Clouds of tulle, film, flashing lights and old Hollywood glamour. What else could it be but the Cannes Film Festival? One of the most exciting fashion events of the year is finally underway and Arab designers are becoming the go-to choice for the biggest names in the business. With the two-week festival almost at its halfway point, we’ve rounded up some show-stopping Arab designer looks for you to enjoy (and envy).
Dubai's neighborhood style guru Ola Farahat serves up a gorgeous bridal look by Rami Al Ali. The dreamy gown showcases a textured lace bodice giving way to a tulle ballgown skirt.
Sara Sampaio sparkles in this futuristic Rami Kadi pantsuit, accessorized with matching jewellery and a metallic cape. We love!
Raya Abirached and designer Rami Al Ali prove that Arabs Got Talent...and a great sense of style too! The hit TV show host is ready for summer in this flounced and beaded coral column gown.
Guan Xiaotong is a minty fresh dream in this pastel, paisley printed Georges Hobeika gown.
Princess Bella, anyone? Rania Fawaz is a vision in this pastel two-tiered Julia Domani by Zeena Zaki ballgown.
Egyptian designer Marmar Halim has classic red carpet glamour down pat. Raya Abirached's flounced sleeves and A-line skirt channel easy, breezy, camera-ready beauty.
Georges Hobeika goes for all black for this feathery piece worn by songstress Madison Beer. The strapless piece featured a voluminous, sweeping skirt that gives us major 'Black Swan' vibes.
Izabel Goulart looks every bit the power woman in this sheer, sparkly Zuhair Murad pantsuit at the premiere of 'Rocketman'.
Whoever said you couldn't match your hair to your gown? It clearly works for Helen Mirren. Here, she sports a blush-colored Elie Saab Couture gown with gold appliqué.
Former Miss France Alicia Aylies simply oozes radiance in this glamorous George Hobeika piece featuring a daring slit and statement sleeves.
We can't take our eyes off Priyanka Chopra Jonas in this tulle-forward Georges Hobeika creation. Asymmetrical skirts and a ruched neckline create a perfect picture of modern bridal bliss.
Farhana Bodi stands out on the red carpet in a cobalt Atelier Zuhra creation featuring a sequined bodice and twists of tutu.
Dorra Zarrouk sizzles at the Chopard afterparty in a asymmetrical Jean-Louis Sabaji gown.
Amber Heard goes Elie Saab on Elie Saab in this structured, deep red number with a thigh-high slit paired with leather boots by the same designer.
Brazilian blogger Camila Coelho is dazzling in this embellished Georges Hobeika gown-- is it any wonder she's surrounded by cameras? The blush-colored dress is elevated by a dramatic train and the thigh-high slit that's quickly becoming a Cannes staple.
Kuwaiti designer Ali Younes dressed Isabeli Fontana in a marvelously shimmery, watermarbled gown with a dramatic train.
Miss France 2014 Flora Coquerel makes suspenders couture in this Georges Hobeika gown straight off their FW'19-20 runway.
Kimberly Garner is a Barbie princess come to life in this structured, strapless Rami al Ali ballgown.
Jean-Louis Sabaji and his team took 200 hours to craft the duochrome leather gown that Aishwarya Rai's wearing here. Worth it? Definitely.
Modern meets classic in this technicolor dress created by Georges Hobeika and worn by influencer Ola Farahat.
Summer is officially here! Sara Sampaio's tryst with Arab designers continues with this strapless ruffled tangerine Georges Hobeika couture ballgown.