Arab Fashion Week was held in Dubai from 24 – 28 April 2019 in Dubai, UAE. More than seventy designers from the Middle East, Europe and Asia come together. This year AFW design was inspired by open-air lifestyle neighborhood by Meraas (Dubai based conglomerate that aims to enhance the emirate’s cityscape with a human-centric approach to developing assets in the real estate, tourism, hospitality, F&B, retail, leisure, entertainment and many other).
The city has created World’s first Ready Couture store and the region’s first ever designer acceleration hub, 1422 at City Walk. 1422 stands for “1 Council For 22 Countries” is an iconic space specifically created and dedicated for luxury shopping, custom made fashion and lifestyle experience. In an interview CEO of Arab Fashion Week, Jacob Abrian says that “The Arab Fashion Week is a powerful platform for local, regional and international fashion designers and design houses to show the rest of the world how fashion is evolving in the Middle East. We are proud to see the event evolving to become an international attraction hosting brands, media and buyers from around the world. It is absolutely a superb platform for designers around the world to showcase their design prowess. This year’s event is expected to be disruptive. We expect to see new design and lifestyle trends being showcased throughout the event and we are welcoming a premium group of buyers from around Europe, China and Russia. “
Dubai Meraas’ Chief Malls Officer, Sally Yacoub said “We are delighted to host once again the Arab Fashion Week. The event does not only offer a conducive platform for all designers to shine, but it also cements Dubai as the fashion hub of the Middle East. ” The event showcased many disruptive designs which we have also listed. Have a look and let us how you like the Middle East Fashion Week.