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Mission Mozambique
Sumaiya Mohaideen
By Sumaiya Mohaideen
on June 24, 2019

For the second year consecutive, CFD students participated in the Mission Mozambique competition in collaboration with the Brazilian University Claretiano. Inspired by the African culture, Students designed prints for t-shirts and bags. The winning designs will be mass produced and sold accross...

The Royal Gala
Udita Jain
By Udita Jain
on June 24, 2019
The Royal Gala is a fashion show organized by Velvet Magazine at  The Palazzo Versace Hotel, under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Hend Al Qassemi, a true patroness of fashion and the arts.
This year, the event happened on April 27th, and fashion designers from all over the world came...
Bag Full of Hope by NRS International
Hiba Asif
By Hiba Asif
on June 24, 2019

 Ms. Wieke de Vries and Ms. Lee Villahermosa from NRS International came to our College with a wonderful project in mind, they challenged CFD students to create fashionable bags from refugee tent waste material. The bags will be manufactured in Pakistan, sold to the masses and the money will be...

Internship at Sacoor Brothers
Mazyar Etehadi
By Mazyar Etehadi
on June 24, 2019
Sacoor Brothers is a Portuguese luxury clothing retail company headquartered in Lisbon, Portugal, with over 100 stores across the world. It's well-known for its sponsorships and partnerships, including those with Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, F.C. Barcelona, actor Joaquim de...
Internship at DIOR
By Melody
on June 11, 2019
Working for Dior is a dream of every fashion student, thru CFD campus placement program this summer, I got a chance to work as a sales associate at the Dior boutique for baby during the summer break. I consider this as a great opportunity for me to learn more about the fashion industry out of...
The Zay Initiative
Hiba Asif
By Hiba Asif
on June 25, 2019
The Zay Initiative was founded by Dr Reem Tariq El Mutwalli, published author, with over 30 years of experience in art and cultural heritage. The vision celebrates the preservation of Arab heritage through the collection, documentation, conservation and exhibition of traditional costume/dress,...
Student Profile - Katrina Yau
Katrina Yau
By Katrina Yau
on June 25, 2019
My name is Katrina Yau, a fresh student at The College of Fashion & Design, Dubai. I've visited Dubai for the first time in August 2018, and I wasn't expecting anything big, especially studying here. I was a communication major undergraduate, looking for an institution that could help with my...
Accessories Design Process
Maryam Hassan
By Maryam Hassan
on May 9, 2019
My name is Maryam Hassan, I am studying Bachelor in Fashion Design, and I will talk about my experience of creating a bag from sketch to the final product. For the Accessories class, Dr. Samer Eska proposed us to create a bag inspired by one civilization of our choice. I choose the Egyptian...
CFD Team
By CFD Team
on May 9, 2019

Swarovski Invited CFD Students to visit their newly opened creative centre located in Dubai Design District, this is an open creative space which designers can use to work at, come up with ideas and collaborate with other designers, space gives them an inspiration for how Swarovski crystals can...

Spinneys Competition winners
CFD Team
By CFD Team
on May 9, 2019
The collaboration between CFD and Spinneys Middle East  to reduce consumption of plastic bags in the UAE.  Organized a very exciting competition for CFD students to design prints for reusable bags with healthy eating and healthy living theme.
We are extremely happy with the success of this...
Spinneys Competition
Jesus Silva
By Jesus Silva
on May 9, 2019
When CFD-Dubai announced the Spinney’s bag design competition, with the theme of healthy living, and the possibility of being sold in every store; somewhat did spark a slight interest. As a person who hates to grocery shop, it was hard to even relate to the idea of designing a bag for...

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