is a fashion design contest that aims to keep the UAE’s cultural heritage alive through wearable art pieces that reflect traditional Emirati dress ‘Thawb’ with a modern touch. All fashion designers worldwide are invited to design their own version of a contemporary UAE women’s gown ‘Thawb’ with inspiration from The Sofa Series and Hotel Indigo Dubai Downtown.
Submissions are now open. The deadline for concept submissions is September 28, 2021. Full details of the competition guidelines and timeline can be found here.