2.4 DIALOGUES ON THE ART OF ARAB FASHION: HEAVENLY BODIES: MODEST FASHION
Date(s) - 10/20/2020
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dr Reem El Mutwalli in conversation with Alia Khan, Founder of Islamic Fashion Design Council on ‘Heavenly Bodies: Modest Fashion Industry’.
Join us for our next dialogue – ‘Heavenly Bodies: Modest Fashion Industry’
OUR GUEST: ALIA KHAN
A visionary, founder and chairwoman of Islamic Fashion and Design Council (IFDC), an organisation established for the development of the Islamic fashion and design industry worldwide.
The IFDC aligns itself with leading and budding mainstream modest fashion and design brands, influencers, government organisations, institutions, corporations, media, global conferences, events, and fashion weeks to ensure a powerful, sustainable and supportive presence.
OUR FOUNDER: DR. REEM EL MUTWALLI
Dr Reem Tariq El Mutwalli, is a published author, lead curator and public speaker. With over 30 years of experience, she is an expert consultant in Islamic art and architecture, interior design, historic dress and UAE heritage.
She is also the founder of the Zay Initiative. A non-profit UK registered initiative advancing the preservation of cultural heritage, through the collection, documentation and digital archiving of Arab historical attire and their stories. Our goal is to empower and sustain global cross cultural dialogue to inspire creative minds.
OUR HOST: EMMA FARMER
Raised in the Middle East, educated in the UK, Emma has a profound understanding and passion for bridging gaps regarding culture and business, whilst navigating geo-political environments.
Emma is a highly motivated, award winning, experienced project leader, communications and business development professional with over 15 years’ experience.
As the Festival Director of Dubai Lynx from 2011 to 2016, she strategically grew the event and left a legacy, building the foundations that sees the festival thrive across multiple markets today. Now an entrepreneur and mother, Emma set up ‘Chameleon’, helping businesses reach their potential whilst ensuring they do better for good.