The Arab Model Showcasing This Season’s Peak Glitter Look

Giambattista Valli, Nora Attal, Paris Fashion Week
So subtle. Very casual

Brit-Moroccan model Nora Attal turned heads at Giambattista Valli’s show in Paris, wearing a full face of iridescent glitter to accompany a robes-esque crimson dress. While it’s not what we’d call a low-maintenance look, the glitterball effect certainly captured the attention of social media, with her sparkly face taking over Instagram.

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With so much going on, the rest of Attal’s face was kept looking fresh and clean, with perfectly-groomed full brows. Val Garland, the make-up artist behind the look said she was inspired by a carefree nomadic traveler “who sometimes goes a little crazy and decides to jump on a horse and goes to a nightclub, and throws glitter all over her face”.

Disco-ball face aside, here’s no question that Attal has had a stellar Fashion Month, shining on the AW/15 catwalks for our favourite designers. The 18-year-old has wandered through Chanel’s forest fantasy in a parka-dress hybrid, donned leather for Alexander McQueen, and walked in the caped trench of our dreams for Loewe.

A fashion world veteran, she’s been clocking up the designers since her first campaign for J.W Anderson at age 14, walking for brands such as Lowe a year later. Hopefully that experience will help her get all that glitter off.


Giambattista Valli, Nora Attal, Paris Fashion Week