She's A Lady: Madiyah Al Sharqi S/S16

BY Harper's Bazaar Arabia / Oct 27 2015 / 23:43 PM

Sweet but strong, Madiyah Al Sharqi’s S/S16 collection, shown at Fashion Forward this season, was made for the modern woman

She's A Lady: Madiyah Al Sharqi S/S16
She's A Lady: Madiyah Al Sharqi S/S16
Madiyah Al Sharqi at Fashion Forward spring/summer 2016
She's A Lady: Madiyah Al Sharqi S/S16
Madiyah Al Sharqi at Fashion Forward spring/summer 2016
She's A Lady: Madiyah Al Sharqi S/S16
Madiyah Al Sharqi at Fashion Forward spring/summer 2016
She's A Lady: Madiyah Al Sharqi S/S16
Madiyah Al Sharqi at Fashion Forward spring/summer 2016
She's A Lady: Madiyah Al Sharqi S/S16
Madiyah Al Sharqi at Fashion Forward spring/summer 2016
She's A Lady: Madiyah Al Sharqi S/S16
Madiyah Al Sharqi at Fashion Forward spring/summer 2016

Feminine silhouettes in a pretty pastel colour palette are a Madiyah Al Sharqi signature, and were shown in full fashionable force this past weekend at Fashion Forward. But this season, there was an added edge. Sheer fabrics and embellished lace met asymmetric cuts in block colours for a look that screamed pretty-but-powerful, while military-esque, hi-lo crepe skirts were accessorised with peek-a-boo lace, and blazers were given the same tough-luxe treatment. Referencing the mood of the 1970s, it was grown-up glamour at its beautiful best, and marked another successful season for the Fujairah-based designer. 

Words: Maddison Glendinning