In two weeks‘ time, Fashion Forward Dubai, one of the year’s most anticipated event in the fashion industry will showcase a carefully curated selection of the Middle East’s most coveted ready-to-wear, couture, accessory and jewelry designers, March 23rd – 25th.
Fashion Forward Dubai (FFWD), the region’s progressive fashion platform, endorsed by Dubai Design and Fashion Council (DDFC) and with Dubai Design District (d3) as Strategic Partner, has announced its lineup of over 30 designers participating in its 9th edition. This season, four designers from Saudi Arabia will showcase their apparel collection.
Saudi designers joining Fashion Forward Dubai S9, March 23rd – 25th
ARWA AL BANAWI
Like her eponymous label, Saudi-born designer Arwa Al Banawi is an eclectic mix of contrasts. Designed for the subtle woman, her aesthetic is both classically cool and undoubtedly feminine – earning her recognition from Vogue.com and a finalist position at Jeddah Vogue Fashion Experience.
A prêt-a-couture fashion brand by Saudi designer Sadeem Alshehail centered on creating collectible high-end pieces for a woman who is confident, elegant and sophisticated. An advocate of sustainable design, Sadeem embraces ethical practices, collaborating with companies that share the same principles. Sadeem’s fabrics are non-toxic and are sourced from companies that employ sustainable practices.
Ghudfah is a luxurious abaya and ready-to- wear line that caters to the elegant women designed by Sarah Albaz who was born and raised in Riyadh. The line is known for its intricacy of details, selection of luxurious fabrics, and its high-end finishing.
ROYALED by RH
Crafted for the modern-day women Royaled is a prêt-a-couture brand offering collections that can be worn all year round; seasonless and timeliness. Royaled is founded by Renad Hefni, a young Saudi visionary committed to empowering women through their senses of individuality bringing the brand essence “crown your confidence” to life.