Beauty guru Huda Kattan awarded Dubai Star

Dubai Star is the emirate’s answer to Hollywood’s Walk of Fame. (AFP)
Updated 09 October 2019

Beauty guru Huda Kattan awarded Dubai Star

DUBAI: US-Iraqi beauty guru Huda Kattan will receive a Dubai Star, the emirate’s answer to Hollywood’s Walk of Fame, it was revealed on Monday.

The Dubai Stars announced the news on Instagram: “Congratulations to the influencer-turned-entrepreneur who built a beauty empire, @huda. You are a #DubaiStar.”


Kattan is based in Dubai, where she runs the Huda Beauty brand and films episodes of her Facebook Watch reality show, “Huda Boss.” 


The beauty mogul this week unveiled “Nude Obsessions” - three mini shadow palettes inspired by different skin tones.

Kattan commands an impressive online fanbase, with more than 39 million followers on Instagram and more than 3 million subscribers to her YouTube channel. 


She ranked in the top 40 of Forbes’ 2019 list of the wealthiest self-made female entrepreneurs in the US with a net worth of $610 million. 


She is awarded a star alongside Lebanese singer Fayrouz, Bollywood veteran Shah Rukh Khan, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Jackie Chan and other international celebrities.

The Dubai Stars award the world’s highest achievers in a walkable tribute in the city’s downtown area. 

How you can watch the Etro Spring 2021 runway show live

Updated 13 July 2020

How you can watch the Etro Spring 2021 runway show live

DUBAI: Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many brands have decided to eschew real-life fashion shows in favor of digital presentations live streamed via various online platforms. 

However, one brand which has decided to take the physical plunge during Milano Fashion Week Digital, scheduled to take place from July 14 to 17, is family-owned label Etro. 

The  Italian brand, which is spearheaded by brother-sister duo Kean and Veronica Etro, will be showcasing its Spring/Summer 2021 womenswear and menswear collection on July 15 with a physical runway show, which will also be streamed live as part of Milan’s first-ever digital fashion week.

The show will be held in Milan’s Four Seasons Hotel in the presence of an IRL audience. 

Don’t forget to check back on July 15 at 12pm GST to watch the runway presentation live from Milan.