RIYADH: Preparations for the first ever fashion show in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have started in Riyadh.
The show is scheduled in country’s capital city Riyadh next month.
Arab Fashion Council’s Honourary President Princess Noura Bint Faisal Al Saud stated that the show is an effort to bring prosperity to country’s fashion sector.
“The first Arab Fashion Week in Riyadh will be more than a world-class event, it is a catalyst through which we believe the fashion sector will lead other economic sectors such as tourism, hospitality, travel, and trade,” Princess Noura said in a statement on the council’s website.
The Arab Fashion Council’s website says that the fashion week would be held in Riyadh’s eco-friendly Apex Centre, a white honeycomb-like venue designed by the late celebrated Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid.
The fashion week is scheduled from March 26 to March 31, with the second slated for October, same year.