From bloggers to models and Instagram stars, we look at the new wave of stylish ladies leading the fashion scene in the UAE and reveal how to get their look from the Dubai shopping malls
One of Dubai’s leading fashion and lifestyle bloggers, Tala Samman first launched myfashdairy.com back in 2009. Since then the Dubai-based beauty has gone onto win a host of awards and collaborate with brands such as Net-a-Porter and Tom Ford, as well as host events across Dubai, Doha and London. The Middle Eastern fashion fan has recently turned her attention to a career as a DJ and can often be seen spinning at industry parties across the region.
Instagram followers: 84.5k
Often seen at: Cipriani Dubai, La Serre, CrossFit
Get Tala’s look
Sunglasses, Dhs49, H&M, visit Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira and City Centre Mirdif
Gold bracelet, POA, Cartier, visit Mall of the Emirates
Meet blogger and stylist Natalya Kanj, one half of the force behind fivefivefabulous.com, an online fashion site she founded back in 2012 along with her sister Reem. Originally hailing from Lebanon, the Dubai-based duo created the website as a platform to showcase their journeys in fashion, beauty and travel. Since launching, the stylish sisters have gone on to collaborate with some of the industry’s biggest brands such as Louis Vuitton, L’Oreal Paris and Nike.
Instagram followers: 34.3k
Often seen at: The Jetty Lounge, Frioul, Culinary Boutique
Get Natalya’s look
Sandals, Dhs475, Massimo Dutti, visit Mall of the Emirates
Culottes, Dhs149, Zara, visit Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Deira and City Centre Mirdif
Born and raised in Dubai, Zahra Lyla is a bonafide fashion ‘IT’ girl and blogger with a roster of loyal followers. The graphic designer turned fashion content creator behind website justlyla.com, has turned her love for design into a fully-fledged career since launching the style blog seven years ago.
Instagram followers: 60k
Often seen at: Angelina Dubai, The Sum of Us
Get Zahra’s look
Coat, Dhs11,995, Burberry, visit Mall of the Emirates
Bag, Dhs580, BCBGMAXAZRIA, visit Mall of the Emirates and City Centre Mirdif
Image credits: myfashdiary.com, dialasdiaries.com, justlyla.com
* Prices shown are at the time of the visit to the mall and could change at any point