Season six of Fashion Forward Dubai will take place this autumn at Madinat Jumeirah from October 22nd-25th, with 33 brands showing their collections for spring/summer 2016.
Organisers have revealed the list of this season’s participating brands. While its laden with Fashion Forward regulars, there are some new names that will take to the Dubai runways.
Couturiers Amato by Furne One and Michal Cinco are back again to dazzle the catwalks with their dramatic gowns, and evening wear labels Amber Froz, Amira Haroon and Madiyah Al Sharqi will be showing their latest work as well.
Expect to see regulars like Dima Ayad and Zaroon by Zareena, as well as brands like Arwa Al Banawi, Bouguessa, House of Nomad, Lama Jouni, Yousef Al-Jasmi who will be showing at Fashion Forward for the second time.
The Madinat Jumeirah catwalks will host the debut shows for Iranian designer Behnoode, Iraqi brand Saba Tark, Emirati Fatema Fardan, Labenese label Elio Abou Fayssal, UAE-based Jelena bin Drai, Saudi designers Mashael Alrajhi and Nasiba Hafiz, Dubai-based brand Orkalia, Syrian-born Zena Presley and Jordanian Zaid Farouki.
Endamage, Bedouin, Dany Tabet, Hussein Bazaza and Said Mahrouf will also be showing their spring/summer 2016 collections, along with 2015 Woolmark prize winner Taller Marmo.