Egyptian fashion, accessories and jewelry designers have been taking a good area in the fashion world. There are names that are taking it worldwide and already competing with international ones, and there are others that we predict them to do so. We’ve got you 12 local brands that we’re ultimately proud of:
- Shahira Lasheen
Shahira’s Atelier is currently one of the most successful ateliers in Cairo. She was nominated for the 10 best upcoming young Arab designers by Zuhair Murad. She started her brand in 2010, and made a huge success since then. Her designs are out of the world, and her hand-embroidery and details make her brand outstanding.
- Alia Khafaga
Taking the jewelry designing into a whole new stunning level! Khafaga’s brand has been seen everywhere worn by Arab celebrities, and it’s obviously because the designs are so original and fancy.
Zak is an elegant couture brand by designer Amani Zaki. Inspired by princesses vibes, a Zak dress can easily make you feel glamorous. Previously taken part in Cairo Fashion Festival season 6 and it’s probably going to make it internationally sooner than we might think.
Sisters Mounaz and Aya are rocking the world with their heavenly unique bags. They combine leather with gold/silver plated copper in such unique and exquisite designs. Not only did their brand win The Vogue Arabia Fashion Prize 2016, their bags are already taking over the streets of NYC and Paris worn by celebrities as Emma Watson, Emma Roberts, Gigi Hadid and Kris Jenner.
- Norine Farah Couture
All the way from a local designer to New York Fashion Week rocking the world, and putting Egypt back again on the fashion map! You’ve probably seen your favorite celebrities on red-carpets in Farah’s art. The designs are mostly combined of materials and prints elegantly connected together, in addition to attractive embroidery to make the perfect masterpieces.
- HL Designs
Collection of outstanding bags by designers Laila Sherif and Heba Ragaee. Each and every bag is flawlessly designed to fit the different styles that any girl would need.
- TaQat Jewelry
Bold, simple, circular, symmetrical and boho. Designed by Salma ElAnsary, given a ravishing combination of various materials, stones and sterling silver in simple pieces of jewelry full of modernity and simplicity.
From taking the local industry to another level, killing it in New York Fashion Week, winning The Best Female Couture Designer award to red-carpets and magazine covers all over the world. Farida Temraz designs have made it to Hollywood stars. Lastly, Ajiona Alexus who stunned in a Temraza suit at The Emmy Awards.
- Rana Madkour Designs
A fashion label with different trends, with an Arab taste, culture expression and oriental vibe in a quiet spectacular way. As the founder of Grand Bazaar, Madkour’s designs have been going huge, and they’re extremely magnificent.
Giving this simple and stylish addition to those who like it simple. A mix of dazzling stones for an unconventional lifestyle with high quality and reasonable prices, that every girl would need to add to her wardrobe!
- Sarah Bahaa Designs
All the way from Ready-to-Wear to Couture and Bridal, Sarah’s designs never fail to impress girls who seek a magical style. The dresses are out of the world, enough to make a girl feel like a princess.
It’s incredible to finally overlook at the Egyptian brands that are making it wide into the world of fashion. That was a small list of 12 brands, out of hundreds that have made their name using their hard-work and phenomenal talents to get to where they are now. We’re ultimately proud of them!