We've been HUGE FANS for a while now but lots and lots of people and celebrtities are catching on to Hatem's Talent in turning traditions into a FAB modern twist..
Allowing us to appreciate both worlds with his Brand baby Toby ;)
Thank you Hatem!!
The fabulous and charismatic Andy Wong wears Toby!!
Saeb Eigner, has written the definitive book on modern and contemporary middle eastern art. His book launch was at Sothebys in london a couple of weeks ago . To coincide with the exhibition of selected pieces featured in the book, Sothebys also had a preview of the modern art sale which is taking place in nyc next week. It includes some good Andy Warhol pieces. Andy Wong wore Toby by Hatem Alakeel homage Warhol Toby at the book launch and it created quite a stir ! Andy told me that " Everybody raved about the thobe ! Here are 2 pics - one in front of "Burn it" by Ayman Baalbaki, a cool Lebanese artist (part of the ME exhibition), and another in front of the giant Andy Warhol self-portrait which Tom Ford is selling (estimated at US$10-15 million).
Giorgio Armani with Derek Khan wearing Toby and looking FAB
at the Armani Hotel Dubai Gala Dinner!!
Tariq Edrees wearing Toby with Actor Robert De niro
at the Atlantis openning in Dubai!
Tariq Edrees with Janet Jackson & Jermaine Dupri
Pics courtesy of Hatem Alakeel & Masala.com & Tarek Edrees