22 September 2017Last updated

Fashion | Women

Haute mommas

Friday gives four gorgeous mums a glamorous makeover in time for Mother’s Day

Styling by Lindsay Judge
4 Mar 2016 | 12:00 am
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  • Adah wears: Dress, Dh1,045, Ted Baker; Shoes, Dh145, New Look.

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  • Adah wears: Dress, Dh1,150, Ted Baker.

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Adah Abrar, 30

Originally from Portugal, Adah has lived in Dubai for three years. She stays in Jumeirah Village Circle with her husband, Yasir, and three children – Maya, who’s three, and twins Aydin and Ayan, who are almost two. She works in a school as a data assistant.

‘On a day-to-day basis, I like to wear clothes that are comfortable, casual and smart. Jeans are a must and I love to alternate them with sportswear.’

Kayleigh Craine, 27



Originally from England, Kayleigh has lived in Dubai for four years. She stays in Jebel Ali with her two-year-old daughter, Skye, and works as a marketing manager.

‘I prefer wearing all black, but like to add a splash of colour somewhere. I also love statement jewellery to accessorise.’


Dress, Dh379, River Island; Peep-toes, Dh1,179, LK Bennett; Earrings, Dh50, Topshop.


Crop top, Dh495, Ted Baker; Skirt, Dh616, Ted Baker; Pumps, Dh480, Dune.

Fatema Ali Asghar, 29



Originally from Pakistan, stay-at-home mum Fatema has lived in Dubai for seven years. She stays in Al Nahda with her husband, Safri, and daughter Hawra, 10.

‘My style depends on how I’m feeling on a particular day, and my state of mind. I usually prefer to wear a casual top and jeans or jumpsuit.’


Dress, Dh3,470, Issa at Etoile ‘La boutique’; Vest, Fatema’s own; Wedges, Dh449, Dune.


Coat, Dh1,485, Ted Baker; Top, Dh540, Reiss; Jeans, Dh145, New Look; Pumps, Dh420, Dune.

Maria Pinto, 38



Originally from India, Maria has lived in Dubai for nine years. She stays in Silicon Oasis with her husband, Daniel, and two-year-old son Ethan. She works as an administrator.

‘I usually wear trousers with a blouse or knee-length dress to work. On my days off I like to be comfortable, so I go for jeans and T-shirts.’


Dress, Dh850, Topshop; Heels, Dh449, Dune; Earrings, Dh50, Topshop.


Dress, Dh900, Coast; Heels, Dh145, New Look.

Styling by Lindsay Judge

Styling by Lindsay Judge

Art direction by Verina Durand