by Shahd Thani
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  • July 07, 2019
Villa 88 Diary: Emirati Poet And Novelist Shahd Thani

Your favorite holiday destiation?

Bangkok, Thailand. The spirit of the city always inspires me.

What’s your favorite local TV show?

Emara, The Emirates Hero, an animated series featuring a heroin fighting crime in the UAE.

Who is your favorite TV personality?

Oprah Winfrey.

Who is your favorite female icon?

Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi.

What’s your next travel destination?

Edinburgh, Scotland. I’m so excited to see where JK Rowling wrote Harry Potter.

Who do you love the most?

I belong to a community of female writes called Untitled Chapters. These women have been my family and kindred spirits in my writing journey.

Which book are you currently reading?

The Story Grid by Shawn Coyne

What’s your signature fragrance?

Untitled by Maison Martin Margiela.

What are the three things you always carry in your bag?

My Kate Spade Notebook, Montegrappa Pen and Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint.

What’s your favorite Emirati fashion label?

Baguette Designs is my favorite Emirati jewelry brand. I’m obsessed with the Wishing Well collection.

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