The March 2022 issue of Vogue Arabia is an extra special one for many reasons. In commemorating our 5th anniversary, the magazine has also brought along both, rising and well-known talents from around the region for the celebration. And so, recognizing that models are a significant part of a fashion publication, Vogue Arabia’s anniversary edition serves as a platform for some of the newest Arab faces in the industry. The list includes models who have previously been featured in our issues, a couple who have fronted the cover, as well as a few making their Vogue Arabia debut.
From Morocco to Syria, these are the Arab models to have on your radar. Scroll to see them in action in our March 2022 issue.
Amira Al Zuhair, Saudi Arabia
Modeling Chaumet tiaras in this partnered shoot, the Saudi model was photographed in Diriyah dressed in dreamy gowns and abayas. Al Zuhair has previously starred on the December 2020 cover of Vogue Arabia.
Anisa Dagher, Lebanon
The Lebanese model appears in a Vogue Arabia editorial once again, this time showcasing a new take on 90s fashion, with fresh minimalism and masculine shapes.
Ansar Elyacoubi, Morocco
Appearing in one of her first few Vogue Arabia editorials, the Moroccan talent models vibrant pieces in this shoot spotlighting the Arab designers pushing the boundaries through evocative designs and sumptuous colors.
Aouatif, Hanane, and Jasmine, Morocco. Valentine, Algeria-Iran
Emerging new models from Morocco, Algeria, and Iran, came together in this playful shoot which showcases key pieces from the Spring/Summer 2022 collection with monochromatic strokes and splashes of pastel. Aouatif has previously starred on the October 2021 cover of Vogue Arabia.
Lana Al Beik, Palestine-Syria
A familiar face in Vogue Arabia, the Palestinian-Syrian talent models the creations of a new generation of Arab designers that are working to bring fashion and sustainability together.
Nala Osman, Somalia
Making her Vogue debut this month, the hijab-wearing Somali model poses in pieces doubled up on texture, structure, and volume in a subversive twist on next-level layering.
Rawdah Mohamed, Somalia
Another known figure to often feature in Vogue Arabia, the Oslo-based Somali model showcases a creative spin on modest dressing with a bold combination of color, print, and texture. The hijabi model has previously starred on the October 2021 cover of Vogue Arabia.
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