Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience
(October 30 to November 1, 2014)
Dubai’s fashion scene comes alive again with the 2nd Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience to be held at The Dubai Mall, from October 30 to November 1, 2014. Designers from around the world will be showcasing the latest trends in fashion at this 3 day long flagship fashion event of Emaar Properties in partnership with Vogue Italia. The 2nd Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience promises much more excitement this year, with fashion shows, fashion talks, exhibitions, exclusive in-store activation by the 300 plus participating outlets, live music and lifestyle activities.
Eight of the most talented international designers on the fashion scene will be presenting their collections. The brands on the catwalk will be:
- Asudari by Lamia Asudari, Saudi Arabia;
- Christopher Esber by Christopher Esber, Australia;
- J. JS Lee by Jackie JS Lee, South Korea;
- Madiyah Al Sharqi by Madiyah Al Sharqi, United Arab Emirates;
- Miuniku by Tina Sutradhar and Nikita Sutradhar, India;
- N°3 by Bushra Badri and Amira Al Khaja, United Arab Emirates;
- Piccione•Piccione by Salvatore Piccione, from Italy, and
- Stella Jean by Stella Jean, Italy.
When: 7.30pm on 30 October, 2014
International Talents showcase
The highlight of the event would be the 20 talented designers who will showcase their works throughout the Vogue Fashion Dubai Experience. These 20 emerging international designers were selected through a talent scouting competition by Vogue Italia. They will be presenting their collections at an exclusive ‘International Talents Showcase’ at Armani Hotel Dubai
When: 4pm to 7pm on October 31, 2014 and 11am to 7pm on November 1, 2014
Fashion Talks delivered by international designers and opinion leaders in the fashion industry will be held at the Armani Hotel Dubai on October 31 and on November 1 (between 3pm to 6pm), and are open to the public by online registration only at www.vfdebyemaar.com.
The Fashion Talks will shed light on key topics in the world of fashion with sessions on ‘New Generation in Fashion’, ‘The Strength of Tradition,’ ‘Excess/Success’, ‘From Denim to Red Carpet’ and ‘Heritage Moving Forward.’ The sessions will be led by an ‘A’ list of fashion celebrities including Franca Sozzani, Suzy Menkes, Alberta Ferretti, Roberto Cavalli, Philipp Plein, Peter Dundas and others.
VFDE will host two fashion exhibitions, open to the public from October 30 to November 1 (10 am -12 am).
The Italian Way exhibition will highlight the Italian style, gathering eighty looks from the most important fashion brands of the last decades. The craftsmanship and the uniqueness that have defined the ‘Made in Italy’ globally will be celebrated through five themes: Prints, Red Carpet, Embroidery & Appliqués, Black and Casual.
The second exhibition, taking place at the Bloomingdale’s Atrium, is dedicated to Who is on Next?, a project, organised by Altaroma in collaboration with Vogue Italia, to scout and promote new talents of Made in Italy. This year “Who is on Next?” celebrates its 10th anniversary, marking a decade of commitment in the promotion of brands exclusively produced in Italy and supporting local handcraft and manufacturing.