With rampant honour killings and acid burnings of women in Pakistan, it’s no secret that the nation needs some shaping up—and what better way to start than empowering the women? L.A.-based initiative Project Sina aims to create economic opportunities for … Continue reading
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This September, H&M stores worldwide will launch a new collection, titled All for Children. 25% of the sales proceeds of each item will go towards supporting UNICEF projects, promoting children’s education and social protection in regions of Southern India and … Continue reading
The Rotaract Club, in association with the Red Crescent Society, held a fashion show yesterday evening to raise funds for charity. The event, called I ♥ Fashion I ♥ My Community, took place at Media One Hotel in Media City, Dubai, and showcased some outstanding designs by emerging and established designers in the city. Continue reading
A new initiative is launching in Dubai, courtesy of the Rotaract Club in Jumeirah, called I ♥ Fashion I ♥ My Community. Rotaract aims to hold events that raise money for local charities, and this newest project promises to make a difference on a number of levels!
An I ♥ Fashion I ♥ My Community fashion show will be held on May 21st, offering local, emerging designers the chance to have their pieces showcased for free! The field of fashion design is hard to break into, and struggling designers in Dubai can now lend their pieces for a runway show, as well as donate them to a silent auction. Proceeds will be given to the Senses Care Home for children with special needs.
Last week, Khadra Osman and Sevan Kouyoumjian of I ♥ Fashion I ♥ My Community were interviewed on the TwentySomething show on Dubai One. Sevan is also a designer (her brand is called SevSev), and her pieces will be used in the show! Jump to 1:49 to see a gorgeous teal-coloured jumpsuit from the SevSev Spring/Summer 2011 collection. Continue reading
This Thursday marks the start of a new and exciting design competition in support of women with breast cancer: Bras for a Cause. Designers across the Middle East region are invited to participate, and design a bra and/or T-shirt! Continue reading