Malala Yousufzai wore Jewels of Queen Soraya Tarzi of Afghanistan at Oscars 2023


The human rights activist Malala Yousufzai drew admiring glances from all as she walked the red carpet of Oscars 2023 wearing a silver sequin Ralph Lauren Collection gown. She also selected jewellery by Fred Leighton that belonged to Queen Soraya Tarzi of Afghanistan, including a 19th-century diamond ring and a pair of diamond pendant earrings from the 1920s. Queen Soraya founded the first women's publication in Afghanistan. She was a fierce advocate for women's rights and gender equality.

Malala also wore emeralds by London-based Santi Jewels. The Emerald Flower ring showcases four 17th-century Colombian carved emeralds that surround a portrait-cut diamond, all set in platinum on a ring also embellished with diamonds.