Hand selected guests gathered at the XVA Gallery in the DIFC to celebrate the launch of the latest online store, souq.com/fashion Here’s what we saw…

The scene

Ready for your close up

EW’s Assistant Beauty Editor, Elizabeth with the eternally chic Bil Arabi jewellery designer, Nadine Kanso

Strike a pose

Assistant Beauty Editor Elizabeth cannot resist a little festive sparkle!

The style stakes:
Will it be the yellow Cambridge Satchel? or the Classic red quilted Chanel?

Diala Makki dashes off into the night after giving us a master class in how to wear feathers

Colour blocking anyone?

These Ralph Lauren slippers are the last word!