Catwalk International organized Fashion Week Dubai 2019 featuring The Determined Show, 2nd Edition at the Turf Lounge in The Meydan Hotel. The show celebrated the very best of the diversity of our community by bringing together high-end international and Emirati fashion brands modelled by people of determination
The show was opened by a group of courageous boys and girls of determination, in cooperation with the Dubai Human Emotions Center, who proudly modelled toys and bags from TY Fashion, a global American brand that specializes in fun kids fashion accessories.
The star of the evening, internationally renowned designer WalidAtallah presented a distinguished show where he showcased his latest Haute Couture collection. His stunning and elegant creations, brought gasps of wonder and admiration from the audience. Atallah was joined by the well-known luxury jewellery designer ZozoKahramana. Zozo draped the models with intricately fashioned works of art, such as those in amber, which she said radiated happiness and energy to the models and therefore to the audience.
In the third showing, the talented Lebanese designer Nermin Abdel-Khalek presented her ethereal collection, Dalia Haven, a kaleidoscope of soft, yellows, pinks and purples, inspired by the beauty of nature and flowers.
The wonderfully skilled Emirati designer Maryam Al Mazrou showcased her sophisticated galabiyas and gowns in light blue, beige, cream and pale pink with subtle embroidery and patterns. The polished, exquisite tailoring of her clothes echoed that of Claire Waight Keller for Givenchy.
Bravia by Guknar, who will be presenting at the Milan fashion show, performed a beautiful presentation of her new collection of Haute Couture dresses, characterized by elegance, boldness and sophistication.
The show concluded with the emerging fashion designer and artist NajouaAjjour, who created one-of-a-kind pieces featuring her art interspersed with icons from the world of movies, fashion and music and bold striking features like feathers and flowers.
Othman Fakhri, the founder of Catwalk International and the organizer of the event said “our slogan is Fashion for All. We organised this event to bring together the beauty and diversity of fashion and the human race. We are so inspired by people of determination and our models who took to the catwalk to show these incredible designers. We hope to do many more shows like this in the future with worthwhile causes behind them”.
The Determined Show was held in the presence of a distinguished group of personalities, those interested in the world of fashion and media professionals.