Let’s just come out and admit it: we only have Instagram accounts to get some fashion inspiration. This winter, if you’re looking for fashion and beauty ideas or sometimes even tutorials, look no further than these accounts ran by beautiful Arab women—in no specific ranking! They are all, in our opinion, the best of the best. More importantly, they feature outfits we can actually wear!
By: HANA KOTB
- @hudabeauty (16.2m followers)
Huda Kattan is a blogger turned business woman living in Dubai, and definitely one of the top beauty influencer on Instagram.
- @eljammi (117k followers)
Another blog from Dubai, Eljammi Gozalli covers beauty, lifestyle, and fashion.
- @hadiaghaleb (411k followers)
20 minutes to go!!! 👄💄💝Can't wait to meet you all today with @lancomeofficial for the Juicy Shakers launch! Get your hands on this limited edition Ghaleb 📱cover, I'm holding with every juicy purchase! Free make-up sessions and drinks will be all over the place. See you all at 6-10PM today at @wojoohbeauty in city stars! #LancomeXWojooh #WojoohBeauty #ShakeUpYourMakeUp ____ Project by @gph__
Founder of Ghaleb Production House, Hadia Ghaleb is one of Egypt’s most sought-after fashion social media personalities. The stylish self-confessed athlete and entrepreneur says that she believes in “wearing, seeing and capturing art,” as well as promoting healthy living.
- @jessicakahawaty (249k followers)
Jessica Kahawaty has a background in high fashion modeling as well as pageantry (she was crowned runner-up at Miss World 2012). She basically gets to play dress up by the world’s hottest designers. But it’s not only her stunning looks and fashion sense that makes this account one to follow. The humor in her posts captured the hearts of many.
- @myfashdiary (104k followers)
Tala Samman, a Flywheel Dubai ambassador, is another Dubai-based fashionista and blogger, who covers everything from street style to travel. Tala, who’s a London College of Fashion graduate, is also a fitness fanatic, regularly posting her workouts.
- @thefierce_nay (143k followers)
Nadya Hasan is a style blogger and traveler with a wardrobe we’re (let’s be honest) jealous of. This Emirati is proof you don’t need to show a lot of skin to look like a total knockout. She features looks ranging from casual street style to night-time glamour.
- @mrskeepa (79.7k followers)
Marian Yehia, better known as Mrs. Keepa, is a French-Egyptian fashion designer based in (you guessed it) Dubai. She’s been recently dubbed the Hottest Mama on Earth when her picture on the hospital bed holding her newly born baby boy went viral.
- @satisfashionbysn (143k followers)
Noha Elsherbiny is an Egyptian lifestyle social-media influencer and mother of two. She also a co-owner and designer of Teela Designs.
- @ tamaraalgabbani (136k followers)
Merry Christmas & happy holiday to all of you all around the world 🎄🌲🎉🎁🎊 Wishing you lots of happiness, blessings and love ❤❤❤ Wearing: Blazer by @elisabettafranchi 👕 Leggings by @bebe_arabia 👖 Sunglasses @ferragamo 🕶 Necklace & bag @bulgariofficial 💍👛 #tamaraalgabbani #تمارة_القباني #bvlgari #elisabettafranchi #bebe #ferragamoeyewear
Tamara Al Gabbani is a savvy Saudi fashion designer and entrepreneur, who launched her label years ago. Her outfits, hair style and make up are simply #goals.
- @fashion_pirate(253k followers)
Zeynab El-helw has the ultimate street style wardrobe. Best of all, she regularly gives out giveaways!
- @karenwazenb (235k followers)
Mom of three under three, Karen Wazen Bakhazi is Okhtein’s brand ambassador. Karen is very family-oriented, regularly posting pictures of her son and two twin girls.
- @daliansouli (37.1k followers)
Dalia Nsouli describes herself as a fashionably lost banker—among other things! She’s also a co-buyer of Curio, a concept store that sources pieces from around the world in the will to make fashion and art gather in an evolving, carefully well thought-out retail space.
- @nataliesallaum (134k followers)
Natalie Sallaum is a Swiss-Lebanese blogger, who offers fashion and makeup inspiration as well as tutorials.
- @ nadineabdelaziz (297k followers)
Nadine Abdel Aziz is an ex-Miss Lebanon and reality TV star in LBC’s The Sisters, a Beirut-based reality show that is eerily similar to Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Although the show has been highly critized, no one can fault Nadine’s fashion sense!
- @aliceabdelaziz (338k followers) @fafiabdelaziz (277k followers)
Alice and Farah are the other Abdelaziz sisters, who are Lebanese-Romanian. The three sister also work with Vogue Italia. They have flawless make-up, long black hair and clothes straight off the catwalk, and happen to live in a sprawling villa, drive shiny cars, take dozens of selfies each day and thrive on social media. They’re just fun to follow!
For style blogger Aliaa el esseily, luxury is simply a way of life. She has a deep appreciation for quality and style. Her approach to fashion can be described as a high-low mix of classic femininity elevated with modern touches, an aesthetic that is evident in her affinity for minimalist designs and statement accessories.