About Me

At the start of any class the teacher always asks the students to talk about themselves. It was never easy for me to describe myself, who I am, and what I liked. Don’t these things always change?

As for basic facts about me I am the girl next door, I live in Jumeirah (Dubai), an Emirati and proud to be. If my life was a long Indian movie I would be in the transmission period right now. I just finished school, got my double bachelor degree in International studies and  Public Relations and now studying Masters in PR (Travel & Tourism).  I am currently unemployed  a girl with a job ^^. As you can see I did not study fashion but I was always obsessed with it and the obsession led me to create a blog dedicated to fashion and all things fun! 

134 Responses to “About Me”

  1. MeMa July 18, 2011 at 13:57 #

    ماشاءالله تبارك الرحمن .. الله يوفقج حبوبه .. و ستايلاتج وايد حلوه :)

  2. Hoor July 22, 2011 at 13:57 #

    hi sis,
    love ur spirit and ur fashion
    I wish you all the best
    and proude of you as an arabic gulf girl
    go on and wooow us
    hoor.bh

  3. Jay Alnaimi July 27, 2011 at 13:57 #

    Really you are one of my favorites blogger .. Love your style how you publish the pictures
    I am waiting the news .. xoxo

    • Latifa July 27, 2011 at 13:57 #

      Thank you so much am glad that you enjoy it :*

  4. Alya July 29, 2011 at 13:57 #

    ما شاء الله علييج يا لطيفه
    تايلاتج خباااال و قمه في الذوووق و الرقي

    متابعه لج =)

  5. h July 31, 2011 at 13:57 #

    u are the best

  6. h July 31, 2011 at 13:57 #

    hi ………i want to know what do u think about make up ????????
    thank u

    • Latifa August 1, 2011 at 13:57 #

      I think if you apply it right and work with your face shape and features it will give a plus to your look, too much is always a no no .. I like it to be natural and simple and enhance your features rather than create new ones :p

      • h August 2, 2011 at 13:57 #

        THANK U

  7. noor aldeniaa August 2, 2011 at 13:57 #

    hi latifa….u have avery nice taste and unique things ,,,,,,,mashallllh mwafegaaa daymn …

  8. h August 2, 2011 at 13:57 #

    مرحبا لطيفة وبهنيك على هالذوق الحلو
    انا كثير معجبة بستايلاتج وخاصة شخصيتج القوية
    لانها مقاربة لشخصيتي
    حلو ان الواحد يلقى شخص يشبهها
    تحياتي الج
    بالتوفيق
    h

  9. h August 4, 2011 at 13:57 #

    hi

    انا اتابعج كل يوم ………
    لاني استمتع كثير بمشاهدة ستايلاتج الحلوة
    ومتابعة نشاطج وحبج للحياة
    انشاء الله ينطيج طول العمر
    والصحة

  10. zooz August 5, 2011 at 13:57 #

    لطووووف واااااااااااااايد وااااااااااايد راقيه ف اختياراتج …ومبين انج مهوووسه ف شنط ايومز…ربي يهنيج يالغلا …وموفقه …وننتظر ستايلج وطلاتج ف رمضان … لا ا
    تبطين

    • Latifa August 5, 2011 at 13:57 #

      thanx zooz inshalla :*

  11. h August 6, 2011 at 13:57 #

    مرحبا لطيفة
    اخر صورة لج من استفادينا منها
    sephora
    واكيد مثل ما انت شاطرة بالستايلات
    شاطرة بالمنتجات
    فاتمنى تكتبين شنو احسن
    make up (foundation-powder-mascara and skin care product ……p

    • Latifa September 3, 2011 at 13:57 #

      Shukran 7abeebty, am so glad the sephora post was useful I will try o post more about beauty products that I use and what is good and what is not so good. Thank you for the recommendation

  12. soso August 7, 2011 at 13:57 #

    هلا حبيبتي لطيفه كل عام وانتي بخير والشهر عليك مبارك انا من اشد المعجبين بستايلك وذوقك العالي ماشاالله الي الامام صديقتك من الرياض

  13. fatima August 7, 2011 at 13:57 #

    i like how you put things together…and my god how u ever walk in those heels @_@ u should have your own personal stylist services for people who have no fashion sense….and trust me many over do it….simplicity with a touch of color is class..i dont like the piccasso head to toe..puts me off and all things designer cause some stuff out there is much better than labels… :)

    • Latifa September 3, 2011 at 13:57 #

      Thanx Fatma, I might consider doing that for fun LoL

  14. GOOD LUCK SWEETY….+I LOVED YOU BLOD!!!!!!!;p

  15. glamorusdreamer August 8, 2011 at 13:57 #

    I’m so in love with your pictures, What kind of camera do you use?? :3 and thanks!

