Updated 04 January 2020
Arab News

Rising Arab designers to watch in 2020

By now, we’re all familiar with the likes of Elie Saab and Zuhair Murad. Now, there’s a new crop of talented Arab designers to watch out for in 2020.

  • Jeux de Mains

    The emerging Lebanese label, which was memorably donned by Beyonce, was founded by Beirut-born creative Salim Cherfane in 2018.

  • Nadine Jewellery

    Saudi designer Nadine Attar launched her namesake label in 2018. Her jewels have been spotted on Zendaya and Victoria’s Secret models Alessandra Ambrosio and Isabelle Goulart, among others.

  • Port Tanger

    The handcrafted eyewear line, which seeks inspiration from the Moroccan city of Tangier, has been spotted on everyone from ASAP Rocky to model Imaan Hammam.

  • Romani

    Jordanian designer Haya Jarrar may have only launched her ready-to-wear label a year ago, but it’s already found fans among the region’s It girls, including Dima Al-Sheikhly and Amina Muaddi.

  • Honayda Serafi

    This rising label was founded by Saudi designer Honayda Serafi, who costumed Lupita Nyong’o at the premiere of “Us” as well as Priyanka Chopra who attended Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner’s nuptials wearing a jumpsuit from the Arab brand.

  • Maya Chantout

    The 25-year-old Syrian womenswear designer cut her teeth at Hermes and Chloe and recently quit her full-time job at Celine to launch her namesake label in 2020.