The runway show featured the 2011 Cruise/Resort collection by leading regional designers
It was a sizzling evening of high fashion, limitless creativity and a spirited audience during the inaugural Cruise Show at Dubai Ladies Club, a member of Dubai Women Establishment. Highlighting the latest trends in summer wear, The "Cruise Show 2011" saw 7 talented regional designers debuting their 2011 Cruise/Resort collection on the catwalk. The evening was proudly sponsored by In & Out Cosmetics and Sab Bling Bling.
Fatima Al Hammadi, Events Manager of Dubai Ladies Club said, “The concept behind The Cruise Show was to create a relaxed environment for fashion enthusiasts to enjoy a glamorous Summer runway show and have the opportunity to place orders and interact with the designers directly.”
The show featured an incomparable group of selected designers from around the region, many making their summer debut. Participating designers included Maitha Al Hammadi for Saya; Nouf Ahmed Al Subaity for Noufy Couture from Saudi Arabia; Muna Sulaiman from Smooth Lady; Muna Al Shamsi for Elegance; Muna and Fatma Bin Fahad for Al Mayyasa; Mira and Hamda Al Shamsi for M&H Queens Fashion Designing and Juju Costa for Professionelle Boutique. Each collection was as unique as its designer and styles ranged from avant-garde to classic.
In addition to the amazing runway show the event also included displays of fine art and luxury products and the attendance of fashion lovers, press and celebrities from around the world. Hundreds of upscale consumers, socialites and VIP members of the local community attended the prestigious high fashion event.
Fatima Al Hammadi added, “We are very happy with the exemplary group of talented young designers that have participated in the first Cruise Show at Dubai Ladies Club. Each designer presented a couture level collection, with the finest workmanship and handcrafted detailing. We look forward to welcoming new designers next year, to use our event as an opportunity to raise their profile in front of boutique buyers and high profile ladies of the community.”
Since its inception in 2003, Dubai Ladies Club has consistently worked towards improving the quality of life of women living in the UAE through in-house events, facilities and pilot projects. The events span the fields of art, culture, fitness and educational seminars; to open avenues for women to channelize their strengths and contribute effectively to the social and economic progress of the UAE. The club has initiated and/or participated in a variety of Events such as Oriental Red Carpet Emerging Designer Contest & Fashion Show, Complete Woman Program, Art Exchange Program, L’Officiel Arab Woman of the Year Awards and many more.