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Balqees Fathi Makes a Strong Case for Gray in Spring with Her Latest Off-Duty Look

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Ever the busy superstar, Balqees Fathi is rarely seen in a casual off-duty look, which makes her most recent outfit that much more noteworthy. Shared with her nearly 15 million followers, her latest Instagram post sees the Emirati singer in a pared-back, yet polished ensemble—far from the bejeweled gowns she is often spotted in.


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Fathi opted for layers to step out in the evening and sported a gray roll-neck sweater with an oversized suit in a similar hue. Monotone, but with an edge, the complementing hues of gray reflected impeccable tonal styling, made only better by her off-white Valentino Garavani Locò bag with silver details. The star kept things equally relaxed and comfortable for the footwear and chose a pair of navy blue and white slip-ons, perfect for heading in and out of meetings should one choose to channel Fathi for their next appointment.

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Fathi is not the only one to have a newfound liking for gray. The color often associated with knitwear and tailoring had a major street style moment during Milan Fashion Week, where showgoers were spotted in head-to-toe gray ensembles. Much like Fathi, many favored complementing shades of the color, serving up lessons in extraordinary spring dressing. Look to Gigi Hadid, who recently paired her slate blue trousers with a sharp gray tweed blazer, matching gloves, and black loafers for the ultimate model-off-duty outfit. Or Zendaya, who just last year

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