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7 Dubai-Based Fashion Bloggers You Should Know

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Updated: 7 September 2016
If you’ve heard of Dubai, chances are you have because of its record-breaking architecture and city planning, but once here, you begin to notice that the fashion industry is taking over the city like a storm. For years, designers and magazines have brought fashion to us, and lovers of the industry have taken it upon themselves to broaden the style spectrum. The city is filled with fashion bloggers, so here are seven that show the world what Dubai’s fashion scene has to offer.

Zahra Lyla/@ZahraLyla

Dubai-born and raised, Zahra started her blog, Just Lyla, in 2009 as an outlet for her fashion inspirations. Her passion and blog have led her to work with some of the fashion industry’s biggest designers, photographers, and models. With a mix of modern Middle Eastern kaftans and Western T-shirts and jeans, she portrays the real Dubai girl’s style.

Why you should know her: The Dubai girl style inspiration.

Coming up on #JustLyla 🌸 قريبا على البلوق! فستان من @designer_24

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Tala Samman/@MyFashDiary

Tala Samman is one of UAE‘s first bloggers – blogging since 2009. Her blog talks about all things lifestyle: beauty, fashion, and fitness. She discovers anything from new food stops and fashion labels to the best beauty salons and fitness centers around Dubai.

Why you should know her: To hear about the best of the best firsthand.

Day 2 of #Eid // wearing @storets_me, #KateSpadeNY & #TaylorMorris ✌🏼️

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Kat Lebrasse/@KatLebrasse

Australian fashion stylist and freelance journalist, Lebrasse covers fashion styles from business meetings to walks in the park. Her relaxed and chic style is lovable and so very doable!

Why you should know her: Fashion inspiration for any occasion.

Parks and recreation. #lebrasseinlondon #lebrassetravels

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Teresa Karpinska/@styledrifter

As the name suggests, Teresa covers a variety of styles in just one blog. From sequin dresses to classic white sneakers, it’s one blog to inspire a girl worldwide!

Why you should know her: Her relaxed style is an all-around inspiration.

Nadya Hasn/@thefierce_nay

Not only is Nadya a style icon, but she also gives the world a clear look at how fashionable Emirati women really are! A worldwide traveler and lover of all things fashion, Nadya’s taken the next step into becoming her own label with her line of shoes.

Why you should know her: Shoe lover’s paradise!

That breeze! Thanks for the snap @twistedcurlz #liketkit

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Natalia Shustova/@Shoestova

Natalia Shustova’s bold style sets her apart from many Dubai bloggers. Daring to try out every outfit possible, her blog will keep you on your toes and inspire you to be as experimental with your style.

Why you should know her: The Carrie Bradshaw of Dubai.

sometimes I like to pretend that my name is Carrie and I live in New York Photo by @essemdavid for ShoesTova

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Ahmed El Sayed/@twistedcurlz

Yes, the men in Dubai are just as stylish as the ladies. Co-founder of Dubai-based fashion label House of Nomad, Ahmed is one man who takes his fashion seriously (even when wearing just sweats and a T-shirt). Strolling through the streets of Dubai and the hidden corners away from the crowds, his Instagram profile is full of style inspiration for every occasion.

Why you should know him: Style inspiration and the latest on the House of Nomad collections.