With a vision to nurture, incubate & promote Middle East’s emerging creative talent, FAD Institute of Luxury Fashion & Style launched during Fashion Forward Dubai F/W 16 at Dubai Design District with an industry & media reception at the Forward Lounge on 1st of April. Aanya Aggarwal founder & director at Chocolate Entertainment organised the event.
Hollywood Celebrity stylist Anita Patrickson graced the occasion with her presence. During her talk with Alison Tay Editor – in – Chief Grazia Middle East at d3talks, she shared her experiences of her journey in fashion & style . She told that she never thought of coming into fashion. She grew up in a farm in Africa. She has an amazing team of photo graphers , stylists and make up artists, together the team effort does wonders. She says … At the end of the day we are lucky to to get to play fancy dress up on a daily basis. We need to remember to have fun throughout the process. Working in fashion line is not a rocket science . At the end of the day its all about clothes . Remember not to stop having fun…..
ABOUT FAD DUBAI
An industry partner to FFWD, FAD Dubai will be unveiling its campus in May 2016 at Knowledge Village offering industry focused certified courses in Luxury, Fashion & Style, approved by the Knowledge & Human Development Authority Dubai and certified by London College of Style and FAD International.
The continuing growth in the creative sector has propelled FAD Dubai to establish and contribute to the broader vision of Dubai in emerging as a fashion hub by 2020. Offering industry focused and internationally certified courses in sectors such as Fashion Styling, Fashion Retail, Luxury, Fashion Marketing & Communication, Editorial Styling & Fashion at large, the institution aims to be at the forefront in bridging the gap between training and industry needs of the region.
“With a fledgling luxury and retail industry, established publishing sector and a growing ecosystem for home grown design talent supported by the setting up of Dubai Design District, FFWD and the Dubai Design & Fashion Council, the region will have unparalled opportunities for trained professionals across the sectors in the years to come” quotes Shivang Dhruva – Founder of FAD Institute of Luxury Fashion & Style.
INDUSTRY INITIATIVES & PARTNERSHIPS – House of MEA by FAD during London Fashion Week
Industry relations form one of the most important aspects of training and FAD Dubai already enjoys a growing international connectivity with annual student trips to Europe for industry and institutional visits during Fashion Weeks & fairs. As an initiative to support the regional talent at large and to give its students practical industry projects, FAD recently unveiled the House of Middle East & Asia at Fashion Scout during London Fashion Week. The bi-annual initiative will give the students at FAD an opportunity to gain unparalleled international exposure and engage with industry during the London Fashion Week each season. Fashion Forward Dubai will also be engaging with FAD students by honoring internship opportunities across all the departments for students to learn and engage with industry leaders.
“We will be working towards engaging industry professionals for training supported by industry focsued projects during the courses to give students a hands-on approach towards learning” quotes Darshit Mamtora, Partner at FAD Institute of Luxury Fashion & Style
COURSES AT FAD
FAD Institute of Luxury Fashion & Style will be offering a range of courses certified by London College of Style & FAD International approved by the Knowledge & Human Development Authority Dubai.
Courses will range from 1 Week to 6 Months with weekday and weekend timings to suit working professionals as well individuals pursuing other acadmiec qualifications.