Dubai Design District (d3) and the Arab Fashion Council have organized Dubai Fashion Week to bring together the fashion community in Dubai and celebrate Dubai’s status as the new fifth fashion capital to establish it as a global fashion hub and an international benchmark for the entire industry. Dubai Fashion Week is bringing you a city-wide celebration with over 45 fashion events on the calendar featuring an electrifying line-up of collection launches, pop-ups, masterclasses, parties, and panel talks.

From Friday, March 10th, to Wednesday, March 15th, the new official fashion event is gearing up to attract global collaborators, designers, and visitors. Following Paris Fashion Week, a massive gathering of media and buyers will arrive in Dubai to witness the Autumn Winter 2023/24 collections’ unveiling.

“We look forward to unveiling the new Dubai Fashion Week and see Dubai stand alongside its peers as one of the world’s leading fashion capitals,” says Jacob Abrian, Chief Executive Officer of the Arab Fashion Council. “We are delighted to see the Arab Fashion Council (AFC), Dubai Design District (d3), Dubai’s major industry stakeholders, and member designers join forces to mark a historical move and unite the local fashion scene under DFW’s broad umbrella.”

The first Dubai Fashion Week will feature a variety of designers showcasing their collections on the runway.

Haute Couture

Marmar Halim (UAE), Karolina’s Kingdom (Spain), Lamia Abi Nader (Lebanon), and Michael Cinco (UAE).


Amato (UAE), Maison du Mec (Lebanon), MOK (Oman), Anomalous (UAE), BHype (UAE), House of Victor (UAE), The Whales (UAE), Temma Prasetio (Indonesia), and Emergency Room (Lebanon).


Lallier (Ukraine), Pipatchara (Thailand), Lateforwork (Morocco), Blssd (UAE), Ivodia London (England), Lilo (UAE), Francesca Liberatore (Italy), Slimi Studio (UAE), Bazaza (Lebanon), Dima Ayad (UAE), Lama Jouni (UAE), Mrs. Keepa (UAE), Weinsanto (France), and Pressiat (France), which will be presented by La Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, the French body that coordinates Paris Fashion Week.

The highlighted designers on the calendar will be Mrs. Keepa, Lama Jouni, Dima Ayad, Bazaza, and Weinsanto.

Dubai Fashion Week aims to reinforce the city’s impact on the worldwide creative scene through its D.U.B.A.I. pillars: Diversity, Unity, Business, Ambition, and Innovation, and to foster the expansion of the fashion industry value chain.

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Rand Al-Hadethi is an art, culture, and fashion writer who approaches all her creative endeavours with a penchant for storytelling. She explores the intersection of fashion, culture, and society and sheds light on talent and cultural movements across the Middle East and the world. Rand also publishes a bi-monthly themed substack newsletter called WebWeaver™. To reach Rand, email her at or follow her on social media @rundoozz.