching on the rear pockets lets everyone know who’s got your back. Available in two washes

Men – Conductor and Rockford
Conductor:  Tried and true, these timeless blues are constructed of a classic straight leg and a button fly front. The Conductor Fit sits lower on the hips and features five pockets, plenty of room for all your precious cargo. Available in three washes.
Rekord: The Originals blue Rekord Carrot Fit is a classic denim style featuring a modern tapered cut that’s relaxed where it matters most but still relaxed through the legs. A zip fly offers easy access with a unique blue print. Available in two washes.


Tuesday, April 12, 2011

SHAMIM HITS MEDIA MONDAYS

Apparently the guys behind these events saw the need for a media networking evening and just went for it!! ...

Fantastic turn out every time, if you need a job go down, if you’re looking to make contacts to establish your business go down, if you’re looking to hire someone head down, and if your simply keen to have a drink and meet others in your industry then these events are the place to be...

I managed to catch the organizers of the event for a couple of minutes for a chat … check it out J

Make sure you come down to the next event, Shamim will be there J

Over & Out

Shamim x

Sunday, April 10, 2011

SHAKE SHACK LAUNCH IN DUBAI

From New York’s Madison Square Garden to Dubai’s Mall of Emirates..Ladies & Gentlemen we finally have our very own Shake Shack at the Mall of Emirates..
Check out my interviews with David Swinghamer Shake Shack’s CEO & Randy Garutti Shake Shack’s COO …
Enjoy

Shamim x

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Cosmopolitan Middle East Launch event

It’s finally here… Cosmopolitan Middle East’s official launch event was last night..and what a night it was full of beautiful people ..
Check out my unedited unprepared video blog as I interview the Virgin Radio Team (yes I do love them), ARN’s new Sales Director, the lady behind mahryska.com, Grazia’s Naomi Chadderton, the gorgeous Huda Beauty, Dareen; the lady behind dopa, Tariq S Edrees and many more..
Enjoy,
Shamim x

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

DNA PR & Events - Where the who's who of Dubai meet

I got to catch up with the man behind some of the hottest events in Dubai ... Alex Mir ..
Find out a bit more about DNA Events & PR as well as what they have coming up in the next 3 weeks...we be talking Dubai's Elite & Socialites  …
Are you on the guest list?? ? ? ?
Shamim x

Kérastase - Middle East

 
Word on the street... the Chanel of hair products;  Kérastase are launching a hot hot new product here in the region... its all hush hush for now but I am working on a fantastic project with them in the next couple of weeks.. (We all know my crazy hair needs some sort of control hehe ) ..

I got Sofiane Si Merabet the head of Kérastase here in the region on my blog...check it out ..


Shamim x

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Shamim's Friday - The Fade's House Warming & Faithless @ Nasimi Beach

Since you guys follow what I get up to during the week, you might as well check out one of my weekends……here it goes….

So my Friday was made up of The Kris & Maz Fade's House Warming where I got to chat to the guys from Virgin Radio, our favourite out & about guy Layne Redman, and the producer for Dubai92’s Catboy & Geordiebird breakfast show ……Followed by the very unexpected, unplanned Faithless at Nasimi where I reveal to you the man behind the Atlantis & Nasimi twitter (who is doing an amazing JOB) as well as a quick chat with the Wild Peeta brothers....

P.S I got a bit of a telling off from one of the Nasimi staff for filming but after all they did put on one hell of an event and got thousands of people sorted out so I won’t hold that against them .. Well-done Nasimi  J

Enjoy x

Shamim