ABOUT SOPHIA BENYAHIA KAFTAN

Sophia Benyahia Kaftan, a Dubai based brand, offers a range of luxury Moroccan kaftans with a rich, colourful and modern aesthetic that simultaneously embodies the traditional characteristics of the ancient costume dating back to the Moroccan-Andalucía era. At the heart of the brand is a creative director, Sophia Benyahia, who recalls the nostalgic experience of designing a traditional kaftan with her mother in Morocco. The philosophy of the brand, cemented in each creation, is to offer Middle Eastern women exquisite garments rich in design, texture and appeal that intersects with their heritage

Sophia Benyahia Kaftan unveil their debut collection of traditional Moroccan kaftans in Dubai.

A leading creative Sophia Benyahia, native to Morocco, designs a collection of traditional kaftans channelling a journey of evolution displayed with master craftsmanship.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Imagine a pioneering collection of garments that embrace historic elements of Moroccan history yet appeal to a cosmopolitan audience. An assortment of dresses, steeped in master craftsmanship and culture evolving through time, embracing aspects of contemporary design though intended for the most fashionable of Middle Eastern women. Do you have the desire to embrace heritage and new cultures, representing style and class, through clothing ?

Sophia Benyahia Kaftan offer an exquisite collection of traditional kaftans and dresses, embracing traditional aspects of design and detail, transitioning to a modern aesthetic for a fashion forward woman.

Her collection, entitled Dubai-Marrakech draws inspiration from artistic detailing found amongst the old souks of Agadir and Marrakech to intricate architecture in buildings dotted around Catalonia, in North East Spain. Through sophisticated appliqué detail featured on hems, cuffs and bodice panels of beautiful handmade garments, Sophia Benyahia Kaftan honour age-old art and traditions through clothing.

Understanding the role which fashion plays in a woman’s life, styles with loose fitting sleeves and skirts provide necessary comfort for the most stylish of women. As a celebration of the stunning female form, styles have also been designed to the body’s natural shape, enhancing a woman’s silhouette in an elegant, yet modest fashion.

Striking printed fabrics and rich texture ensures that when wearing a piece from Sophia Benyahia Kaftan a woman embodies her own personality, sense of flair and most importantly, her heritage. Using textures like velvet, silk chiffon, organza and taffeta illustrate a regal aesthetic, gently enhanced with gold braiding, beading and intricate detail.

Many aspects of the traditional Moroccan kaftans feature in the designs, as they form the pillar for each creation, with notable elements including the double layer Takchita, Djellaba buttons and traditional belted sashes.

Created to be worn at both formal and habitual occasions, the composition of colour, design and detail allows for a multitude of possibilities to stand tall as a woman and proudly wear a piece from Sophia Benyahia Kaftan.

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Crafted in luxurious Emerald silk velvet, this 2 piece long kaftan boasts regal...

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Rich contrasting gold and black colours in feminine silk and chiffon commend a striking...

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Constructed with Maallem know how, this 3 piece traditional layered Moroccan kaftan...

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An evolution of the classical garment while using Safifa and Aakad detailing, the double...

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A beautiful layered skirt of white silk chiffon with a delicate hand-embellished pearl...

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Stunning lush tones reminiscent of Versailles are crafted in a beautiful mermaid shaped...

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Alluring with a sheer black lace bodice and sleeves placed over a contrasting cream silk...

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A contemporary adaptation of the traditional 2 piece Moroccan kaftan, this black velour...

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Designed in rich royal blue velour fabric enhanced by dramatic hand embroidery featuring...

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A palette of strong contemporary colours featuring blue sapphire silk georgette, silver...

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Stunningly beautiful textures of layered black velour complimented by rose fuchsia silk,...

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A strong sense of royalty surrounds this striking dark 2 piece silver kaftan featuring...

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Featuring many historic characteristics of the traditional Moroccan kaftan, this...

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One of the most cosmopolitan pieces in the collection, this patterned sequin and silk...

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A strong use of texture with crocheted black lace incorporating traditional Moroccan...