The Queen Elizabeth II cruise ship will host the sixth edition of Arab Fashion Week at Port Rashid, Dubai from May 9 to 12.
This will be the world’s first floating fashion week. There will be 18 designers from more than 13 countries in the event and they will show their ready to wear collections and ready couture.
The Arab Fashion Council also announced the formation of a strategic partnership with MBM Holding, an investment and development company based in Dubai.
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The event will also launch an eco-friendly collection under the name of AFC Green Label that is a major move towards fashion sustainability in the region.
The CEO of the Arab Fashion Council Jacob Abrian said, “We are proud and honored by this strategic partnership with MBM Holding which aims to implement the vision of the Arab Fashion Council in positioning the UAE on the international map of fashion and design economy. This agreement highlights Dubai’s support of the Arab Fashion Council’s quest to develop the creative sector in the UAE by giving access to foreign brands and talent to invest in the country.”