THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN: FARINAZ LARI

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  It’s not a minor achievement being the first Iranian woman to become the world’s kickboxing champion. Farinaz Lari didn’t start kickboxing until she was 18, due to her family disagreeing with her since they believed martial arts wasn’t suitable for a lady. Nevertheless, she signed up for an all women’s kickboxing class when she got ...

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PULLING THE STRINGS: A MARIONETTE BY ARAZ FAZAELI

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Girl Puppet - Earrings: Solmaz Panahi // Bracelet: Sheida Farrokhi // Jacket: Sahar Jaberian // Dress: Chiba Tehran // Socks: Gereh // Boots: The Ashk Boy Puppet - Bracelets: Pasha Moezzi // Top & Pants: Sahar Jaberian  How did the Iranian fashion scene and The Tehran Times evolve since it was first found? When The Tehran Times first started ...

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FAREWELL AZEDDIN ALAIA

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  This issue of TTT Lalehzar pays tribute to the late French-Tunisian designer Azzedin Alaia who took his own time designing his collections with little to no regards to publicity. His values lied elsewhere; He said he never thought about doing new things or being creative. He much rather cared about creating clothing that make women ...

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THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN: PARI EHSAN

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Exhibition: Sarah Meyohas, Cloud of Petals (2017) // Location: Red Bull Arts New York // Wearing: Hermes scarf, Peet Dullaert techno pleat dress // Photographer: Danny Lim She has taken gallery hopping to another level by coordinating her outfits with masterpieces and posting the pictures alongside poetic articles detailing the whole ordeal; Thus making her photos a piece ...

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MERCI! MERCEDES CASTILLO

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Mercedes Castillo’s Burnt orange “Talis" slippers by Mercedes Castillo As Coco Chanel says; “A woman with good shoes is never ugly.” On the other hand, being comfortable makes people happy. This leads me to the belief that taking a break from your heels and literally being down to earth once in a while isn’t as bad as ...

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THE CONTEMPORARY WOMAN: NESA AZADIKHAH

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In a profession still dominated by men, Nesa Azadikhah shines as a contemporary women in the field of disk jockeying. She started learning music before school when her parents sent her to take “Tonbak” classes; a goblet shaped Persian instrument. She later started learning other instruments such as the guitar and by the age of ...

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AN EVOLUTION OF PERSIAN CUISINE: BOOMI PERSIAN KITCHEN

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By using all organic healthy ingredients, Boomi turns Iranian cuisine into a delicious, guilt-free gastronomic experience ”It was my first time embarking on a project like this”Mehrdad MZadeh tells us about the start of Boomi Persian Kitchen, a newly opened native-inspired brasserie in Tehran with an artistic and modern twist. ”The client wanted me to be fully ...

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AS SOPHISTICATED AS GIANCARLO’s SWAN

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Pink Swan Leather Top Handle Bag by Giancarlo Petriglia Think preciousness, love and emotion. It’s this designer’s aim to create a product which exudes emotion, love and historic value. Giancarlo Petriglia’s made in Italy tag isn’t just a label but a statement to the importance of high quality handcrafted products that the brand makes in Palermo, ...

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THE LIFE AND DEATH OF FASHION ON THE RED CARPET

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The New Wave of Cinema in Iran dates back to the early 1960s and began as a structural movement. Later the movement went downhill for a while but got on its feet once more nearly two decades after it first started. The new wave was the main reason why Iranian cinema managed to shine on ...

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