GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Fashion and Lifestyle

 
  Share
RUNWAY DUBAI creates a new buzz campaign for fashion tourism

In partnership with Faiza, the leading beauty cosmetic company in Asia, Runway Dubai Season V brought an explosion of talent; new, established and musical. Over the course of the 3-day exclusive fashion event, Runway Dubai Season V brought upcoming musicians Blake Rose, from Australia, Siya Arora from India, and Julie Joseph from the U.K. They all blessed the audience with their sultry tones, moody music and youthful spirits in the form of performances and innovative ideas. A fascinating highlight was when Rose, usually referred to as the Australian Justin Beiber, recorded a song live on stage, looping drum beats and guitar chords right before the audience. The raw, passionate vocals of Julie and Blake, touched hearts…as they sang an emotional rendition of Rihanna's “Stay”. The younger generation enjoyed the energy and passion of Siya's original collection of self-composed music.

Never failing to impress, the catwalk was alight with full blown talent and everyone who attended, applauded in agreement throughout the evening. The only fashion show in the region showcasing emerging talent, and at the same time, promoting fashion tourism encouraging a range of designers to travel, and show their eclectic collection in a fast forward city like Dubai. This year was no different, as  it featured talented designers from Lebanon, Hungary, Nigeria, Morocco and South Africa just to name a few. The anticipated fashion talent competition was well attended with supporters of the designers who had traveled far and wide to pursue their dream on the one platform that truly encourages talent. A rainbow of colors, textures and beauty, paraded the stage with its usual professionalism and sparkle. From Walid Atallah to Szandra Akkach, the featured designers blew away the guests with a whole line of fresh and innovative ideas.

Walid Atallah
A glamourous designer with an ethereal flare, Walid's collection was creative, royal and dramatic. Pieces with presence and elegance, forced spectators to a standing ovation with rich fabric, intricate embellishments and mind-blowing originality. Theatrical costumes fit for anyone seeking inspiration and motivation into the fashion world.

Lia Ogan
Nigerian designer Lia Ogan delivered a wonderful collection inspired by birds, feathers and ruffles to create an array of ready-to-wear attire. Speaking to the average woman, Lia displayed her bubbly personality through her pleasantly colorful garments.

Mounia el Hsaini
A Moroccan designer from Paris, Mounia is inspired by nature, especially animals and flowers. Her collection comprises of simple pieces reflecting her personal tastes as well as others. Using high-end fabric including Calais lace, crepe Georgette and tulle, Mouny Creation is beautifully adorned with Moroccan stones and crystals. Graceful and refined, El Hsaini used traditional and embroidered textiles to compose her outfits. She also had the opportunity to dress some of the celebrities at the show.

Szandra Akkach
A modern, middle-eastern designer employing a clever blend of modern abayas, haute couture, evening gowns and bridal dresses, her collection was fascinating to watch. Using silk, chiffon, traditional heavily beaded elements and interesting fabrics, Szandra presented a diverse range appealing to buyers of different cultural influences and easy-to-wear options.  Inspired by the desert, where she grew up, and the Swiss Alps, where she studied, Akkach's designs reflected the sunrise, sunset, and the pleasure of nature's oceanic waves.

Carlos Fritz 
Carlos Fritz Creations delivered a unique collection specially for this unique event to honor Runway Dubai. An exotic creation influenced by the diverse cultures of South African wildlife and indigenous flowers. His gorgeous dresses floated down the runway, wonderfully crafted, and embracing intricate beading, and diagonal draping. 

Samah Shublaq
The Palestinian designer who previously received a trophy as a top designer during the 2014 Runway Dubai show, supported the fashion tourism campaign with modest and classy pieces inspired by her beautiful country with the aim of what she will be working on for 2018.

ASANDA MALI
Asanda Mali brought a message of diversity to Dubai's fashion scene. Originally from South Africa, Asanda's vibrant, plus-size collection was of hope, and confidence. Trust this new bold and fierce statement to receive positive affirmation from guests. She was emotional, to receive the positive responses from guests who applauded loudly during her finale. 

The winner of the fashion talent contest Yasmine Mamlouk from Syria who drew her inspiration from the city of Aleppo, took home the title Fashion designer of the year.

