Here's a breakdown of various fashion events going on this week around the city. We recommend you take a look because they are great places to start your Christmas shopping early, especially if you always go to the same places and are in search for new and unique gift ideas.
We will be updating this article throughout the month, adding on each new week's events.
Happy socializing and shopping!
December 9 - January 9, 2015 Diane Ferjane Hosts Roula Dfouni & Waste
Boutique Diane Ferjane is a store owned by fashion designer Diane Ferjane who is currently showcasing her collections there.
Roula Dfouni is a magnificent contemporary jewelry designer, one of our favorites on Raghunter. Check out some of her collection.
Waste specialize in handcrafting a range of urban items, such as bags (which are made in an eco-friendly way!), accessories, and furniture. They are also with us on Raghunter, check out their cool items.
Time: Dec 9 at 6:00pm to Jan 9, 2015 at 6:00pm Location: Boutique Diane Ferjane, 55 Pharaon Street, Mar MiKhael, Beirut Telephone: +961 3 948526 See Facebook Event Page
December 10 - December 11 'De fil en aiguille', by Randa Tabbah Jewelry Design
Randa Tabbah is a jewelry designer on the cutting edge of modern design. Here's one of her most recent designs.
Time: Dec 10 at 4:00pm to Dec 11 at 7:00pm Location: Moukhalassiyeh St., Saifi Village, Beirut, Lebanon See Facebook Event Page
December 10 La Balade Indo Africaine, by Sara Melki
Sara Melki is a brilliant fashion designer that we met through Raghunter. This event is to launch her FW'14/15 collection. It should be particularly interesting, check out one of the designs.
Time: 5:00pm - 9:00pm Location: Sara Melki at Espace M, Marc 1 building, Habtoor Hilton Roundabout, Horsh Tabet, Beirut See Facebook Event Page
December 11 - December 13 Christmas at the Villa
This event should be pretty fun, especially if you want to start your Christmas shopping! There will be 40 handpicked labels by Lebanese designers and artists available for you to browse through and buy.
Time: Dec 11 at 11:00am to Dec 13 at 11:00pm Location: Villa Linda Sursock, Ashrafieh See Facebook Event Page
December 11 Beirut Port District Annual Party
This annual event is always full of action and the best part is it's one of those rare times when you feel a strong sense of neighborhood in Beirut. We are really looking forward to this one.
Stores in the area will be open till late and there will also be stands from various designers where you can get some Christmas shopping started. You'll find these fashion stores or retailers: Awàn Tea, The Oddfish (who's with us on Raghunter check out some items below!), Karen Chekerdjian, Studio, Maison Rabih Kayrouz, IF Boutique, "ESPACES EPHEMERES", Lebelik, DecoRage, and Yew Distinct Wood.
Time: 5:00pm Location: Beirut Port District See Facebook Event Page
December 12 - December 14 STATION Xmas Market
'Whether you’re looking for an original gift, want to enjoy a tasty bite with friends or browse the stands with a fresh drink in hand, the STATION Xmas Market is your best destination in Beirut for a festive holiday experience.'
List of exhibitors include: Urbacraft City Crafting System, Urbanista, Men just wanna have fun, Meat the Fish, Butler's Bottle, Domaine des Tourelles, Cocoa & Co.'s funky fan page, Lunatic, Karma J mirrors, Made For, Thimbelina, Habatiq, atelierG by grace rihan, Pinapen, Red by Elle, Tie Affair, The Bayrut Express, Boutique Simone, CA design, Jasmine & Delilah, House of Zejd, Al Hanout Living.
Time: Dec 12 at 4:00pm to Dec 14 at 10:00pm Location: Jisr El Wati / Souk El Ahad - (next to Beirut Art Center) See Facebook Event Page
December 13 SECOND st Launch
Second st is a new t-shirt brand that is being launched by the amazing Sarah Hermez (of The Creative Space) and Tracy Moussi. Second st is a socially conscious brand with a playful and progressive take on the classic shirt.
Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm Location: Bokja, Saifi Village, Beirut, Lebanon See Facebook Event Page
December 13 - December 14 Weekend at Vanina
Visit the Vanina store this weekend and see their Santa-inspired collection!
Time: 12:00pm - 8:00pm Location: Vanina Boutique, Mar Mikhael See Facebook Event Page