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Runway Dubai: A Preview Of This Year’s Fashion Designers

Get to know the fashion talent of the Middle East

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1 November 2017

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The Middle East is progressively establishing itself on the fashion map, as next week sees the return of Runway Dubai Fashion Show, Dubai becomes a fashion capital once more.

Runway Dubai has previously been responsible for promoting and producing some of the region’s most promising designers, as it acts as the perfect platform to source and recognise talent. Entering into its 5th season, Runway Dubai, has developed into a reputable event which continues to improve the fashion industry in the Middle East and showcase the best of Dubai designers, as well as introducing new faces in the annual Fashion Talent Contest.

We’ve selected three returning Dubai-based fashion designers who will feature at Runway Dubai Fashion Show 2017, as we build up to the anticipated event which starts on 8th November at Sofitel the Palm Hotel.

Look out for these exciting collections on the runway next week!

Szandra Akkach

Szandra Akkach’s collection Larimar by Szandra features detailed couture, beaded evening gowns and modern abayas, which reflect the mystical sea.

Szandra uses original Larimar crystals in her creations as the Larimar crystal tells a story of beauty, femininity and serenity. As a water element stone, the crystal embraces the qualities of strong, independent contemporary women, which Szandra installs within her designs.

In Szandra’s catwalk collection this year you can expect flowing fabrics, heavy handmade beading and vibrant colours to return to the runway. As Larimar by Szandra’s Instagram gives us a glimpse into the intricate detail of her designs which will feature at Runway Dubai.

Walid Atallah

Maintaining high standards in the Middle East fashion industry, is Walid Atallah, a fashion icon famous for holding the record of making the world’s most expensive wedding gown.

The Lebanese fashion designer’s career was launched in Dubai, where he began to showcase his collections full of glamour. Known for incorporating diamonds in his work, Walid has developed a reputation of working with high-end celebrity customers and has also received international awards from royalties and dignitaries.

This year at Runway Dubai Walid is expected to continue to charm the catwalk with luxury and provide inspiration for couture bridal looks 2018.

Amneek Bhattessa

Runway Dubai Season IV gave Amneek the opportunity to showcase her work; having won last year’s competition Amneek now has the chance to reveal her first couture line at Runway Dubai Fashion Show.

Proudly displaying Dubai custom made clothes, Amneek is admired for her subtle use of embroidery, partnered beautifully with flowing fabrics. She creates stunning shapes and elegant pieces that exude classic grace and sophistication.

Pictures from the KokOMas By Amneek SS18 Look-book, give us an insight into her stylish designs, as we anticipate her couture debut at Runway Dubai.