Press Release

Schedule announced for the first men’s fashion week in the Middle East
-be part of history in the making

The Arab Fashion Council is delighted to announce the schedule for the inaugural Arab Fashion Week- Men’s, featuring 15 regional and international designers from the UAE, Lebanon, Iran, United Kingdom and France.

click here to view the live schedule and read about the designers. 

Completing the eclectic line up, are five emerging menswear designers from Paris Fashion Week Men’s, who have been invited to participate as part of a strategic partnership between The Arab Fashion Council and The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode.

“Emerging brands express a fashion forward view on the world. We are pleased to present some of these talented designers from the Paris Fashion Week® calendar in Dubai at Arab Fashion Week-Men’s, to allow them to increase their global reach.” Serge Carreira, Head of Emerging Brands Initiative, The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode.

In Council Talks, to be broadcast each day at 8.40pm, the Arab Fashion Council has invited industry leaders, Serge Carreira, Head of Emerging Brands Initiative, The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, Allyson Portee, Forbes Middle East, and Diane Pernet to offer their perspective on men’s fashion and the significance of the first men’s fashion week in the Middle East.

Presented in partnership with Facebook, Inc. The Arab Fashion Council is inviting viewers across the world to tune in to Instagram’s Live handle @arabfashioncouncil from 28-30 January 2021, view and shop the collections and be part of a moment of history in the making. View the full schedule here www.arabfashionweek.org

“The world around us is changing, so too are attitudes towards fashion and nowhere more so than in the Middle East. Arab Fashion Week-Men’s presents the breadth of menswear beyond formal attire and streetwear and paves the way for men in the Middle East to embrace a more adventurous wardrobe.” Mohammed Aqra, Chief Strategy Officer, The Arab Fashion Council.