The streets of Paris are rife with color as fashion week attendees from the Middle East arrive at the shows dressed in monochrome and brightly-colored outfits. Whatever your favorite shade may be, there’s plenty of inspiration to go around and to embrace saturated hues void of patterns.
Karen Wazen‘s look for the Dior show was met with a flurry of appreciation as her 7.2 million followers took in her lime green number. The Lebanese entrepreneur chose to wear a shift dress with a high neck which was cinched in at the waist with a long belt, and paired the piece with a matching chain strap quilted bag from the brand. Also at the French house’s Fall 2022 show, Nojoud Alrumaihi made a case for royal blue in a similar shirt dress, but with zip-up detailing. The Saudi marketing specialist styled the piece with black leggings, lace-up boots, and a Lady Dior clutch. Indulging in color-blocking was Dima Al Sheikhly, who wore a sleeveless black dress from the fashion house, featuring bright orange and green stripes on its hem, and paired it with a blue purse.
Elsewhere during the week, Diala Makki opted for head-to-toe forest green for the Balmain show. The TV host wore a tweed shirt left unbuttoned at the waist to reveal the Balmain logo belt looped around her loose-fitted trousers, which were tucked into her strappy heels. Honorable mention goes to to Rawdah Mohamed, who turned heads in an ensemble featuring a bold color pairing. Created by Paris-based designer Gregory Assaad, the white and yellow patterned shirt worn by the Somali-Norwegian model featured voluminous sleeves, which she offset with straight-legged leather pants in red. Ola Farahat and Reem Alswaidi also found fans in the color yellow. While the former matched her yellow pants to her purse, the latter wore a monochrome suit, pairing it with purple heels and a white coat. Those who prefer neutral shades, however, might find themselves gravitating towards Haifa Wehbe’s look. The Lebanese star championed faux fur in a long brown and beige hooded coat, which she paired with black tights and metallic silver boots.
Scroll to see all the looks.