Dubai is the next fashion capital of the world: Reem Acra

Published February 8th, 2017 - 09:20 GMT
The Sex and the City gals would have loved to shop there. (Instagram)
The Sex and the City gals would have loved to shop there. (Instagram)

She has dressed the likes of Selena Gomez, Taylor Swift, Taraji P. Henson and Melania Trump. She is the unstoppable Reem Acra of Lebanon. In her latest documentary “Inside the Middle East” that aired on CNN, Reem predicts that Dubai is the new fashion capital, and that it’ll follow the likes of London, Paris and New York. With events like Fashion Forward, how can you not agree?

“Walking around the souqs here in Dubai is just so fascinating, it’s exciting… My god the colors that there are here in Dubai, we don’t have them in New York,” Acra explains. “I am here in Dubai to really understand the culture, the future of this generation… There are a lot of designers around whether it’s fashion, jewelry, accessories. When you weave them all together there’s a base for a design world.”


A photo posted by Reem Acra (@reem_acra) on Dec 16, 2016 at 10:32am PST


You can watch the documentary on CNN International – Saturday February 4th at 4.30 am, Sunday February 5th at 10.30 am and 11.30 pm, Wednesday February 8th at 2.30 pm and 9.30 pm, Saturday February 11th at 10.30 am and 11.30 pm and Sunday February 12th at 4.30 pm.


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