It comes as no surprise that Palestinian embroidery grabs the attention of everybody, both regional and international. But, embroidery is not the only thing Palestinian designs are unique for. With an initiative like Palestine Fashion Week, talents from across the country get the chance to expose their designs and down the line, there's definitely more to come. Here are 6 Palestinian fashion designers you should definitely bookmark for your next shopping spree:
1. Jamal Taslaq
Born in Palestine in 1970, Taslaq has dressed women from the members of the Arab royal family to American stars, and elegant and classy European women.
Starting when she was only 12, Demyati would cut and paste her own clothes, customizing them to fit her style. Her passion for fashion goes way back.
Nasser-Khoury is an up-and-coming Palestinian designer shedding light on Palestinian embroidery, integrating a bit of tradition in a modern context.
Tahhan combines traditional Palestinian embroidery with chic modern styles as well. She took part in Jerusalem's catwalk show in 2015 and left the crowd amazed. Her work is especially unique because everything she manufactures hails from Palestine.
Both her parents are Palestinian, however she was born and raised in the UAE. Reema has made a name for herself with her fashion brand Reemami and was nominated in 2011, 2012 and 2015 as the best regional/local designer at the Grazia Style Awards.
Hazboun is a Palestinian designer creating both women's wear and jewelry. Raised in Bethlehem, Hazboun mixes Middle Eastern esthetic with a bit of European designers. If you're looking for a full fledged outfit, she's your answer.