Influencers grace Alexander McQueen event in Dubai

Wed, 2021-01-13
13:12 DUBAI: On Tuesday night,
British brand Alexander McQueen hosted a grand soiree adjacent to
Dubai’s Burj Khalifa to toast the launch of its Spring 2021
collection.  Dubai fashion influencers and
It-girls were invited to take in the brand’s new collection and
dance the night away while listening to tunes by DJ and
influencer Parvane Barrett, who was spinning behind the
decks. DJ
Parvane Barrett. Instagram The UAE announced a record
high in COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, with 3,243 new coronavirus cases
and six deaths. However, certain events are permitted with safety
measures in place. At the event was Iraqi
it-girl Rania Fawaz, who showed up wearing a beige knit dress and
black leather purse by Alexander McQueen. 


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blogger Nadya Hassan was also in attendance, wearing a head-to-toe
outfit from the British fashion label in the form of a black
minidress, pointed-toe pumps and a leather, monochromatic
bag. Hassan took to her Instagram Stories to
document the evening, sharing a glimpse of the brand’s new
collection of leather handbags, clutches and jewelry as well as a
spectacular Alexander McQueen projection that lit up the world’s
tallest building.  She was joined at the
event by Dubai-based Iraqi style blogger Deema Al-Asadi and Saudi
influencer Hala Abdullah.

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Al-Asadi wore an all-black look, which consisted of a voluminous
corset worn over a T-shirt and tailored trousers. She completed the
look with black boots and a gold-trimmed bag.
For her part, Abdullah looked elegant in a long, off-the-shoulder
black gown. Creative director Sarah Burton
unveiled Alexander McQueen’s Spring 2021 ready-to-wear collection
via a fashion film entitled “First Light” directed and shot by
English filmmaker Jonathan Glazer in East London.


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film featured male and female models walking along the banks of the
Thames on a winter’s morning wearing pieces from the new
offering.  In her collection notes, Burton
expressed a desire for purity.  “Shape,
silhouette and volume, the beauty of the bare bones of clothing
stripped back to its essence — a world charged with emotion and
human connection.”  The designer drew
fabric from the deadstock pile to create gowns with corset tops,
long, full ballerina skirts, a biker jacket with cocoon-shaped
tulle sleeves and a ball skirt. 
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