CHARLES & KEITH Fall Winter
CHARLES & KEITH Fall Winter CHARLES & KEITH Fall Winter

FATMA AL BAKRY

(@novemberus)

Scroll through the 25-year-old’s Instagram feed and it would be apparent that the shutterbug specialises in portraits – her own, of friends and even strangers. Fascinated by the diversity of the human race, Fatma joins our #CHARLESKEITH_REDEFINED movement to continue spreading the word about embracing individuality.

Tell us more about your city’s distinct fashion sense.

I studied in Dubai and have been here ever since. The street style here reflects how fast-paced and diverse the city is. Both local and foreign cultures fuse together to form a unique Dubai look.

What is one challenge that has redefined you?

Pursuing my creative career is a challenge that has redefined me. Coming from a conservative society, it has been hard to do something out of the norm. I had to prove my worth as a photographer and DJ to my family and the world even when I wasn’t making any money off of it.

The problem is that people associate money with success. Success is not measured by the amount of money you have, and that is something I am trying to bring to light. Success can also come in the form of learning new skills, connecting with important people and building your portfolio.

How would you style your favourite CHARLES & KEITH piece?

I would style my favourite CHARLES & KEITH knee-high boots with a silk shirt, tucked into high-waisted black pants and finished off with a cropped jacket.

CHARLES & KEITH Fall Winter
CHARLES & KEITH Fall Winter
CHARLES & KEITH Fall Winter

GEHNA ADVANI

(@gehnaadvani)

Gehna is a positive force of nature who believes that when it comes to style, “what matters most is how you carry yourself.” The beauty and lifestyle influencer wants to inspire such confidence via the #CHARLESKEITH_REDEFINED movement. She shares her thoughts on her city’s fashion sense and a personal challenge that has shaped her – quite literally – below.

Tell us more about your city’s distinct fashion sense.

I have spent most of my life in Dubai. It is so magical and iconic! The city is well-known for its stylish and luxurious lifestyle. The women here are real trend-setters. They receive a lot of attention about their style and always look so effortlessly beautiful.

What is one challenge that has redefined you?

Getting into fitness was a challenge that redefined me. No one could ever get me to the gym or inspire me to workout until I was introduced to the world of dance. Now, I am fully committed to it and spend hours practicing. The dance studio is my gym.

How would you style your favourite CHARLES & KEITH piece?

From a sporty outfit to a formal attire, I can style my versatile CHARLES & KEITH pieces with anything. However, my personal favourite is to pair a tweed dress with a push lock bag and metallic pumps.

CHARLES & KEITH Fall Winter
CHARLES & KEITH Fall Winter
CHARLES & KEITH Fall Winter

FATMA AL BAKRY

(@novemberus)

Scroll through the 25-year-old’s Instagram feed and it would be apparent that the shutterbug specialises in portraits – her own, of friends and even strangers. Fascinated by the diversity of the human race, Fatma joins our #CHARLESKEITH_REDEFINED movement to continue spreading the word about embracing individuality.

Tell us more about your city’s distinct fashion sense.

I studied in Dubai and have been here ever since. The street style here reflects how fast-paced and diverse the city is. Both local and foreign cultures fuse together to form a unique Dubai look.

What is one challenge that has redefined you?

Pursuing my creative career is a challenge that has redefined me. Coming from a conservative society, it has been hard to do something out of the norm. I had to prove my worth as a photographer and DJ to my family and the world even when I wasn’t making any money off of it.

The problem is that people associate money with success. Success is not measured by the amount of money you have, and that is something I am trying to bring to light. Success can also come in the form of learning new skills, connecting with important people and building your portfolio.

How would you style your favourite CHARLES & KEITH piece?

I would style my favourite CHARLES & KEITH knee-high boots with a silk shirt, tucked into high-waisted black pants and finished off with a cropped jacket.

CHARLES & KEITH Fall Winter
CHARLES & KEITH Fall Winter
CHARLES & KEITH Fall Winter

GEHNA ADVANI

(@gehnaadvani)

Gehna is a positive force of nature who believes that when it comes to style, “what matters most is how you carry yourself.” The beauty and lifestyle influencer wants to inspire such confidence via the #CHARLESKEITH_REDEFINED movement. She shares her thoughts on her city’s fashion sense and a personal challenge that has shaped her – quite literally – below.

Tell us more about your city’s distinct fashion sense.

I have spent most of my life in Dubai. It is so magical and iconic! The city is well-known for its stylish and luxurious lifestyle. The women here are real trend-setters. They receive a lot of attention about their style and always look so effortlessly beautiful.

What is one challenge that has redefined you?

Getting into fitness was a challenge that redefined me. No one could ever get me to the gym or inspire me to workout until I was introduced to the world of dance. Now, I am fully committed to it and spend hours practicing. The dance studio is my gym.

How would you style your favourite CHARLES & KEITH piece?

From a sporty outfit to a formal attire, I can style my versatile CHARLES & KEITH pieces with anything. However, my personal favourite is to pair a tweed dress with a push lock bag and metallic pumps.

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