    • Latifa August 9, 2011 at 13:57 #

      it’s a canon D500

  16. luma August 10, 2011 at 13:57 #

    شلونج ماشالله وايييييييييد كشخة
    هاي الغراض كاها الج
    مالا لصاحباتج كمان

  17. h August 13, 2011 at 13:57 #

    happy birthday meeme

  18. al-shaima August 20, 2011 at 13:57 #

    I love ur style

    << Big fan :*

  19. راجيه عفو ربي (@shomooo3) August 22, 2011 at 13:57 #

    روووووعه ماشاءالله والتصوير عجيب

  20. h August 22, 2011 at 13:57 #

    مرحبا حبوبه
    بس حبيت اسالج الاسويره اللي نصها خيط احمر ونصها ذهب وبينهم فص الماس من اي ماركه
    ثانكس

    • Latifa August 22, 2011 at 13:57 #

      it’s redline (redline.com) found in Harrods London

  21. mnayah August 22, 2011 at 13:57 #

    mashalla i like ur style =)

  22. Kaltham August 25, 2011 at 13:57 #

    Thank you for inspiring me <3

    • Latifa August 25, 2011 at 13:57 #

      you are most welcome dear, it is so good to hear that I am an inspiration to someone .. Thank you :*

  23. h August 27, 2011 at 13:57 #

    i think u r so beautiful like your things

  24. h August 27, 2011 at 13:57 #

    i want to ask about ur last picture ring

    • Latifa August 28, 2011 at 13:57 #

      Which one dear? Can you send me the link?

      • h August 29, 2011 at 13:57 #

        hi sweet
        iwant to aske about the long with 3 parts
        not ysl
        thank you

  25. Madi^_^ August 27, 2011 at 13:57 #

    i luved ur summery about ur self its cute , fun and adorable just like u

  26. Ioanna Antonios August 28, 2011 at 13:57 #

    I think you would have a bright future in Fashion industry. Your taste is quite impeccable. xx

    • Latifa August 28, 2011 at 13:57 #

      Thank you I REALLY hope I do

  27. h August 30, 2011 at 13:57 #

    مرحبا حبيبتي
    كل عام وانت بخير
    انشاء الله يدوم الصحة والسعادة

    • Latifa August 31, 2011 at 13:57 #

      thank o enty b5eir

  28. h September 1, 2011 at 13:57 #

    hello
    i send u alink asking for the ring but u didn,t answer me<3

    • Latifa September 1, 2011 at 13:57 #

      Sorry but I didn’t get it can you send it again

    • Latifa September 3, 2011 at 13:57 #

      The ring is from my mom, she bought it in Mall of the Emirates in a boutique call Al Washeia (I think it’s the right spelling) Thanx dear

  29. salom September 3, 2011 at 13:57 #

    how a selfish person youn are JUST SHOW PEOPLE WHAT U HAVE it just like you dont belive that you have those things
    YOU DONT SHOW US ANY THINKS FROM YOUR OWN STYLE IT IS JUST WHAT YOU BYE IT FROM MARKET ?????????????AND IT IS OTHER PEOPLE(STYLISH)PRODUCT

    • Latifa September 3, 2011 at 13:57 #

      Hello Dear, Thank you for your comment. but one thing I did not get, why selfish hahahaha!!! Anyways I like people who criticize something they have studied and obviously you haven’t seen my blog well. And this is my passion of course I’ll show it off. Just like an artist shows of his paintings.

