FASHION

Cairo


With its timeless minarets and old quarter not far from the desert sands, the egyptian capital has a captivating beauty. It’s also an ideal setting for understated little black dresses and evening numbers.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson
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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Sahid Hassan Mohamed wears John Galliano’s printed cotton shirt, at Bergdorf Goodman, New York; Dior Homme’s cotton t-shirt, at Dior Homme, New York; Adidas’s polyester pants, at Adidas Originals, adidas.com. Gabriel Urist hair-pick necklace and brace- let; M+J Savitt cross and chain necklaces; girlprops.com mask and elephant necklaces; Nike shoes.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Zineb Bazza wears Miu Miu’s silk shirt, at select Miu Miu boutiques, 888.977.1900, and silk skirt, Net-a-porter.com; select Miu Miu boutiques, 888.977.1900. John Galliano Homme scarf; wolford hosiery; Chanel shoes.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson
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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Sara Abukhadra wears Balenciaga’s silk jacket, at Balenciaga, New York, balenciaga.com; Miu Miu’s silk skirt, at select Miu Miu boutiques, 877.977.1900; Net-a-porter.com. sahid wears Kani’s cotton sweatshirt, at macy’s, New York, macys.com; Duckie Brown’s sequined cotton shirt, to order, 212.675.8627; Sean John’s nylon pants, at Sean John, New York, seanjohn.com.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Zineb wears Dolce & Gabbana’s silk dress, at select Dolce & Gabbana stores, DolceGabbana.it, 877.70.DGUSA. Lanvin belt. Sahid wears Fade by Oliver Bobin’s cotton shirt, at Fred Segal Man, Santa Monica, fredsegalfun.com.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson

At back table, from left: Sara wears Burberry Prorsum’s sequined silk shirt, at select Burberry stores, burberry.com. Zineb wears Chanel’s wool jacket, at select Chanel boutiques, 800.550.0005. Chanel shoes. Sahid wears Kani’s cotton sweatshirt, at Macy’s, New York, macys.com.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson
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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson
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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson

From left: Sara wears Miu Miu’s silk top, at select Miu Miu boutiques, 888.977.1900; Undercover’s cotton skirt, at Susan, San Francisco and Burlingame, California. Chanel necklace; jonathan aston hosiery; Balenciaga shoes. Jenane Abukhadra wears Blaak’s silk and metallic top, at H Lorenzo, Los Angeles, hlorenzo.com; blaak.co.uk. Kadriya Foda wears escada’s wool jacket, at Escada, escada.com. Jihan El-Touni wears Chanel’s muslin and silk dress, at select Chanel boutiques, 800.550.0005. Jonathan Aston hosiery; Chanel shoes. Interior designed by Aleph Gallery, Zamalek.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Dina, a celebrated actress and belly dancer, wears Kenneth Jay Lane brooches.

Beauty note: Kiehl’s Superbly Restorative Dry Oil keeps curls healthy.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson
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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson
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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Jihan wears Lanvin’s wool gown, at Susan, San Francisco and Burlingame, California. Ben Amun by Isaac Manevitz bracelets; LAII for Bess cuffs. Sahid wears D&G’s cotton tank top, at select D&G stores, 800.979.3038. Ray-Ban eyewear. Photographed at the home of designer Mahy Khalifa Nosseir. Beauty Note: Susan Ciminelli Restorative Red Marine Algae Cream hydrates complexions and soothes spirits.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson
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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson
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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Jihan wears Donna Karan’s wool, viscose and metal jacket and skirt, at select Donna Karan boutiques; Valentino’s cashmere turtleneck, at Hirschleifer’s, Manhasset, New York. Lanvin necklace; Fogal hosiery; Proenza Schouler shoes.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Sara wears Isabel Marant’s cotton shirt, at Alan Bilzerian, Boston; Joan Shepp, Philadelphia; isabelmarant.com; Rodarte’s silk lame skirt, at Opening Ceremony, New York and Los Angeles; Rodarte.net. Lanvin belt; Chanel shoes. sahid holds John Galliano’s cotton poplin shirt, at Bergdorf Goodman, New York.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Sahid wears Adidas’s polyester jacket, at Adidas Originals, adidas.com; Cheap Monday’s denim jeans, at American Rag, Los Angeles.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson
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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson

From left: Dina wears R.J. Graziano bracelets. Jihan wears Giorgio Armani’s viscose jersey dress, at select Giorgio Armani boutiques, giorgioarmani.com. Yves Saint Laurent shoes.

Beauty Note: Jo Malone Dark Amber & Ginger Lily Bath Oil makes limbs spotlight-worthy.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia Styled: Camilla Nickerson

Hair by Christiaan; Makeup by Virginia Young. Executive producer: Leslie Simitch; Local producer: Brigitte Boulad-Kiesler; Local production coordinator: 35 Film Production. Photography assistants: Keith Kleiner and Andrew Beardsworth. Market editor: Carolyn Tate Angel. Fashion assistant: Patrick Mackie. Special Thanks to DriveIn24 and the townhouse gallery. While in Cairo, the crew stayed at the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence.