Khaleejesque was able to get a sneak peek into the much coveted Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) VIP Lounge for all the A-list stars who will be attending the prestigious film festival being held from the 9th -16th of December 2012.
Set up inside a suite at the luxurious Al Qasr Hotel was a great selection of brands that showcased their products and services to the stars.
Celebrities will get a chance to get a taste of OCÓO, a brand-new revolutionary beauty drink made from all natural ingredients and served in a recycled bottle. The brand is yet to launch officially.
Malaak by Emirati designer Huda Al Nuaimi will be presenting elaborately embellished traditional abayas, kaftans and the on-trend sequined turbans.
Ethical Muse Design will be gifting recycled, eco-friendly jewelry and accessories made by local communities from around the world.
Thehipster.com, an Emirati based brand is giving away totes specially designed for the event with both English and Arabic slogans for peace.
Natura Bisse will be presenting high-end beauty products that are specialized in slowing down the ageing process and leaving the skin looking beautiful and smooth.
Shangri-la Villingili Hotels and Resorts are there to offer luxury packages to their newest property in The Maldives.
Bastien Gonzalez also set up to pamper guests with dry manicures and pedicures in the balcony overlooking the beach.
Other brands include bottles of FO’Ah perfume a high-end scent derived from the local palm tree; funky graphic design t-shirts with Arabic script from T-Junction, the brainchild of a young Emirati artist; wall hangings from Storylines, an innovative wall art concept depicting still frames from popular movies including Breakfast At Tiffany’s; and for the inner child in all of us, bags full of candy from It’s Sugar.
– Saira Malik
Images courtesy of DIFF VIP Lounge