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Broaden your fashion horizon with these up and coming Middle Eastern fashion designers. 

Although the Middle East is not always publicized as a hub for fashion, it has indefinitely become home to lesser-known, yet equally remarkable, designers. Their names and designs still remain largely under radar, so check them out while they're hot.

Huda Al Nuaimi 

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From embellished denim, to breezy two-piece sets perfect for travelling, this designer wears her personality on her sleeve. Nature and quirky touches are a common theme throughout her designs. A streamlined and loose silhouette is what you can find by the Dubai native. 

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This trendy line of jewelry is more than just an accessories brand. It helps single mothers and other female survivors of violence in Tunisia. The brand employs these women and gives them an oppourtunity to thrive in a community set up for them to fail. Caterina Occhio realized the need to help women when she visited the back streets of Tunisia, and shortly after this gorgeous line of dainty jewelry pieces were born. 

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This designer knows how to make flattering and flowy designs that hug the body in all the right places. Her sexy summer inspired pieces are perfect for a date night or lounging in a private villa. 

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At first glance, Lilian Afshar's pieces look like pieces of art or a friend's interior design piece you shouldn't touch. You can get these artful clutches engraved, which makes them the perfect gift. Add a statement to any evening outfit or formal event with these show stopping pieces. The Dubai designer also makes jewelry you cannot miss. 

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