Will Riyadh be the Arab fashion capital?
Who would have thought that the first edition of the Arab fashion week would take place in the Saudi capital, Riyadh? The Arab Fashion Council made that happen
“We are so excited today to be announcing a history and new era for the kingdom, and for the entire Arab world, which is Arab Fashion Week,” Jacob Abrian, CEO of the Arab Fashion Council, told Gulf News.
The Arab Fashion Council is non-profit fashion council that represents 22 countries of the Arab League that aims to create a hub to empower Arab designers internationally and position the Arab world in the international map of fashion.
The major fashion was supposed to be held in the last week of March; however,the fashion week took place in April 11th due to visa and regulation issues. The first edition of the Arab Fashion week took place in the Ritz-Carlton Riyadh.
“A lot of things have been changing in Saudi Arabia…. now we can invite everyone to come here and be a part of this change. We have so many talented designers in this country and such a love for fashion. Now we can show that to the world.” Princess Noura Bint Faisal Al-Saud, honorary president of the Arab Fashion Council in Riyadh told ArabNews.
Designers joined from all over the world along with local ones to showcase their collections in the historical fashion event.
The list of designers that participated in that fashion major movement included big names like Jean Paul Gaultier. Most are from Europe or the Middle East, along with some from Brazil or the United States. Several are from Saudi Arabia, including Arwa al-Banawi.
The closing ceremony featured a dinner gala and a dancing show by the Russian ballet.
A second edition of Saudi Arab Fashion Week will happen next October.
Iconic Fashion Designer Thierry Mugler Dies at 73
Known for his iconic designs, and his ravishing pieces Manfred Thierry Mugler dies at the age of 73. Born in Strasbourg France, he was a talented performer, model, and an acrobat. Kicking of his fashion career by opening his own store and selling his unique designs that are known for broad shoulders and sharp tailoring, that are inspired by 1940s and 1950s glamour. His designs were worn by stars such David Bowie, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian, Madonna and more. His latest collection featured peculiar and astonishing designs of black stripes, and shoulders that mesmerized the body. In addition, to his iconic designs in the 90s and 80s era. He sold the rights to his name to the brand Clarins in 1997 after launching his perfume angel. He was also the creative director to Beyonce I AM world tour in 2010. The superstar had paid tribute to him on her social media by referencing the several creations he made for her over the years. As she had stated “Rest in Peace Thierry Mugler”. All of celebrities and models are honoring the designer and paying tribute, as Irina Shayk and posted a photo with him, in condolence for his death. The designer’s death was a shocking news for the fashion world, and his celebrated reputation follows him.
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