THE ARAB FASHION COUNCIL TAKES THE ARAB TALENTS TO PARIS ON THE OFFICIAL CALENDAR OF PARIS FASHION WEEK
Today the Arab Fashion Council (AFC) has announced a new exciting project which aims to connect the Arab talents with the French fashion industry. The new initiative, titled “Arabs in Paris”, is a collaboration between the Arab Fashion Council (AFC) and the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM) aiming to enable the Arab designers to showcase their creativity officially in Paris Fashion Week’s calendar for spring/summer 2021.
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Located at the prestigious fashion avenue, 233 Rue Saint Honore, Arabs in Paris, is part of the “Welcome to Paris” initiative set by FHCM.
“It is a great initiative to bridge the Arab and French design cultures together and we are very honoured to give this opportunity to our talents to present officially at Paris Fashion Week and to distinguish which Arab designers showcase truly on the official calendar” said Jacob Abrian, Founder & CEO, Arab Fashion Council.
“The project is in line with the Arab Fashion Council’s vision to build an Arab economy based on creativity and to promote the Arab talent son a global scale. This is the first strategic alliance project with our French counterparts” said Mohammed Aqra, Chief Strategy Officer, Arab Fashion Council.
The showroom and presentation space is set to welcome international press and buyers for 6 days from 30 Sep – 5 Oct 2020. The highlight of the first edition of “Arabs in Paris” are:
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About Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM):
The Federation numbers some one hundred members, amongst whom feature the most emblematic brands on the global stage. It comprises three Chambres Syndicales or central bodies (Haute Couture, Women’s and Men’s Fashion).
The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode brings together fashion brands that foster creation and international development. It seeks to promote French fashion culture, where Haute Couture and creation have a major impact by combining traditional know how and contemporary technology at all times. It contributes to bolstering Paris in its role as worldwide fashion capital in particular coordinating Paris Fashion Week®.
About the Arab Fashion Council (AFC):
The Arab Fashion Council is the world’s largest non-profit fashion council and an INGO for the Arab world, representing the 22 members of the Arab League. Its vision is to build a creative economy in the region with the main goal to promote Arab fashion designers internationally, disseminate fashion culture in the region, and position the Arab world on the international map of fashion. It includes Arab companies and talent within the fashion industry, in particular fashion designers. Finally, the Arab Fashion Council is the trademark holder of the term “Ready Couture”. The Arab Fashion Council contributes to position the Arab capitals on the global map of fashion in particular by coordinating the Arab Fashion Week® in Dubai.