Fashion events coming up in Dubai

Fashion Forward, Gitex and Alexander McQueen


The most anticipated opening of the season is sure to be the unveiling of Citywalk Mall on the corner of Safa Street and Al Wasl Road in Satwa. The opening has been delayed since July, but with stores including Sephora, S*uce and Michelle Belau on its directory, it’s sure to draw crowds when the inevitable happens. Meanwhile, the launch of bi-annual fashion event Fashion Forward is supporting the talents of regional designers and providing them with a platform to express their creativity and push the boundaries.

McQ Alexander McQueen pop-up shop
Dubai’s fascination with temporary retail spaces is far from over, as the McQ Alexander McQueen pop-up shop launches in Bloomingdale’s (04 350 5333) at The Dubai Mall from the first week of September. The edgy British label’s lower-priced diffusion line features leggings, T-shirts, collegiate-style pullovers, dresses, military-feel blazers, leather jackets and more, starting from Dhs550.

Gitex Shopper 2013
Snap up the latest gadgets, laptops and smartphones at this electronics consumer sales showcase running over eight days from Saturday October 5 to October 12. Featuring one-off product launches as well as over 34 exhibitors and unbeatable deals on over 30,0000 gadgets, eager shoppers can buy tickets to the event online now at

Fashion Forward season two
Dubai’s exciting new fashion-week style event will take place at Madinat Arena from Tuesday October 15 to Thursday October 17. Drawing hipsters and the crème de la crème of the local fashion set, the two-day Fashion Forward event showcases the best couturiers from the region. This year, designers have the opportunity to sell accessories and lifestyle items at exhibition and pop-up store The Garden. The public are invited to attend the shows, simply register at

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