Arab Fashion Week cements Dubai’s position as global destination for design, fashion and talent - GulfToday

Arab Fashion Week cements Dubai’s position as global destination for design, fashion and talent

Models present creations by the Polish brand Poca and Poca in Dubai. AFP

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

The Arab Fashion Week concluded on Thursday on a high note with models presenting creations by world class brands, partners at the Dubai Design District.

The Arab Fashion Week cemented Dubai’s position as a global destination for design, fashion and talent.

The four-day event, organised in strategic partnership with the Arab Fashion Council and Hu Management, this year saw the return to a fully physical schedule at d3.

Models present creations by BLSSD. AFP

The Arab Fashion Week-Women's Spring Summer 2022 showcased both regional and international designers from the UAE, France, US, Switzerland, Lebanon, Egypt, Iraq, Palestine, Philippines, Colombia, and Poland.

Participating brands and designers from these countries include Amato, Euphoria, Ihab Jiryis, Gosia Baczynka, Yara Bin Shakar, Dorota Goldpoint, Autonomie, Weinsanto, Blssd, Glory Ang, Emergency Room, Ester Manas, Zeena Zaki, Michael Leyva, RC Caylan, Poca & Poca and Michael Cinco.  

A model presents a creation during the Arab Fashion Week. AFP

Khadija Al Bastaki, Executive Director of Dubai Design District (d3), commented: “We’re delighted to be a strategic partner of the 2021 Arab Fashion Week and welcome both the local, regional and international fashion industry to d3 for a physical return of the event. 

Models present creations by the Beirut and Dubai-based BLSSD brand. AFP

“It is truly an honour to present d3 as a platform for this esteemed event which fortifies our position as an innovation hub that enables international brands and aspiring artisans to connect, collaborate, create and inspire and which further nurtures an impactful creativity community.

“As this celebration of fashion and artistic expression unfolds, we look forward to showcasing our local talent and our resilience and creativity as a community and nation.”

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