Abayas and Traditional Dress Celebrated at World of Fashion, Mall of the Emirates
Catwalk shows by Kashka and rising Emirati talent, Sumayyah Al Suwaidi for SEEN Couture
Dubai, UAE, October 16 – It was an exquisite ‘Arabian Night’ on October 13 with World of Fashion’s tribute to ladies abayas and traditional dress. Hosted at Mall of the Emirates, ‘An Arabian Night’ opened with two shows from leading female brand Kashka, showcasing their colourful, flowing creations for the season. The night ended with a catwalk show from SEEN Couture, from rising Emirati star, artist and designer Sumayyah Al Suwaidi in her first-ever fashion show debut. A leading Emirati entrepreneur, Sumayyah Al Suwaidi showcased her vision for traditional dress with modernity, femininity and style.
About Mall of the Emirates:
Mall of the Emirates, the world’s first shopping resort, is located in Dubai at interchange four on Sheikh Zayed Road. The two-level shopping centre currently features 520 international brands including 233,467 sqm of department stores, fashion, lifestyle, sports, electronics and home furnishing outlets and the largest Carrefour in the city. The compelling family leisure offer includes a Magic Planet family entertainment area, a 14-screen multiplex cinema, the world-renowned Ski Dubai - the Middle East’s first indoor ski resort and snow park - a five star Kempinski hotel, a four star Pullman Hotel and 85 coffee shops and restaurants. The mall also has a 500 seat capacity community theatre and accompanying arts centre – DUCTAC. The mall has recently added its new luxury wing, the Fashion Dome.
About Majid Al Futtaim Properties:
Majid Al Futtaim Properties is leading developer of shopping malls together with hotels and mixed-use community projects in the MENA region. Majid Al Futtaim Properties has changed the face of shopping, leisure and entertainment in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It currently owns and operates ten world-class shopping malls in the region with three of its flagship projects based in Dubai. Majid Al Futtaim Properties has earned numerous accolades and awards from international organizations that have recognized its leadership and the quality of its properties. The Company’s shopping malls continue to witness a steady increase in footfall with more than 135 million visitors during 2010.
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