In light of changes and modernity, comes to light talents that beautifully use these changes in creating meaningful art. One of these artists who took inspiration from the current changes in the Kingdom is the fashion designer Arwa Al Banawy.
Arwa Al Banawy was born in Saudi Arabia, spent years in Switzerland and is now based in Dubai. Her designs are known to have elaborate prints that are inspired from diverse sources that eventually make a one of a kind piece.
She has just recently launched her SS19 collection, and once again, her designs are making more than just a fashion statement. Seeing how the collection celebrates the recent women’s achievements in the Kingdom.
Her inspiration came from the recent wave that is happening in the country, it reflects the beauty and power of the youth and how Saudi Arabia is now encouraging women and is working towards achieving gender equality.
The collection includes tailored suits, wide-legged pants and safari jackets, all in bold colors. The kind of cloth a fierce woman would wear, one who is confident and doesn’t fear change.
The young designer started her fashion journey in her hometown Jeddah as a fashion and lifestyle blogger, then moved to Dubai in 2012, where she took a job in banking but still enrolled in fashion courses in the London College of Fashion. And that was when she realized that her true passion is designing, and three years later, she launched her debut collection in 2015 and has been blessing us with innovative designs ever since.
Another source of inspiration for her designs is travelling; seeing how she spent years moving between several spaces, she owes credit to traveling being a part of her passion for storytelling.
Iconic Fashion Designer Thierry Mugler Dies at 73
Known for his iconic designs, and his ravishing pieces Manfred Thierry Mugler dies at the age of 73. Born in Strasbourg France, he was a talented performer, model, and an acrobat. Kicking of his fashion career by opening his own store and selling his unique designs that are known for broad shoulders and sharp tailoring, that are inspired by 1940s and 1950s glamour. His designs were worn by stars such David Bowie, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian, Madonna and more. His latest collection featured peculiar and astonishing designs of black stripes, and shoulders that mesmerized the body. In addition, to his iconic designs in the 90s and 80s era. He sold the rights to his name to the brand Clarins in 1997 after launching his perfume angel. He was also the creative director to Beyonce I AM world tour in 2010. The superstar had paid tribute to him on her social media by referencing the several creations he made for her over the years. As she had stated “Rest in Peace Thierry Mugler”. All of celebrities and models are honoring the designer and paying tribute, as Irina Shayk and posted a photo with him, in condolence for his death. The designer’s death was a shocking news for the fashion world, and his celebrated reputation follows him.
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