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Dubai, February 3, 2009
Dubai will be the focus of world attention when the high-profile Dubai Fashion 2009 takes off.
The event will be held under the patronage of Shaikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, wife of the UAE vice-president, prime minister, and ruler of Dubai Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
Opening on February 9, it is a signature event of Dubai Shopping Festival 2009 and will be held at the Madinat Jumeirah, Arena Ballroom.
The three-day event will see the season’s hottest trends by leading fashion houses and stores including Saks Fifth Avenue, John Galliano, and the Etoile Group, said an official spokesman.
It will be the first time that John Galliano presents his collections in Dubai after opening Middle East’s first John Galliano store in the city last year.
“As we celebrate the sixth anniversary of one of our most prestigious signature events, we would like to thank Shaikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum for her constant support and encouragement for Dubai Fashion It’s through her support that we transformed this event from its small beginnings in 2003 to a global fashion event that has managed to attract many fashion lovers of the world to Dubai in a record time,” said events manager of DSF Office Suhaila Gobash.
The inaugural day of the event on February 9 will host collections presented by Saks Fifth Avenue. The second day of the show on February 10 will see collections of John Galliano, the British Fashion Designer of the Year in 1987, 1994, 1995, and 1997, on the ramp. The show will be a ladies only night.
The final day on February 11 will see collections of grand fashion international brands take centre stage with names such as Karl Lagerfeld, Christian Dior, Stella Cadente, Ungaro and Valentino to name a few, presented by Etoile group. – TradeArabia News Service