Get to know our Beauty Editor Raisa from Almira’s Beautique

This year certified make-up artist Raisa joined our team of editors. Raisa started her own business Almira’s Beautique a few years ago and has worked for The Fashion Orientalist before as a MUA and hair stylist for personal style shoots.…

Bellydance Costumes: An interview with dancer Anusch Alawerdian

In the West bellydance grew immensely popular after ‘hips don’t lie’ singer Shakira incorporated bellydance moves into her performance routine. Bellydance (or oriental dance) originates from the Middle East. It knows many different styles depending on the country or region…