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5 Arab Models You Need to Know

Whether it’s due to the cultural norms in the Middle East or the lack of opportunities in the region, there is a shortage of Arab models on the international fashion scene. In recent years, however, a number of promising faces with Middle Eastern roots have been picked up by agencies. These young beauties are redefining the narrative and proving that Arab women can venture into the world of modeling—and be successful. With their smoldering features and striking physiques, these models have walked the runways in major fashion capitals, landed editorials, fronted international campaigns, and graced magazine covers.

While some have captured the attention of top brands, such as Chanel, Marc Jacobs, and Stella McCartney, others have even made appearances in the pages of Sports Illustrated. Get to know five Arab models that have risen to the top on the international stage.

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