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These Designers Elevated Egyptian Heritage with High Fashion

Egyptian luxury handbag brand (and 2016 DDFC/Vogue Fashion Prize accessories winner) Okhtein has collaborated with Egypt’s designers, including Azza Fahmy and House of Select, in a shoot that highlights regional design talent. Led by acclaimed photographer Bassam Allam, the shoot features model Tara Emad in a sun-drenched Arabesque backdrop.


Tara Emad wears dress by Kojak Studio and silver hexagon minaudière by Okhtein. Courtesy of Maison Pyramide

Shot in Cairo’s Beit Al Suhaimy building––a house that dates back to Ottoman era––German stylist Lorand Lajos mixed printed dresses and embellished designs by Mohanad Kojak. Vogue Arabia reveals the shoot here.


Production: Maison Pyramide
Photography and Art Direction: Bassam Allam
Model: Tara Emad
Styling: Lorand Lajos
Makeup: Mahmoud Rashad
Hair: Toi Beauty Salon
Location: Beit Al Suhaimy, Cairo, Egypt

This project is in collaboration with Red Bull Egypt in support of the #ThisisEgypt campaign under the umbrella of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.

Click here to see the DDFC/Vogue Fashion Prize accessories finalists’ Spring 2017 collections.

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