The entire production was smooth and visually pleasing. The models, both male and female were stunning, elegant and exotic which was made possible by a huge team of makeup artists from the Makeup Art Academy Paris, and Bebar blow dry bar and hair styling. 

Founder of Runway Dubai Modupe Omonze takes the time to shine the spotlight on emerging talents by giving them the unique opportunity to display their ideas in a professional setting, while developing their confidence in a high-profile location. Kudos to a fellow fashion designer that passionately contributes to the future of the fashion industry.

Written by Marcus Joseph.




Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 151121 times
Posted on : Thursday, December 7, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Step into Lili Miro's World of Luxury for Men
Next Story : UAE consumers pick 2XL as their favourite interiors brand for home accessories
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
The FW18 Trend Report From Weill Paris
Discover the Secret to Younger-looking, Radiant Skin
Keep your skin looking healthy and hydrated, naturally
Climax Mascara Never Fake It
Brighter Eyes with Skin Republic
Jessica Kahawaty in Dubai to Celebrate the Launch of SUKIN, Australia's No.1 Nat...
LOOTAH Perfumes brings a collection of delicate scents to fulfill the needs of t...
The Balmain Haute Elegance Oval mirrors the brand's soul
Brow Contour Pro 4-in-1 defining & highlighting brow pencil
The Rado DiaMaster Petite Seconde Automatic COSC The Rado watch at the top of th...
BodyO launches officially its AiPod for a full body check-up during the Gitex Fu...
Lexus Design Award 2019 open for entries
Joyalukkas adds another jewel to its crown with the inauguration of its third sh...
Get flawless skin with Rodial's new Booster Drops
Johnson's launches Fresh Hydration Range – Cleansed, hydrated skin in just #OneSwipe
Trend Alert! Giddy up on the best platform with your new horse-inspo ensemble fr...
The World of Aigner Wunderkammer
Elegant and feminine new Mini Bubble set to make a big splash
Introducing the GUESS Jeans Fall 2018 Collection'
Manero Peripheral (43 Mm) Classic Watchmaking Meets State of,the Art Technology
Curate your perfect Autumn Winter wardrobe, with Robinsons
Dubai Shopping Festival Returns With Much-awaited Mega Raffles
DS Podium Chronograph 1/100 sec
Daniel Craig Brings the Diver 300m to the Surface
Global Report Reveals That the “Feeling of Home” Is Moving Beyond Four Walls
Reinforcing Smartphone's Weakest Link: Huawei Could Launch Ultra-Fast Charging B...
Dubai's newest social hub - Bar Baar introduces ‘Thela Baar Brunch'
Corum Heritage Eleganza- Dedicated to the stylish woman
Malabar Gold & Diamonds to triple number of outlets to 750 and raise Group turno...
With more collections and a more spacious car parking, Kalyan Silks moves to El...
OMEGA gets set to time the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018
Sharjah Government pavilion highlights digital transformation of Sharjah at GITE...
Joyalukkas Celebrates the Festival of Light with Irresistible Offers
Kibsons Expand Vegan Range
Health Shield Medical Center to Celebrate Women of the Capital
AXOR is the official partner for bathroom fixtures of the Design Hotels™ brand
Lacoste Introduces the Keep Playing Collection for Women
Nokia smartphones serves first slice of Android™ 9 Pie on the award-winning Noki...
Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens 2018 FactSheet
The Ford F-150 Raptor: Your Ultimate Partner for Off-Road Adventure
Sharjah Girl Guides Unleash their Power on International Day of the Girl Child
Mohammad Abdullah, President of Dubai Institute of Design and Innovation (DIDI)
Festival Plaza Announces Lulu Hypermarket at New Lifestyle Destination
SIBF 2018 Invites Young Visitors to the Wondrous Land of Edutainment
Western Digital powers AI-enabled storage for futuristic surveillance and security
Fifi & Friends - Now available at more outlets across the UAE
Nissan to Make Official On-track Formula E Debut
UAE Toastmasters community to host the world champion of public speaking
Make your home stand out this winter
Toyota's legendary King goes urban with the 2019 Land Cruiser Grand Touring Edition