THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN: HELEN NAYEB

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Of the fourth generation of the Nayeb family, and born in 1964, Helen Nayeb is one of the few women in her line of business, who is single-handedly running one of the most luxurious and oldest family restaurants in Tehran. Her great-grandfather was Naser al-Din Shah Qajar’s personal chef. “Haj Ali, who was originally from Tabriz, ...

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THE TEHRAN TIMES GUEST: FARANAK AMIDI

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Once every two weeks on The Tehran Times’ Instagram Story, we will have an influencer (chosen among Iranian Instagram accounts) as a guest to answer your questions. As a result of this collaboration, the 10 most interesting questions (asked by TTT’s audience) and the influencer’s answers will be published in the form of an interview ...

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YALDA x SWEET SIXTY

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Yalda is a traditional Iranian festivity celebrated on the night of the winter solstice. On this night, Iranian families get together and stay up as long as they can; snacking on watermelon and pomegranates while the elders read poems by Hafez for everyone. For this years Yalda Iran Khanom better known as Sweet Sixty has recited ...

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THE TEHRAN TIMES GUEST: IRAN KHANOOM

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Once every two weeks on The Tehran Times’ Instagram Story, we will have an influencer (chosen among Iranian Instagram accounts) as a guest to answer your questions. As a result of this collaboration, the 10 most interesting questions (asked by TTT’s audience) and the influencer’s answers will be published in the form of an interview on ...

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THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN: NINA YASHAR

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Discovering, Crossing and Creating are the three elements that shape the vision behind Nilufar Gallery. Founded by Nina Yashar in the late 90s​,​ ​it is located in Via della Spiga (the​ “​ Alley of the Ear”)—Milan’s prestigious fashion temple—where for 28 years, Nina and her sister, Nilufar have been ceaselessly making bridges between production and ...

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AROOSI EDITORIAL

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Aroosi meaning Wedding in Farsi, is the title and the inspiration of this mini editorial. Aroosi editorial aims to introduce four jewelry/Bijoux Iranian designers and to also explain the story behind some of the significant elements from a traditional Iranian wedding. As the bride and groom walk in, tiny esfand seeds incense Persian weddings to ward off evil from ...

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THE OPULENCE OF PERSIAN INTERIORS

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There was once an apartment in Tehran; so modern and luxurious, so beautifully decorated, similar to it could almost be a Diaghilev backdrop or a mix between Doris Duke’s Shangri La and a penthouse in New York. Meticulously decorated by a connoisseur, the interior of the apartment was reminiscent of the One Thousand and One ...

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THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN: SANAM SHANTYAEI

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Sanam Shantyaei is a journalist with more than a decade's experience as a foreign correspondent and international news television producer. A speaker of French, Spanish, Italian and Farsi, Sanam has lived and worked in Britain, France, Cuba, Italy and Iran.  She's currently based in Paris, where she covers international news for France 24. Sanam also has ...

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THE SUPER-HEROINES OF IRAN

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None other than Coco Chanel could have better summarized the underlying idea of The Tehran Times’ Spring 2018 editorial when she said “Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” The goings-on within Iran’s ...

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SOAKING IN THE SCENT OF NOWRUZ

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Good tidings to Iranians visiting or residing in Paris this Nowruz! Groupe Monge has got a special offer exclusive for the Persian New Year. As most Parisians feel a close affinity to Persians and know a lot about our culture Groupe Monge has decided to make it easier for us to purchase the perfect Eydi (Persian New ...

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THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN: HELEN NAYEB

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Of the fourth generation of the Nayeb family, and born in 1964, Helen Nayeb is ...

THE TEHRAN TIMES GUEST: FARANAK AMIDI

Friday, January 4, 2019

Once every two weeks on The Tehran Times’ Instagram Story, we will have an influencer ...

YALDA x SWEET SIXTY

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Yalda is a traditional Iranian festivity celebrated on the night of the winter solstice. On ...