AURAS

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Founded in 2006 by two Saudi sisters, Auras designs are distinctive to any other designs in the industry. The collection contains lots of colorful precious stones, pearls, and diamonds. Their goal is to be able to create and design pieces that are appropriate for women of different ages and styles that suit every aspect of their lifestyle. Auras designs range from rings, bracelets, anklets and multi length necklaces that can be worn for any occasion.
 

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BIJA

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Simräl was born and raised in the Netherlands where the love for making jewellery started during her University studies. After establishing herself firmly within the Dutch jewellery sector, she slowly gained recognition for her work.

She now seeks similar successes within the Middle-Eastern market to find new and creative ways to surprise her customers with beautiful, affordable Dutch designs with an Arabic touch. High-quality materials, Swarovski crystals, professional craftsmanship and affordable prices were key for her successes in the launch of this SS Collection 2018.

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Boom And Mellow

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Boom and Mellow is the first high-end accessories boutique to be established in Dubai, opening its doors all the way back in 2005. Its hand-picked selection of trendy and luxurious accessories is what makes Boom and Mellow stand out from the crowd. You can find a variety of items, from clutches, hats, bags, belts, shawls, lounge/beach dresses, small gift items, all the way to precious and semi-precious jewellery. The words Boom and Mellow accurately portray the selection of head turning “Boom” pieces as well as the dainty “Mellow” items adding that “cherry on top” completion to any outfit!

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Charlotte Hudders

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Charlotte is a creative designer and artist based in Dubai. She has a diverse portfolio of wearable art. From bespoke headpieces and silk scarf designs to hand painted customised fashion accessories. Charlotte creates unique and beautiful illustrations that are personalised for her customers. She has worked with a wide range of clients including Level Shoes and Harvey Nichols, creating her live art on shoes and bags at their in store events. Charlotte's customising activation will go on throughout the weekend at Fashion Forward. Guests can bring along their shoes, bags, purses and leather jackets for her to turn into a piece of wearable art! 

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COTERIQUE

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"Coterique is the online destination to discover & shop luxury fashion by emerging designers globally.

Coterique scouts designers from all corners of the world to introduce the next generation of luxury designers to a global audience. From Vogue Fashion Prize winners to the labels you'll see in major retailers in a few seasons, Coterique is at the forefront of brand discovery, promising our clients exclusive access to the hottest brands in town (and other towns). "

COLINE DESIGNS

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Coline Designs’ Concept Creator and Founder, Pauline Jabr transformed her passion for fashion jewelry into creating conceptual unique accessories and establishing her own label in 2010. It all started when she, as a designer, wanted to express and communicate positive and inspirational messages through fashion accessories.

Pauline aims at creating fashion pieces with statement, accessories with character. She starts with the concept creation, the story behind every collection while finding inspiration in every day’s elements of life. Coline Designs collections integrate different materials and colour techniques, including gold plated pure brass materials, along with fabric and others; with an utmost attention to detail.
 

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CREATIVE SHELF DUBAI

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Creative Shelf DXB is a pop up retail space and an online platform that introduces emerging fashion designers and arty souls of UAE. It is a concept zone that includes both shopping and event side.

Our online platform introduces regional designers to the world, where with our event side we can promote, launch and organise special events for the brands, as well as present them on our pop up fashion stores, that occasionally happening in d3.

•Creative Shelf DXB gives great opportunity for emerging designers to launch their brand, and for established brands to expand their audience and be present in the most fashionable place in Middle East.

www.creativeshelfdxb.com 

Duet Luxury

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Started by designers Priyanka Baid and Shruti Bansal, Duet is the partnering of two Individuals who bring in their diverse experiences and expertise to the brand.

With a vast product portfolio of exclusive handcrafted accessories blending exotic wood and leather coupled with the luxury of customizing every produce- Duet is original, futuristic and functional.

Duet offers these bespoke accessories to suit modern go-getters who like to stand out and show their individuality. The collection is resplendent with unique shapes and embellishments- contemporary whilst retaining traditional features.

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Fashion Pirate

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Zeynab El-Helw graduated from Central St. Martins, faculty of fashion: costume/ theatre design, earned a master’s degree in marketing and a second master’s in international business management. She moved to Dubai in 2009 and worked for Dior, managing its marketing for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey. In 2014 she started Fashion Pirate, an online blog and boutique “to develop something on my own' where she commenced with sharing blog articles on her fashion style and travel then developed further to also curate jewellery/ accessories and further broadened into clothing,” curating items with a style she calls “street glam for the unisex" all under the umbrella of the Fashion Pirate shop. Today Zeynab is a well known Fashion/Lifestyle/ Travel blogger/ influencer in the Middle East and Europe, successful entrepreneur and a newly wed. 

Zeynab was interviewed by CNN for a special segment showcasing 'Inside the Middle East', MBC, in 2017. In 2014 Fashion Pirate was interviewed by New York Times. Also was featured in this magazines such as: Grazia Middle East, Hello! Middle East, Ahlan!, MyStyle, Arabian Business, Harpers Bazaar Bride, Hello Bridal, Arabian watches and jewellery, Health Guru.  

Today Zeynab has worked with over 40 brands, including Hublot, Richard Mille, Chopard, Claudie Pierlot, Baume & Mercier, IWC, HP, Dubai Tourism, Michael Kors, Fendi, Emirates NBD, Crest, Benefit, Max Factor, Rimmel, Pantene, Olay, & many more.

