Galeries Lafayette is carefully curating a selection of SS21 collections from eight prominent Italian fashion brands involved in the ‘Italian fashion towards Dubai,’ project dedicated to support small and medium enterprises, promoting their Italian famed craftsmanship in the UAE.
The coveted SS21 ready-to-wear collections and accessories will be showcased for four days (23rd – 26th March) at the Pop up located on the 1st floor, Women’s department, Glamour Section. To celebrate the launch, an event was held last 23rd of March in the department store to introduce the creative talents to a mix of fashionable communities and markets residing in the UAE.
Galeries Lafayette will extend its support by selecting four brands to be showcased in the department store for a period of two months. The brands selected are; Joy Meribe, Anthemis Made by Artico, C.ALLA and Orequo.
Participating brands are as follows:
A & A: Founded in 2015, A& A manufacture leather bags and accessories for both men and women. https://www.aeapelletteria.it/
Anthemis by ARTICO: Artico was born in 1979, becoming an important reality in handmade production of leather, shearling, cashmere and fur wears. https://anthemisofficial.com
C.ALLA: a brand of luxury lingerie and beachwear totally Made in Italy by Italians whose purpose is to dress women. https://calla.it/
La Venenta – Miamo: The social cooperative La Venenta was created by the will of The Association Comunità Santa Maria della Venenta Onlus. With the same roots as the Association and sharing its values, the social cooperative La Venenta Onlus manages residential structures, combining the dedication of resident families and the professionalism of multi-professional teams, in favor of families or single-parent families in charge of Social Services. www.venenta.com/
LABAM: For over 70 years Labam have curated high fashion Made in Italy, accessories including necklaces, earrings, bracelets and hair accessories.www.labamsrl.com/
JOY MERIBE: Founded in 2017, Joy Meribe is a brand dedicated to alternative, versatile and original fashion, renowned for its stylistic influences that unite in an absolutely appealing way, both Western style with Afro features. https://modafdesigns.com/
OREQUO: Luxury silk and cashmere products, such as scarves, foulards and stoles, handmade in Italy using the finest materials, for an elegant and refined style. https://orequo.com/
ROSANNA PELLEGRINI: The company MP di Rosanna Pellegrini & C. sas was founded in 1963. Autumn/Winter collections are knitwear made mainly with high-quality yarns, while in the Spring/Summer collection, in addition to “real tricot”, fine fabrics of various types prevail. www.rosannapellegrini.it/
“The fashion industry has taken a hard hit by the pandemic and responded in interesting ways, adapting to the new environment that we all now live in. More importantly, we are seeing the supply chain focusing its efforts in getting back up together, as testified by the “Italian fashion towards Dubai” project. The UAE has always been very welcoming to our talents and we look forward to bringing more of the genuine Italian fashion here,” said His Excellency Nicola Lener, Ambassador of Italy to the UAE.