The 'Elle Arab World' Style Awards
Celebrating the title in the Middle East with a global brand conference
The annual Elle Arab World Style Awards 2013 were held recently at the Art Satwa gallery in Dubai.
A glamorous night ensued, with various members of the city's fashion industry including Dubai One TV personality Diala Makki and many high profile industry insiders on the guest list.
An international network of Elle magazine representatives were also in attendance, flown in for a global Elle International brand conference prior to the the event – and joined by designers Elie Saab and Stéphane Rolland, the latter of whom won the award for 'Iconic Designer' on the night. Actress Naomi Harris also accepted the 'Best Upcoming Actress' award on stage. Prominent regional fashion personality Ingie Chalhoub also took home the award for 'Businesswoman of the Year' for her work directing the Etoile Group and her own label, INGIE Paris.