Red Carpet 2023: A Spotlight on Stunning Middle Eastern Actresses

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In the intersection of cinema and fashion, these Middle Eastern actresses undeniably know how to make a lasting impression. Showcasing impeccable style, along with meticulously chosen jewelry and makeup, they have confidently walked some of the most prestigious red carpets worldwide, with nothing to envy from their Hollywood counterparts. Let’s take a closer look at some of their standout red carpet moments from 2023.


Hend Sabry Cannes Film Festival: “Four Daughters” Premiere

Hend Sabry at Cannes Film Festival 2023. Photos @hendsabri

Hend Sabry, a true icon of Arab cinema, turned heads at the Cannes Film Festival during the premiere of “Four Daughters.” She looked stunning in a dress by fellow Tunisian designer Ali Karoui.  She paired it with Cartier silver jewelry, and a soft pink makeup, courtesy of Dior Beauty.

Later in November at the Red Sea Film Festival,  Sabry wore another head-turning dress, this time by by Honayda. She completed her look with silver jewellery and bold red lips.



Razane Jammal Cannes Film Festival

Lebanese actress Razane Jammal wore Dior and Cartier jewels at the Women’s Stories Gala during Cannes Film Festival, making a solid case for the timelessness of red. To complement her look, Razane opted for hair and makeup by L’Oreal Paris.

Photo Rezane Jammal’s IG. The actress at Cannes Film Festival 2023.

During another Cannes Film Festival appearance, the British-Lebanese beauty made a statement in a sleek, bejeweled ivory ensemble by Dior doused in intricate beadwork. She completed her look with understated jewelry and a natural makeup palette.


Tara Emad Cartier’s “Le Voyage Recommencé” Launch in Florence

Photo IG Tara Emad

Egyptian actress Tara Emad looked stunning at Cartier’s “Le Voyage Recommencé” launch in Florence. She graced the event in a custom Jean Pierre Khoury dress, paired with Aquazzura shoes and Cartier jewelry. Another key style moment of the actress this year includes the Cannes Film Festival.  She was honoured alongside five other remarkable women at the Women’s Stories Gala, an event hosted by Red Sea Film and Vanity Fair.  She graced the occasion in Chanel attire and wore Cartier Jewels.

Tara Emad in Chanel and Cartier jewellery at the Women’s Stories Gala during the Cannes Film Festival.


Saba Mubarak 44th Cairo International Film Festival

Saba Mubarak. Cairo Iternational Film Festival

In November, at the 44th Cairo International Film Festival, Jordanian actress Saba Mubarak radiated elegance in a Toni Maticevski dress. Her choice of opulent vintage necklaces from the legendary Azzafahmy collection further enhanced her innate beauty. Saba’s look at the festival’s opening was a true masterpiece that transcended time and trends.


Rym Saidi Red Sea Film Festival Opening Ceremony

Rym Saydi at the Red Sea Film Festival 2023

Tunisian actress Rym Saidi stole the spotlight at the Red Sea Film Festival’s opening ceremony. Dressed in a fabulous Tony Ward Couture ensemble, she captured the essence of elegance and sophistication.


Mila Al Zahrani Women’s Stories Gala at Cannes

Mila Al Zahrani at the Red Sea Fiim Festival

Mila Al Zahrani dazzled at the Women’s Stories Gala, hosted by the Red Sea International Film Festival and Vanity Fair Europe at Cannes. Her choice of Boucheron jewels and an Atelier Heikat dress added to the glamour of the event, which celebrated women’s contributions to the film industry. Mila’s style and grace shone brightly on this glamorous occasion.


Mona Zaki Cannes Film Festival

Zaki captivated once more at Cannes in a strapless Zuhair Murad ballgown featuring a ruched bodice and a billowing skirt illustrated with sailing ships. Her look was completed with a Serpenti choker and matching Bulgari jewellery.

All images from the respective actresses instagram accounts.