Youssef Alhamadi (@youssefalhamadii)
“I think there is beauty in everything. What ‘normal’ people would perceive as ugly, I can usually see something of beauty in it.”
Fashion and its sense is a nature perceived by every individual differently. It gives you identity, self-worth, and a feeling of being confident in your own skin. Whether you belong to any profession present in the world, a good sense of fashion can outshine your status in society. Individuals in society swoon in awe when they see fashion models on the catwalk or in photographs, wishing they were as flawless. According to Youssef Al Hamadi, “it allows you to experiment and truly find who you are,” there is usually a long story to that five-minutes of fame.
Youssef Al Hamadi is a professionally qualified mechanical engineer from HCT University in Abu Dhabi who opted for fashion modeling to be his full-time profession as he himself mentioned that “It allows you to experiment and truly find who you are.” His passion for fashion and interest in the rapidly changing exquisite fashion trends led him to choose modeling over engineering as his profession and his personal identity. Due to his immense amount of hard work and untiring dedication he has become one of Dubai’s Fashion Icons. He has been appreciated and interviewed by Dubai Vibes Magazine with the article headline being, “Engineer finds joy in fashion: ‘It makes you truly find who you are.’”.
“Fashion is very important. It is life-enhancing and, like everything that gives pleasure, it is worth doing well.” – Vivienne Westwood. Following this quote, Youssef Al Hamadi is definitely living his dream life by working in Dubai’s fashion and media industry and being a part of various fashion campaigns. He has worked with Vogue Arabia and Retail Abu Dhabi on a campaign to highlight how fashionably modernized and luxurious the city of Abu Dhabi is. His love for a healthy lifestyle and the nature of the Earth can be witnessed by the audiences in his photography projects where Youssef can be found embracing the natural beauty of the Earth from beaches to deserts to mountains and even seas.
“Fashion is the armor to survive the reality of everyday life.” – Bill Cunningham. Being an engineering graduate, choosing fashion over engineering was a decision of choosing heart over the brain for Youssef Al Hamadi. It was not an easy journey but Youssef’s dedication and love for fashion took him to unthinkable heights. Youssef Al Hamadi started his modeling career in 2007 when he was approached by MMG Talent to be featured on their books and he has never looked back ever since.
Youssef Al Hamadi is not just a fashion model but an influencer and a TV host as well. He has been acting and hosting on different TV channels such as Sharjah TV and Dubai TV. He has been assisting newcomers in the modeling industry by providing them with on-set modeling guidance to enhance their performance as fashion models and produce attractive images to publish online or in fashion magazines.
Youssef Al Hamadi has worked with various worldwide recognized luxury brands including BMW, Dior, Christian Louboutin, Mont Blanc, Zegna, Dunhill, Nakheel Group, Lipton, Burberry, Diesel, and many more. He has also worked with Chanel to be the face of their latest perfume collection. His handsome features, dedication, hard work, and great taste in fashion are the reasons he got the opportunity to be featured as the face of world class luxury brands.
Youssef Al Hamadi after his immense amount of success in Dubai’s media and fashion industry is now gaining success on social media platforms such as Instagram. He will soon be launching his own website and the audiences are curious to know what the website holds, so keep following Youssef on Instagram to know what kind of surprise he has for his devoted audiences.