DUBAI: German fashion influencer Leonie Hanne this week turned heads wearing multiple creations from Arab designers George Hobeika and Amina Muaddi in London.
Her first look was a pink and orange dress from Lebanese couturier Hobeika’s Spring/Summer 2023 collection. It was draped in shimmering crystal ropes and delicate feathers.
She paired the head-turning gown with Jordanian-Romanian Muaddi’s Gilda crystal-embellished sandals. To top off her look, she accessorized with glitzy silver Magda Butrym clip-on earrings and a mauve Hermes Kelly 20 mini purse.
The model was attending an event for the British haircare brand GHD.
For her second look, the fashion blogger wore a pink dress by Dubai-based womenswear brand Taller Marmo, which was founded in 2013 by designers Riccardo Audisio and Yago Goicoechea. She opted for the Gina Spirito feather-trimmed silk mini dress.
Hanne kept Muaddi’s heels and Butrym’s earrings on, but she changed her purse and flaunted a Chanel metallic mesh mini-flag bag.
Hobeika had presented his Spring/Summer 2023 collection in January during Paris Haute Couture Week. Hanne was among the models who walked in the January show wearing a green feathered gown.
The dress Hanne wore this week was presented by Saudi runway star Amira Al-Zuhair.
Hanne is a fan of Hobeika’s creations. In May, she wore a blue form-fitting embellished custom-made gown with a voluminous feature cape during the 76th Cannes Film Festival.
In 2022, Hanne stepped out in an eye-catching feathered creation from the Hobeika ready-to-wear Fall/Winter 2022 collection for the Emi Gala in Dubai. She also wore a colorful mini dress in 2022 during a dinner in Berlin.
At the 74th Cannes Film Festival, Hanne wore a gold sequined tulle plisse gown from his Spring/Summer 2021 couture collection.
That same year, she also sparkled in a beaded creation from the “Ritual of the Spring Moon” Spring/Summer 2021 couture collection during Paris Fashion Week.
Hobeika is not the only Arab designer Hanne admires. She has also stepped out in gowns by Tony Ward, Rami Kadi and others at film festivals and fashion weeks.