DUBAI: Whether you’re into heels or high tops, these Middle Eastern shoe brands will have something unique to flatter your feet.
Andrea Wazen is a Lebanese shoe designer who creates high quality, handmade footwear for women in Beirut. She just designed her own wedding shoes — white platforms with a slinky strap at the ankle.
Founded by Emma Boutros in Lebanon in 2010, Poise Design creates custom-made footwear for discerning clients.
US-Lebanese shoe designer Nora Habbal is the face behind the London-based brand, which is sold in high-end department stores around the world.
Amina Muaddi, a Jordanian-Romanian designer, dreams up her creations in Paris before they are produced in Italy.
Sultan Al-Darmaki is an Emirati shoe designer known for his elegant yet bold styles. The brand has become a staple in many department stores across the world and is known for its signature origami-style heel.
Born to an Australian mother and a Lebanese father and raised in Dubai, Hanna launched her eponymous brand in 2017. Her designs are inspired by the concept of combining the surreal with the real.