A Secret Garden in Marrakech | A styled creative shoot

There are a few people you come across in life that just become like family….and that’s exactly how I feel about this team that helped put together my latest vision to life. I was chatting with my wonderful friend Bridget of First Kiss Films about how I really want to do something with Black and Gold, I had a story board that I had been holding on to for a while and she totally fell in love with it. In fact she is the one that helped bring it all together. The second we decided we would be working on another creative shoot (after the huge success of our ‘Decadent Afternoon Tea‘ Shoot and our ‘Old Bollywood Glamour‘ shoot), I knew I would be calling upon my favourite makeup artist Farhat of Facades by Farhat. Farhat is this super talented makeup artist who just blows me away every single time with her creativity. All I have to do is show her my concept and she just takes it to the next level!! Good thing she was visiting from Dubai!! We then asked Shaita who is a hair guru! Elise of Toast Events, who is a planner extrodinaire! Audrey of Claribel Cakes who is just phenomenal, Gaurav of CTC West for some stunning Saris and we were ready!

A special thanks to my most lovely, most sweet, most wonderful model/friends – Tracy, Nicole and Ramona! Thank you thank you thank you for everything! You girls were just a dream to work with.

I’m sure you’ve all had a chance to view the beautiful beautiful beautiful trailer/teaser that Bridget filmed and put together, if you missed it, you MUST have a look by going here.


So today I share my images from our shoot, a Black and Gold inspired palette for a Secret Garden in Marrakech.

All the wonderful people that made this possible:

Photographer: Amna Hakim Photography
Filmmaker: First Kiss Films
Planner & Floral: Toast Special
Models: Nicole , Tracy & Ramona
Location: Artistic Landscape Design
Make-up: Facades By Farhat
Hair: Shaista
Sarees: Ctc West & Shaista
Cake: Claribel Cakes
Jewelry: Al-Nisa