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Fashion Forward Dubai names designers for Spring 2017 showcase

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Aug 30, 2016

Fashion Forward Dubai (FFWD) announced on Monday the participants in the Spring/Summer 2017 Designer Showcase on October 20-23, 2016. The Dubai Design and Fashion Council endorses Fashion Forward Dubai.



 
The SS17 show will showcase 31 designers in total with 5 making their debut at FFWD. The designers include Amal Al Raisi; Amato by Furne One; Ezra; Hussein Bazaza; Kristina Fidelskaya; Lama Jouni; Madiyah Al Sharqi; Maram; Salta; Sotra; Zareena; Arwa Al Banawi; Bedouin; Bouguessa; Hâshé; House of Nomad; HZ by Hissa Zainal; Kage; Mira Hayek; Mrs. Keepa; Orkalia; Said Mahrouf; Tair; Varion Marwah; Zaid Farouki; Zayan the Label; Zena Presley and Starch’s Perverse, Salim Azzam and Timi Hayek.
 
“We are pleased to extend our support to Fashion Forward,” said Nez Gebreel, CEO, Dubai Design and Fashion Council. “Now in its eighth season, Fashion Forward has established itself as an important platform to celebrate creativity and fashion, and to showcase the work of our designers from the region. The event continues to gain momentum each season and we look forward to witnessing the breadth of talent on display during this edition.”

FFWD provides development, exposure and progressive direction for Dubai and the Middle East. The platform holds runway shows and presentations for couture, ready-to-wear and accessories designers bi-annually in April and October at Dubai Design District. In addition, FFWD hosts the d3 Fashion Talks a series of inspiring seminars and panel discussions led by global industry experts and fashion academia. 

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