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Fatma M. Al-Mulla

The Woman and the Name Behind FMM

Fatma M. Al-Mulla originally wanted to go into graphic design, but her love of type and illustration instead led her…

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Craft in Crisis

81 Designs, employing refugee women

By Eman Shaikh “Make art, not war,” is a popular saying that best defines the purpose of 81 Designs, a…

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Editor’s AW 2016 Picks From MENA Designers: Rami Al-Ali

Rami Al-Ali, founder and creative director of Rami Al Ali, launched his brand more than 15 years ago and today…

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Editor’s AW 2016 Picks From MENA Designers: Mira Hayek

Born and raised in Beirut, Lebanese designer Mira Hayek completed a Master Research Study Program in Fashion and Textile Design…

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Editor’s AW 2016 Picks From MENA Designers: Liudmila

Najeeba Hayat founded Liudmila in 2014. She initially studied to become a management consultant at Wesleyan but immediately after completing…

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Editor’s AW 2016 Picks From MENA Designers: Haifa Fahad

Haifa Fahad launched her brand in 2012. Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Haifa’s vision was to build a label encompassing…

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Editor’s AW 2016 Picks From MENA Designers: Haal Inc

Established in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in 2010, Mariam Bin Mahfouz had the vision to build a brand that is all…

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Editor’s AW 2016 Picks From MENA Designers: Bleach

Budreya Faisal is the driving force behind Emirati brand Bleach, having founded the label in 2012, she got her first…

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Editor’s AW 2016 Picks From MENA Designers: Bint Thani

Emirati national and ESMOD Paris graduate Khulood Thani, founded her luxury women’s wear label in 2011. Having also studied at…

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Marie De La Roche F/W16

Marie De La Roche is a Kuwait-based designer who showcases her Colombian style through structured yet colorful designs, creating a…

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