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Editor’s  Letter - Fashion Bytes Nov 2018 Issue
Imran Sidi
By Imran Sidi
on April 18, 2019

Our talented students play a pivotal role in the magazine's development and success. It is a creative space where our students are given free rein to showcase their work and experience to the rest of the fashion world. From the onset, our students are immersed into exciting experiences ranging...

Get to Know our Student - Joe
Imran Sidi
By Imran Sidi
on April 18, 2019

I was born in the beautiful coastal city of Dalian, China. My parents have always had a strong Christian faith and influence on me. After finishing high school, I studied Christian philosophy and history. I intended to go to Geneva College, a Christian university with a long history but...

“Crowd pleasing” By Melody
Imran Sidi
By Imran Sidi
on April 18, 2019

CROWD-PLEASING

It’s said that people who have better presentation skills usually are more successful than those with better academic skills. The ability to give a good public speech has always been one of my concerns, that’s why I went to this speech called “crowd-pleasing” with professor...

La Perle behind the scenes
Imran Sidi
By Imran Sidi
on April 18, 2019

La Perle behind the scenes

Franco Dragone, the mastermind behind well know shows in Macau and Las Vegas, has created a live theatrical masterpiece for Dubai. A state-of-the-art theatre was created for the show in Habtour City and CFD students were granted backstage access. Students got to meet...

Maison DMD in conversation with Hajir
Imran Sidi
By Imran Sidi
on April 18, 2019

Maison DMD

Brasov-born Romanian, Diana M. Dragusin, always had the fashion world as her dream since childhood and after considering what her options are in terms of creating a label that can be appealing to consumers and long lasting in she decided to go for a Signature Handbag Collection with...

Surroundings that Inspire Me By Joe
Imran Sidi
By Imran Sidi
on April 18, 2019

Surroundings that Inspire Me By Joe

There are so many geometric elements organizing one pattern, which inspired me to put geometric patterns and popular elements into my designed clothes.

“Life is like a box of chocolate.”  We will never know what we are gonna get next second. As long as we have...

CFD organized a Fashion Education Forum
Imran Sidi
By Imran Sidi
on April 18, 2019

CFD organized a Fashion Education Forum with inspiring speakers Ms Alia Khan, founder and Chairwoman of IFDC, who spoke to us about Fashion and the Economy; Mr Jacob Abrian, Founder and CEO of Arab Fashion Council, who shared with us the details of his ambitious Vision 2030 plan for fashion in...

Disney Villains x The Blonds by Jesus Silva
Imran Sidi
By Imran Sidi
on April 18, 2019

THE EVIL QUEEN

Take a bite into this style.

EXPO 2020 with Ms. Fatma Ibrahim
Imran Sidi
By Imran Sidi
on April 18, 2019

Imagine a date and destination where millions convene to share ideas, show their latest innovations, and facilitate collaboration. Its main aim is to celebrate human ingenuity by bringing countries, companies, NGO’s and anyone who cares about the future and progress. This is what expos are...

Alia Khan's (Co-Founder - IFDC) take on Islamic Fashion Revolution by Jesus Silva
Imran Sidi
By Imran Sidi
on April 18, 2019

With fashion constantly changing, how has Islamic fashion evolved in recent years, and where do you see it going?

Well, I think Islamic Fashion is a very interesting case study because in some fashion you see changes going in the direction of the vast sort of activity that you're seeing on...

Co-ed runway shows by Mazyar
Imran Sidi
By Imran Sidi
on April 18, 2019

In the upcoming season, Emporio Armani, Lemaire, and Haider Ackermann announced that they’ll combine the menswear and womenswear on the runway shows, following what Gucci, Calvin Klein, and Vetements have done as they had their first co-ed runway shows.

Norma Kamali is also launching her first...

The CLOT 2018 Military Capsule collection by Joe
Imran Sidi
By Imran Sidi
on April 18, 2019

The CLOT 2018 Military Capsule collection was launched by CLOT’s creative team this summer. This series contains movement elements, highlighting fashion trends, flexibility, and functionality. Items included military-style pockets, t-shirts, turtleneck sweaters, sports shorts, accessories, and...

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