Style Icon of the Month: Farhana Bodi

Indian-born, South African-raised and Dubai-based Farhana Bodi is the brains behind the aptly named fashion, beauty, travel and lifestyle blog The Women of the World. As a woman of the world herself, if you’re one of Farhana’s 85k followers on Instagram, you’ll know she can be found jetting off to Switzerland on a Tuesday, before heading back to Dubai for a Dolce & Gabbana event on Wednesday, only to jet off to London, or somewhere equally as glamorous, on the Thursday. Jealous? Us? No way!

Starting her career as a make-up artist and model, our Style Icon of the Month has worked for brands like Estee Lauder, Mac and Bobbi Brown, before making such a name for herself in the industry, her blog became her full time job. Farhana’s presence on the fashion and beauty scene in Dubai is so prevalent, you’d find it almost hard to believe she’s also juggling a 7-month old baby at home!

 “I am all about female empowerment”, says Farhana as we sip fresh orange juice in our Burj Khalifa view room at the Shangri-La Hotel, prepping for the shooting ahead. “The Women of the World aims to inspire and attract women from all walks of life. It’s about being able to wear a leather jacket from Zara, but team it with a killer pair of heels from Mulberry. My blog is for everyone to enjoy”. And enjoy it you shall! Keep scrolling shop Farhana’s full shoot for The Luxury Closet.

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Describe your style in 3 words…
Classy, chic and edgy

Your favorite three pieces from the shoot were…
Favorite designer…
Favorite Instagram page to follow…
Vogue
Favorite snapchatter to follow…
Gigi Hadid
What is your one trademark accessory or look…
A biker jacket
Who is your style icon…
Amal Clooney
Top three trends for the current season…
Gucci mules, jumpsuits, and ripped boyfriend jeans
 
The biggest fashion faux pas you wish people would stop doing…
Matching the color of their handbags with their shoes or accessories
If you weren’t blogging you’d be…
Modelling 
What’s on the top of your Luxury Closet wishlist…
Hermes Saffron Ostrich Birkin Tote 35cm

 Farhana Bodi

Shoes by Louboutin; Bag by Charlotte Olympia; Sunglasses by Dior


Farhana Bodi

Jacket by Dolce & Gabbana; Bag by Dior; Shoes by Giuseppe Zanotti


Farhana Bodi

Shoes by Mulberry; Bag by Chanel; Belt by Gucci


Farhana Bodi

Bag by Dior; Shoes by Louboutin 


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Shot on location at Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Ziad Road

Milli Midwood

Freelance Blogger

Milli is a fashion blogger, tea drinker and sun worshiper, who has called Dubai her home for the last 24 years. Likes dog videos, free WiFi, Gucci and hashtags because they look like waffles.

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