14 Arabs that are Slaying Paris Fashion Week 2016

Paris Fashion Week brings together prestigious designers, fashionistas and everything in between to present their latest collections and gush at all the new trends. This year was studded with lots of fashion-know-it-all Arabs who absolutely crushed it.

 

Ellie Saab

 

Elie Saab saluting audience after Paris Fashion Week Show via Dyma Demirdjian's Instagram
Elie Saab saluting public after Paris Fashion Week Show via Dyma Demirdjian’s Instagram

 

The most talked about man in the region’s showbiz, the man who blessed us with Project Runway ME, and the man who turned the Jardin des Tuileries into a Disco party last Saturday: We love him so much we could cry.

 

 

Princess Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz

 

Princess Deena Aljuhani Abdelaziz Via Instagram
Princess Deena Aljuhani Abdelaziz Via Instagram

 

Get ready to hear a lot more about that Princess if you haven’t already, editor-in-chief of soon to be launched Vogue Arabia, and the creme de la creme fashionista. We of course spotted her at all fashion weeks this season and loved her all along.

 

 

Rabih Kayrouz

 

Maison Rabih Kayrouz SS17 collection presentation via Instagram
Maison Rabih Kayrouz SS17 collection presentation via Instagram

 

The man behind Maison Rabih Kayrouz blew everyone away this season again putting together an outstanding  live dance performance by some of the finest dancers to present his latest collection that he claims is designed for active and “moving forward” women.

 

 

Samar Seraqui de Buttafoco

 

Samar Seraqui during Paris Fashion Week via Instagram
Samar Seraqui during Paris Fashion Week via Instagram

 

The founder of ULAP that stands for “Une Libanaise à Paris” was as expected in Paris during Fashion Week and as usual she seemed to be having fun everywhere she went from the Ritz gardens to the Vanity Fair party.

 

 

Dorra Zarrouk

 

Dorra Via Instagram
Dorra Via Instagram

 

The beautiful Tunisian actress was also spotted around Paris. She then headed to Algeria to sit on the jury table at the Malmo film festival. But no we won’t call her Dora The Explorer for all that…

 

 

Lana El Sahely

 

Lana El Sahely Via Instagram
Lana El Sahely Via Instagram

 

Lana El Sahely was of course polishing her closet in Paris this week launching L’armoire de Lana’s newsletters for you to be able to receive weekly reviews and articles straight from her.

 

 

Jessica Kahawaty

 

Jessica Kahawaty Via Instagram
Jessica Kahawaty Via Instagram

 

The breathtaking beauty and host of our favourite Project Runway ME show was of course in town, attending most shows and just rocking it as always…

 

 

Ola Farahat

 

Ola Farahat Via Instagram
Ola Farahat Via Instagram

 

UAE based fashion blogger Ola Farahat walked the streets of Paris with style as usual.

 

 

Mojeh Izadpanah

 

Mojeh Izadpanah, Désirée Sadek Deftly, Susan Sabet, Jamila Halfichi, Josette Awwad Safieddine, Ether Quek and Lara Mansour Sawaya Via Instagram
Mojeh Izadpanah, Désirée Sadek Deftly, Susan Sabet, Jamila Halfichi, Josette Awwad Safieddine, Ether Quek and Lara Mansour Sawaya Via Instagram

 

Mojeh Izadpanah, founder and editor in chief of Mojeh magazine, was among the beautiful and powerful range of “fashion media women” from the Middle East that we saw at Paris Fashion Week.

 

 

Maram Aboul Enein

 

Maram Aboul Enein Via Instagram
Maram Aboul Enein Via Instagram

 

Egyptian designer of MARAM was exposing and selling her brand at the Fashion Forward Dubai showroom in Paris and her new collection is to die for.

 

 

Basma Abu Ghazaleh

 

Basma Abu Ghazaleh Via Instagram
Basma Abu Ghazaleh Via Instagram

 

Also at Fashion Forward Dubai‘s showroom, Lebanese-Palestinian designer Basma Abu Ghazaleh was exposing her brand Kage.

 

 

Nadine Kanso

 

Bil Arabi Bracelet Via Instagram
Bil Arabi Bracelet Via Instagram

 

With her jewelery brand Bil Arabi, Nadine Kanso was another of the Middle Eastern designers representing in Paris.

 

 

Giovanina Atieh

 

Jessica Kahawaty, Giovanina Atieh, Olivier Rousteing and Nirvana Bebars Via Instagram
Jessica Kahawaty, Giovanina Atieh, Olivier Rousteing and Nirvana Bebars Via Instagram

 

Determined to showcase and establish emerging designers from the region in the Wild Wide West, the founder of Maison Pyramide was in Paris looking fresh this season.

 

 

Arwa Al Banawi

 

Arwa Al Banawi and Ola Farahat at the Elie Saab show Via Instagram
Arwa Al Banawi and Ola Farahat at the Elie Saab show Via Instagram

 

Saudi designer Arwa Al Banawi was as usual targeting the “suitable woman” of Paris and the world with her dreamy prints collection at Faux showroom where more designers from the region were represented.

 

 

WE SAID THIS: Don’t miss out on 16 Arab Brands That Slayed London Fashion Week.

 

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