Behind every fashion-savvy celebrity is an even more fashion-savvy stylist. Read on for five of them to follow on Instagram now.
Yasmine Eissa has quickly become one of the most sought-after stylists in Egypt. Everyone from Dorra Zarrouk to Salma Abu Deif and Rym Saidi rely on her to top the best-dressed lists for red carpet occasions and film festivals. An avid supporter of local designers, Eissa tends to work with regional brands, gravitating towards pieces by Zuhair Murad, Hussein Bazaza, Rami Kadi, and Okhtein, among others.
The Egypt-born stylist who currently resides in New York may only be 24-years-old, but he has already racked up an impressive celebrity client list that includes Bella Thorne, Sza, and Cardi B, among others. Benyamin, who got his fashion start with a number of styling internships, has gone on to put together the memorable looks for Cardi B’s hit Bodak Yellow video, as well as Keke Palmer’s New York Fashion Week FROW ensembles.
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In addition to running her own fashion brand, the Lebanon-based stylist is responsible for transforming the wardrobes of a legion of the region’s leading ladies including Yasmine Sabri, Stephanie Saliba, and Nicole Saba. Her celebrity clientele includes men too, such as Syrian actor Taim Hasan and Egyptian movie star Hassan El Raddad.
Osama Chabbi is a 23-year-old, French-Tunisian stylist who moved to Dubai just over one-year-ago to pursue his styling career. Since then, he’s not only helped shape the wardrobes of regional fashion influencers, such as Hala Abdullah, but his CV includes campaigns with major brands that many stylists can only dream of, including Level Shoes, Amina Muaddi, and Bulgari.
The Montreal-born, Morocco native went from working at vintage shops in Los Angeles and Toronto to playing fairy godmother for a number of our region’s It girls, including Rania Fawwaz, Ola Farahat, and Dima Sheikhly. The 26-year-old is also the brainchild behind the looks in M.I.A’s instantly-viral “Bad Girls” music video, and has also dressed British hitmaker Dua Lipa.