Madiyah Al Sharqi grew up as a member of the royal, ruling family of Fujairah—a small state in the United Arab Emirates, where strip malls and mid-rise office buildings sprawl under the foothills of a rugged mountain range. A princess who studied in Paris, Al Sharqi has since stayed put in her hometown—and brought a little pizazz to it with her flamboyant, eponymous fashion house. Her glamorous, 1970s-inspired designs, which include paisley lace trousers and red patent leather dresses, have This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-Three Buy Now Related Stories Design Issue 50 Frama The creative company where community is more than just a mood board. Fashion Issue 50 Capsule Wardrobes Unpicking a fashion staple. Fashion Issue 50 What Are You Working On? David Koma’s current workload. Fashion Issue 50 Received Wisdom Marimekko’s creative director, Rebekka Bay, on leadership and finding the right work-life balance. Fashion Issue 49 Urban Doom A saturnine mélange of subversive styles. Design Issue 49 At Work With: Muller Van Severen How a home renovation birthed one of Europe’s most distinguished design duos.