London Trend Week simply opened with an impressive digital presentation by London-based Emirati menswear model, Qasimi for his or her Spring 2022 assortment. Entitled, “Between Ashes And Roses,” artistic director, Hoor Al Qasimi led the presentation for the Spring 2022 able to put on assortment through a movie. The 8-minute present was a runway presentation that was staged and shot at St. Ann’s Court docket, a rustic property in Surrey.
Each female and male fashions walked down a spiral staircase and stormed via the white-washed property sporting daring colours paying homage to the bougainvillea and magnolias rising in opposition to the backdrop. Among the most noteworthy seems included the opening look, a vibrant pink cape with a built-in bucket hat, and matching trousers, adopted by noteworthy graphic t-shirts and sweatshirts with the phrases “Longing” and “Belonging” written throughout them in English and Arabic, paired with fringed skirts, laser lower silhouettes, bomber jackets and jacquard items – conveying elevated streetwear.
Impressed by Emirati heritage, the gathering featured fringed luggage utilizing a conventional Emirati craft of woven palm frond, in any other case known as “safeefah.”
Hoor Al Qasimi additional explored her tradition all through the gathering by teaming up with a Sharjah primarily based platform that appears to protect the tradition and heritage of the UAE in addition to one which helps and empowers feminine artisans, referred to as the Irthi Modern Crafts Council. Tarboushas – historically seen hanging from the Emirati “gutra,” have been additionally seen adorning entrance pockets of tailor-made jackets, the bottoms of small luggage and the necks of clothes.
Pakistani, Lahore primarily based jeweler, Zohra Rahman was additionally tasked with making a multifunctional piece that can be utilized as a pendant, a brooch and an earring – additional elevating the seems and creating an avant garde really feel.
The Spring 2022 assortment is the fourth one helmed by Hoor Al Qasimi following the demise of her twin brother, Khalid Al Qasimi, in 2019. Belonging to the royal household, Khalid Al Qasimi had launched his label in 2015, and garnered a star and fashion-pack following, together with his collections at all times being minimal but persistently paying tribute to a celebration of tradition.