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15 Local Jewelers You Need to Follow On Instagram

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They always say that “diamonds are a girl’s best friend.” In our opinion, the statement stands to be true because no outfit is complete without some well-picked accessories. We have rounded up a list of our favourite local jewellery-makers that everyone needs to know about:   Sandbox This brand makes art wearable with unusual yet…

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7 Local Nut Butter Brands We Love

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Nut butters are some of the most versatile healthy food items you can have in your pantry- from spreading them on your wholemeal toast, to topping your bowl of oatmeal with them to adding a spoonful to your pre-workout smoothie, the sky is the limit. Lately, we have come across some awesome local brands that…

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#ShopLocal : 8 Knitwear Brands Worth Checking Out

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It’s official: BRRR-season is upon us and stocking up on knitwear is on everyone’s to-do list. Since the local fashion scene has been flourishing with creative designers and great quality products, we thought we would gather up local knitwear labels that have caught our attention. Kaprun Knits A post shared by @kaprun_knits on Feb 11,…

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8 Online Black Friday Deals You Don’t Want To Miss

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Two words that would bring any shopaholic immeasurable joy are “Black” and “Friday” strung together to form the name of the day of the biggest sales of the year. In this day and age, we thankfully do not have to physically go out, get stuck in traffic and circle around for hours to find a…

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This Timeless Babywear Brand Knows How to Style Your Little Girl

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They always say that ‘necessity is the mother of invention,’ and Heba Gabaly is a perfect example of why that saying is pretty much on point. We sat down with the young mom to know all about her busy life as an entrepreneur, designer, and mother. When did you decide to become a fashion designer?…

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MEET: Egypt’s Authentic Handbag Designer

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We love to see a high quality Egyptian designer creating authentic handbags that reflect our culture and society in an artistic light. Even more, we enjoying seeing this type of culture based creativity forging a name and a brand that can be recognized on sight due to its unique look and popularity. Sami Amin has…

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Local Alternatives for Quinoa, Greek Yogurt, and Nut Butters

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Thankfully, it’s become a lot easier to live and eat healthy in Cairo, with even more local chain markets offering a growing variety of local and imported healthful goods. It wasn’t so long ago you couldn’t find kale anywhere, no restaurant in Egypt served quinoa, and chia seeds were just some weight loss seeds everyone saw…

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Health Foods That Are Great for Your Budget

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If you are looking to maintain a healthy diet, getting caught up in fancy superfoods can leave you feeling overwhelmed with a sizeable dent in your wallet. The good news is the basics of a healthy diet won’t cost you an arm and a leg. As a basic rule, shop fruits and vegetables that are…

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Gift Shopping: What to Get and Where to Get It

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There’s an art to buying gifts. This isn’t just a line from an Ahmed Helmy movie; it’s true. The goal is always to avoid buying someone a gift that only ends up sitting in the corner of their desk drawer or closet for the next twenty years. The best way to do this is to…

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