Meet The Women Under The Abayas: Shihanah Al Akeel

BY Alison Tay / May 28 2020 / 09:00 AM

“Nothing could stop me from making time for what my heart desires most, and that is fashion”

Meet The Women Under The Abayas: Shihanah Al Akeel

Saudi’s first-ever street-style book succeeded in shattering stereotypes and demystifing the way the world views women from the Kingdom. Bazaar chats with some of the women featured in the second edition of Marriam Mossalli's Under The Abaya.

Saudi models Shahad Salman and Taleedah Tamer are paving the way for the next generation ready to break into the industry, including Shihanah who insists, “Nothing could stop me from making time for what my heart desires most, and that is fashion.”

For more information on Under The Abaya visit undertheabaya.com or follow @under_the_abaya on Instagram.

Shihanah Al Akeel shot by Mohannad Al Suwaidaa

From Harper's BAZAAR Arabia May 2020 issue

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