A breakthrough of diversity
These are the new Arab faces taking the world by storm...

On the runways, we’ve been seeing more models of colour, but is fashion really becoming more diverse? In our opinion, diversity in fashion stretches to far more than just race, ethnicity, size and age. It has to do with everything and anything. For decades, the runways have been severely lacking in diversity but, there’s been a new slew of up-and-coming talents making it big (and making a point). 

Models including Imaan Hammam, Shanina Shaik and the Hadid sisters are prime examples of Arab models that have dominated the fashion industry, and whilst the Arab world is still largely under-represented, there’s a new wave of faces proving to make a change. 

Below, scroll through our list of faces and talents that are booking shows, breaking boundaries and will definitely continue to do so for years to come…

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