Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending the “We all Grow” event that was born in LA. This event was an attempt of bringing that successful affair to beautiful sunny Miami.  Well…..sunny sometimes, showers….well, welcome to Miami! The affair was held at Little River Studios that has cute white little houses and different sponsors held interactive services in each of  [ Read More ]

I’ve been to many temples throughout Egypt but Karnak is still my favorite .  Its not that its very large,  which it is,  or that it has these huge pillars that seem to reach sky high ,  or the writings, pictures, and engravings all over depicting how life was back in those days, or the lake where the maidens and queens swam in…..its just that I  [ Read More ]

It seems every time I head out with Fatma, my beautiful Egyptian friend and jewelry maker extraordinaire….I find treasures !! So it was just supposed to be another trip to the market again as we had been working on different designs for awhile and after I was finally  satisfied with them, we headed back to the market to find the materials  [ Read More ]

Wow !… that’s all I was able to say when I saw the amazing spread Fashion Mannuscript did on Amoura and yours truly.  Honestly, I was not expecting anything as lavish as this, maybe Amoura’s logo with a brief description of who and what Amoura was about but they outdid themselves, and that was what left me speechless.  The article  [ Read More ]

So happy to see that our animal print “Jungle Style” scarf was published in the September issue of Latina Magazine!  Made of 100% Egyptian cotton with chic fringes and available in brown/black or black/grey, this is one of our most popular scarves. The inspiration for the scarf came from two places.  I was looking at different fabrics and trying to design  [ Read More ]

Amoura is a feminine line of accessories (mainly jewelry and scarves) by Miami-based designer, Julie Acosta. The stunning pieces feature designs based on her greatest source of inspiration – Egypt. In fact, her designs are actually handmade by talented craftswomen in the African nation.     Julie  traveled to Egypt four years ago and experienced what she describes to be an  [ Read More ]

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