Updated 06 June 2021
Arab News

6 Moroccan designers on our radar

6 Moroccan designers on our radar

These are the designers from the Moroccan diaspora you need to have on your radar.

 

  • Benchellal

    Young Dutch-Moroccan designer Mo Benchellal launched his couture womenswear label in 2007 and has since made a name for himself with his elegant and classic eveningwear, which has been worn by popstar Camilla Cabello and supermodel Helena Christensen, to name a few.

     

  • Hanan Sharifa

    The 28-year-old New York-based designer is known for her signature Renaissance-inspired, detachable pouf sleeves as well as playful, statement accessories and clothes.

     

  • Zyne

    The footwear brand, helmed by co-founders Zineb Britel and Laura Pujol, is all about giving back to the underprivileged in society. Each leather sandal and mule is handmade by women who work in cooperatives.

     

  • Anwar Bougroug

    The Moroccan-Norwegian designer launched his eponymous unisex label a little over four years ago with a focus on traditional Moroccan handcraft.

     

  • Karim Adduchi

    Based in Amsterdam, the young designer is known for his intricate designs that are infused with his Berber heritage. He has made custom designs for models such as Anna de Rijk and Rawdah Mohamed.

     

  • Amine Bendriouich

    Since launching his line in 2008, the Marrakesh-born designer has become part of a new wave of Moroccan creatives changing the industry.