Arab fashion icons snap ultimate street style photos at Paris Fashion Week

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Updated 09 March 2017
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Arab fashion icons snap ultimate street style photos at Paris Fashion Week

The Middle East’s biggest fashion names took Paris by storm this week, with models, designers and influencers flocking to the city for Fashion Week.
From Lebanese fashion blogger Lana El Sahely to Desert Mannequin’s Anum Bashir, here is a round-up of what the stylish women snapped while in the city of love.
Emirati style blogger Nadya Hasan went on a photo shoot spree in Paris, showcasing a dizzying array of outfits at prime hotspots throughout the city.
Lana El Sahely, who walked the runway during Dolce & Gabbana’s A/W 2017 show in Milan, kept it casual in Paris.
Beauty queen and TV host Jessica Kahawaty posted a photo of herself on Paris’ Pont de Bir-Hakeim, a picturesque bridge.
Television personality and documentary producer Diala Makki kept it playful by posing for an impromptu shoot on a set of Parisian steps.
Chic blog Desert Mannequin’s Anum Bashir, who was in Paris to celebrate a collaboration with edgy fashion house N-Duo, said goodbye to Paris in this effortless shot.


Know your Arab jewelry designers

Updated 15 August 2018
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Know your Arab jewelry designers

DUBAI: The Arab world is known for its love of jewelry. Here are some emerging and established home-grown brands.

Alia bin Omair

Born in the UAE, Alia bin Omair’s collection, Leaf, is based on the ever-present palm trees found in the region.

Nuun Jewels

Nuun Jewels was founded by Saudi Arabian Princess Nourah Al Faisal, who opened a boutique on the shopping avenue Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré in Paris.

Mukhi Sisters

The Lebanese-Indian sisters Maya, Meena, and Zeenat Mukhi come from a long line of jewelers. Their line incorporates tradition with extravagant settings.

Bil Arabi

Lebanese designer Nadine Kanso launched her brand, Bil Arabi, in Dubai in 2006. It went on to quickly become one of the region’s hottest lines.

Jude Benhalim

Egyptian Jude Benhalim launched her jewelry brand when she was 17 in 2011 and hasn’t looked back since.

Azza Fahmy

The most well-known internationally, Egyptian Azza Fahmy began her trade in the 1960s when she became the first woman to serve an apprenticeship in Egypt’s jewelry district.