Ramadan is a time for spirituality and celebration. An opportunity to spend time with family and friends be it at iftar or suhoor or a glamorous Eit-Al-Fitr celebration. Whatever the event it’s crucial to be elegantly dressed, so we take a look at some of the designers offering specially designed glamorous kaftan, dresses and accessory collections for the Holy Month.
Online luxury retailer The Modist has teamed up with a carefully curated selection of brands to created exclusive designer kaftans for Ramadan 2019. Working with both regional and international designers the site will play host to exclusively designed pieces that can’t be found anywhere else. Capturing elegant modest style some of the designers who have created pieces for the collection include Roksanda, Rami Al Ali, Dima Ayad, Bambah, Taller Marmo and lots more. Each of the designs captures the styles of the designer who created them and embody the glamour and elegance of The Holy Month.
For her exclusively designed Ramadan collection Ingie Chalhoub presents a classic yet contemporary take on the Kaftan, combining modesty and style to offer a collection perfectly timed to suit both the region and the international fashion conscious INGIE Paris woman. Inspired by late fashion icon Jackie Kennedy and the effortless styles and shapes reminiscent of the ’70s, the bright and graceful collection comprises of seven limited edition kaftans, created exclusively for the INGIE Paris boutique store in Dubai Mall.
UAE-based jeweller MKS jewellery has created a special Ramadan capsule collection with unique pieces that not only look great, they give back. 30 per cent of the proceeds of the pieces will be donated to the causes supported by Emirates Red Crescent. Founder and Creative Director of MKS Jewellery H.H Sheikha Mariam said of the collection; “I really wanted to create a gift for the buyer that also gifts back to the community which is so important to us.”
The collection consists of four delicate pieces stemming from creations existing in the brand’s full collection. There is an Emirati mother of pearl and diamond bracelet as well as a bracelet, necklace and ring with a floating yellow gold moon and diamond studded stars. “I love how they are so sentimental, precious, delicate and beautiful, which in this moment of reflection reminds us of the meaning in life and relationships with yourself and others,” says H.H Sheikha Mariam.
For Ramadan 2019 Net-A-Porter has unveiled a curation of 17 exclusive capsule collections from designers including Dundas, Oscar de la Renta, Reem Acra, Ralph & Russo, Carolina Herrera and lots more. The collections were launched in Dubai last month when Dundas Creative Director Peter Dundas took to the stage to present his bold and colourful printed kaftans. Elizabeth von der Goltz, Global Buying Director for Net-A-Porter said “The interest in special pieces designed specifically for Ramadan alongside modest fashion, in general, has increased significantly over the past few years, not only in the Middle East but globally.
Our curation of 17 exclusive capsules purposely tailored to the occasion is our largest edit to date and will no doubt fulfil all our customers’ needs. Highlights include elegant offerings with exceptional craftsmanship and intricate details from Oscar De La Renta, Ralph & Russo, Dundas, Jenny Packham, Reem Acra, Naeem Khan, Mary Katrantzou and Haider Ackermann.”
Bloomingdale’s have pulled together a special Ramadan edit featuring dresses, kaftans and accessories from international designers, including exclusive products, from the likes of Malone Souliers. The footwear brand has created a Ramadan capsule collection of exclusive pieces, while major and emerging brands are honing in on the Ramadan shopper with kaftan and Abaya oriented releases.