By Shahid Ghuman CNN POINT
International Fashion Week Dubai Season 4 Spring/summer fashion show was a high-end fashion event organized by The Opulence Events LLC at Hotel Sofitel The Palm Dubai, United Arab Emirates (May 4th, 5th and 6th 2017). The show featured designers from 8 different countries as well as showrooms with big lifestyle brands from Sweden, Romania, Pakistan and Curacao to name a few and catered to an exclusive audience which included royal family, Ambassadors, Buyers, Retailers, Trade houses, High-end society.
Founder & Managing Director – Ms. Cheryle Dias – said that as always they are focused to promote and provide international platform to upcoming and established designers and to create a diversified show each time by their amazing collections. Season 4 had many challenges and the foremost one was to bring quality designers from different parts of the world under one platform. This season designers participated from Paris, Italy, UK, Philippines, Serbia, Qatar, Emirati, Romania and Curacao
The designers were provided an opportunity to showcase their latest collection of haute couture, and bridals and ready to wear etc. Makeup and Hairstyling was executed by a professional agency based in UAE and International elegant Models set the ramp on fire with their catwalk, the show was covered by local and international Media with photographers who came all the way from France to cover the show .The show was directed and choreographed by an international reputed choreographer.
The attendees of this grand event included fashion designers and exhibitors, Celebrities, high-end society, world fashion representatives, royal circles, ambassadors and consuls, trade specialists, including buyers and retailers etc. with an unparalleled international press/media coverage –
4th May 2017- The fashion week began with a grand Gala dinner which was attended by the Designers, Models, High- end society, sponsors and well known Bollywood VVIP’s
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The opening show started with a big Bang by the amazing designs from top well known Philippine designer based in UAE Angelo Estrada who showcased his heavy Haute Couture which also included a ballet performance from Kate,
The second show featured top Italian Gold shoe designer Antanio Vetori with his unique gold shoe collections which enthralled the audience
The third show featured Romanian Designer Luminita who showcased her classic Fur abbayas on the Ramp,
The show closed with the Serbian designer Danjella who showcased her beautiful couture collections on the ramp, Danjelas New Couture collections Black Swan AW 17/ 18 is inspired by a ballet and film theme Swan Lake Striving for Perfection, the struggle for love and passion, power, seduction.
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The opening show was by the ever graceful designer from Paris, Natalie who displayed her elegant evening wear collections called fairy, which was also the debut of 2 little models Radela and Reselda
The second show featured designer from Qatar, Asma Ascli Designs who displayed her luxurious and high end Kaftans.
The third show featured designer from United Kingdom, Jasper who displayed his high end ready to wear collections
The show closed with Emirati designer Asmar Couture who showcased his evening collections.
Major sponsors included; Vegas Club, Brilliant Smile, Cheryle Haute Couture & Bridals, Ruba center, The Opulence Models. Panous, FAD.