The Six: Top looks from Dolce & Gabbana’s show in Dubai

A previous Dolce & Gabbana show in Milan. (AFP)
Updated 08 October 2018
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The Six: Top looks from Dolce & Gabbana’s show in Dubai

  • Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana left onlookers awestruck with their first-ever show in the Middle East

DUBAI: Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana left onlookers awestruck with their first-ever show in the Middle East on Sunday night. Here are six looks from the event, which was held at The Dubai Mall.

Embellished abaya
An intricate and beautifully embroidered abaya, the gold embellishments and sequins make this a one of a kind look.

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Patterns on patterns
A dress with a shape to flatter any body type — flowy and cinched at the waist — the patterned patchwork makes this outfit stand out.

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Regal suit
Not your typical suit, this black number is printed with regal motifs and crown appliques. The cut is casual, but the print makes quite a statement.

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Look n.32 #DGLovesDubai

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Simply red
A full red look is always eye-catching and flatters just about anyone. This flowy dress, with intricate white detailing and feathered shoulders, has a very flamboyant feel.

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Look n.17 #DGLovesDubai

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Polka dots and patterns
A dress with polka dots and colorful fabric could overpower the wearer, but if you can pull it off you will turn heads for the best of reasons.

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Flower power
This feminine, A-line dress recalls 1950’s fashion trends due to its tea-length hemline. The petal appliques are the perfect embellishments and add just the right amount of flair to make the dress stand out and modernize the cut.

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Look n.127 #DGLovesDubai

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Nora Attal has her day in the sun in Marrakesh

Updated 19 March 2019
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Nora Attal has her day in the sun in Marrakesh

DUBAI: British-Moroccan model Nora Attal posed up a storm in Marrakesh’s golden sunlight for a new campaign by fashion brand Zara.

The in-demand model shared snaps from the campaign, photographed by Christian Macdonald, on her Instagram account.

The collection of photographs show Attal modelling looks from Zara’s laid-back Spring/Summer 2019 collection against a backdrop of rippling sand dunes. Her featured ensembled include kaftans and long-length cardigans with hefty stripes in a clay-and-beige color palette.

Attal is no stranger to fronting campaigns — in January, the model was chosen as one of seven rising stars to feature in British fashion house Alexander McQueen’s latest campaign.

The Spring/Summer 2019 collection photoshoot was shot by British fashion and documentary photographer Jamie Hawkesworth and featured Attal wearing a number of cowboy-inspired looks.

The year has gotten off to a busy start for Attal, who was similarly in demand in 2018, when she took to the catwalk for Elie Saab, Loewe and Dior during Paris Fashion Week in September and starred in Italian fashion label Versace’s summer advert campaign.

In May, luxury e-retailer Farfetch launched in the Middle East with a little help from the young model.

She starred in a photoshoot wearing pieces from collections on sale on the platform. The colorful photographs were accompanied by a snappy, chatty interview with the young model.
Readers got the chance to gain insight into her earliest fashion memories and learn some off-the-cuff facts about the star.

“Recently I’ve been obsessed with noughties trends. Everyone was so cool and effortless back then. Now I go out in a full Juicy Couture tracksuit with no shame,” she told Farfetch at the time.

“If I wasn’t a model, I’d probably be at university, studying to get into something like criminal investigations, profiling or law,” she added.

Attal finished off 2018 by hitting the sand dunes in the UAE — however, this time it wasn’t part of a high-end photoshoot, but rather a day of fun.

The model enjoyed an afternoon of sandboarding in the emirate of Sharjah and even posted a snap on Instagram at the time.

“Apparently sandboarding is a thing,” she captioned the sunset shot.