Maha established Bambah over seven years ago with the intention of bringing timeless, elegant, vintage fashion and accessories to Dubai and the Middle East. Featuring unexpected, but brilliant pairings and mix and matches, it’s all about those spectacular statements that inject fun into women’s wardrobes.
Launched in 2015 by Doa’a Alghouti, contemporary womenswear label Anatomi fuses timeless styles with modest silhouettes. The latest collection embodies a modern woman infused with a bold, non-conforming expression of contemporary architecture.
Moving between Dubai and Saudi Arabia, Amira’s design philosophy is based on the realization that fashion is out on the streets, cafes, podiums, and offices, creating confidence and shaping every woman’s meaningful life. The brand’s mandate is to make clothes that are not only timelessly elegant but have the easy breeziness needed in today’s age.
Amal Al Mulla
For Spring Summer’19, Amal Al Mulla, from Bahrain, created a collection that stems from travel. Expect hues inspired by the horizons, remote mountain ranges, and crystal blue skies.
The SS19 collection from a Saudi luxury ready to wear label founded by Naeema and Shahd AlShehail, celebrates connection to origin and roots. It is an ode to the beauty and energy of the Al Hassa, the largest date palm oasis in the world, and the designer’s hometown.
Kuwaiti based designer Bazza Alzouman has bridged the gap between ready to wear and couture since 2014. Alzouman’s fuses classic silhouettes with modern twists create a powerful feminine look like the Daphne.
Conceived by Nora Aldamer in 2013, the brand is for a sophisticated, confident women that appreciate classic, traditional elegance but is curious about new trends. The SS19 collection is defined by feminine silhouettes and quality Italian fabrics in favor of airy and crisp textiles.
Cleverly using ruffles, lace and tiered accents to create pieces that are perfect to take you from dinner party to the dance floor, Dima Ayad elegantly celebrates the female form.
Born and raised in Saudi Arabia, Razan creates sculptural and delicate pieces. The summer collection is inspired by an enchanted garden. The use of soft luxurious textures is dominant and allows for movement in the clothes, which adds a whimsical quality to the range.
Shatha Essa Noir
The collection is inspired by Shatha Essa's, who founded her label in 2016, visit to the snowy gardens of Chateau de Versailles. The debut evening wear Noir is the epitome of refined sophistication and femininity, timelessly transcending seasons.
On her recent visit to Dubai, co-founder of Moda Operandi Lauren Santo Domingo spoke to us about the importance of supporting designers and her love for the brands in the Middle East.
To solidify the relationship between the luxury e-tailer and the region, they launched a curated trunkshow celebrating the established and up-and-coming labels including Amira Haroon, Amal Al Mulla, Bambah and Anatomi.
Not only do we get to shop our favourites on one platform, it also allows these brands to get international exposure to showcase their view on modern and modest fashion. Click through the gallery above to get to know the designers on offer a little better.