Monthly Archives: January 2015

INDIE: Celebrate and Collect Posters from the Golden Years of Lebanese and Egyptian Cinemas

Here’s your chance to collect some of the most legendary old movie posters. A huge collection will be on display at INDIE for sale… “A Tribute to Movie  Legends” which starts January 29 will showcase posters featuring icons, singers and actors who played great roles back in The Golden Years of Lebanese and Egyptian Cinemas. Beirut breaks the mould like no place else. Our city, with its ever-changing character, is built on all things quirky. One part urban luxury and two parts modern eccentricity, INDIE takes a detour from the conventional and typical to a focus against all things mass-produced. With its energetic mashup of edgy and avant-garde with homey and laid-back, INDIE is the original renegade stomping ground, refreshingly unpretentious. Feel enlightened and nostalgic in equal measure by these timeless movie artworks & all kinds of original vintage Middle Eastern films posters, dating back...

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“Beirut, Chasing a Dream” Elie Saab Couture Spring Summer 2015

The Elie Saab show on Wednesday smartly echoed the red carpet  maneuver made by it-girl actress Lupita Nyong’o, who wore the brand to the SAG awards on Sunday to rave reviews. It wasn’t just the floor-length abstract flower print dress with dramatic black vertical stripes the ingénue wore to the main event that made Nyong’o’s dress a winner; it was the fact that she showed up at an after-party in a shorter variation on the same design. Elie Saab Couture Spring Summer 2015 Paris / NOWFASHION.com In Saab’s spring/summer 2015 couture show the Lebanese designer used the same approach.  He produced a number of beautifully beaded long gowns in a myriad of blooming flora motifs such as tulips, jacarandas and mimosa and then reworked them again in a shorter offshoot with a more youthful take on the same premise. The clever addition of low-heeled sandals to these ensembles...

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Trend in the City: Pay Tribute to Legends, Enjoy a Glass of Wine and…

A new week and Beirut is buzzing with amazing things to see, do and enjoy.. Here are some of FR’s favorite… Share yours with us… La Cave de Joël Robuchon: Wine by the Glass from a Dispenser Stroll around Beirut Souks and stop by La Cave de Joël Robuchon, a French franchised wine cellar that shares Joël Robuchon’s values for a La Cave’s unique in-store and out of store “by the glass” experience through its innovative wine dispenser; 8 bottles, 4 reds/4 whites are continually displayed, with a 3 week-rotation. Perfect for some friends’ gathering after work. Besides its diverse selection of wines, La Cave offers tasting and food pairing advice serviced by experienced sommeliers for retail activities. A Tribute to Legends at INDIE A Tribute to Legends, Thursday 29th of January, will showcase and feature icons, singers and actors who played great roles back...

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