Model, 30, Australian
Describe your style I’m classic with a surprising twist. The true definition of style is... Personal Who most inspires your style? My mum. She’s had a career in modelling way before I started and her style is pure elegance no matter what she wears. What do you love about Middle Eastern style? I love that the Middle East is at the forefront of so many trends and that women here like to place a high importance on the way they present themselves to others. What makes someone stylish in your eyes? When they’re effortless and their personality can be easily read in the way they present themselves. Most memorable outfit you’ve ever worn A pink Viktor & Rolf bow dress to the Dubai International Film Festival last year. Style mantra If you don’t feel comfortable in your outfit, change it. How does fashion empower you It empowers me as a woman as I get to express myself before I even have to speak, and it’s such a powerful thing to be able to communicate without words. Favourite designer of all time Azzedine Alaïa, because his creations were one of a kind, and he left a huge imprint on the fashion industry. A/W18 style advice I think the most important is to stay true to your own style first as not all trends may suit you. So choose on-trend pieces that can easily be turned into classics or staple pieces. Ultimate catwalk model Naomi Campbell for breaking boundaries and bringing diversity to the fashion industry. Fave place to shop in Mall of the Emirates The Fashion Dome, because it offers a wide selection of amazing brands but it feels intimate at the same time.