Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 5th October 2016: The Arab Fashion Week (HAFW)
is pleased to announce the Middle Eastern debut of New York based celebrity designer LaQuan Smith here in Dubai. Dedicated to creating unique style statements which fall under the Ready Couture realm, Smiths’ collections of signature dresses, chic separates and sleek styles, incorporate a simultaneous feel of femininity and fierceness for everyday women.
Having founded his women’s ready-to-wear label in 2010, Smith began his career by teaching himself how to sew at a young age with the help of his grandmother. By the time he was 22, he had successfully launched his first collection during New York Fashion Week, introducing a line of high fashion and luxury items, taking the industry by storm. He is now a recognized as a favorite amongst personalities including Beyoncé, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez, amongst others.
The HAFW aims to place Dubai on the global fashion calendar through the establishment of the world’s only ‘Ready-Couture’ platform which continues to create connections and a growing network between local, regional and international fashion industry players.
The third edition of the Arab Fashion Week (HAFW) will be held from October 6 – 10, 2016 at The Meydan Hotel and will feature designer exhibitions, workshops and fashion shows over the 5 days. Registration is required for all to attend and more information is available on www.arabfashionweek.org / www.arabfashioncouncil.com