The Network of Emirati Fashion Designers
The GCC spends more than $12 billion on fashion in a year and given the booming fashion scene here it isn’t surprising. Kipp takes a look at six up and coming Emirati fashion designers
April 11, 2011 4:55 by shafeer
Leila al Marashi’s Sugar Vintage has an international presence as not only is the range currently stocked at S*uce in Dubai Mall, The Village Mall and Abu Dhabi Marina Mall, but also in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Beirut, Qatar, KSA, Oman, and Kuwait. Marashi is also known for art works in which she places the traditional Emirati face mask over pop icons like Beyoncé, Queen Elizabeth and Mona Lisa embellished with Swarovski pearls and taffeta silk.
Like Darmaki, the goodie bag for the red carpet steppers will feature a t-shirt from Leila Al Marashi and Dina Al Husseini’s esteemed Sugar Vintage.