Dubai Fashion Week is the fashion trade event of the area, held bi-annually, which offers buyers, fashion professionals, and members of the media an exclusive preview of the fashion season’s collections and latest trends. This would generate liberal publicity and boost revenue for the fashion industry. Dubai acquires glamour with the arrival of the Fashion Week and the city is all lit up and decorated for the forthcoming season. Dubai glitters with the latest designs and the season will welcome well-known personalities of the fashion industry, world-class designers, buyers, and the media.
The 2009 Dubai Fashion Week which is being organized between April 5th to April 9th of this year is being hosted in the Godolphin Ballroom of the Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai. The leading designers from around the world such as Neeta Lulla, Troy Costa, and Rohit Mittal from India, Hatem Alhakeem, Loai Naseem, and Hend Halawani from Saudi Arabia, Larnia Asudari from UK, Mille Rostock, Charu Parashar, and Hamra Alam from UAE are a few of those who are expected to participate.
Promoters of the show say that Dubai Fashion Week is an event whose aim is to prove a platform for the development of the fashion industry in the regional and global areas. The thrust would be on giving retailers, fashion professionals and the media an insight into the latest collections put forth by the region. Dubai Fashion Week is a trade event which is expected to have visitors ranging from retailers, domestic and international buyers, textile industry, media and other guests coming in for the show.
The venue of Dubai Fashion Week will feature collection show area, sponsor display stands, on-site media centre, media hospitality lounge, trade buyer hospitality lounge, and a dedicated media conference room for designers. The show aims at bringing together major players of the fashion industry by providing them a single platform. The activities of the event are overseen by an advisory board which coordinates with local and regional designers to showcase their collections to global buyers, fashion specialists and the media.
Dubai Fashion Week has gained reputation as one of the most important fashion trade events in the region’s fashion map for all people connected with the fashion industry. The participation and enthusiasm for the event has increased each year which reflects on the increasing interest expressed by the participants. Dubai Fashion Week is organized by Concept Events, an event management company of the Concept Group, who have wide experience in managing corporate events, seminars, exhibitions, award ceremonies, and trade shows.
The ultimate aim of Dubai Fashion Week is to assist new and upcoming talented designers with creative and bold ideas find a place for themselves. It will also help gifted designers to be sponsored by big companies, which will help them to be put on the world map.
In the wake of the success of Dubai Fashion Week, a Kids Fashion Week is being launched, and you would be seeing children walking down the ramp. But, the idea of a Kids’ Fashion Week is not being favored by everyone. Most of the people are of the firm opinion that kids should be left out of the fashion arena, and walking down the ramp can be done later, much later.