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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES / Dubaï: Arab Fashion Council Strategic Partnership

April 24 2017

Sheikh Mohammed Maktoum Juma AlMaktoum Investment (MBM) and the Arab Fashion Council (AFC), the not-for-profit fashion organization with a vision to establish a fashion ecosystem in the Arab world, have officially entered into a partnership recognizing the major synergies that both groups can offer with an aim to continue promoting and positioning the Arab fashion industry on a global level.

Under the new partnership, the Arab Fashion Council will once again host its bi-annual Arab Fashion Week (AFW) event showcasing international as well as regional fashion designers in one of the world’s largest style capitals.

Taking place from 16-20 May at the Meydan Hotel in Dubai, the fourth edition of the Arab Fashion Week is expected to welcome over 15,000 visitors from all over the world for the occasion.

Marchesa, Antonio Marras, Jeremy Scott, LaQuan Smith, Rad Hourani, Renato Balestra and other 20 international brands are amongst the confirmed participating designers who will present their latest collections.