FASHION FORWARD DUBAI (FFWD)

Fashion Forward Dubai (FFWD) is the definitive fashion platform for Dubai and the Middle East, providing development, exposure and a progressive direction for the regional fashion industry.

FFWD welcomes members of the regional and international fashion communities to come together in support of Middle Eastern design talent and to foster industry discussion and professional development.
Held bi-annually in April and October at Dubai Design District, the key components of FFWD include: Runway shows and presentations by the best couture, ready-to-wear and accessories designers in the Middle East. Additionally FFWD hosts the d3 Fashion Talks, a series of inspiring seminars and panel discussions led by global industry experts and fashion academia. 
 
The ss 2017 designers are:
AMATO BY FURNE ONE, EZRA, AMAL AL RAISI, HOUSE OF NOMAD, HUSSEIN BAZAZA, KRISTINA FIDELSKAYA, LAMA JOUNI, MADIYAH AL SHARQI, MARAM, SALTA, STARCH FOUNDATION DESIGNERS, ZAREENA, PRESENTATION DESIGNERS, AMIRA HAROON, ARWA AL BANAWI, BEDOUIN, BOUGUESSA, DIMA AYAD, HASHE, HOUSE OF NOMAD, HZ by Hissa Zainal, KAGE, MIRA HAYEK, MRS. KEEPA, ORKALIA, SAID MAHROUF, SOTRA, TAIR, VAROIN MARWAH, ZAID FAROUKI, ZENA PRESLEY, SHOWCASE DESIGNERS, AMAL HALIQ, ALESSA BY ITAN JEWELS, BANA SUNGLASSES, BELQUIS, INAAYA.