UAE-based fashion designers can now submit functions to showcase their work at London Fashion Week in September.
The Dubai Design and Fashion Council (DDFC) and the FAD Institute of Luxurious, Fashion & Model Dubai will sponsor one designer as a part of their DDFC x FAD Dubai Fashion Showcase, at London Fashion Scout SS18.
London Fashion Scout is the most important unbiased showcase for rising and established designers. It takes place throughout each season of London Fashion Week.
Designers Shaikha Amal Al Maktoum, and her label Azzalia, and Deborah Henning, and her self-titled label, had been chosen to participate in February’s showcase.
“By leveraging the worldwide attain of London Fashion Scout, we offer UAE-based designers with the chance to showcase and be celebrated on a world stage, in addition to highlighting Dubai as a number one and ever-flourishing vacation spot for design,” stated Jazia Al Dhanhani, CEO of DDFC.
Womenswear and menswear designers can apply on-line, by ddfc.ae, till June 29. They should be members of DDFC and have a minimal of 4 earlier collections, in addition to two prior fashion reveals.
DDFC and FAD will announce shortlisted designers on July three, adopted by a briefing session on July 6. Designers will then current the idea of their new collections to a panel who will select the profitable candidate on July 23.