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Vogue Arabia Featured 3 AMAZING Saudi Artists Who Are Redefining The Nation’s Image

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Vogue Arabia and Aldo, along with three of Saudi’s bright new artists, collaborated on a limited edition piece recently.

But more importantly, the video’s production, style and the motive behind the collaborationbnstruck the adoration of other proud Saudis.

The empowering message behind the collab between the popular shoe brand and the iconic magazine is simple and powerful- art knows no gender.

Quite a fitting notion, considering the amount of developments within gender equality in Saudi, in the last year alone.

Meet the three Saudis who are changing the game

Artists Faisal Alkheriji, Ghaida Al Ghanim and Fatimal Al Nemer were all creative souls who bared their creations on social media prior to the Vogue X Aldo campaign.

But it’s great to see platforms with wider reach opting to introduce the Kingdom’s local talent.

The video trailer, released by Vogue Arabia, via their Instagram account on Thursday reveals the empowering messages of the three artists and their personal approach to their art. It’s a moving short video that is definitely hyping up a ‘lotta Saudi fans to watch the rest of the video on the Vogue website.

The full video also talks about each artists’ passion for their art, and how other artists are shaping Saudi’s art scene

“To be an artist for me is being able to escape the reality that I’m living in,” said one of the featured artists Al Kheriji. And what a strong statement it is.

The Aldo MX3 sneakers were styled by each artist, in different ways, showing just how versatile the stylish new shoes are.

Faisal Al Kheriji is known for his Picasso-esque style that takes a classic spin on showcasing the Saudi culture

His Instagram feed is like one big Saudi Warhol collection that combines his eclectic energy and creativity onto each work.

Ghaida Al Ghanim’s work is ‘all about the eye’

..and the lady doth not disappoint!

Fatimah Al Nemer’s work is magnetic and empowering

…not just to Saudi women but all Arab women in the region

Keep on the look out for these three talented and creative individuals.

We’re sure they’ll have more in store for us.

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Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi Carries On With the Legacy of Her Late Brother Khalid Al Qasimi

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Sheikha Hoor Al Qasimi has been named the creative director of London menswear label Qasimi and by that, continuing the reign of her late twin brother Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi who passed away on July 1.

Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi was the label’s fashion designer and the son of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah.

Now according to a statement that was released by the brand, Sheikha Hoor is taking over and will be in charge of all business responsibilities and creative of the brand, with of course the help and support of the design team and head of design Adam Rice.

“While bringing her artistic sensibility to Qasimi, Hoor will seek to maintain Khalid’s aesthetic, which was centered around the idea of an urban nomad and built upon the pillars of architecture, color, military details and social-political messaging. She will strive to stay true to this messaging.

“Above all, Hoor will endeavor to preserve – and further – Khalid’s legacy and make sure that his memory is kept alive. She will present autumn/winter 2020 during London Fashion Week Men’s in January 2020, as Khalid’s last show, before presenting her own inaugural collection, spring/summer 2021 in June 2020.” The statement added.

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Honayda Serafi: The Saudi Designer Set to Take Paris Fashion Week By Storm

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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 now is getting ready for Paris Fashion Week. 

The Arab designer that has just been recently named as one of the top business women in the Middle East and got featured on the cover of the prestigious Forbes Middle East, is now getting ready to take PFW by storm!

 

“I had a vision that I wanted to start a brand since I was a little girl,” Serafi told Forbes. “The brand is about women empowerment and my designs are inspired by women.”

“When I started my own business, I was rejected many times by many saying things like you don’t know [how to do business], you don’t need to [have a business], why do you have to start a business even,” Serafi tells Forbes.

This comes weeks before Saudi National Day and it is a true inspiration of how capable and empowered Saudi women are, Marriam Mossalli, founder of the luxury fashion consultancy Niche Arabia reflected on the work of Serafi’s and commented on her huge accomplishments saying, “I couldn’t think of a better representation of Saudi fashion and talent.”

Now, the Arab designer is getting ready to showcase her latest collection at the Paris Fashion Week, taking place on September 28.

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Saudi Model Roz Is the New Face of Guess’ Autumn Campaign

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Guess has launched its new autumn collection earlier this month with the Saudi Model Roz as the front of the ad campaign who represented the brand’s newest handbags, eyewear, watches and footwear collection.

The shots were taken in Los Angeles by renowned photographers Claudia and Ralf Pulmanns. 

In an Instagram post last week, the Saudi influencer wrote, “six years ago I decided to pursue my dream to become a model. I knew it was going to be a big challenege and that I had to do everything on my own. I wasn’t scared of the noise from people or society, however I was scared to fail.”

Determined and fearless, the model has been proving herself in so many way and this wasn’t even her favorite time to pose for Guess, as she was also the face of their Ramadan collection that launched back in May and showcased Roz in an elegant and modest dresses suitable for Middle Eastern women.

 

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