Feeling exposed

Feeling exposed

Design students take home top prizes in fashion contest

THEY’VE GOT THE eye for fashion and they’re not afraid to show it.

Design students from across the UAE recently gathered in Dubai to compete in the BurJuman’s Fashion Expose Competition. The event is the only competition between fashion colleges and universities held here, offering up-and-coming designers the opportunity to showcase their talent to local and international fashion houses and buyers.

The winning team from the Centre of Executive Education’s Fashion Department will have their pieces showcased in the Saks Fifth Avenue BurJuman store, in addition to a Dhs20,000 prize package. They include emerging designers Suraiya Taufiq, Manal Al Younis, Huda Salem, Nabeela Amin, Assia Mehri, Subhashini Sam, Tishya Pandey and Anisa Begum.

Competition entrants were judged on the creativity, innovation and adherence to the theme of their designs. This year’s theme was ‘Decades of Fashion – 1950s to the Present’.

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