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Title: An Omani fashion show
Author(s): ALZADJALI, Julia
Journal: Khil'a
Volume: 1    Date: 2005   
Pages: 159-169
DOI: 10.2143/KH.1.0.630003

Abstract :
In December 2003 a fashion show was held in Muscat, Oman, that demonstrated the imaginative and colourful manner in which some modern, Omani fashion designers have re-interpreted traditional Omani dress for women. In particular, attention is focussed in the article on the work of Nawal bint Hamed bin Hamid Al-Hooti, who is the owner and designer behind several haut couture ateliers in the Gulf region. As shown in the article by Alzadjali, the work of Nawal revolves around the various forms of Omani dress, but always with a twist.

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