Dubai Fashion Week SS11: El Deseo

The El Deseo fashion show started with the flow of kaftans. Chiffons swayed at every movement. Colours in a range orange, aqua blue, bright purple, powder and hot pinks were embroidered in a richness of crystals and beads, the edges of the fabric trimmed in furs and feathers.

Each fabric intertwined with another. The fashion show was a constant surprise as all we saw next was unexpected, such as a zebra print gown with a hood and fur trimmings.

It added an edge to the concept of gowns and certainly made them look interesting. For the grand finale, the show ended with a heavy sleeveless dress draped in crystals and beadwork in beautiful colours of navy which when the modeled to the end of the catwalk, presented us to the detailing of the metallic design.

WORDS and IMAGES: Hessa Al Flahi, Zainab Al Abbas, Asma Al Bulooki

 

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Sub-edit: MEGAN McDOWELL