Visual Arts + Creativity


Welcome to my blog... a platform for all things fashion, creativity and female empowerment. 

Here at Brimah + John I have two main beliefs "No-one can dictate you, to you" and "aspire for progress not perfection". 

“This is a space where voices are heard and it turns out, I’m really good at listening”


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NBJ at @abudhabifashiondays

If you follow me on social media, you'll know I've been ranting and raving about Abu Dhabi Fashion Days (ADFD) for several weeks now (that's kinda what happens when I believe in something). I've shared stories of inspiring women, and tales of kind hearts and warm smiles, now to share pics and brands that I love. These brands caught my attention, and I was able to speak to some of the owners and learn a little more about the brand. 

Funnily as a non Arab, it was interesting to hear how some brands wanted to move away from the "typical black abaya" - I always thought it was just me lol

From the outside looking in, the black abaya is a staple piece of the Arab wardrobe, so much so that I always wonder "what more can you do to make it different/unique?"... Well these women are doing more. One such designer I loved was Ghufdah! Unfortunately, I was unable to meet the owner, but I did take several pics of her stuff... they just don't do her enough justice.