      Appreciate it THANKS :)

      PS: the stylish products were made to be sold LoL

      • h September 4, 2011 at 13:57 #

        hi
        shokran 3al jawab ??????bas ana mn wen w alemarat wen
        ana mn al 3raq ?aslan ma entona visa ldubai
        3ala koleen .howa 7elo 3alech tethanin feeh in shaa alaah,,,,7abibty

      • Reem W (@Raimoush) September 4, 2011 at 13:57 #

        YOU GO GIRL \o/
        mashallah ur blog is amazing and very inspiring :D
        you get ur final look done like doing a puzzle.
        you really have a future in this.

        *speaking of selfishness, you’re totally the opposite. much appreciated how u advertise for others and support specially local business.

        wish you all the best :D

  30. h September 4, 2011 at 13:57 #

    hello dear
    7abet asalech 3an alsa3a eally balabead w ala7mar
    shno marketha

    • Latifa September 5, 2011 at 13:57 #

      I think esmha Corum or smth

  31. A-Almansoori September 5, 2011 at 13:57 #

    I really liked ur page and I checked all ur articles.. OMG I spent like 3 to 4 hours watching ur blog

    anyway, I was thinking of the way u use to organize ur bags and shoes, do u have a dressing room? or a wall of shelfs!! could u provide a pic ^_^

  32. h September 5, 2011 at 13:57 #

    hi latifa
    enti al al-afdal mn al kol o ajmal shee feke howa eslobech al 7elo fe al rad 3ala al akhereen o akher shakhes anai fe alkon howa enti

    • Latifa September 5, 2011 at 13:57 #

      Thank you 7abeebty kilch thog

  33. h September 6, 2011 at 13:57 #

    hello
    momken soal???
    enti mtzawja lo la

  34. A-AlMansoori September 7, 2011 at 13:57 #

    Mmmm,, is my commend disappeard?! Why u ddnt replay me :(

  35. h September 7, 2011 at 13:57 #

    hi 7abebty
    shlonech in sha2allah b kher.
    fe kam sora labsa khatem shakel khet rafee3 w aleh almasa sghera momken men a marka

    • Latifa September 7, 2011 at 13:57 #

      min dior bs msh almasa hatha 7ajar

      • h September 7, 2011 at 13:57 #

        oooookay 7abebty .thanks for reply

      • Latifa September 7, 2011 at 13:57 #

        welcome my dear anytime

  36. moza September 8, 2011 at 13:57 #

    هلا شحالج
    بكم تاخذين شنط الايرمز..والقفطان الملون من وين مفصلتنه
    بالعافيه عليج

    • Latifa September 9, 2011 at 13:57 #

      el shna6 7asab el size and style. Which kaftna dear?

      • moza September 11, 2011 at 13:57 #

        اللبس المغربي اللي كنتي لابستنه الملون ..بكم ومن وين ما عليج امر؟

  37. h September 10, 2011 at 13:57 #

    hi ….
    ana kther sar le adower 3ala alfestan al-abead w 3aleh wrod men asos bes ma algah ?
    men wen makhthatha
    thanks

    • h September 13, 2011 at 13:57 #

      HI LATIFA
      shlonech ?maco akhbarech inshaallah tkone bkher

      • Latifa September 13, 2011 at 13:57 #

        7mdellah dear mawjoodeen :)

  38. noora September 19, 2011 at 13:57 #

    مسا الخير لطوف؟
    ابي اسالج بصراحة كيف تقدرين تتشرين كل شنط هرمز وفندي

    • Latifa September 20, 2011 at 13:57 #

      I am lucky enough to find what I like available in the boutiques :)

  39. Naima September 22, 2011 at 13:57 #

    Salam, I really love all your posts ! So amazing … Nice choices and ttractive purchases.
    I congratulate you.
    Naima
    http://so-glamaddict.blogspot.com/

  40. jayve September 26, 2011 at 13:57 #

    Hello Latifa my name is Jayve and i must say i love love love you blog, it has everything that is beautiful and luxurious which every girl would aspire to have. I am now a new fan and follower of your blog and i hope you show more Dior and Hermes bags in the future, i also hope you do more “whats in my bag” and show us you closet too. thank you
    Jayve

    • Latifa September 26, 2011 at 13:57 #

      Hey Jayve, thank you for your kind words and great to hear feedback about the posts to know what you guys want to see more of. I will try my best to do a video of what’s in my bag I think that should be interesting!

