Whether luxe accessories or heritage prints on textiles, Palestinian fashion and jewellery have gained popularity over the years and will continue to do so.

With fashion brands in the Middle East born to challenge practices in the industry, there are certain labels in the region reclaiming their heritage while honing ethical practices overall.

From rich traditional embroidery to initiatives where these labels give back to society, Emirates Woman has curated a list of Palestinian brands to support.

Natalie Tahhan

While embracing prints from Palestine, embroidery has been redefined in this luxurious high-end womenswear label, created for the sophisticated women as the brand focuses on uniqueness, quality and style. With exclusive pieces marked by elegance, Natalie’s latest collection ‘Prints of Palestine’ is her latest visual brainchild, is an ode to her roots while being close to home, as it is the ultimate expression of contemporary fashion for the modern woman.

For more information visit natalietahhan.com

Nöl Collective


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By working with artisans the brand has never met, they work together digitally to bring the garments and designs to life through a creative process by reviving the local textile industry and building a network of creatives typically isolated from one another. While embracing fashion and radical transparency, Nöl extends far beyond a fashion brand the apparel is manufactured across small family-run businesses and women’s cooperatives across the West Bank and Gaza.

For more information visit nolcollective.com

Taita Leila


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While embracing a zero-waste philosophy, this feminist social enterprise designs and produces hand-embroidered material in Palestine, this social enterprise produces high-quality modern clothing inspired by the long and rich tradition of the culture. The pieces are hand-embroidered by women in the West Bank, for them to be delivered anywhere in the world.

For more information visit taitaleila.com



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With handcrafted designs that are lovingly stitched and constructed by talented artisans in the West Bank, these pieces are 100 per cent handmade as the concept began with one goal in mind, which is to empower women in the West Bank. For every dollar spent, 80 per cent of the amount will go to the 17,000 hours, spent by the artisans to create high-quality products.

For more information visit darzah.org

R.Y.M Jewelry


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From embellished chokers to statement pendants, R.Y.M. Jewelry pushes beyond the parameters of conventional design with its distinctive engineering, as each piece can be worn alone or together, depending on each person’s individual aesthetic, reflecting the labels versatility and modular design, as customers evolve from their day-to-night looks.

For more information visit rymjewelry.com

Meera Adnan


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This unisex contemporary label crosses borders and spaces by operating from Gaza City, with the work focusing on reclaiming narrative as it creates a romantic and nostalgic visual monologue, built to express Palestinian creativity while exhibiting that 80’s aura through each piece.

For more information visit meeraadnan.com

Faissal El-Malak

This ready-to-wear brand draws inspiration from the rich traditions and crafts of the Middle East while being in Dubai. With the brand incorporating traditional Palestinian embroidery, with raffia weaving detailing from Morroco, it’s sure not one to miss with its range of timeless pieces.

For more information visit faissalelmalek.com

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