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Sleeveless beaded vest, price upon request; Leana top, $375; and Lindley skirt, $645, all by Ulla Johnson, 15 Bleecker St., New York, Dania sneakers, $90, by Sam Edelman, Suit Up set of bracelets, $250, by Roxanne Assoulin,


Desert Flower

Article by Mimi Lombardo 03.18.2019 Photography by Martin Morrell

Spring fashion blossoms amid the rolling dunes of Ras Al Khaimah with gossamer fabrics, flowing silhouettes and vibrant hues for every mood.

Doha dress, $798, by Lafayette 148 New York, Primula cashmere scarf (worn as head wrap), $360, by Dianora Salviati, at Julianne, 274 Main St., Port Washington, NY, 516-883-0678. Gold-plated Mixer choker, $130, by Roxanne Assoulin,


Lace-trim caftan, $1,330, by Tory Burch, at Tory Burch boutiques, Arlo sandal, $495, by Sophia Webster, Soma zip pouch, $295, by Figue, Liquid Lucite ring, $275, by Alexis Bittar,


Dress, $3,160, by Etro, at Etro boutiques nationwide. Straw hat, $177, by Sensi Studio, at Neiman Marcus nationwide. 18k yellow gold-plated Moon hoop earrings, $120, by Officina Bernardi, bloomingdales​.com. Two-tone sculptural cuff, $245, by Alexis Bittar, alexisbittar​.com. Miami thong sandal, $118, by Bernardo,


Liliana dress, $795, by Caroline Constas, at Bergdorf Goodman. Gold Disk Liquid Lucite earrings, $275, by Alexis Bittar,


Margherite gown, $3,500, made to order, by Figue, contact Nilu sandal with Masita embroidery, $250, by Figue, Hip-Hop but Not Triple Tier Mint earring, $180, by Roxanne Assoulin,


Dress, $6,200, by Valentino, at Valentino boutiques. Oro classic earrings in 18k yellow and white gold with 0.22 ct. diamonds, $3,600, and Pois Moi four-row bangle in 18k yellow and white gold with 0.40 ct. diamonds, $12,600, by Roberto Coin, Oro classic cuff in 18k yellow gold, $11,000, by Roberto Coin, at Neiman Marcus. Nilu sandal with Masita embroidery, $250, by Figue,


Digital technician: Nick Collins. Lighting by Kisanth Srikanthanithy. Makeup and hair by Bianca Hartkopf. Market assistant: Natalie Como. Production: Caroline Metcalfe. Model: Brysa, Wilhelmina

Shot on location at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert


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