International Fashion Week Dubai

Excellence Magazine the official Media Partner of Dubai International Fashion Week Dubai

Nadia Murabet Middle East Director of Excellence Magazine, fashion advisor and Judge to the  IFWD

International Fashion Week Dubai Season 6 SS18” held a high-end fashion event at Sofitel the Palm Hotel Dubai from April 5th to 7th. Once again IFWD was a very successful fashion week brining fashion designers from various countries to UAE. The designers showcased their latest collection of haute couture, bridals, party wear and ready to wear. This lineup of designers were amazing; a top world’s designer Farida Temraza from Egypt who dresses Hollywood celebrities closed the show.

Nadia Murabet Middle East Director of Excellence Magazine, fashion advisor and Judge to the IFWD

Ms. Nadia Murabet, Fashion advisor also on the panel of  judges to the International Fashion Awards, during the International Fashion Week Dubai, awarded the 1st Prize- Emerging Designers Competition to Abdallah Khashman from Giordan.

Nadia Murabet lives between Milan and Dubai , holding a prominent position as acknowledged expert in the fashion International business development industry since 24 years. Nadia created the first Italian Excellence Exhibition in Milan,Italy bringing almost 100 hand-made luxury brands in order to promote their business in thriving emerging markets such as the United Arab Emirates and GCC markets.

Founder & Managing Director Ms. Cheryle Dias of Opulence Events LLC, organized the sixth edition of the renowned Fashion event. During a an interview, said that she is always trying her best  towards promoting and upgrading the fashion industry and to bring about Fashion, Technology, and business together under one platform. Also to give an opportunity to innovative and talented emerging designers to start their careers from our platform and at the same time to also acknowledge their work and encourage the best of talents by rewarding them. The event presently holds a PR value of AED 1.5 Billion.

The Fashion Week was successfully attended by 5000, and catered to an exclusive audience which included royal family, Ambassadors, Buyers, Retailers, Trade houses, entrepreneurs, Fashion Designers, Fashion design Students, fashionista’s and High-end society, with an unparalleled press and media coverage. Over 50 Medias local and international covered the event. The Fashion week  also a spotlight on the runway models which included Miss Kosovo, Miss USSR Miss Poland, Miss Italia and Miss Morocco.

Some of the sponsors of the fashion week were Danube group, Sensation club, Aqua Water, Gourmet Chocolate Giovanni, Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Zero makeup, AlFAPARF Milano, Solo Tree, Brilliant Smile, and American University of the Emirates and Miracle Africa International Foundation. Our media partners were Dubai Fashion TV, B4u Plus, B4u Aflam, Elle Arabia, Khaleej Times, Excellence Magazine Luxury, MMM International, Dubai World Fashion Magazine.

This season featured the second edition of the International Fashion Awards @ International Fashion Week Dubai S6, and awards were given away for various categories such as Sustainable Fashion Award- Kris Barber, Fashion Platform Award- Future Fashion -Ms. Ayesha Siddequa, Best Fashion Media- Wassim Mandil- MMM International, Best Model of the year – Nina, Best Fashion Innovation Award- Salima El Boussouni, Best Emerging Fashion Designer- Abdallah Khashman

Emerging Designers Competition, 1st Prize- Sirin Al Baghada, 2nd Prize- Mona.

The participant designers on day 1 were as follows:

Opening show– Viabesco by Ali Assad from Syria showcased party wear looks on the ramp

Second Show– Caftan Skalli by Salima Al Boussouni from Morocco showcased her elegant caftans

Third show– The Glamour Hunter by Olga Farafonava from Spain showcased party wear looks on the ramp. Glamour Hunter Luxury Couture is the definition of high fashion that masters the art of creating luxury dresses.

Fourth show– BUDDAH by Abdallah Khashman emerging designers from Jordan showcased his elegant ready to wear collections.

Fifth and Final Show– NG Kelly from Canada closed the show on the First day with her stunning collections of evening wear and bridal.

The participant designers on day 2 were as follows:

Opening show– Larysa Rabinska, from Poland showcased her stunning ready to wear collection

Second show– Decy Ramona owner of TYRAMONA Cemerlang Inspired by South Sulawesi Tradition unveiled her latest collection entitled “Pa’Lumu Toraja”.

Third Show– American University of the Emirates- 4 young talented student designers showcased their collections on the ramp.

Fourth Show– Tatev Couture from Armenia showcased their luxury evening wear collections.

Closing show– Farida Temraz one of the world’s top designers from Egypt closed the show with her unique high end collections Temraza is recognized by their unique and elegant designs that perfectly sculpt and enhance a woman’s silhouette using glamorous details. Drawing inspiration from a plethora of cultures, Creative Director and brand founder Farida Temraz designs luxury collections fabricated with the finest materials and embroideries.

Some of the refined products were exhibited during the fashion week, at the popup shops which included 3D video and Photography by Marek from Poland, High end leather pure leather products from Gilly International, Belgium and High end Couture Fashion by Naz Couture from Baku and other fashion brands.

The Launch of International Fashion week Paris is scheduled in Paris from 29th to 30th September 2018 and Season 7 of International Fashion Week Dubai is scheduled in Dubai from 18th to 20th October 2018. Some of the top international and local designers will be participating along with local and upcoming talented designers. The event will also feature the international fashion awards and the emerging designer’s competition.

Since its conception in 2015 IFWD has brought designers from more than 50 Countries to Dubai, hence IFWD is actively involved to broaden the horizon of Dubai in the International Fashion Market.

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