Dubai Design District (d3), in strategic partnership with the Arab Fashion Council, will kick-off Women's Arab Fashion Week tomorrow evening, with 28 shows set to run from 24-28 March 2022, 6-10 pm at d3. The Arab Fashion Week-Women's Fall-Winter 2022/23 will see the official calendar strategically divided into three programs: the Couture Calendar from 24-25 March; the Ready-to-Wear Calendar from 26-28 March; and the Events Calendar (which highlights Fashion Week retail and entertainment opportunities) from 24-28 March.
Showcasing designers on the Couture Calendar are Maram Borhan (Egypt), Giannina Azar (the Dominican Republic of Lebanese origin), Ihab Jiryis (Palestine), Hian Tjen x Make Over (Indonesia), Hamariff (Russia), LuLu Liu (China), Dorota Goldpoint (Poland), Michael Cinco (UAE).
On the Ready-to-Wear Calendar will be Bouguessa (UAE), Aboud Jammal (Lebanon), Lili Blanc (UAE), Pearla Collection (UAE), Mada'En (Jordan), Emergency Room (Lebanon), Ilyes Ouali (Algeria/ England), American Rag (UAE), ALL's (Belarus), Gosia Baczynska (Poland), Sara Al Twaim (Saudi Arabia), Born in Exile (Libya), Poca & Poca (Poland), Nouvelle Silk (USA), Death by Dolls (Saudi Arabia), SemSem (USA), Amato (UAE), Francesca Liberatore (Italy, member of Milan Fashion Week) and Weinsanto (France, presented in collaboration with the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode the body that coordinated Paris Fashion Week). In addition to the shows, the events calendar will include retail pop-ups around d3, the holistic art experience entitled The Sense of Art by Sima Ahvaz, Meta Takes Fashion and further celebrations around the city.
While fashion industry experts gather in d3 to watch the shows in person, fashion enthusiasts will also be able to watch the shows online as they will be livestreamed via various mediums, online by Meta, formerly known as Facebook Inc., and offline on digital screens across d3.
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