100 most powerful Indians in the Gulf
Sat 13 Oct 2012 04:14 PM
Sara Belhasa
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Sara Belhasa

Industry: Retail

Company: Belhasa Group

Designation: Vice chairperson

From a simple childhood in Mumbai to living a privileged life in the upper echelons of Arab society, Sarah Belhasa’s journey has always been full of adventure. These days, Belhasa is one of Dubai’s most fashionable faces. She has been instrumental in the launch of Dubai Fashion Week. Besides serving as an adviser to a number of local fashion bodies, her Studio 8 store, which opened two years ago, has introduced some of the most high-profile Asian and Arab designers to the UAE. Last year, Belhasa picked up the Businesswoman of the Year prize at the Arabian Business Indian CEO awards.