While we’ve been counting down the days to 2016, the region’s “It” girls have been busy with holiday preparations, festive parties, and traveling to far-flung destinations. Throughout all of their adventures, they’ve provided plenty of style inspiration for fans and followers. Over the long weekend, some chose to keep it casual in cozy sweaters, while others traded typical seasonal fare for looks that were more experimental and avant-garde. See all these looks and more by clicking through the gallery above.
Photo: Courtesy of @Ascia_AKF
Ascia Farraj of The Hybrids shows off a stunning new jacket that she helped create in collaboration with Thouqi.com and Kuwaiti brand Hamsa.
Photo: Courtesy of @Dana.Hourani
Girl-about-town Dana Hourani demonstrates casual winter style in a cozy turtleneck sweater.
Photo: Courtesy of @DialaMakki
Dubai TV host and producer Diala Makki sports a fairytale look by Reem Acra.
Photo: Courtesy of @Doooonie
Dana Wolley, founder of Wayed Vintage, poses in an utterly perfect holiday party look for her collaborative styling sessions with Saks Fifth Avenue.
Photo: Courtesy of @HudaBeauty
World-famous beauty blogger, brand mogul, and makeup artist Huda Kattan spreads holiday cheer with her husband Chris in front of their Christmas tree.
Photo: Courtesy of @MrMoudz
Mr. Moudz is as famous for his stellar collection of accessories as he is for his #squad of gorgeous female friends. This week, he was joined in Dubai by LA-based reality TV star Lilly Galichi.
Photo: Courtesy of @NoorFares
London-based Lebanese jewelry designer Noor Fares celebrated her first Christmas with her new husband in pieces by Maison Rabih Kayrouz and Muzungu Sisters. Read more about their incredible wedding earlier this year, here.
Photo: Courtesy of @OlaFarahat
During a Dubai winter, it’s completely possible to rock summer shorts. Just ask Ola Farahat, who paired shorts with tights and a gorgeous vest by Adriana Iglesias.
Photo: Courtesy of @RoseminM
Rosemin Manji gets in the holiday spirit in a stylish M Missoni dress.
Photo: Courtesy of @ShereenMitwalli
The multi-talented founder & CEO of TheFemaleNetwork.com, Shereen Mitwalli Butler, rocks a perfect LBD with lace-up booties.
Photo: Courtesy of @SimiHaze
Twin “It” girls Sama and Haya Khadra make the most of a holiday retreat in Megève, France by throwing down a DJ set in stylish ski attire.
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For a holiday soirée, Tala Samman sports a sultry off-shoulder LBD and a chic new Coach bag.
Photo: Courtesy of @TheRealFouz
Kuwaiti social media star Fouz Alfahad livens up her all-black ensemble by adding a bright pop of color in the form of a chic chapeau.
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Regional “It” girl and style influencer Yalda Golsharifi embraces a beautiful holiday look made by the talented Hussein Bazaza.