All The Black Dresses We Loved At The Opening Night Of The Red Sea Film Festival

Christina Jaber


All The Black Dresses We Loved At The Opening Night Of The Red Sea Film Festival

The Red Sea Film Festival finally took off in Jeddah after two years on hold due to the pandemic, and celebrities stunned on the red carpet.

The Red Sea Film Festival began with a star-studded opening ceremony with International, Arab and Saudi stars, filmmakers and directors and will be ongoing until the 15th of December airing premieres of 138 selected films from over 60 countries.

The event is taking place in Al Balad, Jeddah’s historic area with sceneries dating back to centuries ago, so all you can do is imagine the stars, with their beautiful gowns walking Jeddah’s red carpet and watching the city making history.

While we witnessed some great looks, the black dresses are the ones that caught our attention the most, so keep scrolling and find all the perfect black dresses spotted on the red carpet. 


Enjy Kiwan

Egyptian actress and presenter Enjy Kiwan dazzled in a highly embellished turtle-neck cape black dress adorned with black pearl-like stones from Atelier Zuhra, showing the great craftsmanship and application of the Dubai-based couture house that was founded by Omani designer Mouza Al Awfi.



Cynthia Samuel 

Lebanese actress Cynthia Samuel opted for a black long-sleeved choker dress designed by the Lebanese designer Mariane Bechara who perfectly blended modest fashion and glamour with timeless elegance in this design. 



Sara Sampaio

Portuguese Model and Giorgio Armani’s beauty ambassador Sara Sampaio dazzled in a black and silver halter beaded fringe ombre tulle gown from the Lebanese house Zuhair Murad Haute Couture Fall-Winter 2021/2022 Collection.



Meredith Mickelson

American model and social media star Meredith Mickelson also went for a black gown for the opening ceremony of the Red Sea Film Festival by the London-based luxury Couture brand Gyunel. The dress is long-sleeved and fully embroidered. 




Shanina Shaik

Australian model Shanina Shaik attended the opening ceremony in a full-sequin black gown by the New-York based label Mônot, which was launched by the talented Lebanese designer Elie Mizrahi known for his modern, sleek and sensual designs.