It was all about elegant modesty at the Fashion Forward Dubai, where shows by local designers provided insight into local modes, mores and moods. Albeit leavened with international creators at FFWD, which ended Sunday.
The biggest problem when founding and driving a fashion house is managing people, and the smartest solution is listening to everyone’s opinion, including the intern, according to digital printing queen Mary Katrantzou.
“Work, live, play, and now learn,” is the mantra of Mohammad Saeed Al Shehhi, the CEO of Dubai Design District, or D3, the setting for Fashion Forward Dubai, the biggest new fashion and design cluster in the world.
Fashion Forward Dubai (FFWD) is adding a high-powered panel discussion to its showroom in Paris. To discuss: The Globalization of Fashion: Value Creation Through Business Exchange Between Dubai and Paris.
Shares of sporting goods retailers were pummelled in early trading on Friday as dismal quarterly results from Hibbett and Foot Locker heightened concerns about a supply glut intensifying price wars in the industry.