Posts Tagged “Retro”
Dear Hala Abu Al-Hasan, aka Dudette, was kind enough to send me an invitation for the launch of Luscious Boutique’s retro collection. All black and polka dots and quirky little girly thingies and I was sold at the word “Retro”.
Last weekend I went to have breakfast in the Avenues Mall and when I was done I walked around for a bit of shopping. To my delight, I found that the Kuwaiti brand “Capital District” had opened their first branch in the Avenues Souk. I love Capital
Once upon a time in the old Kuwait town the people of Kuwait drank a soft drink that they called “Namleet Bo Teela”. I’m not sure if they had Cola back then, but I know that the older generations speak fondly of the “Bo Teela”. Bo Teela means “The one with the marble” but I never [...]
A weird habba has been hanging on Kuwaiti girls wrists for a while now, something that reminds me of the 80s, a retro golden Casio digital watch. Back in 2010 I saw retro Timex watches in Selfridges and wrote a post about would you wear one of these (post) I guess now it has indeed [...]
I didn’t want the launch of my 2nd book to be a quiet affair but I had no hopes of a book signing given that the timing is not right at all (summer, Ramadan, etc.) so I thought why not throw a cosey dinner party at my place? The decision to throw a
Once upon a time in the 80′s up until mid 90′s, Plasma globes were very popular and really cool! I loved Plasma globes as much as I loved lava lamps. One of my friends once gave me a Plasma Globe as a gift and I cherished it and was mesmerized by it for a very [...]
I was rummaging through a drawer filled with junk when i found this little thing! I was confused for a moment trying to place it… then it hit me! That’s my Magic Diary!!! If i am not mistaken it was back in 1993 when one day an ad appeared for this diary in the news papers… kids [...]