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 Inside Looking Out A rewilding of interior design in the heart of Milan. Fashion Issue 44 Under the Sun Far niente, on the faraway island of Alicudi. Design Issue 44 An Unmovable Feast A place setting stitched for every season. Design Fashion Issue 44 Michelle Elie An audience with an audacious dresser. Fashion Films Issue 44 Wardrobe Malfunction Why does the fashion in films so often disappoint? Design Partnerships Together Again The return of the small gathering, in partnership with Fritz Hansen.