According to Harper's Bazaar Arabia this Saudi fashion stylist – who counts Temperley London, Christopher Kane and Christian Siriano among her favourite labels – is adamant that being stylish doesn’t need to incur the wrath of your bank manager. “It bugs me when people feel the need to just copy every style that comes out. Owning every single piece doesn’t make you stylish; it’s how you wear them. You can be just as stylish spending one hundred dollars as you can spending a thousand.”
Dareen Al-Yawar is a fashion blogger, personal shopper, fashion consultant and designer, and founder of abaya brand Dal by Dareen. She recently launched her YouTube channel, Dareen's LifeStyle. Follow her on Instagram for excellent "Mommy and me" inspiration (spoiler alert: her kids are just are equally as stylish as their mother!)
Just because they don't share their faces in their #ootd posts, doesn't mean you can't appreciate their style. These three sisters stylishly maintaining their fashion, fierceness and fabulosity with this shared Instagram account.
Does this face look familiar? Probably because you've seen it on the cover of Harper's Bazaar Arabia recently. Taleedah is a Saudi-Italian-Greek model and is one of the first Saudi models to walk a couture runway in Paris.
“I have quite strong features, which I really love,” Taleedah said to Harper's Bazaar Arabia.“In the beginning I thought that was a flaw, but once I learned how to understand my face and what works in pictures, I realised that my strong features are what I love the most.”
She's known as the "It Girl" of fashion blogging in Saudi Arabia. Ghalia Mahmoudi founded vogueoverdosed.com in 2013 - her blog and brand have been flourishing ever since. She's also recently launched her YouTube channel of the same name and is constantly updating her Insta-feed with beautifully curated content.
Thana and Sakhaa Abdul are Saudi sisters based in the UK. They launched their blog The Abduls in 2012 and in recent years have found Instagram fame.
According to Harper's Bazaar Arabia the pair has worked alongside some of the biggest brand names in the world including Fendi, Kenzo and Dior.
“We got to fly to New York and do an amazing photoshoot with Dior,” Sakhaa tells Bazaar. “That was one of the best things that has happened to us career-wise.” Thana agrees, adding, “Another highlight was when we launched our e-commerce site Coded Nation in May 2016 as a test, only to sell out completely in less than 12 hours.”