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My Entertainment: Emirati designer Iman Al Midfa

Emirati Iman Al Midfa designs quirky-chic abayas and more, we talk to her about style and gossip

  • By Farah Andrews, Scene magazine
  • Published: 12:38 August 14, 2012
  • Scene

Iman Al Midfa
  • Image Credit: Supplied picture
  • Iman's favourite restaurant in Dubai is Nobu at Atlantis on The Palm Jumeirah.

Movies & music 

Favourite film of all time? Copacabana
Favourite film seen in last month? I don’t have time to watch movies nowadays, but I’m looking forward to the sequel to Devil Wears Prada when it’s out [that’s next April, Scenesters]
Ultimate movie icon? Audery Hupburn
Character you’d most like to play? Blair Waldorf in Gossip Girl
Favourite movie quote? “Whatever!” Clueless
Favourite movie snack? Popcorn, a classic
Current favourite TV show? Turkish show, Muhteşem Yüzyıl
First record you ever bought? True Blue, Madonna
Last song downloaded? The soundtrack to Muhteşem Yüzyıl
Song to be played at your funeral? No songs thank you, just pray for me
Best album of all time? Fly Me To The Moon, Frank Sinatra
Song guaranteed to get you on the dance floor? We Found Love, Rihanna


Favourite designer? Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Antonio Marras
Favourite fashion capital? Milan
Favourite restaurant in the UAE? Nobu
And what dish do you always order there? The Lobster salad and Black cod
Last book read? The Holy Quran
Last thing you bought? Pieces for my capsule collection
Favourite holiday destination? Paris
Favourite hotel? Fouquet’s Barrière, Paris
Best website? Google
Favourite celebrity hottie? Chuck Bass from Gossip Girl
Best UAE hangout? Ghizlan Fashion House
Personal motto? Do good, feel great
Describe yourself in three words? Fair, careful and detailed |
Word or phrase you most say? “In Sha Allah”
Your signature cooking dish? Traditional drink Habitt El Hamra

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