A Saudi make-up artist prepares a model backstage during the first Arab Fashion Week, held in Riyadh, which ended on Saturday. Photo: AFP  

First Saudi Fashion Week debuts to women-only VIPs clothes they cannot wear in public  

Up to 1,500 people pay US$133 per show with models in shoulder-baring dresses at women-only event, as conservative Islamic kingdom opens up 

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A Saudi make-up artist prepares a model backstage during the first Arab Fashion Week, held in Riyadh, which ended on Saturday. Photo: AFP  
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