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HH Sheikha Mozah: The Art of Elegance Through Modest Ensembles

Her Highness Sheikha Mozah bint Nasser Al Missned never fails to capture the essence of modern sophistication. Her Highness (wife of Qatar’s former Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani), plays a major role in spearheading education, social reforms, and female empowerment across Qatar and beyond. HH Sheikha Mozah is the chairperson of the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science, and Community Development, and serves as president of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs. Listed as one of Forbes’ most powerful women in 2010, Her Highness is the driving force behind initiatives that aim for higher standards of education around the world.

Recognized for her impeccable fashion sense and signature hijab turbans, Sheikha Mozah is known to don breathtaking kaftans and couture pieces signed Chanel, Valentino, Dior, and Ulyana Sergeenko. Her Highness makes a case for modest dressing by reaching for designer pairings that convey a stylish, yet demure aesthetic. Whether she’s conducting a state visit, attending a gala dinner, or embarking on a humanitarian mission, Sheikha Mozah opts for feminine silhouettes that feature striking colors and intricately embroidered details. Her polished ensembles include long-sleeved sheath dresses signed Stéphane Rolland; full skirt frocks courtesy of Ralph & Russo; a vibrant, chartreuse kaftan by Jean Paul Gaultier; and a baby blue, bouclé tweed Chanel suit.

Explore 15 of Sheikha Mozah’s most inspiring style moments in the gallery above.

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