Fashion Forwad Dubai @ Dubai Design District on October 26-28, 2017
Fashion Forward Dubai returns for its tenth season from October 26th – 28th. With its signature move to the heart of the fashion industry in the region, the Design Quarter (DQ) at d3, FFWD is set to present a new format which combines fashion, retail and entertainment on a larger scale than previous seasons.
The event is relocating to a grander stage at the Design Quarter which has become the central component in the development of d3 and is already home to over 6000 professionals, 400 luxury, design and fashion businesses. The Design Quarter will transform into a celebration of creativity with FFWD’s stamp of what, and who is making waves in the region.
In celebration of the 10th season, the event footprint and programming will be curated under three overarching themes: Play, Rewind, Forward.
At its tenth season,Fashion Forward takes over the Dubai Design District growing its audience from invite-only to everyone who loves fashion. A four-day celebration of style featuring runway shows, presentations, exhibitions, talks, shopping, music and film. Join in the glamour, the swag and the fun.
FFWD is open to the public. To turn an entire district into your own runway, show up at d3.
Fashion Forward Dubai (FFWD) is the definitive fashion platform for Dubai and the Middle East, providing development, exposure and a progressive direction for the regional fashion industry.
FFWD welcomes members of the regional and international fashion communities to come together in support of Middle Eastern design talent and to foster industry discussion and professional development.
Held bi-annually in April and October at Dubai Design District, the key components of FFWD include: Runway shows and presentations by the best couture, ready-to-wear and accessories designers in the Middle East. Additionally FFWD hosts the d3 Fashion Talks, a series of inspiring seminars and panel discussions led by global industry experts and fashion academia.
The Garden is back, offering a unique retail experience. Presenting over 45 of the region’s most exciting jewelry and accessories designers and homegrown retail concepts and their sparkling, exciting and contemporary creations.
Fashion Future. Meet the future of fashion in person, as the most promising graduates of the world’s top fashion schools: Creative Space Beirut, Domus Academy, ESMOD Dubai, FAD Dubai and Lebanese American University flaunt their collections. A global graduate showcase anchored by Graduate Fashion Week (GFW), this is your opportunity to discover up and coming talent before they make it in the glossy magazines.
Fashion Talks. Hear the leaders of global fashion business and academia discuss issues and ideas that push the industry forward. Nine inspiring seminars and discussion panels that will shape the conversation between the shows and “hello”s. Brought to you by Dubai Design District.
Venue: Dubai Design District (D3)