Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Ramona Narang brings classic style to UAE  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 06/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Mona narang brings her simple yet elegant designs to dubai.socialite and fashion designer to the stars ramona narang will be at studio 8 dubai mall tomorrow to showcase the latest collection from her brand ibella comprising chic feminine and contemporary outfits with a classic touch.ibella features ramona’s trademark intricate draping and styling of silhouettes from body-hugging to flattering. a fan of clean lines and retro embellishments ramona seems to follow the concept of ‘less is more’ as far as her designs are concerned an element evident in many of the outfits she has created for bollywood celebrities.she spoke with city times prior to heading down to dubai for the show.what can you tell us about the collection you will showcase at studio 8 in dubai?it’s a collection which is of the times right now; there’s a lot of colour there’s a few black pieces which are useful when you’re travelling for the summer and you want to go for dinner and stuff like that. these are easy pieces to wear; there are lot of pieces for the day. and there’s a lot of glamour in the collection in the form of sequins which is very in right now.nothing in particular inspired this collection. but they are all classic styles which you can take out ten years later from your cupboard and still have something beautiful to wear.you have designed outfits for many bollywood celebrities. who do you feel always gets it right as far as fashion goes?i think deepika is the most style-savvy star i don’t really have a favourite but most of the girls today know what they’re doing.is there anyone in bollywood who you haven’t dressed yet who you would like to?no not really.what’s more important comfort or style?i think both go hand in hand. the person has to be comfortable with what they wear to be stylish. you could wear something and totally not be comfortable in it and that will not work.fashion sometimes incorporates outlandish or over-the-top pieces which are not really wearable. what’s your take on this?i think in such cases the designer is basically trying to make a statement on the catwalk or red carpet but like you correctly said it doesn’t feature in everyday life. you would look ridiculous. so that is basically the designer being inspired by something and wanting to go all out.are there any international designers in particular who have influenced you?i get a lot of my inspiration from donna karan. i like clean lines and beautiful drapes. i basically want to enhance the woman without overpowering the woman.retro styles seem to be making a comeback in a big way. are you a fan?i’ve done retro with a classic twist; i’ve done a lot of sequinned gowns – sequins were very in once upon a time but i’ve done them differently so you can wear them today and still not feel like you’re in a different era.how would you rate dubai in terms of style-consciousness?i think dubai has come a long way from say ten years ago; the availability of stuff has changed rapidly. dubai is very glamorous. there are a lot of people who know what they’re doing when it comes to style. so i think dubai would be on my list of top five places which are indicative of what the world is doing fashion-wise.what would your fashion tips for the summer be?keep it light use flowing pieces a lot of colour white nudes – basically it’s all about accessorising your outfits in the right way.bollywood and fashion are quite inseparable nowadays with stars making regular appearances in high-profile shows. is the era of the supermodel well and truly over?it’s like the circle of life - you just go through it. katrina was a model before she became a bollywood actress. the supermodel will be there forever. it’s just that maybe right now there isn’t any model who is getting that kind of attention.fashion in spotlight at studio 8fusing fashion from across the globe multi-brand boutique studio 8 at dubai mall will host a show on may 7 featuring the collections of seven celebrated designers; noora from the ahlis sumaya abdul razak taif al bayati from amaze eman & elham clara from miau ramona narang and waad bin hammad of waad collection. be there at 6.30pm to be part of this fashion extravaganza.


Khaleej Times

  MENA News Headlines
 Nov 27 2015 - Qatar- Buoyed by strong buying, QSE snaps four days bearish spellGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Snapping four days of bearish spell, Qatar Stock Exchange gained a marginal 11 points, mainly on buying in the transport, realty and insurance stocks.Domestic institutions ...

 Nov 27 2015 - Saudi Aramco plans to invest more in Indonesian oil sectorGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Saudi Aramco is looking for further investment opportunities in Indonesia's downstream refining and petrochemicals industry, the company's CEO said yesterday, after initiating a ...

 Nov 27 2015 - Despite $500bn loss, Opec seen holding the line at Vienna meetGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) It'll take more than $40 crude to make Opec change its mind, analysts said before the group's December 4 meeting in Vienna.In the year since the Organisation of Petroleum ...

 Nov 27 2015 - Qatar- WTCC season finale set to light up Losail circuitGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) This time at the Losail International Circuit, the screeching wail of the MotoGP and the WSBK motorcycles will be replaced by the guttural exhaust note of the touring cars ...

 Nov 27 2015 - UK- Time to start bombing IS, Cameron tells lawmakersGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Prime Minister David Cameron told lawmakers yesterday it was time to join air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, saying Britain cannot "subcontract its security ...

 Nov 27 2015 - Blogger case still before Saudi courts: ministerGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The case of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, whose flogging sentence created worldwide outrage, is still before the courts, Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday."The legal ...

 Nov 27 2015 - Palestinian hits Israeli soldiers with car in West Bank, shot deadGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A Palestinian rammed his car into Israeli soldiers at a bus station in the occupied West Bank Friday before being shot dead, police said. "A Palestinian car hit two Israelis ...

 Nov 27 2015 - Envoy meets head of Qatar-EU Friendship GroupGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar's Ambassador to Belgium and head of Qatar's mission to the European Union, HE Sheikh Ali bin Jassim al-Thani, met at the European Parliament the head of the ...

 Nov 27 2015 - Qatar- Traffic diversion for 2 years in Al Rayyan areaGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A traffic diversion for almost two years will come into effect on Gharrafat Al Rayyan Street between Gharrafat Al Rayyan Roundabout and Qatar Foundation (Civil Defence) from ...

 Nov 27 2015 - KSA's Aramco plans to spend big-cash in IndonesiaMENAFN
(MENAFN) Saudi Aramco seeks further investment chances in Indonesia's downstream refining and petrochemicals industry, amid its recent USD5.5 billion development to enhance Indonesia's biggest ...




Click to Apply


Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help