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

UAE 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

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.

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.

The film featured male and female models walking along the banks
of the Thames on a winter’s morning wearing pieces from the new

In her collection notes, Burton expressed a desire for

 â€œShape, 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. 

Rania Fawaz wore a head-to-toe Alexander McQueen look for the event. Instagram
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Influencers grace Alexander McQueen event in Dubai