'Maryam Basir'

Hashtag #myfave outfit this week

Hashtag #myfave outfit this week

I absolutely adore this coral jacket from #Asos. Paired with my corset mini from #MaterialGirl, a denim button-down, vintage cross-body bag and rocker shoes and belt. Ready ready!

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To the Max

To the Max

Your friends need to see you in all your gorgeous floor-sweeping splendor before summer end. As the sizzling season of siesta filled days and fiery nights comes to an end, herein also is the perfect time to stock up on the consummate apparel staple to bring you into the fall layering season...the maxi dress. Check out all the amazing new ...

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Think Pink!

Think Pink!

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! ...

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Denim days

Written by on 18th September 2013 in Maryam Basir, watch me wear with 2 Comments
Denim days

When in doubt, denim on denim on more denim always works! I'm so happy for my friend Nadia who's having a baby next month. She's glowing!

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the best thing i ever did

the best thing i ever did

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 in my entire life. A ...

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Who’s your best friend in the Business?

Who’s your best friend in the Business?

We all know you have to look out for #1 in this business, and, yes, in life, too.  Being your own best friend is good, although it can get lonely at times.  Did you know you have other BFFs?  Another support group?  Sometimes they may not be so obvious, but they're a constant presence in your career if you look. A guest ...

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My CNN interview

My CNN interview

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 God, and only God knows all ...

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Muslim Bikini Model Maryam Basir Enjoys Her Moment

Written by on 31st March 2013 in Maryam Basir, new york model life, read my mind with 6 Comments
Muslim Bikini Model Maryam Basir Enjoys Her Moment

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 small suitcase containing three changes of ...

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Some sun, please!

Written by on 24th January 2013 in Maryam Basir, new york model life, read my mind with 0 Comments
Some sun, please!

New York City is freezing cold today and I' m ready for some heat. Been freezing my tush off, so today I'm headed out for a much-needed vacay on the sunny beach. I can't wait. I've booked out with the agency, and I'm set to go. I'll be sending you pics and notes through Instagram and Facebook to let you ...

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Life is a Gift

Written by on 18th December 2012 in read my mind, star mentality, Uncategorized with 0 Comments
Life is a Gift

At times life can be lackluster, uninspired and disheartening because all of the wishes and dreams we plan for ourselves haven’t necessarily come true. I too am a victim of this. Driven and impatient for life to be exactly as I planned when I was a little girl. Then when I sit in silence and think about all of the ...

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