The Royal Gala redefines luxury, style and innovation
The importance of Dubai as the emerging capital of fashion
by Roberto Iemmolo
On the 6th October 2018, the new edition of Royal Gala that will be held once again at Palazzo Versace returns to enchant, under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Hend Faisal Al Qassemi. The goal is always the same: to promote UAE (United Arab Emirates) fashion and expose it to the rest of the world. “Dubai, has become a regional lighthouse thanks to its government’s keenness to launch initiatives that support progress in the design industry, and stimulate innovation” affirmed Sheikha Hend, re the importance of this event.
Among the hundreds of people who expressed their desire to join, only a few international designers will take part to the extraordinary line-up which will participate in the Royal Gala, and this year, there will also be a unique collaboration with the Fashion Designers of Latin America (FDLA) organizers. Among the participants, some well-known designers as Yas Gonzalez from Cuba, Manuel Tiscareno from Mexico and a multitude of Spanish names, such as Moskada, Pertegaz and Hannibal Laguna, whereas other Spanish brands, Bymara exclusive shoes and Marajai luxury bags, will collaborate with GCC luxury label House of Hend: for a unique show.
Moreover, Alina Anwar Couture, Ezmar, Belyed Handcraft and Samir Kerzabi Haute Couture for the GCC will participate too, as well as numerous buyers, media and influencers. The participating local, regional and international designers and brands were selected by the Royal Gala team according to three key words: luxury, style and innovation in order to promote the fashion of the UAE in the rest of the world.
Finally, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has launched a number of initiatives, to support the development of Dubai, as an emerging capital for design and to sustain the new creative talents.