shahs of style

designed with a touch of Shah

  Opening up a coffee shop is a challenge but constructing one from scratch is a difficult feat.  The first phase was to remove the old, dilapidated countertop and customize it with  a countertop that was much

Michael Kors has made it his life’s mission to fight hunger with the awareness of fashion. He has been involved since 2013 raising money for the World Food Programme by selling t-shirts and limited watches.  On Tuesday, April 12th, Michael Kors graciously received the McGovern-Dole Leadership Award from Vice President Joe Biden for his contribution in …

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Recently, the Shah Sisters had the pleasure and opportunity to decorate the D.C. Eid Formal event.  The event took place at the Shakespeare Theater and the theme was modern rustic with hints of gold.  The dessert table was the main attraction and we’ll never know why…maybe it was the simplicity of the black and white stripes, …

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Stop, Collaborate and Listen:  Companies are collaborating with other companies (small and big) to allow creative and unique products that can easily be obtained by us!  These products are fun, trendy and are usually available for a limited amount of time.   Brand collaborations encourage innovation and spark interest to you: the consumer.  So, a highly expensive designer product …

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General misconception:  style costs a lot. I have to say I do feel overwhelmed especially if I walk into a high end store (in Georgetown or Maza Galleria) and nothing is below $200!  In a high-end designer store, an outfit can easily cost over $1000 which is not ideal for an everyday girl.  Realistically, you can’t …

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Istanbul, Turkey.  A city that is just SO cool and unique.  I have to say, my favorite memory is sitting by the busy sidewalk eating kunefe, drinking Turkish tea, smoking a hookah while appreciating the panoramic architecture.  It’s hard not to wonder that this city is enriched with a tremendous amount of history, religion, politics and the juxtaposition of old and new ideas. I entered what was once was …

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Listening to NPR this morning and heard a slew of sad news; one particular news story was regarding constant fires in a Bangladesh garment factory.  Last November, 112 workers died from a fire and companies such as Gap, H&M and Wal-mart were immediately impacted.  Since then, small fires occasionally occur in the unsafe factory causing more trouble and …

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