Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Design Competition


So you must have heard by now that award-winning Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are headed to Yas Island this month! And to celebrate FLASH Entertainment recently announced a unique and exclusive competition for UAE artists and graphic designers which will see them battle it out to design the ultimate gig poster for Grammy award-winning Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ show on Friday, 25 April at the du Arena, Yas Island. Continue reading


My week with the Lincoln MKZ


If you follow me on Twitter and Instagram, over the past week you may have seen me hashtag #LincolnMKZ quite a bit. That’s because the lovely people at Lincoln gave me a car to test drive and it was literally love at first drive!

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F1 Weekend Roundup 2013


Every year I look forward to the Abu Dhabi F1 weekend, but this year was EXTRA special as not only was baby bro in town for all the action, but his best friend from childhood (and my adopted brother!) Mohammed was also in town to join in with all the shenanigans! Continue reading

David Guetta at Yas

Any weekend on Yas Island has the potential of being one EPIC adventure and Friday did not disappoint. We rounded up the troops, packed our bags and made our way to Abu Dhabi for David Guetta’s set at Yas Arena and also made time to fit in a pool party at Crowne Plaza in the afternoon. Continue reading

Four Collections at Rabbit Hole UAE

As my first post for Candy & Couture, I am so excited that THIS is what I get to share with you first! I have worked with the girls of Four Collections (4C), namely Emirati up and coming fashion design stars Maitha Belhabb, Dhabya Al Mansoori, Buthaina Al Falasi and Hamda Al Kamda for many months now.  One of the most exciting aspects of my job in fashion PR is finding such amazing stars and following them to in their pathway to designer success. I have no doubt these young ladies will be a huge success as they have an amazing lady in the driving seat, the adorable Hessa Al Amri. Continue reading

A Formula One Weekend!

Nothing beats being on Yas Island for the duration of Formula One. Nothing! And this year was super special for me as I got to share the experience the entire weekend with my brother Sam who’d flown in from London, along with some of the biggest names in music and sport from all over the world. This small picture diary of the weekend’s event is just some of what we got up to.  Continue reading

Poca & Poca A/W 2011 Lookbook

If ever a collection could be described as being “as cute as a button” then this is it. Polish brand, POCA & POCA’s look book for A/W 2011 is the most adorable collection of dresses, jumpsuits, shorts and separates that I have seen this season.  Continue reading