Dubai based curator Anthropology of Design at Galeries Lafayette, Harvey Nichols and a number of luxury fashion boutiques, Amira Haroon and Mariam Bengali will once again partner with an exciting pop-up boutique, this time in the Mussawir Art Gallery, located in the creative hub of Al Quoz.
The pop-up boutique will present Amira and Mariam’s A/W 2014 collections, showcasing their unique, but complimenting visions in a creative setting and allowing customers to interact directly with the designers themselves.
An established Dubai based fashion house, Amira Haroon’s pieces currently retail through multiple locations worldwide, including Galeries Lafayette, Harvey Nichols and Sauce in Dubai, Maison-BoM in Riyadh and iconic department store Harrods in London. Haroon’s design philosophy is to produce clothes that have a story to tell, representing a trans-regional outlook that reflects her training at the Parsons School of Design in Paris. This approach is clearly evident in her Autumn/Winter line which features a Parisian-inspired exploration of the designers of the Art Nouveau period. Garments from this collection incorporate metallic tweeds, bird motifs and vintage Asian gold lacquer box style chinoiserie to creating a beautiful and contemporary amalgamation of East meets West.
SW7 by Mariam Bengali is the expression of Mariam Bengali, who trained at Chelsea College of Art and subsequently worked as a personal stylist with Harvey Nichols London for nearly a decade. Stocked in Galeries Lafayette and Harvey Nichols, the label caters to the sophisticated and highly feminine, contrasting darker fabrics and nudes with metallic gold and silver for a seductive look day or night. The A/W collection stays faithful to the brand’s core philosophy, using seductive drapery and embellishment to stunning effect.
The Amira Haroon & Mariyam Bengali Pop-Up Boutique is on at the Mussawir Art Gallery, Al Quoz from Saturday 22 – Sunday 23 November from 10am – 7pm. For more information, visit www.amiraharoon.com and www.mussawir.com