“We are pleased to extend our support to Fashion Forward. Now in its eighth season, Fashion Forward has established itself as an important platform to celebrate creativity and fashion, and to showcase the work of our designers from the region. The event continues to gain momentum each season and we look forward to witnessing the breadth of talent on display during this edition.” — Nez Gebreel, CEO, Dubai Design and Fashion Council

With Gebreel’s words, Fashion Forward Dubai will commence in its SS17 season on the 20th of October. Here’s the list of designers participating in the annual event:

Amato by Furne One //Amira Haroon //Arwa Al Banawi //Bedouin //Bouguessa //By Amal Al Raisi //Dima Ayad //Ezra //Hashe //House of Nomad //Hussein Bazaza //HZ by Hissa Zainal //Kage //Kristina Fidelskaya //Lama Jouni //Madiyah Al Sharqi //Michael Cinco //Mira Hayek //Mrs. Keepa //Orkalia //Said Mahrouf //Salta //Sotra //Starch Foundation //Salim Azzam //Timi Hayek //Tair //Varoin Marwah //Zaid Farouki //Zareena //Zena Presley.