  41. Yousra September 27, 2011 at 13:57 #

    Hi Latifa! Thanks so much for visiting my blog – your life story sounds just like mine – I graduated with my Bachelor’s in International Affairs a year ago and am still looking for a job, so while I’ve been in transmission/unempolyment mode I set up my blog! Keep up the good work and I wish you all the best for the future and inshallah a fab job soon xxx

  42. Yousra September 27, 2011 at 13:57 #

    *unemployment

  43. meme September 28, 2011 at 13:57 #

    hi latifa , i checked ur blog today through zubaida’s blog :) mshalah amazing

    wanted 2 ask u abt el jlabyh elm’3rbyh that ur friend wore on her bd . The one with red and green flowers ow sh’3l golden kant za5a cupcakes :P any idea where was it done ?

    thank alot :)

    • Latifa September 29, 2011 at 13:57 #

      Sorry I have no idea :( But I’ll ask for you ^^

  44. salama October 7, 2011 at 13:57 #

    Mabroook your new blog i wish you all the best

    • Latifa October 7, 2011 at 13:57 #

      Thank you dear! ^^

  45. Maria October 12, 2011 at 13:57 #

    Dear Latifa,

    Just wanted to let you know that I follow you since few months ago from Spain, and I think your are one of the most elegant woman I’ve seen.

    Congratulations on your website and I hope to meet you in person someday (inshallah):)

    All the best from Spain,

    Maria

    • Latifa October 12, 2011 at 13:57 #

      Hello Maria, your comment has made my day. I would love to meet you in person when you come to Dubai or I come to Spain. Muchas Gracias

      • Maria October 18, 2011 at 13:57 #

        Anytime :) it will be a pleasure!

  46. salama October 19, 2011 at 13:57 #

    U don’t have to study fashion to be a designer or stylist .. ur charisma and taste is enough to give u a push and put in u under spotlight :D all the best latifa

  47. um mayed October 25, 2011 at 13:57 #

    helo latifa ur stiyle is wwwwwwwwwwwwawww please inform us always with ur styles :)

  48. 3fary October 28, 2011 at 13:57 #

    HI Latifa, Nice pics ;)

  49. No'3a October 28, 2011 at 13:57 #

    Hey there,
    Gonna be honest with you, I really envy you for having all these outstanding well-known brands staff thought you are queen B! (Emarati version)!!
    any ways just wanted to let you know that I like the way you present staff moreover I’m proud that you are not showing off lot of skin while taking pictures and that you are sticking to the abaya and shila..
    As for me I design hot couture but it’s all in paper, I know every little thing in my favorite designer collection and I would die to have them but I’m not rich, insallah I would have it all in janah ya rab,,
    So always thank god for what you have and don’t forget that he is the one who give and he is the one who take…
    Wish u all the luck…

  50. Kenya November 9, 2011 at 13:57 #

    Loving your blog and style. Even though miles apart, I appreciate your great sense of fashion! Kenya – San Francisco, California USA

  51. D.A.S November 11, 2011 at 13:57 #

    I am so inspired..
    Lovely as is, Take Care Xx

  52. My RoLe MoDeL Is LaTiFa AlShAmSi November 13, 2011 at 13:57 #

    I love ur style <3 ,and you always suprise us with a Elegant and stylish taste in fashion i love it ^ ^….

  53. Maria Fernanda November 16, 2011 at 13:57 #

    Hi Latifa

    Just a quick note just to let you know that I love your blog and follow it daily from Brazil where I live.
    Your style and sense of humor are amazing. I wish I could see your face but as far as I know ( I am sorry I dont´really know much about religion in the Middle East)you can not show it (?). Anyway, I absolutely love reading you and seeing your pictures!!!!! Love from Brazil, Maria

  54. missdameblush November 18, 2011 at 13:57 #

    omg i love your blog, shoegasm everytime! :)

  55. Up Town Girl December 3, 2011 at 13:57 #

    What a great blog I have enjoyed every post and picture, you are a fashion savvy individual with great photography skills.

