Obviously I like to wear sexy, chic fashion, but what may not be so evident is the fact that I have two babies so I have to still be comfy, and the sporty look works for me. Lets face it, sometimes I have to run straight from castings and shoots to diaper duty. This dress makes me feel […]
The Spring season is upon is, and it’s making me swoon for florals, soft, pretty pastels, my favorite being pink! I love the soft, girlish color – it always puts me in a good mood. My infatuation with this tone sensation may also have something to do with the little bundle of joy I delivered last year; a little princess! Pink makes me think of her.
Hey, so it’s been a while since we’ve seen each other. I missed you! I’ve been pretty busy with umm… having a baby. On April 21st, I had a little girl – Sadé Esmeralda Derouet. It was the most magical experience, and at the same time the most difficult and the best thing I’ve ever done […]
Here I was, 9 1/2 month preggo, and CNN contacted me for an interview. It seemed as if, after the NY Observer article, this was a big issue of controversy, and even more so after this interview… Many Muslims express themselves and their talents in many areas. Bottom line, my faith is between me and […]
By Zev Chafets Moving through Midtown Manhattan on a summer afternoon with Maryam Basir was an opportunity to walk a few blocks in someone else’s shoes—in this case, peep-toe oxford platforms with five-and-a-half-inch heels. As she passed down 38th Street on the way to a casting call, she carried a rolled-up yoga mat and pulled a […]
Because the film Mooz-lum premiered in Paris on September 7th, I had to head to France for the event, and I missed fashion week this season. I used this opportunity in the romantic country to soak up the culture: gorgeous architecture, adorable public displays of affection between young couples, and creative fashion. Romance was everywhere, even in […]
Lately I’ve been pretty blah about nail polish. I’ve seen it all, done it all. From neon color block nails to the dangerously sexy stiletto nail craze. So for the past month or so, I’ve been going completely naked. And, my nails have had adequate time to breathe easy. Once again, my senses have been […]