Assiut Spotted: Okhtein – Designer Bags and Accessories

August 19, 2022

  Assiut Tally Spotted: Okhtein – Designer Bags and Accessories The Egyptian-based luxury handbag company Okhtein included some beautiful assiut tally work in their 2019 collection.  Their high-end structural bags are exquisite works of functional, wearable art. Forbes Middle East choose Okhtein for their “30 under 30” to watch list in 2019. The company is […]

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Making Assiut Hair-Flowers – Summer Workshop

August 16, 2022

Studio Davina Summer Workshop 2022 Assiut Hair Flowers – Design & Construction As a special thank you for helping me achieve my goal – raising funds for a new camera – I am adding a bonus 2-part workshop at the $7 level.  I appreciate all of your patience as I worked through my Patreon/Zoom growing […]

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Vintage Assiut Robe with Basinah

August 9, 2022

As we move through the seasons of the year, my work on the next book continues.  We are so very pleased that Basinah of San Francisco has once again joined our team for several assiut looks. This August she appeared at Siren’s Fest wearing a vintage robe and hip wrap.  This ensemble is composed of […]

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Assiut Hair Flower Workshop

August 5, 2022

Assiut Hair Flower Workshop Part 1, Wednesday, Aug. 31 – 7 pm Pacific – 2 hrs – Live via Zoom Part 2, Thursday, Sept 1 – 7 pm Pacific – 2 hrs – Live Via Zoom Plus workshop video replay through Sept. 30 & .PDF handout Sign up via Patreon at the $7 or $15 […]

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Guo Pei: Couture Fantasy – Museum Exhibition

July 12, 2022

“Guo Pei: Couture Fantasy” Now on the San Francisco Legion of Honor On July 10, 2022, I had the privilege to visit the Gao Pei exhibition at the Legion of Honor museum in San Francisco. This special exhibition, “Guo Pei: Couture Fantasy” features highlights of this couture designer’s most stunning and influential garments and runs […]

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