  56. Penelope December 3, 2011 at 13:57 #

    Love everything about this blog, you are such a fashion guru :D

  57. A December 3, 2011 at 13:57 #

    Amazing blog, one of the best I’ve seen in a while

  58. روابط December 10, 2011 at 13:57 #

    تدوينة جميلة

  59. FH December 10, 2011 at 13:57 #

    LOVE!

  60. S.Alnhyan December 11, 2011 at 13:57 #

    Your blog is one of the best blogs out there, if not THE best! I enjoy your posts don’t keep us waiting so much :p

  61. ToOota February 7, 2012 at 13:57 #

    الصراحه الستايلات وايد رووعه والصفحه اروع .. لو ما عليج امر بغيت اعرف كيف اسويلي صفحه على النت

  62. KOOKAH February 16, 2012 at 13:57 #

    intay wayid mashhoora bil q8

    • Latifa February 17, 2012 at 13:57 #

      Ana sha59yan wayd a7b hal el kuwait, shukran 7abeebty

  63. Marissa February 22, 2012 at 13:57 #

    Hi! I just discovered your blog via mybirkinblog.blogspot.com. Now I’m obsessed with your blog too! Your collection of Birkins (esp the black croc), Louboutins and bling are to die for!
    I was in Dubai last year. I’m really impressed with the people’s warmth and how fashion forward you all are.
    Alrighty, looking forward to reading your blog and seeing (read: drooling over) more of your precious items.
    Have a good day ahead.
    -Marissa from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

  64. Saby March 1, 2012 at 13:57 #

    Greetings from Canada! I’ve just spent the last 7 hours going through your blog and I’m hooked! I’ll probably spend another 7 hours tomorrow doing the same.
    I’m going to reiterate what others have said in the past: you are incredibly fashion forward and I envy your wardrobe! Modest and stylish simultaneously! It’s something we’re sorely lacking in North America. I look forward to the day when I will be able to visit UAE and do some serious shopping! From the pictures you’ve posted, it looks breathtaking. Keep up the good work!

  65. sarah March 15, 2012 at 13:57 #

    such a lovely blog. Gorgeous images!

  66. Genie March 26, 2012 at 13:57 #

    Fashion is an obsession for me. It was this obsession and love of beautiful things that i decided to start luxury Genie.

    With your style there is a confidence that if bottled could make a fortune. Your posts are simply beautiful and I love love love your style. Not to mention your stunning collection of Birkins.

    I look forwards to your next post. magical!

  67. Mbt May 5, 2012 at 13:57 #

    I love your blog :)

    & this is reminded me of you!

    http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lz1qgvikvp1qzrjtlo1_500.gif

  68. Mbt May 5, 2012 at 13:57 #

    I love your blog :)

    & this reminded me of you!

    http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lz1qgvikvp1qzrjtlo1_500.gif

  69. Shayma May 5, 2012 at 13:57 #

    ♥ your style!!
    Mashallah 3leeeech

  70. Chaymaa May 17, 2012 at 13:57 #

    Assalamou alaykom Latifa, mashAllah Im enjoying reading your posts. Ktir elegant!
    Ana ktir mehtamma bil moda in theme of Abayas.
    Allah i wafgech habibty

    Much Love from USA

  71. moda şehri June 2, 2012 at 13:57 #

    Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your weblog and wished to mention that I have really loved surfing around your weblog posts. After all I will be subscribing to your rss feed and I’m hoping you write again very soon!

  72. Natasha June 10, 2012 at 13:57 #

    You have a very chic personal style and I admire what you have done with this blog. I also am passionate about fashion and would love to pursue it as a career (fashion stylist, creative director). I was always inclined to study in Paris but your blog has opened my eyes to Dubai as an emerging fashion centre. Do you know of any fashion universities in Dubai or have any recommendations? I would love to hear your opinion.
    Thank you,
    Natasha

  73. shayma al sharhan June 24, 2012 at 13:57 #

    wooww :* wayd nice your blog so ksh5aaah ;$
    wallah a7b cheeh a6al3 doom ;D

    bs wanna ask u
    3ndch twitter ?

