“My designs are usually done in neutral colors and modern silhouettes but there is always a flair of opulence or an intricate detail, which I attribute to my cultural heritage,” Alzouman tells Vogue Arabia.

“Kuwait’s traditional clothing involved a lot of gold thread, which I use a lot in my work.

I also always err on the side of modesty in my designs.” After graduating from Parsons School of Design in New York

Alzouman has explored free-flowing fabrics and garment architecture featuring movement.

“There are a few couture techniques that I have used in the construction of the garments.

There is a lot of work going on beneath the dresses in this collection. I also relied heavily on draping in the design process; more so than I have done in the past,” she says.