The BRIDE show Dubai taking place from the 25th- 28th March at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre is this year, due to popular demand re-launching the esteemed Young Designers Award Initiative. A marked event on yearly calendars for upcoming designers from prestigious fashion colleges in and around the Middle East, the initiative provides an exclusive platform for aspiring young talent to make their break into the world of fashion.
Each year witnesses a high profile panel of judges whom have the privilege of selecting the most promising talent from the group. This year’s esteemed panel of judges includes fashion guru Rosemin Manji, Fashion Director of RR&Co – Bespoke Luxury Management, personality and founder of the Female Network Shereen Mitwalli and Exhibition Director of BRIDE Daphne Cota.
Each young designer has the opportunity to showcase their innovation and imagination as they are required to create an outfit showcasing their individual talents. The final 10 participants have been asked to showcase one design inspired by the theme, this year being ‘Red carpet – A day at the races!’ These designs will be displayed at BRIDE Dubai’s Young Designer Awards gallery and will also be showcased on the catwalk in front of the judging panel.
New this year is the People’s Choice Award, where one young designer will be chosen by BRIDE Dubai visitors and family and friends of the shortlisted participants. The lucky winner will receive a trophy and a gift hamper.
The Finalists of the Young Designer Awards 2015 are:
A.K. Akram – Capital Training Institute (CTI) – United Arab Emirates
Bader Merhi – Heriot-Watt University – United Arab Emirates
Eljammi Gozalli – American University in the Emirates – United Arab Emirates
Fatema Merchant – Capital Training Institute (CTI) – United Arab Emirates
Noora Khalifa Al Khalifa – Royal University for Women – Bahrain
Roudha Ali Bader Al Rawas – Higher College of Technology – Oman
Samah Dakhil – Festoun – United Arab Emirates
Shahad Adnan Affandi – Millennium Institute (MITM) – Ladies Campus – Saudi Arabia
Shahad Faleh Al-Harthi – Millennium Institute (MITM) – Ladies Campus – Saudi Arabia
Sirin Sayah Albaghada – American University in the Emirates – United Arab Emirates
BRIDE Dubai is the must attend event for all brides-to-be and fashion conscious women and will be running from the 25th – 28th March at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre. Early bird tickets are on sale now, visit www.thebrideshow.com/ and purchase standard tickets for only AED25 inclusive of entry and access to Fashion shows and Bridal & Beauty Theatre or for an extra special experience limited VIP tickets are available for the early bird price of AED175.
VIP tickets include;
· Fast Track entry to the Event
· Front Row seating as the Fashion Shoes
· Priority access to Bridal and Beauty Theatre
· A complimentary manicure or pedicure voucher from Nstyle Lounge
· Access to VIP Tea Garden
o Afternoon high tea with a lovely selection of sweet and savoury snacks
o Express spa treatments from Nstyle Lounge
o Special goodie bag containing samples from Shiseido
For further information regarding BRIDE Dubai and to buy tickets log on to www.thebrideshow.com/ or visit www.facebook.com/TheBrideShow / www.twitter.com/bridestheshow / www.instagram.com/thebrideshow