Safi Rabah is one of the incredibly talented designers behind the Juliette N. White label and got his start in the Kuwait fashion industry in 2008, when he relocated there from Tunisia after graduating with a degree in fashion marketing management. He’d just gotten the chance to work with an established Tunisian designer who was working in Kuwait at the time. After working as a creative assistant for two years, Rabah set off on his own, ultimately landing a designing gig at Juliette N. White.
There’s New York, Milan, Paris, London - but Kuwait? As of last month, with the inauguration of Kuwait Fashion Week, the answer is a resounding yes. We spent three days in the glamorous city, attending events, sitting at fashion shows, meeting designers and completely immersing herself in the burgeoning Kuwaiti fashion culture.
While it may be tough to tear yourself away from cocktails poolside, be sure to catch an Uber to the other side of the bridge for a little cultural stimulation in the Wynwood Arts District one afternoon. Teeming with art galleries, museums, coffee shops, bars and clothing stores too cool for school, the Arts District is the perfect escape to exercise your brain — rather than your bikini.
Majestic red sand dunes, white surfer beaches, picture perfect mountains, midnight blue seascapes and national parks filled with a wildlife cast from The Lion King. A traveller’s paradise is short for one of the larger and youngest countries in Africa, Namibia.