Photo essay: 'Arab Fashion Week' Dubai 2016 set the ramp on fire
Here are vignettes of latest trends that walked the ramp and behind the curtain's scenes from Arab Fashion Week, 2016 in Dubai..
Arab Fashion Week has become one of the most trend setting events in the Middle East. Designers, local and internationals are given a platform to showcase their works of beauty and stir their magic into the industry of Arab fashion. Here is what came down upon at the Arab Fashion Week 2016 that held the audience in awe...
Here is what Ingie Paris had to show off:
And what Jamal Taslaq had in store:
Some fashion designers displayed their works before and after the fashion show. Arab Fashion Week not only covered women's fashion but also men's and kids' designers' works.
Of course, things weren't as calm back stage as they seemed on the ramp, with the models walking gracefully and displaying clothing materials designed by some of the elites in the UAE.
This 5 day fashion extravaganza saw many new trends and faces, on and off the ramp. Here is what social media had to same about it:
Emirati runway model Rafeea Al Hajsi in the limelight at Huawei Arab Fashion Weekhttps://t.co/NkZAutrU75
— Marc Leibowitz (@Marc_Leibowitz) October 18, 2016
Fashion was clearly not the sole source of entertainment through the week
We were honored to have many VIPs & celebrities attending the glamorous gala dinner of #huaweiarabfashionweek pic.twitter.com/iNLfeiXbAb
— Arab Fashion Week (@ArabFashionWeek) October 18, 2016
And some history was made
Rafeea al-hajsi❤ fulfilled a dream by becoming the first Emirati model to strut the Arab Fashion week catwalk#GoalAchieved?
— Dineo ? (@Dineo_sekwele) October 16, 2016