Company: Etoile Group/INGIE Paris
The UAE-based CEO and managing director of fashion’s Etoile Group is one of the most avant garde Arab women’s clothiers, whose style influences many a Gulf closet. She runs an operation with over 50 high-end fashion boutiques, including Chanel, Valentino, Ralph Lauren, Tod’s, John Galliano, and Hogan. In 2005 she established the eminent luxury fashion concept, Etoile ‘La boutique’, Etoile’s flagship. She was 2008’s Emirates Woman Business Woman of the Year and is on the board of Dubai International Fashion Week. She has launched a lusted-after niche haute couture line called INGIE Paris, sold locally.