We've rounded up the very best of FFWD Day 2.
Catch up on what the city is talking about before Day 3's shows!
Runways and Presentations, The Showcase and d3 Fashion Talks, After-Parties and Front Row - click through to see what everyone’s talking about!
Catch the very best street style from the #PepsiLounge this FFWD!
For the fourth consecutive season, Galeries Lafayette buyers have carefully curated a Spring/Summer ’17 selection from FFWD designers who have previously showcased at the bi-annual event. The Pop Up Store is part of FFWD’s EPICxSAMSUNG empowerment program, dedicated to supporting regional talent to attain commercial success.
Shop Lama Jouni, Sotra, Mira Hayek, Kristina Fidelskaya, Mrs. Keepa, and Amira Haroon from March 15 - April 15, 2017.
Fashion Forward returned to Paris for the second edition of their Showroom in Paris, on March 2nd – March 6th at Hotel InterContinental Paris Le Grand, part of the EPICxSAMSUNG empowerment program - an empowerment program endorsed by the DDFC and supported by d3, that provides business development opportunities to regional fashion talent through a series of initiatives.
Welcoming international buyers, media, VIP's, and influencers, the designers saw back-to-back appointments as well as an array of fresh content showcasing their latest collections.
Fashion Forward returns to Paris for the second edition of their Showroom in Paris, on March 2nd – March 6th at Hotel InterContinental Paris Le Grand, part of the EPICxSAMSUNG empowerment program - an empowerment program endorsed by the DDFC and supported by d3, that provides business development opportunities to regional fashion talent through a series of initiatives.
FFWD will present a carefully curated selection of the best apparel and accessory designers from the region including Amira Haroon, Anaya, Asya Krasnaya, Cheyma, Hessa Falasi, Kage, Kristina Fidelskaya, Lama Jouni, Poca & Poca, Rami Al Ali, Rula Galayini, Salta, Soltana and Sotra.
As a show of support to the Business of Fashion (BOF), Fashion Forward Dubai has joined the #tiedtogether movement.
We invite you to join the movement with us. Here's how you can get involved:
- Tie a white bandana around your wrist, neck, head, ankle or handbag and upload an image of your bandana to social media, tagging someone to show you are #TiedTogether as friends, family, neighbours . . . as humans.
- Donate to UNHCR. Please note that this fundraising campaign via Justgiving will only benefit the UNHCR. Donate at: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/tiedtogether.
- Register your support on the #TiedTogether website: tiedtogether.businessoffashion.com
Fashion Forward Dubai returns from March 23rd – 25th showcasing a carefully edited selection of the Middle East’s most coveted ready-to-wear, couture, accessory and jewellery designers, presenting again at Dubai Design District (d3).
Building upon the resounding success of last season, FFWD will see another busy programme of catwalk shows and presentations from regional designers, talks and panel discussions spearheaded by industry professionals, and accessory and jewellery collections at ‘The Showcase’.
Stay tuned to FFWD for announcements and more information.
Part of FFWD’s EPICxSamsung empowerment program, supported by Dubai Design District and endorsed by Dubai Design and Fashion Council, FAD Institute of Luxury Fashion & Style Dubai are helping pave the way for regional talent on the global stage.
The winner was selected by a jury comprised of Martyn Roberts, Founder and Director of Fashion Scout & Graduate Fashion Week, Shivang Dhruva, Founder and Director of FAD International, ACIM, FPM, BCS, Alumni Member: London College of Fashion, University of Arts London and Maitha Al Suwaidi: Director of Partner Relations for Dubai Design District.
“Applying for Fashion Scout London was an exciting step to take for my brand, I have seen my work progress over the seasons and I strongly feel that I am ready to showcase to a new market that I was always interested in” says Lama Jouni.
Lama Jouni will show on Sunday 19th February 2017 at 2:30pm at the Freemasons Hall in Covent Garden – London UK.