The New York–based fashion brand Naila launched its 2016 resort wear collection for women, men and children at the exclusive VIP opening of Urban Lounge at InterContinental Dubai Marina. This is the very first time the brand introduces its collection in the Middle East.

With classic tailored looks the presented range was a mix of swimwear, beachwear, ready to wear and eveningwear inspired by a chic Africa using animals prints, neutrals colour palette and natural linens. Flattering and stylish, the line comprises variety of ruffled dresses, tunics, shirts, bikinis, embroidered pants and shorts for the modern, yet sophisticated woman.

Known for her eco-friendly men collection, the French designer Naïla Chbib, beloved by many celebrities like Brooklyn Decker, Julie Henderson and Leonardo DiCaprio, showed her sustainable men looks cut in recycled materials and plastic bottles. The men’s line combined relaxed, casual fit with exclusive Naila’s batik patterns in distinguished colours codes combinations and sustainable looks.

The designer also presented her matching father-and-son and mother-and-daughter styles, which received great response from the guests at the launch.

“Special thanks to our partners Steve Madden and Crespin for providing us the beautiful shoes for the show and Chill Salon for the hair styles,” Naïla Chbib adds.

The new collection will be available in Naila’s showroom in Dubai, selected retailers and Naila’s upcoming new online shopping destination.