In anticipation of the Holy Month of Ramadan, designers are paying homage to the Middle East with new exclusively designed capsules and special edition pieces. Tailored to suit the occasion, expect beautifully crafted kaftans, statement footwear and bags in one-off colorways…
Dima Ayad has recently launched a fully inclusive Ramadan and SS21 collection – who can resist bold oversized blooms? Everyone is catered for with pieces that are form-flattering and chic.
Exclusively for the Middle East, Maria Grazia Chiuri has subtly reinterpreted the house’s iconic silhouettes with gold accents. The Dior Gold capsule includes dresses and skirts in tulle, silk or multicolored mesh, a mini Dior Book Tote, as well as the Lady Dior, the Saddle and the Dior Caro bags finely embroidered with metallic threads.
For Ramadan, Prada has curated a collection that includes clothing from the house’s SS21 collection and shoes that have been designed especially for this occasion. It includes minimalistic mules with delicate pastel tones as well as luxurious evening sandals with crystals and embroideries.
The perfect addition to any iftar or suhoor look, Michael Kors’ offering for Ramadan includes the Johara bag and the Lexington watch and slider gift set, both of which are exclusively available in the Middle East.
Celebrating the art of embroidery, luxury Italian label Loro Piana has created a capsule of linen kaftans in four wearable colors, including Egypt Rock, Splendent Rust, Dark Antique Rose and Powder Sand. Only available in the UAE for the period of Ramadan and Eid, at The Dubai Mall store and loropiana.com
Embodying effortless everyday glamor, Jimmy Choo’s new limited edition capsule comprises four exclusive designs, including three shoes (flats and heels) and a Daisy clutch bag (pictured) – a day-to-evening bag with signature crystal C detailing. Available exclusively in the UAE.
Dolce & Gabbana
For elegant dresses, maxi skirts, kaftans and silk loungewear, some in signature floral prints, look to Dolce & Gabbana’s Beautiful Life collection – available in select Dolce & Gabbana boutiques in the UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain and Turkey, and online at dolceandgabbana.com and farfetch.com
For tradition with a twist, head to The Kape where the classic abaya can be found belted, embellished or reimagined with cocoon sleeves.
Calling on their collective of designers, Matches Fashion has curated a Ramadan edit with pieces including this sun embellished kaftan, by Andrew Gn.
Having listened to the requests of their Middle Eastern customers, Fendi have reworked two of their icons – the Peekaboo and Colibri shoe – in various shades of green. Our favorite? The timeless Peekaboo in Eucalyptus Green. Available both online and in-store.
Noon by Noor
Clematis pink, rose red and soft shell are just a few of the dreamy colors Noon by Noor have incorporated into their Sahara capsule. Made in Bahrain, flowing dresses and kaftans in soft chiffons and organza will make a strong addition to any Ramadan wardrobe.
Dress for iftar in Sekka 38’s new puff-sleeve abayas, modern jumpsuits and A-line dresses – all part of their new Ramadan 2021 collection.
Showcasing exclusive capsules from 30 Middle Eastern and international designers, including Valentino, Sem Sem, Carolina Herrera and Bambah, Farfetch is a one-stop-shop for everything from tailored suiting to modest evening wear.
The Milan-based womenswear brand has created an exclusive 7-piece RTW capsule of kaftans, tunics and trousers in rich jewel tones, some with delicately embroidered tulips or exaggerated fringed trims. Available at Matchesfashion.com
Oscar de la Renta
A label synonymous with occasion dressing, Oscar de la Renta does it bigger and better than anyone else. Make a grand entrance to any Eid celebration in this glorious fringed kaftan.
Only available at Balenciaga Middle East stores, a new capsule includes classic accessories in new and exclusive colorways, and never-seen-before pieces. The Square Knife BB Mule pump, available in five new colors, is a must-buy.
This Saudi label continues to transform the modest fashion landscape with another beautiful collection for Ramadan, including versatile pieces for day-to-evening dressing.