With these Middle Eastern fashion designers founding their own successful labels, it’s essential to always provide ongoing support as they continue to create these culturally inspired pieces.

With Ramadan-oriented collections curated specially for shoppers in the Middle East, through flowing abayas and kaftans, this edit of GCC brands rounded up by Emirates Woman are ones to support this season.

AKS

 

 

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Founded in 2013 by Bahraini sisters Amna and Asma Khaled Saif, the brand’s DNA infuses a classic tailored wardrobe with oversized pieces to include all your staples with an enhanced twist. While embodying an eclectic aesthetic, the label combines a clean-cut for the fashion conscious.

For more information or to make a purchase visit aksthelabel.com

Bil Arabi

 

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Lovingly handmade in the UAE by Nadine Kanso, Bil Arabi has become one of the most exciting new brands to emerge in the Middle East, with each piece combining Arabic calligraphy with typography through a celebration of poetry inherent through rings, earrings, bracelets and personalised pendants.

For more information visit bilarbi.ae

Al Mraikn

 

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Combining an elegantly featured soiree edit, these expertly crafted pieces offer luxurious silhouettes with chic necklines to redefine modest wear this season.

For more information on the pieces or to make a purchase visit ounass.ae 

Amal Al Mulla

 

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Created for the modern woman of today, this Bahrain-based label brings in a new wave in opulence while focusing on femininity as the collections express fluidity through the seasons. Inspired by earth, nature and art Amal Al Mulla steps beyond the usual as she pushes the boundaries for these defined classics.

For more information or to make a purchase visit amalalmulla.com

Donna Hourani

 

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Created with the intention of being a keepsake for life, the brand specializes in honest, sustainable and purposefully selected pieces that tell a story through unrivalled artistry and finesse. From high-quality precious gemstones, which are handpicked, each piece shares its own unique story as its brought to life by highly skilful craftsmen.

For more information visit donnahourani.com

Murad by Amal

 

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With the utmost pride taken in creating these custom-made sustainable fabrics, founder and Emirati designer Amal Murad is one of the first designers to transform traditional Abayas into modern gowns through the passion of transformation with each design.

For more information or to make a purchase visit boksha.com

1309

 

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This ready-to-wear label encompasses the contemporary with pieces that are inspired in celebration of women through minimal Middle Eastern fashion. Founded by Ghada Al Subaey, the designs offer a signature take on the effortlessly elegant style, making each look versatile to be worn with absolute ease through sparked attention to detail.

For more information or to make a purchase visit 1309studios.com

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