“Calendar Girls 2016” showcasing real life heroes!


Calendar Girls 2016 – launches on 28th November at Gallery of Light – MOE

Calendar Girls 2016, is an initiative by Woman2Woman under the “Beauty without Boundaries” program. The ethos behind the program is to develop campaigns through marketing and events that promote positive body image in Men and Women. Calendar Girls 2016; has selected 14 models to showcase in this unique Calendar; which will be given out at the event free of cost to all the guests. This calendar contains images of all the models; in the theme of fairy tales, where each model plays a Heroine from their favourite fairy tales and their own personal stories are shared in the calendar to inspire the owner of this calendar, every day of the year.


The models include women from the ages of 10yrs till 50yrs old; they are from various professional backgrounds including Students, Business Women, Chefs, Artists & Actors. Models of Special needs are also part of this unique Calendar. Each page of the calendar also captures the models’ personal story, penned by the renowned writer Ruqya Khan.


Zareen KhanFounder of w2w events explains the inspiration behind Calendar Girls; “The inspiration behind this project is Anita Menon a young girl who has down syndrome; when her mom told me about her desire to model and her ambition to work hard to achieve it – I met Anita personally and after making my notes at the meeting; I knew that her story had to be shared; that’s the day Calendar Girls came in to being. A Calendar that shares real life stories of women who are symbols of strength, courage and inspiration – my real life heroes!”

beauty n the beast

The preparation began in June 2015 and the actual shoots were done in September 2015 for the Calendar Girls’; a team of Fashion Designers came together to support this initiative and worked on customised designed for the girls to live out their fairy-tale dream, the generous designers included, Aisha Alia, Anisa Couture, Desi Sari Dewi, Dutchess Riley & Kash Kouture. Bourjois Paris was the official makeup brand – and the Stylists for hair & makeup for the Girls was managed by Splendour Salon, Malini Ohri’s Team worked hard behind the scene to make each girl look like the best versions of themselves.


Calendar Girls launch event starts at 6:00pm with an expert panel of speakers, including Dina Taji(Woman’s Body Building Champion) will discuss Body image and the hard work & perseverance required in being an athlete; then there is Mahima Mehta – (Owner of MAD –Mad About Dance institute) she will be discussing the link to self confidence with physical activity and the importance of maintain a healthy lifestyle; lastly there will be Kimberley Miranda (An inspiring Fashion Designer for Disabled teens) Kimberley is starting her own design label which will be focusing on designing outfits for teenagers with disabilities she will speak about being a teenager with disabilities and how to not let any disability get in the way of your dreams!

At 7:30pm – there will be a screening of the Calendar Girls Documentary – shot and produced by award winning filmmaker Kalyan Chakravarthy – KC24 production about the making of Calendar Girls.

The Calendar Girls will be revealed in style at a Fashion Show, courtesy Fashion partners, Rev Du Soliel & Haayatti by Aisha Alia along with Jewelry partner AGATHA PARIS.

The event is open to the public; it starts at 6:00pm in the evening till 9:00pm at Gallery of light in DUCTAC – MOE. The Event Entry is FREE for public, however RSVPS are required to register please email: w2w.events.dubai@gmail.com

Calendar Girls Launch Event:-

Time – 6:00pm till 9:00pm

Venue– Gallery of Light – DUCTAC – MOE

RSVP- w2w.events.dubai@gmail.com

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Calendar Girls Sponsors:-



Splendour Salon


Selfie TV


RK rites (Ruqya Khan)

Aisha Alia

Anisa Couture

Dutchess Riley

Desi Sari Dewi

Kash Kouture

Reve Du Soleil

MAD (Mad About Dance Institute)


For more press information, please contact: Zareen Khan – W2W events – Email: zareen.w2w.pr@gmail.com