The UAE’s number one wedding event, BRIDE Dubai came to glamorous end yesterday with the announcement of the Young Designers Award 2015 winner. Fatema Merchant who studies at Capital Training Institute was chosen from the ten finalists by the esteemed judging panel including, Exhibition Director Daphne Cota, Founder of the Female Network Shereen Mitwali and fashion guru Rosemin Manji. The newly introduced People’s Choice Award also crowned Fatema as the winner.
All in all, a hugely successful event for 2015 with brides to be and their families entertained across four spectacular days by exclusive fashion shows, hair and beauty demonstrations, celebrity makeup artists, enlightening Q & A sessions and expert talks from the who’s who in the wedding and lifestyle industry.
Opening the fashion shows on day one was Zari O Breesam, followed by Dressalicious, Nayala Couture, exquisite jewelry by Amwaj, Zarena Haute Couture and closing the show, stunning abayas by Tahani. The Bridal and Beauty Theatre saw engaging make-up sessions by Dolce & Gabbana, tips on honeymoon destinations by Explore and Experience sponsor Al Rais Tours and Holidays and further makeup tutorials by Gulnaz.
Day two commenced with Amina Aljassim opening the fashion shows, followed by Zayoon Trading, stunning wedding dresses by SKS Fashion Design, Point Glamour Fashion and closing the show was Passarel. Sarah Feyling of Couture Events presented ‘Brides in the UAE’ in the Bridal and Beauty Theatre and Neetu Ramchandani of Mywishlist.ae delivered an inspiring talk on gifting trends for 2015.
An exciting day three saw Hania open the show with a beautiful range of abayas, followed by Sponsa. Amwaj took to the catwalk once again, thereafter guests saw Maqbool Ziauddin and closing was Hayla Couture. Friday’s Bridal and Beauty Theatre saw renowned celebrity makeup artist Daniel Bauer showcase a stunning makeover demonstration as well as the fascinating Bridal Panel Discussion with wonderful host Shereen Mitwali, discussing all things wedding with guests Priti Malik of Virgin Radio and Bloomingdales head buyer Clair Seffeen.
The final day of the show saw N&M Boutique take to the catwalk, followed by SH Collection and Stephanie Jayne. The hugely popular Daniel Bauer once again shared his makeup expertise and to finish a fantastic wedding planner’s panel discussion by Shereen Mitwali, Myfarah.com and Carousel Weddings.
Look out for more information coming soon on the Bride Shows 2016.