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Rawdah Mohamed Wore Two Bold Jackets by Sudanese-French Designer Abdel El Tayeb in Less Than 24 Hours



Fashion month always brings with it a plethora of envy-worthy sartorial moments, and if you love modest fashion, there’s no ignoring the wardrobe of Somali-Norwegian model Rawdah Mohamed, who seems to never run out of novel ways to stand out.

Currently in Paris, Mohamed has been making a strong case for unapologetically bold hues all through fashion month. Cases in point: the sunset orange Prada dress she paired with mauve boots in Milan, the oxblood suede jacket + leather skirt pairing she nailed earlier this week, and most recently the mustard printed Gregory Assaad piece she styled with maroon trousers in the French capital. And it doesn’t look like the Vogue Scandinavia Fashion Editor is done lighting up our feeds just yet.

Yesterday, Mohamed used her wardrobe to spotlight the impeccable work of Sudanese-French designer Abdel El Tayeb by wearing not one, but two of his jackets during Paris Fashion Week. Mohamed first was seen walking the streets of Paris in a scarlet cropped number, known as the Spencer Pea Coat, which came with fine white geometric detailing…


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…And then was spotted in Abdel El Tayeb’s emerald green and ivory embroidered basketry jacket, which she color-blocked with royal blue separates, a forest green head scarf, and traffic-stopping red pumps.


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If you’re an avid Vogue Arabia reader, you’ll recognize the name of this Paris-based designer immediately—it was El Tayeb’s vibrant pieces that model Adriana Lima wore on the covers of our January 2022 issue. “I grew up with a number of cultural layers,” the designer revealed to us in a special interview earlier this year, while speaking about the inspiration behind his pieces, which rely heavily on Sudanese basketry and basket motifs. “These layers are clear in my designs.” To learn more about the man who won Qatar’s Fashion Trust Arabia debut talent award this year, click here. And for your next evening out, take cues from Rawdah Mohamed on how to layer in style.

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