Updated: Oct 7
Dubai, UAE - Dubai Fashion Week (DFW), founded by Dubai Design District (d3), a member of TECOM Group PJSC, and the Arab Fashion Council (AFC), proudly reveals its esteemed guest of honor for SS24: Carolina Herrera designed by Wes Gordon.
Carolina Herrera, one of the fashion industry's most renowned luxury houses encompassing Fashion and Beauty, is set to captivate the audience as it takes the spotlight at the upcoming Dubai Fashion Week Spring Summer 2024. The season will commence with an exclusive gathering of media and celebrities on October 8, 2023, inaugurating DFW in the presence of Wes Gordon.
The following day, on October 9, 2023, the brand will present their highly anticipated SS24 collection, featuring exclusive designs crafted to commemorate this significant occasion. To honor the house’s creative director, Wes Gordon, an intimate dinner will be hosted, bringing together top-tier media, buyers, and prominent celebrities from the fashion industry worldwide.
In addition to these momentous events, Carolina Herrera will receive their clients to privately explore the collection during a trunk show scheduled throughout the same week.
"We are thrilled to announce that Carolina Herrera is this season's Guest of Honor to inaugurate Dubai Fashion Week SS24," said Mohammed Aqra, Chief Strategy Officer of the Arab Fashion Council. "Carolina Herrera's unwavering commitment to excellence, coupled with their unique DNA that has always been appreciated by our region, aligns perfectly with the spirit of Dubai Fashion Week. We anticipate that Herrera's presentation will undoubtedly leave an indelible mark on the fashion landscape regionally and inspire aspiring designers and fashion enthusiasts alike."
The opening presentation on October 9 will be a momentous occasion dedicated exclusively to the breathtaking creations of Carolina Herrera by Wes Gordon. Guests can expect an immersive experience combining fashion, art, beauty and entertainment seamlessly. The evening, set against an exceptional ambiance, will exude an air of sophistication and refinement, complementing the brand's unparalleled style.
"We are thrilled to be a part of Dubai Fashion Week for this season,” says Creative Director Wes Gordon. “We couldn’t be happier to have the opportunity to bring our Spring Summer Collection all the way from New York, and to have the opportunity share it with the fashion community of Dubai and the Arab Fashion Council. We look forward to staging an unforgettable experience.”
Khadija Al Bastaki, Senior Vice President of Dubai Design District (d3), part of TECOM Group, states: “Dubai made a grand entrance onto the global fashion stage with the launch of Dubai Fashion Week. The event pushes the boundaries of style and design in the region, bringing forth innovative and world-class talent from around the world. Carolina Herrera's participation in Dubai Fashion Week is a testament to the growing significance of Dubai as a global fashion hub and influence. As our region continues to evolve into a powerhouse for fashion and luxury, Dubai Fashion Week is pivotal in highlighting the talent and creativity within this vibrant and diverse region and bringing new fashion and creative experiences to audiences here – and with Carolina Herrera’s participation this edition, it is certainly doing that.
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