-The Esquire 100 - Hateem Alakeel
Growing up between Europe, the US and Saudi Arabia, designer and entrepreneur Hatem Alakeel has a distinct understanding of multiculturalism.
The long-time go-to designer for stylish Middle Eastern men, his brand Toby by Hatem Alakeel is the embodiment traditional meeting modern. His designs embrace the true essence of traditional dress with subtle design updates to the classic beloved thobe, placing it on the global fashion radar.
Specialising in men’s traditional robes and shirts, Alakeel continues to lead the way in putting Middle Eastern fashion on the global agenda.