It was only a couple of months ago that Dubai Fashion Week hosted a triumphant sophomore edition, bookended with an opening presentation by Carolina Herrera and a grand finale that saw Naomi Campbell walk the runway for Rizman Ruzaini. Now, the Arab Fashion Council, in partnership with Dubai Design District, is gearing up for the Fall/Winter 2024 season, announcing its dates with a special billboard in Times Square, New York.
Scheduled to take place from February 4 to 8, 2024, the Dubai Fashion Week, this time, will lead the global fashion calendar, taking place ahead of New York, London, Milan, and Paris.
Khadija Al Bastaki, Senior Vice President of Dubai Design District, said in a press statement, “The world is really beginning to see the incredible talent, creativity, diversity and opportunity that Dubai offers the global fashion industry. In October, we set the bar for excellence high, and we are determined to follow up each edition with more outstanding, innovative, and inspiring collections than the one before.
Talking about moving up the calendar, she further added, “We are moving our Autumn/Winter dates forward to be among the early birds in the global fashion calendar, ensuring our designers can attract and engage potential buyers and investors earlier in the fiscal year. Our commitment remains to nurture a prolific fashion ecosystem in Dubai and the wider region, providing designers from Dubai, the region, and beyond with a gateway to new markets, opportunities, and audiences.”