Solid-colored kaftans can be just as noteworthy as embellished and printed ones, and Balqees Fathi‘s recent outfits proved just that. While in Saudi Arabia, the Emirati-Yemeni singer served up not one, but two looks in different saturated hues that were all about pared-back elegance.
The first came in the ever-classic and bold shade of bright red, which the star effortlessly wore in the form of a floor-grazing kaftan by SemSem. The head-turning number—picked from the brand founded by Egyptian designer Abeer Al Otaiba—featured crystal buttons down the center for a hint of glam, and caped sleeves that lent to the flowiness of the piece. For the occasion, Fathi’s makeup was done using products from her own brand, Bex Beauty, and took on a monochrome look with a brown smoky eye and creamy nude pout.
In the same week, the singer also attended a suhoor event in Riyadh, this time embracing a lush green shade for her kaftan from Dubai-based label Taller Marmo. Made with drapy crepe, the piece featured long silk tassels lining its entire hem, as well as the satin tie wrapped around the kaftan’s high neck. Once again wearing her hair down in her signature sleek and straight style, Fathi’s makeup look was switched to feature peachy bronze tones. Both looks were curated by celebrity stylist Cedric Haddad, and paired with dazzling jewelry from Marli, with which Fathi recently collaborated.