Latest News for: Fashion riyadh


Saudi Arabia’s new glitzy magazines: Progress or ‘fashion-washing’?

Egypt Independent 07 Apr 2021
In January 2021, an haute couture fashion catwalk showcased modernized, open abayas (normally fully-closed black robes that are generally worn by women) that allowed seeing the ankles, and loose veils in front of a mixed-gender audience at a private event in Riyadh ...Fashion-washing’ while activists are imprisoned.

Saudi Ministry to launch fashion promotion’s third phase

Arab News 08 Mar 2021
RIYADH. The third phase of the Saudi Ministry of Culture’s fashion incubation program will kick off on April 11 in an effort to promote the fashion sector and cultural entrepreneurship in the Kingdom ... The fashion ...

Saudi Fashion Commission CEO Burak Cakmak unveils plans for the future

Arab News 27 Feb 2021
In the last couple of years, the country hosted its first-ever Fashion Week in Riyadh in 2018, the Dubai-based Arab Fashion Council opened up an office in Riyadh and Saudi fashion designers are getting more recognition than ever as they lay the groundwork for a real, thriving fashion industry.

Industry heavyweight Burak Cakmak appointed head of Saudi Arabia’s fashion commission

Arab News 23 Feb 2021
Saudi Arabia has appointed Burak Cakmak to lead the Kingdom’s Fashion Commission, the Ministry of Culture announced on Monday ... Cakmak attended the Fashion Futures conference in Riyadh last month, which included the first large-scale runway show to be held in the Kingdom at Tuwaiq Palace.

The best fashion from the 2021 Saudi Cup

Arab News 21 Feb 2021
The stakes were high at the 2021 Saudi Cup — dubbed “the world’s richest horse race” — and while the action took place at the King Abdul Aziz race track in Riyadh, most eyes and camera lenses were fixated on the fashion displayed during the event ... Scroll down to see some of our favorite fashion looks from the 2021 Saudi Cup.

Modest fashion struts the catwalk

Deutsche Welle 08 Feb 2021
Fashion for style-conscious Muslims. The "Modest Fashion" show took place in the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh. The fashion market in the Muslim world is huge ... .

Thigh-flashing model struts down the catwalk… in SAUDI ARABIA: Repressive kingdom attempts to display modern ...

The Daily Mail 26 Jan 2021
The private event was attended by a mixed-sex audience on the diplomatically sanctified grounds of the Belgian ambassador's residence in Riyadh on Saturday ... Models walks during the presentation of the collection by Saudi and Belgian designers Safia Hussein and Christophe Beaufays, at the Belgian embassy in Riyadh on Saturday.

Photos: Fashion abayas by Safia Hussain showcased in Riyadh

Gulf News 23 Jan 2021
A model displays the latest collection of abayas by Safia Hussain, during a fashion show in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ... A model displays the latest collection of abayas by Safia Hussain, during a fashion show in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ... A model displays the latest collection of abayas by Safia Hussain, during a fashion show in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Registration for 2nd phase of Saudi culture ministry fashion program begins

Arab News 13 Jan 2021
RIYADH. Registration for the second phase of the Ministry of Culture’s Fashion Incubation Program began on Tuesday. It is designed to uncover, support and promote local creatives and entrepreneurs in the fashion sector.

Sacoor Brothers opens 5 stores across Saudi Arabia

Gulf Daily News 04 Jan 2021
Already well-established Online in KSA and with stores in the UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain and 18 other countries worldwide, the 5 new brick and mortar stores have opened their doors in Riyadh, Jeddah, and Khobar, offering fashion conscious males and females the chance to experience the unique Sacoor Brothers difference. .

Registration for Saudi fashion hackathon open until Dec. 10

Arab News 09 Dec 2020
RIYADH. The Ministry of Culture continues to receive requests for registration to take part in its Fashion Incubation Program. The hackathon is designed to uncover, support and promote local creatives and entrepreneurs in the fashion sector ... fashion professionals.

Saudi Arabia's ministry of culture launches incubation programme to nurture fashion designers

The National 06 Dec 2020
Registrations are now open for the first leg of the three-phase Fashion Incubation Program launched by Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Culture on December 3. The programme aims to boost fashion talent ... Fashion in the kingdom ... The country held its first Arab Fashion Week in Riyadh in 2018.

9 things you didn’t know about Halima Aden: from braces on the runway to working with Kanye

The National 29 Nov 2020
Somali-American model Halima Aden is widely credited as being the first hijab-wearing woman in mainstream fashion shows ... She wore braces during Milan Fashion Week ... In November 2019, Aden made her first visit to Saudi Arabia for the kingdom’s Fashion Futures event in Riyadh, which aimed to promote and foster Saudi Arabia's fashion industry.

Local for local: Saudi businesses find inspiration close to home

Arab News 24 Nov 2020
JEDDAH. Rather than aspire for globalized standards and designs, Saudi businesses have started looking inward to represent their surroundings and their cultures ... Faisal Al-Hassan, a co-founder of Own Design, said that the most memorable encounter for the fashion brand was during last year’s brand pop-up in the MDL Beast Festival in Riyadh ... ....