How exciting to be at one the biggest events were various designers showcase their work for the upcoming seasons, giving fashion insiders a sneak peek before the designs are available for purchase.
Here our 5 reasons to attend AFW:
1. Arab Fashion Council (AFC) recognized as one of the world's 5 most important fashion weeks alongside to New York, London, Milan & Paris Fashion Weeks.
2. It impacts your closet (Surprise!) Have you ever wondered if all the clothes in your closet determined by the trends shown during fashion week? Fashion industries select some details, colors and patterns from those shows!
3. Every fashion week, Arabs’ Fashion in particular, is an extravaganza. (AFC) main goal is to promote Arab fashion designers internationally; it includes Arab companies and talent within the fashion industry, in particular fashion designers, models, photographers, hair stylists, make-up artists, and art directors.
4. It regulates the modeling agencies by creating standards in order to protect models working in the Arab world.
5. It adjusts the schools of fashion registered under the laws of Arab countries.
Our favorite 5 picks:
DUBAI: Designers Dhruv Kapoor, Hussein Bazaza, Daniele Carlotta, Nora Al-Shaikh and Rami Kadi showed off their latest collections at Arab Fashion Week in Dubai.
Hussein Bazaza – Lebanon
Bazaza showcased his latest collection “Experiment 2020,” which the designer says was created by his imaginary high school friend Portu.
Dhruv Kapoor — India
Kapoor presented his Spring/Summer 2020 collection. From hyper-feminine silhouettes to oversize boyfriend fits, each piece was wildly different. Patchwork florals temple-inspired rustic prints and grunge-inspired stripes formed this eclectic collection.
Daniele Carlotta – Italy
Carlotta specializes in materials and hails from a family with a long history of working in the business.
Nora Al-Shaikh – Saudi Arabia
Jeddah-based designer Al-Shaikh showcased her Spring/Summer 2020 line, for which she took inspiration from her Saudi heritage.
According to the designer, she designs for contemporary women and tries to create clothes that can be worn anywhere in the world.
Rami Kadi – Lebanon
The Lebanese designer Rami Kadi showcased his Fall/Winter 2019-2020 collection “The Temple of Flora,” in which florals are the main design element.