October 10 kicks off with an integrated agenda of offers

Arab Fashion Week in Dubai.. Sustainable fashion and designers from 23 countries

  • The shows will present haute couture for fall-winter 2022-2023 and ready-to-wear for spring-summer 2023. From the source

  • Khadija Al Bastaki: “We are keen to provide leading platforms to highlight creative talents in Dubai.”


Once again, the activities of the Arab Fashion Week for Ladies’ Fashion, organized in partnership between Dubai Design District and the Arab Fashion Council, will start on October 10, and present high fashion shows for fall-winter 2022-2023 and ready-to-wear for spring-summer 2023, with the participation of more than 35 fashion designers from different countries. around the world, consolidating Dubai's position as a global hub for major international companies, talent and emerging companies in the fields of design and fashion.

The next edition is considered the largest since the launch of the event, as the events will last for six days, and will include an integrated agenda of fashion shows, and an international cooperation that is the first of its kind, in addition to a range of activities and discussion sessions, according to the event's organizers.

Khadija Al Bastaki, Vice President of Dubai Design District, said: “Arab Fashion Week has become an integral part of the global fashion agenda. Dubai on the world fashion map.

She added: "In Dubai Design District, we are keen to provide leading platforms to highlight the creative talents in Dubai, the region and the world, in order to help them reach new partnerships, creating more opportunities for expansion and growth."

As the global fashion sector continues to recover from the “Covid-19” pandemic, Arab Fashion Week welcomes elite designers and interested people from the Middle East and North Africa, Europe, the Americas and Asia.

The events of the event for this season include many new designers, in addition to the Union of Haute Couture and Fashion, the official French body responsible for coordinating the Paris Fashion Week, which once again introduces the Parisian brand “Winsanto”.

This will be the fifth time that this brand will participate in the Arab Fashion Week, which highlights the increasing importance that Dubai enjoys in the ranks of international brands.

New Group

For his part, Serge Carrera, Head of the Emerging Brands Initiative at the Haute Couture and Fashion Consortium, said: “We are pleased to continue strengthening the existing cooperation with the Arab Fashion Council, as we have an elite group of promising talents that have the ability to build solid and long-term relationships in the region, contributing Of course paving the way to global success.”

Also participating in the event for the first time is the Emirati brand "The Giving Movement", which will display its new sustainable fashion collection entitled "FiftyMade".

The participating designers represent 23 countries, including the UAE, Mexico, Nicaragua, Thailand, Malaysia, Ukraine, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Turkey, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, France, the United States, the Philippines, Poland, Romania, Paraguay and Belarus.

global cooperation

For his part, Chief Strategy Officer at the Arab Fashion Council, Mohamed Aqra, said that the council seeks to make unremitting efforts to develop concrete strategies to enhance cooperation between global and regional companies, in line with the council’s vision of supporting and empowering talent and brands in the region.

He said, “We are proud to be the first to launch a global collaboration between (Barbie) and Lebanese fashion designer Jean-Louis Sabji, as he became the first Arab designer ever to collaborate with a global fashion icon.

We will continue to cooperate with Dubai Design District, which contributes to consolidating Dubai’s position as the first fashion capital in the region.”

The Arab Fashion Week will kick off this season with an exceptionally organized event in honor of the international fashion icon “Barbie”, who won the Fashion Icon Award for the year 2021. The Arab Fashion Council launched a collaboration with the most diverse icon in the world, as Lebanese fashion designer Jean-Louis Sabji was chosen as the first Arab designer He participates in this kind of cooperation, after launching similar partnerships with the brands Balmain and Moschino.

This collaboration will be announced in all its details on October 10 in the Dubai Design District.

 Invitation to the public

To cover the current season of Arab Fashion Week, which kicks off with live shows and attendance this year, the shows will be broadcast on live screens distributed throughout the Dubai Design District.

The public will also be invited to view these shows on the social media platforms of Arab Fashion Week and the Arab Fashion Council.

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