    • Latifa June 25, 2012 at 13:57 #

      Yes dear @latifalshamsi ,,,, thank you ^^.

  74. Sabeecha July 2, 2012 at 13:57 #

    just an honest q , what do u work that gives u this much money or where do u get ur money from ? !!!!!

  75. Marzooga July 2, 2012 at 13:57 #

    Well as i seen on the pictures …. U dont show ur face although ur name is full shown…second: u have all these bags what u want us to say oh wow u have bags …and as khaleeji lady for sure the only thing that u need to add as a touch of your own is bag ,shoes,accessories… So dont tell me that u are stylish just for picking up these things ! And the style show us what you wear without abaya then we will say that this is nice and elegant … Otherwise nothing here u add that benefit others !
    Thank you .

  76. JustFax July 11, 2012 at 13:57 #

    hahahhaha your bio,,, i think your being a little biased wouldn;t you say La6eefa.. i mean u’d go on and on about yourself in class LOL,,, am kidding.. Love iittt.. totally support everything your doing… and babe i got your back ;)
    Kindda laugh’d at the last two comments above mine,,, hahhaha kindda funny dont u think???

    xx
    your one and only bestie
    -F

    • Latifa July 11, 2012 at 13:57 #

      you know me very well, and you better have my back LOL and regarding the comments they are not funny….they are VERY funny ;)

      Love you

  77. Zheren July 28, 2012 at 13:57 #

    I like your style. You are a very tasteful girl!

  78. Shopaholic August 4, 2012 at 13:57 #

    What are your favourite latest fashion trends ?

  79. Zahra August 12, 2012 at 13:57 #

    I love ur blog, I’m everywhere u r…twitter, instagram n also subscribed to ur blog. Your style and approach to life is beautiful and I’m inspired to take my love for fashion to a whole new level…xoxo

  80. shaikhaQTR August 16, 2012 at 13:57 #

    hey la6eeeef , i looove your blog & i would love to seee your closet <3

  81. Danica Lo August 16, 2012 at 13:57 #

    Wishing the most glamouruos blogger EiD Mubarak!!

    Love,
    Danica Lo
    xoxo

    • Latifa August 21, 2012 at 13:57 #

      Thank you and to you too

  82. Hajer Al Hammadi August 21, 2012 at 13:57 #

    Hello Ms. Latifa,
    ever never saw someone like you an emirates girl with awesome fashion. best of luck for your life. Do your best & thanks for everyone who support and encourage you.

    I would like to know more about you if it is possible.
    can I contact you in my bb or email.
    let me know as soon as possible.

    With thanks,
    Hajer

    • Latifa August 29, 2012 at 13:57 #

      Thank you dear please contact me on my email, thank you

  83. M.A.Z September 12, 2012 at 13:57 #

    Hi Dear,

    Your BLOG is Simply Amazing mashallah!!
    im a guy and i don’t know why i enjoy going through your blog every now and then ;p

    Keep it up

    • Latifa September 17, 2012 at 13:57 #

      Thank you so much I am glad you find it interesting

  84. awasha7 September 29, 2012 at 13:57 #

    استايلج طرررررر صراحه وااايد حلوووو

  85. Jaina Banu October 20, 2012 at 13:57 #

    Hi Latifa;
    I’m a Fashion Designer currently in UAE and based from India. I really liked your blog and its really nice..the way you built up the style raising all the prospects of an Emirati woman. Its a superb attempt and keep going. All the Best Wishes!
    :)

  86. awasha7 November 20, 2012 at 13:57 #

    مرحباااا لطيفه

    وين تفصلين عباياتج
    اي مكان واي محل ؟؟

  87. JayJay_le_Pearl December 25, 2012 at 13:57 #

    Hello Latifa…nice blog..I have a questions. What if I want to get one of these outfits that you publish..is that possible?

  88. Shaikah January 2, 2014 at 13:57 #

    you’re perfectly perfect mashalla
    I wanna go shopping with you

  89. Juri August 4, 2014 at 13:57 #

    I am delighted to find your blog.
    Keep up the good work. ^-^ I am checking your posts on certain items, and I might need your help to obtain them for example the eye lashes lenghtening serum.

    Thank you :D

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