The Six: Black Friday deals

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Updated 20 November 2018
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The Six: Black Friday deals

DUBAI: The American shopping bonanza has invaded the Middle East, with several online shopping platforms offering flash sales this week.

Namshi
The homegrown platform, which boasts local and international labels, is offering 40 percent off beauty, grooming and home products, as well as bags and accessories until Nov. 25.

Noon.com
From Nov. 20-24, the e-tailer is offering “Yellow Friday” deals of up to 80 percent off on fashion and home products and up to 50 percent off on laptops among a host of other discounts.

Ounass
High-end e-tailer Ounass is offering up to 80 percent off on a range of designer fashion and accessories from the likes of Prada and Sophia Webster.

The Modist
Luxury platform The Modist, which specializes in modest wear, is offering up to 40 percent off until Nov. 26. Products from new seasons are not included in the sale, however.

Nisnass
The Dubai-based online shopping platform, that features brands like Nike and Vero Moda, is offering 30 percent off on “absolutely everything” until Nov. 20.

Souq.com
The Amazon-owned online shopping platform is offering up to 70 percent off on a range of products — from electronics to homeware — in its “White Friday” sale, set to run from Nov. 20-24.

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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.