TIME: Thursday, 26 October 2017 - 19:00
LOCATION: HALL 1
Sheikha Madiyah Al Sharqi, daughter of the Ruler of Fujairah, U.A.E, HH Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, grew up immersed in the world of high fashion. Her eponymous label was founded after graduating from prestigious French fashion university, Esmod.
Al Sharqi is an internationally recognised design talent, with a multitude of awards and collaborations to her name. As well as being honoured as a finalist in the 2013 Woolmark Prize’, she has beenecognised as a Vogue Italia ‘Vogue Talent’ and was awarded ‘Best Fashion Designer’ at the 2013 Arab Woman Awards; as well as having been worn by celebrities including Nicole Richie, Alessandra Ambrosia, Karolina Kurkova, Sofia Vergara and Kris Jenner.
Playing with the contrast of dissimilar textiles, Madiyah's collections express an appreciation for beautiful fabrics and sophisticated needlework. Her delicate design aesthetic is consistent throughout her collections, while her creative inspirations shift from season to season.