Hiba Jaber

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Hiba Jaber grew up in Jordan and moved to London for university, completing a Foundation Degree in Art & Design, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Management at the London College of Fashion. Hiba continued her education through a series of gem cutting courses in Sri Lanka, and completed her studies in jewelry making and design at the Instituto Lorenzo de' Medici in Florence, honing her skills by training with Italian Goldsmiths and international jewelry experts. Travel has always been part of Hiba’s inspiration and identity, moving from one rich culture to another; Amman, London, Dubai, Casablanca, and Florence. In Dubai, Hiba accumulated experiences in different areas of the fashion industry including editorial, working closely with regional emerging designers and luxury international brands.

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HIGH TIDE

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Villa Yasmine is a new tropical-inspired concept store offering selectively sourced, carefully curated luxury fashion and accessories from around the world. We offer new and exciting sought-after brands for a Jetset lifestyle. 

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Joudesign

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It’s not only cloths; it’s all about fashion,  in Joudesign we have  great variety that reflects our spirit starting from T-shirts, Switchers, shoes, bags, clutches, passport covers and more is coming soon. We are proud of our collection that reflects modern designs with a twist from our oriental and Arabic spirit and identity; therefore when we started in 2014 we believed in our capabilities and that we have a lot to provide. Since that time we set our mission to spread happiness among the fashion lovers.

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Kaizer

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Adopting the new, without comprising the values that made him the success he is today. Humility in design is what the label Kaizer is all about. A tribute to the age-old skills of leather crafting, made hero by simplistic styling. Marrying traditional technique with the jet set needs of life as it is in the modern world.

Inspired by Italian leathercraft and its heritage, Italian leather is shaped into luxurious bag designs at his atelier in Dubai. Kaizer retails from its flagship boutique at DFCM since 2009, is available online and in leading department stores in the UAE.

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Margherita

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Initially trained as a graphic designer, Margherita Abi-Hanna attended a one-year master program in accessories design at Domus Academy (Milan). Returning to Beirut in 2010, she launched her own eponymous contemporary jewelry brand.

Margherita’s debut collection was selected for Starch (2010–2011), fashion designer Rabih Kayrouz’s foundation that promotes Lebanese designers. She was a finalist in the ITS 2012 Jewelry competition in collaboration with Swarovski. Margherita’s work has since been featured in many fashion publications including: Elle Oriental, L’Officiel Levant and Deanna Farneti Cera’s book “Fashion Jewellery: Made in Italy”.

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Maryam Omaira

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With strength as a main concept, the Maryam Omaira Jewelry line experiments with meaningful, as well as tangible structures. The concept of strength was initially expressed in the very first collection, 'The Fortress'. The Fortress collection is the past strengthening the future. It is the story of fortification against the loss of beauty. It is preservation in an ever so modern way. Following collections remain true to this idea with emphasis on tangible strength which is evident in the 3 dimensional forms that the pieces take on. As a continuation of 'The Fortress', the latest collection emphasizes the idea of strength through the introduction of Palm Tree motifs and structures.

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Narinée

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Narinée Tchilinguirian is a Lebanese Armenian interior architect and multitalented designer currently based in Milan.

After graduating from LAU Beirut's Interior architecture program, and collaborating with local design firms, she moved to Milan to complete two Masters degrees - in Product design and in Innovative/Multidisciplinary design - respectively at Politecnico di Milano and Alta Scuola Politecnica.

Her namesake brand ‘NARINÉE’ launched in 2015 is a real life embodiment of her graduate thesis ‘Beyond traditions; Armenian contemporary design’: a jewelry collection bold in its unconventional marriage of materials.
Culture, traditions, design and architecture are the common thread of Narinée's pieces, minimal and yet extremely powerful.
 

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Rascha Daher

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Rascha Daher is a Lebanese Interior Architect who has more than 13 years of experience. She also has a masters degree in Urban Studies and has always had a passion for designing anything from furniture to little pieces of jewelry. 

In 2017 she launched her own brand and designed her first complete jewelry collection.

Her first collection named BARCODE, was a minimal and geometric based collection with a touch of mystery. Each piece has a unique barcode number engraved into it’s pink or yellow gold base.

Rosa Maria Jewellery

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Fascination with the antique jewelry that her parents used to collect on their travels over the years and her admiration for precious stones, observing their colors, distinguishing their different shapes and cuts Rosy Abourous decided to develop her own jewelry collection, combining the authentic and the organic; a mere reflection of her life.

Rosa Maria’s creations are made from a mix of silver and gold combined with a wild array of stones, such as rose-cut diamonds in different colors, rubies, sapphires, tourmalines and topaz. The raw, organic shapes of her pieces give wearers endless possibilities for adding more styles and combining them with one another.

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Rula Ghalayini

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Rula Galayini is a multi award winning bag decreed by the Huffington Post as the “it” bag of Paris Fashion Week in 2014.

Additionally it has been featured on the US TV hit series “The Carrie Diaries,”and spotted on the arms of countless regional and international celebrities.

The brand currently retails in over 13 cities including prestigious outlets such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Galeries Lafayette, Harvey Nichols and Bloomingdales.

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SAM

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The CEO and founder of SaM, Sabrina Mittler has been working in the jewelry and accessory business since the age of 18. In 2007 she started an apprenticeship at a traditional goldsmith. After gaining work experience, the german designer strengthened her knowledge in a contemporary jewelry studio. The variety of handcraft and design made her pursue academic studies in Applied Art & Design. During that time travelling influenced her creations. Photography became a major part of the design process. Ornaments as well as natural textures find their way into the designer‘s world. After receiving her Diploma of Art, Sabrina moved to the multicultural city of Dubai and launched her own label.

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