December 28, 2017
THE CAMELIA STORY
At Vanina, the journey behind the making of the products is as important as the life it will have once worn. One of our favorite stories this season is that of "Camelia"- our very own bead-weaving technique, developed in close collaboration with our family of skilled artisans, here in Lebanon. -...
December 27, 2017
because our love for ethical luxury goes beyond fashion 'Vanina Loves' is a mini concept store within our Beirut Flagship in which we host a curated selection of local creations; objects and ideas that will lighten up your home and lifestyle. Pass by if you're around Beirut! * meet some of the brands...
June 06, 2016
'ZERO EQUALS INFINITY'
A quick look at our contribution for Beirut Design Week 2016: ’ZERO EQUALS INFINITY’ – because zero-waste offers endless possibilities of development. A behind-the-scenes view of our sustainable fashion lines – experiments on how to do more with less.
June 01, 2016
LEBELIK: VANINA HONORS SUSTAINABLE FASHION
We are happy to be featured in this beautiful behind-the-scenes video by Lebelik. Thank you Louise for the awesome initiative and constant support, Karl for managing it so nicely, Inaam for the wonderful work, and to all the Lebelik team members; it was great to collaborate with you.
May 25, 2016
FEATURED IN THE EXECUTIVE
Thank you Sara Ghorra for this beautiful and soulful article about Vanina in the Executive Life Magazine.
May 02, 2016
LEBANON’S SUSTAINABLE FASHION UPRISING
This month, we are proud to be featured in The Creative Artist’s Foundation (CAF) Magazine where they discuss the importance of sustainability in fashion. To read more about this great initiative visit http://goo.gl/9pVQNJ
May 01, 2016
OUR NEW RURAL WORKSHOP
Our production team is growing this season! We are happy to announce that we have been partnering with the Beirut-based NGO “SAWA for Development and Aid“, for the handcraft of our ‘Conserved’ collection.
November 01, 2015
THE SWITCHMED INITIATIVE
We are honored to have been chosen by SwithMed to be part of the amazing and inspiring community of 'switchers'. Thank you for this beautiful feature about Vanina. - "The Switchers is a community of inspiring green entrepreneurs and change-makers in the Mediterranean region. The Switchers platform has been developed...
August 17, 2015
ZERO-WASTE APPAREL !
Good news ladies: the clothing manufacture of Vanina becomes zero-waste!We’ve just released ‘PATCHES’: one-of-a-kind scarves made from the remains of our pattern-cutting.Exclusively available at our Flagship Store and E-Shop.
July 15, 2015
VANINA IN THE NEW YORK TIMES !
Thank you Jake Cigaineiro for this amazing article about our work and mission. We are honored to be featured in the New York Times.
June 26, 2015
Thank you Fifi Abou Dib for your interesting words about Vanina in l'Orient-le-Jour. Always an honor to be featured. - "Il y a le recyclage, et il y a le « sur-cyclage » ou upcycling, qui offre aux matériaux déchus un nouveau prestige. C'est sur ce principe « capricieusement responsable », selon leur propre et souriante...
June 22, 2015
VANINA IN THE DAILY STAR
Thank you Susan Wilson for this beautiful article about Vanina in the Daily Star: using fashion as a tool for change. Thank you for shedding light on our work and mission! - - "BEIRUT: To mark eight years since childhood friends Tatiana Fayad and Joanne Hayek found themselves creating their...
June 12, 2015
‘FASHION IS A TOOL’
‘FASHION IS A TOOL’ is the title of our new open doors exhibit, currently taking place at our Beirut Flagship Store, in Mar Mikhael. We’ve launched it last week at the occasion of Beirut Design Week. Since our spontaneous start with ‘coined’, the jewelry line transforming old devalued lebanese lira into...
January 05, 2015
LES PETITS PRINCES DE VANINA
Inspired by the writings of Saint-Exupéry, our ‘Les Petits Princes de Vanina’ initiative aims at supporting the education of children in need, through the design and sale of a non-profit fashion product, released every year during the Christmas holidays.
October 25, 2014
VANINA BLUSHES IN COMPASSION
During this month of October, Vanina’ seasonal styles have turned Pink to fight for the cause against Breast Cancer. 20% of the sales will help finance ‘AUBMC’ and the ‘Lebanese Breast Cancer Foundation’ in their projects.
May 14, 2014
Every year, more than 500 billion plastic bags are used and wasted, presenting important threats to ecosystems. Difficult and costly to recycle, most plastic bags end up on landfill sites where they take around 300 years to photo-degrade. They break down into tiny toxic particles that contaminate the soil and waterways and enter the...