Saudi Arabia is holding its initial ever fashion week in the capital of Saudi Arabia, Khaleejtimes reports. Jean Paul Gaultier and Roberto Cavalli area in the country to headline the event that opened on weekday.
The Saudi Arabian edition of Arab Fashion Week joins designers from Europe and also the Arab world over the course of 4 days – as well as the kingdom’s own Arwa Banawi, whose the appropriate lady line is idolized by fashionistas across the region, and Mashael Alrajhi, the name gender-inclusive label of a rarely-seen Saudi sheika.
The event will be a female-attendees only event as models won’t be wearing ancient abayas. In the capital, the show is not open to cameras.
Listed as a world fashion week compared to Paris and Milan, Arab Fashion Week offers completely see-now-buy-now collections and pre-collections. till now, it had been hosted completely by Gulf fashion capital Dubai.
Jacob Abrian, interviewed by AFP. who is the CEO of the Arab Fashion Council in charge of the event, said
We are so excited today to be announcing a history and new era for the kingdom, and for the entire Arab world, which is Arab FashionWeek.
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