ARWA AL BANAWI. Growing up in Jeddah, Saudi designer Arwa Al Banawi got an early fashion education from her stylish parents who inspired her love for uniquely tailored points of view. Despite spending a lot of most of her late childhood in Switzerland, her work is often inspired by Middle Eastern women. Designing for the empowered woman, her garments feature clever and comfortable elements mixed in with the chic aesthetic making the pieces easy to travel and work in. Her most recent collection dubbed “The Suitable Woman” focuses on women’s strength and independence. With blazers, signature t-shirts and hoodies; Arwa features a happy mix of functional yet chic pieces with impactful story-telling elements that are sure to steal onlookers attention.