International Dubai Fashion Week | Innovative identity

 

International Dubai Fashion Week (iDFW) will be held on the 26th, 27th and 28th April 2018 with a new and innovative identity at the Palazzo Versace Hotel in Dubai.

Sheikha Hend Bint Faisal Al Qassemi, Chairman of the Advisory Board and Board Member of the Dubai Fashion and Design College, and owner of Velvet HQ- the organizer of International Dubai Fashion Week (picture above) confirmed that setting a new date for the Dubai Fashion week was to fit with the international fashion shows calendar, and also because the organizing body had entered in new international contracts, with the most famous designers and major houses of international fashion design, which called for the date’s amendment of the most important event of its kind in the GCC.

Sheikha Hend Bint Faisal Al Qassemi pointed out, that Dubai, has become a regional lighthouse for innovation and design thanks to its government’s keenness to launch initiatives that support progress in the design industry, and stimulate innovation. UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has launched several initiatives, to support the development of Dubai, as an emerging capital for design in the world by establishing creative incubators that meet the needs of the industry and support the development of creative talents according to Dubai plan 2021.

Waleed Attallah (picture above) affirmed that the International Dubai Fashion Week, will ensure a significant leap forward within the UAE and the region, both on organization and participation levels.

He added; “The fashion and design sector within the UAE & GCC countries, is considered one of the most vital; in size and quality in the region. Based on the strong demands for the latest global fashion trends, and high purchasing power, the world’s leading companies are competing to open their stores in the region’s most vibrant markets.”