Besides creating a state-of-the-art fashion season, Dubai is also home to a dynamic new fashion e-commerce business - and one with a very novel twist. Named The Modist, it’s the dream of entrepreneur Ghizlan Guenez.
Indore based designer Anvita Jain launched her new collection Fiori for the upcoming winter festive season with plans to take the collection across India and international markets in the coming months.
It was all about elegant modesty at the Fashion Forward Dubai, where shows by local designers provided insight into local modes, mores and moods. Albeit leavened with international creators at FFWD, which ended Sunday.
The biggest problem when founding and driving a fashion house is managing people, and the smartest solution is listening to everyone’s opinion, including the intern, according to digital printing queen Mary Katrantzou.
Lagos Fashion and Design Week, which runs thru Saturday, includes a show by Nigerian designer Ibrahim Aminu. His label is the first - and so far only - haute couture house in conservative, mainly Muslim northern Nigeria.
“Work, live, play, and now learn,” is the mantra of Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi, the CEO of Dubai Design District, or D3, the setting for Fashion Forward Dubai, the biggest new fashion and design cluster in the world.
The Anal Naga Union in Delhi collaborated with the Delhi Fashion Club to put on a fashion event to celebrate the Chavan Kumhrin festival’s fifteenth edition in the city and to promote Naga culture through fashion.