On Friday, September 24th, 2015, Samira Atash’s salon FLOW Blow Dry & Beauty Bar was the exclusive hair and makeup sponsor for the “Beyond the Little Black Dress” fashion show in Washington D.C. at the Dupont Circle Hotel. The event was organized by the Alliance Française de Washington and showcased local and international designers and artists to benefit the AFDC’s cultural programs. The fashion show was a huge success and in the audience were socialites, diplomats, DC fashionistas and more. The Ambassador of France and Monaco were also there. The team of FLOWistas completed 22 hair and makeup looks. Some of the models included Miss DC United States, Ms United States, Miss Teen United State, Ms Delaware and other beauties. Read about it HERE
Beyond Little Red Dress Pictures and videos coming soon!




Samira Atash creates & launches FLOW Blow Dry & Beauty Bar, 2013FINAL FLOW LOGO 300



Samira Atash creates & produces FUNATICAL Comedy Tour, 2010-12FUNATICAL Tour 2

October 2009

Samira Atash launches Beauty and the East TV, April 2009

Samira Atash on NBC Nightly News, April 2009


Samira Atash on Today Show, April 2009


Samira Atash on Inside Edition, April 2009

BBC Logo

BBC Pashto – March 2009

Samira Atash was interviewed by BBC Pashto. The interview aired in Afghanistan to millions of listeners.

Samira Atash On Law & Order Criminal Intent, June 2008

Fashion designer Samira Atash made a small appearance on two Law & Order Criminal Intent episodes, one next to Chris Noth!


Muslim Girl Magazine, May 2008

SAMIRA ATASH feature story & editorial spread in the April/May 2008 issue of Muslim Girl Magazine!

Nick Verreos in Burqa Buddha, April 2008

Fashion designer, TV personality (T.V. Guide, People) and Project Runway finalist (Season 2) NICK VERREOS is a fan of Samira Atash’s new “BURQA BUDDHA” t-shirt. Nick wore it to an Earth Day “Heal the Bay” Red Carpet event at Fred Segal on April 22, 2008 in Santa Monica, California.

Anjelina Jolie’s Make-Up Artist Matin Maulawizada Wears SAMIRA ATASH, April 2008

Make-up artist to the stars Matin Maulawizada (Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Garner, Mandy Moore, Claire Danes, and more) picks up his own Burqa Buddha t-shirt in brown!

Northern Virginia Magazine, March 2008

SAMIRA ATASH’s Spring fashion forecast in March 2008 issue of Northern VA Magazine!

Blacklist 3/2008, March 2008

Josh Strawn, lead singer of Blacklist – NYC’s hottest new band- wears SAMIRA ATASH’s RUMI t-shirt on stage in Boston!

International musician Ehsan Aman, February 2008

SAMIRA ATASH styles international musician Ehsan Aman’s new video “Khanjar” in New York City!

Watch the video!

Afghan Buzz, January 2008

Feature on new e-zine Afghan Buzz!

November 12, 2007

November 2007

October 2007

October 2007
When you think of Fashion Week, Washington D.C. may not be the first place that jumps out at you. But, the burgeoning fashion and design community in the nationÕs capital is quietly working to give the city a make-over that goes far beyond looking good. The D.C. fashion community is “doing good” too. [ Read Full Article ]

Washington, D.C. – Afghan style was “in vogue” at D.C. Fashion Week’s International Ethical Fashion Show.  Held at the gorgeous Galleria at Lafayette Center in the heart of Washington, D.C., the once-a-year event attracted over 200 guests from the media, retail, design, fashion, diplomatic and development communities. [Read Full Article]

Designer of the new sales rep uniforms for Etisalat, the U.A.E.’s largest telecommunications company

Front page feature story in Zeba Magazine, a new glossy Afghan lifestyle magazine.

Feature article in December 2005 issue of Pregnancy Magazine (

Interview by Washington Post newspaper November, 2001 (front page, A1)

Interview by the Oxygen Network, a national cable network owned by Oprah Winfrey. The profile aired nationally on “Pure Oxygen” on January 22nd, 2002 and took viewers in on a “day in the life” of the designer.

National Geographic Television interviewed Samira and her sisters for a “September 11th, A Year In Focus” special. The story focused on Samira’s personal life and how it influenced her business. The segment aired September 11th, 2002 and featured a contemporary top and skirt Samira designed out of burqa. The burqa design was featured at Ira Pinto Art Gallery in Washington D.C

New York, NY – It’s A Miracle Contemporary Maternity, a subsidiary of SAMIRA Designs, has successfully found a niche with pregnant women looking for stylish, yet modest cuts. Launched August 2002, the label has gained industry recognition and is best known their line of basic and trendy maternity t-shirts and tank tops called UNDERCOVER, which has been a smash hit because of its simple cuts and buttery, soft fabric.In two years, It’s A Miracle’s account base has grown from 0 to over 60 domestically and as far away as Bahrain, was picked up by the most prestigious showrooms in New York City and Atlanta, GA and has an online store at

In 2004, CNN‘s Soledad O’Brien wore an It’s A Miracle’s khaki maternity suit live on air

UN Chronicle Feature article August 2004

Samira now writes a feature column called “Style Scene” for Afghan Scene magazine. 10,000 copies are printed and distributed in Kabul monthly

Feature article in EW Woman magazine, February 2004

Feature in DC One Magazine, September 2002

Interview by the new television show Scene 8, a Comcast cable network television show on channel CN8. The hosts, two former top international models, wore and modeled pieces of the Spring/Summer 2002 collection as they interviewed the designer. The segment was filmed on location at Betsy Fisher boutique in Washington, D.C.

SAMIRA’s trend forecast was published in a debut issue of Cashmere magazine, a new fashion and entertainment magazine for the Mid-Atlantic States.

Nomination among hundreds of up-and-coming designers for THE FASHION GROUP INTERNATIONAL RISING STAR WOMEN’S APPAREL AWARD, 2001

A SAMIRA design was featured in the blockbuster hit Men In Black II. The Paramount Pictures film was released July 4th, 2002 and grossed $195 million at the box office by September 2002. It was one of the biggest movie July 4th weekends of all time.

Lead actress in FireDancer – first Afghan-American film to be entered into the 2003 Academy Awards and Tribeca Film Festival.

Hired as freelance costume designer for epic film Sheherzade, Los Angeles, October 2003.