And the winner is…

29th March 2015 Shaheen Rajan 0

I love hosting giveaways and sharing the love with you all. While hosting is fun, validating and picking a winner sucks a sizable chunk of pleasure out of the process. You can already tell how well do I fare with numbers and tech, right? Anywho. So we do have a […]

Online Shopping with Lifestyle

25th March 2015 Shaheen Rajan 0

News flash for all my shopaholic cherries – Lifestyle store is now online! Yes, that means you can get a range of bags, makeup, accessories, fragrances and home décor essentials in a few click. No more trolling around the mall and carrying god awfully heavy bags. Click click and you […]

All the shoes you will ever need…

24th March 2015 Shaheen Rajan 0

Michael Kors has launched the Michael Kors Jet Set 6 Shoe Collection in Spring 2015, which includes six essential pairs that are designed for busy jetsetters who need practical yet glamorous shoes to fit their on-the-go lifestyles. The capsule collection includes shoes ideal for any occasion and any location. The Spring 2015 edit features: […]

Jaya Misra's resort collection.

TAKE 5 with Jaya Misra

23rd March 2015 Shaheen Rajan 0

I had the pleasure of meeting the designer behind the eponymous label Jaya Misra last evening at the launch of her summer bridal and resort 2015 collection at an intimate gathering. Hailing from Kolkota, India, she currently stocks at Aara Fashion Boutique, Dubai, while producing back home in Bengal. Misra quickly […]

Hate Mail: H&H Salon

20th March 2015 Shaheen Rajan 5

It took me a long time to convince myself to write this post. Earlier, I thought to keep my experience to myself, but then I reminded myself that the whole idea of Cherry Cross is to voice my opinions and share my experiences – good and bad both. So here it […]

Designers for FFWD Season 5 Announced

16th March 2015 Shaheen Rajan 0

  It’s that time of the year again, where fashion’s who and who in the region embarks go on crash diets, wardrobe makeovers and cancel all their appointments between April 10 – 13 2015 because they can’t be anywhere else but at the Fashion Forward. Region’s most prominent fashion event, […]

Ayyan Ali arrested in Pakistan

News: Ayyan Ali arrested for money laundering

14th March 2015 Shaheen Rajan 0

Media reported that Pakistani model Ayyan Ali arrested at #Islamabad Airport boarding a flight to Dubai when $500,000 were recovered from her. I personally don’t think its a publicity stunt – 5 years in jail doesn’t seem worth it. She’s well travelled and must have known better. Then why… I […]


12th March 2015 Shaheen Rajan 83

Alright ladies and gentlemen, I know you are quite keen to find out how can you get your hands on this enviable stash of beauty goodies, with a fashionable ear cuff to round it off perfectly. It’s quite simple really – All you have to do is: Tell me, in […]

Eye Love – best eyeliners ever!

8th March 2015 Shaheen Rajan 2

There were days, back when I was a teenage rebel with kohl rimmed eyes, dusky tan and hair tangled for a permanent beachy look. I used to smear black eye pencil, hurting while putting on and more so when taking them off. I did not intend to go all nostalgic […]

GCE General English and I – A love hate affair

8th March 2015 Shaheen Rajan 0

Against all my teachers and parents’ expectations, I did get a bad grade in A-Levels’ General English. How did that happen? I actually understood the reason and solved the mystery a decade later. I was a decent orator, and my English teacher was ever so confident that I will be […]