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Saudi Fashion Designer Who’re Making Their Way Globally

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There’s no denying that Saudi women have been proving themselves this past years and are taking in more challenges everyday, the following fashion designers are one of those women who are now making their way to the global market and are being recognized internationally.

And we can’t be any prouder!

Arwa al Banawi

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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. The designer is currently one of the most known designers in the Middle East and has showcased her empowering designs in several arenas including Dubai’s Fashion Forward and Saudi’s Fashion Week, she has also dressed a number of international A-listers.

Honayda Serafi

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Throwback to last fashion week in Paris with creative director Honayda Serafi. Originally an accomplished sculptor and poet, born to an erudite family with strong links to culture and fine arts, Mrs. Serafi takes her inspiration from ancient tales of strong women who left their mark in history. She injects meaning in every piece and makes sure to translate the power of the woman in each of her collections. . . #Honayda #rtw #pfw19 #eshop #onelove #pink #inspiration #fashion #InstaFashion#Hollywoodglam #FashionBlogger #Fashion #StreetStyle #Stylish #WomensFashion #InstaStyle #LookBook #WhatIWore #FashionDiaries #StyleInspo #FashionBlogger #Magcover #WIWT #FashionWeek #FashionStyle #StyleBlog #Blog #StyleBlogger #StreetFashion #honaydaofficial

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Saudi Arabian designer Honayda Serafi has been proving herself as a leading designer for Hollywood celebrities from dressing up Priyanka Copra to Lupita Nyong’ and many more A-listers, to landing on the cover of Forbes Middle East and taking part in the last Paris Fashion Week. 

The Arab designer is among the top business women in the Middle East and got featured on the cover of the prestigious Forbes Middle East.

Razan Alazzouni

 

The uprising designer was born and raised in Saudi Arabia and her designs are just astounding and are all about femininity, elegance and simplicity.

She studied in Boston at the School of Museum of Fine Arts and TUFTS University, and then took the path towards her true passion and dream and started her own clothing line.

Mashael Al Rajhi

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The Saudi designer is the very first one to include Hijabis to the runway! She also collaborated with Nike and brought their Pro Hijabs to the Dubai’s Fashion Forward which was a first in the global history.

Al Rajhi also designs for men and not only women, which is something that a female designer rarely does in the Middle East, in addition to having both her brand’s main base and studios in Riyadh.

Reem Al Kanhal

Reem Al Kanhal graduated from the Arts and Skills Institute in Riyadh and first launched her ready-to-wear collection in 2011, what’s more impressive is that she is also a mother of two! To her, fashion and motherhood both come from the heart. She now has around 10 years of experience in the field of fashion, and has become one of the truly established designers in Saudi Arabia.

During Saudi Fashion Week and Dubai Fashion Forward 2019, the inspirational designer dedicated her work to all the independently strong women of the world.

 

 

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Mayada Badr Appointed CEO of the Culinary Arts Authority

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Mayada Badr has been appointed as CEO of the Culinary Arts Authority by Minister of Culture Prince Badr Bin Abdullah Bin Farhan.

This comes in light of the ministry’s efforts in developing and enhancing the culinary sector in the Kindgom.

Appointing Badr comes as a really smart move seeing how she is widely known as the ‘queen of macaroons’ in Saudi Arabia and is one of the well-known culinary artists who has contributed so much in representing the Kingdom on several occasions.

Mayada is graduated from the International Cordon Bleu School in Paris and has completed several training programs under internationally-acclaimed chefs.

In taking this role, Mayada will take the responsibility of developing and regulating the cooking sector and work on improving the field and following the standards of international levels.

Also worth mentioning is that the authority will set up courses and follow professional training programs, and encourage research, studies and development in the field of culinary arts.

Mayada, speaking about her culinary creation, said, “I decided to combine French cooking techniques with Saudi flavors to create a Parisian dessert with an Arab twist.”

 

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Princess Lamia Appointed the First Regional Goodwill Ambassador to the UN

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Secretary general of Alwaleed Philanthropies, Princess Lamia Bint Majed Al-Saud has been appointed as the very first Regional Goodwill Ambassador for the Arab World by the United Nations Human Settlements Program (UN-Habitat) during a press conference at the tenth session of the World Urban Forum.

The UN-Habitat is a program that works in more than 90 countries with the aim of supporting people in cities and human settlements for a brighter and better urban future.

“I am extremely humbled to be appointed as the first ever Regional Goodwill Ambassador for the Arab world on behalf of UN-Habitat. I very much hope that this appointment serves as inspiration for young people across the Arab region that there is no limitation on their aspirations.” Princess Lamia commented on her receiving of the award,

“My appointment comes as we celebrate 40 years of Alwaleed Philanthropies. If there is one thing that we have learnt from these four decades of experience, it is that every person has an important role to play when facing the world’s most pressing challenges. Overcoming a problem or transforming someone’s life can often be achieved by thinking differently and developing the simplest of solutions. It only takes one person to make a difference and as a goodwill ambassador I hope to inspire people across the Arab World to think about the role that they can play in helping to address the impact of rapid urbanization across our cities, communities and climate.” She added.

The Princess is known for her incredible contributions in helping the community and with her taking on such an honorable position, we’re hopeful that Princess Lamia as a regional goodwill ambassador for Arab states will advocate for sustainable urbanization and help address the issues of the Arab world.

 

 

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Riyadh To Be Declared the Capital of Arab Women 2020

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Riyadh to be declared the Capital of Arab Women 2020 during today’s 39th session of the Arab Women’s Committee!

The two day conference will be headed by Saudi Arabia and will see the participation of several ministries, senior officials representing the Arab countries in addition to international organizations and women’s bodies.

The first day of the event will cover regional preparatory meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women 64 (CSW), in order to review the 25-year long activities and performance of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action and the Beijing +25 Regional Review Meeting.

Meanwhile, the second day will witness the 39th session of the Arab Women’s Committee in order to go over several topics on the agenda, which will begin by discussing the General Secretariat’s activity report between the previous session and the current session.

According to a statement from the Secretary General of the Family Affairs Council Dr. Hala Al-Tuwaijri, the Kingdom hosting such an event for Arab Women under the slogan of “Empowering Women … Development of Society” is part of the efforts exerted by Saudi Arabia in addressing Arab issues and supporting the development of their societies.

“Saudi Arabia’s hosting of the meeting comes at a time when the Kingdom is witnessing many reforms related to empowering women in accordance with the ambitious Vision 2 030 that had a direct impact on supporting and empowering Saudi women at various levels through a host of decisions and legislation that support her career and enhance her position,” the statement added.

One of the main highlights of the meeting will be announcing Riyadh as the capital of Arab women for the year 2020 under the slogan of “Women is a nation and ambition,” which is a great leap to the Kingdom especially after its presidency of G20.

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