Get The Celebrity Look: Elissa


By Dawn Wood


I’m super excited to launch Shoes and Drama’s very first GET THE LOOK post! To kick things off in style I’ve been asking our talented contributors to gather some of the most coveted celebrity images from all across the globe and then collect both designer and high street fashion picks so you [...]

News Flash: 13 Stores closed in Riyadh for Not Hiring Women


Edited by Dawn Wood



The Ministry of Labor has closed 13 shops in a Riyadh mall for failing to hire Saudi women.

The closure is part of the ministry’s campaign that started on Monday July 15th, to enforce the feminization of all clothing stores for women in the country. This [...]

Bisat Al-Reeh - Ramadan's Biggest Charity Bazaar of the Year!

Bisat Al-Reeh - Ramadan's Biggest Charity Bazaar of the Year

By Danah Garii, Lara Al Juhani and Dawn Wood



Bisat Al-Reeh is Ramadan’s biggest charity bazaar that gathers people together to celebrate fashion, style, food and other trinkets, whilst raising money for different charity organizations in the process. It is also a primary opportunity for local designers to showcase their products upon a [...]

Are you Dressed to Impress for Ramadan this Summer?!


By Tala Farah

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With the Holy Month of Ramadan now in full swing, I am sure all of you will have been frantically shopping to find the perfect outfits for all those Iftars and Suhoors. It is a busy month filled with lots of invites and you need to look your best [...]

Public Display of Affection (PDA)



Yesterday, I witnessed a couple interlocked on the Corniche – the boardwalk in Jeddah, watching the waves as they hit the rocky shore. Passersby seemed not to even notice this subtle, yet unusual display of public affection. In Saudi Arabia, a Kingdom deeply rooted in Sharia law, such overt intimacy has always been considered [...]