PICTURES: Amal Azhari kicks off Beirut Fashion Week with Moroccan kaftans
Written by Malek
Lebanese designer Amal Azhari opened the Lebanese Fashion Week in the
presence of the Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri. (Supplied)
by english.alarabiya.net -- Lebanese designer Amal Azhari opened the Lebanese Fashion Week in the
presence of the Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, along with
political and social figures, supporting the event, which is considered
as a season of elegance. The designer
presented a collection of Moroccan kaftans and jalabiyas for spring and
summer of 2017, where she was keen to provide a convenient wear for the
occasion of the month of Ramadan. The collection also included designs
of transparent caftans that are suitable for beach wear. The
rich ornament was prevalent in the show aligned with the oriental
touches which was dominant in different designs. But these decorations
did not prevent the presence of many of the simple looks that fit with
our modern lifestyle.
In this collection, we noticed the long
plisse abayas with a knot at the neck, the golden and silver turbans
worn by the models as well; which perfectly matched the atmosphere of
the show along with the huge accessories.
Amal Chose for the bride of this season, a
long silver dress blending both the eastern touch along with the modern
lines. Amal appeared at the end of the show to greet the audience,
wearing a golden kaftan on top of a classic black trousers and shirt;
Her look Briefly stated her message of mingling the eastern and western
touch in her designs.
The kaftan is a traditional wear, which is
based on the simple tunic, or one-piece dress. The kaftan is often worn
as a coat or overdress, usually reaching to the ankles, with long
sleeves; it has evolved and acquired different styles, purposes, and
names depending on the culture.
Last Update: Tuesday, 18 April 2017 KSA 18:12 - GMT 15:12