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The Zay Initiative
Hiba Asif
By Hiba Asif
on May 9, 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 May 14, 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...
Women@Dior is an initiative launched by Dior in 2017 for the purpose of empowering young women all over the world. I had the great honour of being chosen for this extraordinary program. Two weeks ago, an event was held by the Dior Middle East team to welcome all the candidates that have been...
Iranian new year (Nowruz)

Charshanbe Suri is a prelude to the New Year. In Iran, it is celebrated on the eve of the last Wednesday before Nowruz. It is usually celebrated in the evening by performing rituals such as jumping over bonfires and lighting off firecrackers and fireworks.Iranians sing the poetic line "my yellow...

CFD Bootcamp
Sharifeh Negahban
By Sharifeh Negahban
on April 18, 2019

The CFD bootcamp took place on 21st February 2019, CFD welcomed about 100 students from various High schools to introduce them to the world fashion and design, also help them realize their dream if they want to be fashion designers in the future, students were accompanied by their teachers for...

Modest Fashion Week
Sadaf Pappy
By Sadaf Pappy
on April 18, 2019

Modest Fashion Week show took place on March 7 at  Emerald Palace Kempinski. It was my first experience designing a dress for such a big fashion show. Although it was a stressful and challenging experience, the stress came with excitement and fun. I have designed 3 Abayas for the show.  Models...

Dior Workshop with Karen Wazen
Aysha Nadirsha
By Aysha Nadirsha
on April 18, 2019

On March 5th 2019, the students of CFD got an amazing opportunity to be a part of the Dior opening pop up shop in Dubai mall. We could not hold our excitement as the special guest of the event was one of the most influential fashion blogger, Karen Wazen Bakhazi. As we reached the venue, we...

Student Profile Alaa El Gharably
Alaa El Gharably
By Alaa El Gharably
on April 18, 2019

 Art & design have always attracted my sight, and I have been interested in these aspects all the time. So, why fashion? Because its all about art and design combined. What I love the most about studying fashion is that I get to learn about not only fashion, but other sides of the industry as...

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