Interview with Mashael AlRajhi

    For designer Mashael AlRajhi, maintaining a certain degree of excellence is not an option, it’s mandatory! The young Saudi designer‘s creations transcends cultural authenticity melted in a pot of modernism and avant-garde aesthetics. Get to know the woman behind the label and fall in love with her within 5 minutes! Trust us.

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    Have you always had a passion for fashion?

    Yes, it started at a very early age. I’ve always been fascinated with coming up with my own sense of style. My passion for fashion is what fueled me to pursue it as a career.

    If we got a sneak peak into your wardrobe, what would we find?

    Jackets, coats and more jackets

    Where do you see Mashael in 5 years?

    My goal has always been to take MASHAEL ALRAJHI global. In five years, hopefully I had managed to establish the fashion house in multiple key hubs of fashion.

    What inspires you while designing? Art, music, books….

    Everything that surrounds me and everything that’s on me.

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    What morning routines are religious for you?

    I don’t do routines.

    What do you collect and why?

    Money and coins from each and every country. As to the why, I really don’t know. *Laughs*

    What is your everyday uniform?

    Sweatpants, loose t-shirt and slippers. I love being extremely comfortable while working.

    What is your signature dish in the kitchen?

    I just love good food.

     

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    Where will you be summer 2016 spiritually, professionally, and physically?

    Mumbai, India for the Woolmark Prize (we’re nominated for the men’s category) and then Thailand.

    Your Perfect weekend…

    I don’t have weekends!

     Signature Scent…

    Bond N9, I’ve been using this perfume for the last 8 years and till now.

    Lusting after right now…

    Craving for the next collection.

    Can’t live without…

    My family.

    Interview by Felwa AlHudaithy

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