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UPCOMING SEASON SS25 | 1 – 5 SEPTEMBER 2024

DUBAI FASHION WEEK

Dubai Fashion Week, founded by Dubai Design District and the Arab Fashion Council, is the only official platform in Dubai. DFW seeks to project Dubai’s creativity and fashion business worldwide while advancing the Arab fashion industry through advocacy, showcasing events in Dubai and key export markets, and utilizing collective knowledge and resources. In undertaking this mission, both AFC and d3 share in the vision of expanding the Fashion Industry and sector’s growth & economic impact while elevating the creative allure of the fashion industry on an international level.

GET INVOLVED

Discover how you could be part of the Dubai Fashion Week for both Womenswear and Menswear, scale up your presence in the Middle East or Europe, and the possibility to join the region’s creative community at Dubai Design District.

THE DFW MEMBERS

In addition to being permanent designers on the Dubai Fashion Week calendar, Dubai Fashion Week members make up the Designers Committee, which also decides who will join the following editions of the calendar and how it will shape the future of the industry.

FEATURED ON DFW

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DUBAI FASHION WEEK IS LAUNCHED

Dubai design district (d3) and Arab Fashion Council announced the launch of the official Dubai Fashion Week.

FEATURED

THREADS TALKS 2.0

The Arab Fashion Council &META host the Threads talks 2.0: shaping the future of fashion and social media at Dubai Fashion Week 2024. 

STRATEGIC PARTNER CONTENT

DUBAI DESIGN DISTRICT

The global creative ecosystem is dedicated to design, fashion, architecture, and art.

PARTNER’S CONTENT

NOTHING

OFFICIAL SMARTPHONE PARTNER

No confusing tech-speak. No silly product names. Just artistry, passion and trust. And products we’re proud to share with our friends and family. Simple. Because beautiful tech shouldn’t be complicated.

PARTNER’S CONTENT

AIR FRANCE

OFFICIAL AIRLINE PARTNER

Elevate Your Journey: Experience Fashionable Travel from the Fashion Capitals to Dubai Fashion Week with DFW’s Exclusive Airline Partner.

PARTNER’S CONTENT

LAVAZZA

OFFICIAL COFFEE PARTNER

Lavazza, the Italian icon par excellence.

PARTNER’S CONTENT

Schwarzkopf professional

OFFICIAL HAIR PARTNER

An exclusively professional salon styling range that empowers every stylist to bring their own visions to life.

PARTNER’S CONTENT

MICROSOFT SURFACE

OFFICIAL TECH PARTNER

Like pen on paper, only better. 

PARTNER’S CONTENT

EIRA WATER

OFFICIAL HYDRATION PARTNER

EIRA Water, sourced from Norway’s Eresfjord, is a testament to purity and award-winning taste. 

GUEST DESIGNERS WHO SHOWCASED ON THE DFW CALENDAR

Dubai Fashion Week calendar, formerly Arab Fashion Week, has featured some of the fashion industry’s most renowned names, such as Carolina Herrera designed by Wes Gordon, Iris van Herpen, Jean Paul Gaultier, Antonio Marras, Blumarine, Moschino, etc.

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REFLECTING ON A WEEK OF GLOBAL FASHION EXCELLENCE: DUBAI FASHION WEEK (DFW) HIGHLIGHTS THE BEST OF INTERNATIONAL DESIGNERS​

Dubai, UAE, 15 February 2024: The global fashion industry converged at Dubai Design District (d3) once again last week for the third successful edition of Dubai Fashion Week (DFW). The Autumn/Winter 24/25 edition of DFW brought five days of full house runway shows by emerging and established designers, plus capsule launches, events, dinners, talks and networking opportunities. It yet again confirmed Dubai’s ambition and commitment to its spot on the international fashion calendar with numerous strategic advancements: the re-scheduling of the event to lead the global fashion calendar; the new, state-of-the-art venue for the event along d3’s waterfront; more shows and events spread out to new venues across the city; new DFW members and partners on board; and new designer-buyer collaborations and networking opportunities. The event attracted strong attendance from global buyers, media, celebrities and key fashion stakeholders.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF DAY SIX OF DUBAI FASHION WEEK AW 24/25​

THAT Concept Store, the homegrown concept presenting curated fashion, art, beauty and grooming experiences by Majid Al Futtaim lifestyle, collaborated with Dubai Fashion Week. As an integral part of the Dubai Fashion Week calendar, ‘THAT NIGHT OUT’ served as the premier closing event. The evening started with a presentation of THAT Concept Store’s slelection of brands, showcasing the Spring/Summer 2024 collections in-store and various activations throughout the space. Curated pieces from renowned brands such as Magda Butrym, Rabanne, Khaite, Vetements, and Marni, among others, took center stage in this fashion showcase. The evening concluded with an industry gathering and an exclusive after-party, to commemorate the closing of the Dubai Fashion Week. It was a night of fashion, art, and celebration, brought by THAT Concept Store and Dubai Fashion Week.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF DAY FIVE OF DUBAI FASHION WEEK AW 24/25​

Dubai, UAE, 9 February 2024: The Autumn/Winter 24/25 edition of Dubai Fashion Week (DFW) drew to a close last night after five days of innovative fashion showcases and the convergence of global design talent and professionals, which have all further cemented Dubai’s status as a global fashion hub. Designers headlining the final date on the calendar were BLSSD – who recently became a DFW Member – as well as Adolfo Dominguez and Designers & Us. Day five also saw the season’s final Threads Talk 2.0, where global fashion industry professionals and experts tackled the present and future of the industry.

Co-founded by d3, a member of TECOM Group PJSC, and the Arab Fashion Council, DFW will return for the Spring/Summer edition later this year – dates to follow.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF DAY FOUR OF DUBAI FASHION WEEK AW 24/25​

Dubai, UAE, 8 February 2024: Designers showcased their innovative collections and collaborations on the fourth day of Dubai Fashion Week (DFW), with a special focus on emerging design talent. DFW member Dina Ayad presented her Autumn/Winter collection titled ‘Nostalgic Elegance’ to a packed audience of global fashion industry professionals. Meanwhile, DFW veteran Reborn impressed with their streetwear showcase titled ‘Phoenix Rise.’ Sustainability took centre stage with Emergency Room’s thought-provoking collection titled ‘What Am I To Do With All That Is Left?’, along with exciting designer and brand collaborations, marking an eventful penultimate day of Dubai’s premier fashion showcase.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF DAY THREE OF DUBAI FASHION WEEK AW 24/25​

Dubai, UAE, 7 February 2024: On day three of Dubai Fashion Week, packed houses welcomed runway shows and exclusive presentations by regional fashion labels Choice, Riva and SELFMADE. Iconic homegrown couture house Michael Cinco unveiled a collection celebrating self-expression, while an insightful session of the Threads Fashion Brunch and an exclusive event by DFW Member Lama Jouni took place off the catwalk.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF DAY TWO OF DUBAI FASHION WEEK AW 24/25​

Dubai, UAE, 6 February 2024: Hundreds of fashion industry professionals gathered at Dubai Design District (d3) last night for the second day of Dubai Fashion Week (DFW). The event featured collections, collaborations, and launches by Anaya, Humariff, and Maison Sara Chraibi, as well as a notable collaboration between regional icon Mrs. Keepa and Sotheby’s Dubai for the launch of the Mrs. Keepa Studio-Couture SS 24 collection.

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