From Tel Aviv to Tehran, a new generation of designers from the Middle East is finding fame in the world's fashion capitals.
With a new fashion council, a revamped fashion week and a growing reputation as a launch pad for big brand events, Dubai is evolving into a fully-fledged fashion capital for the Middle East and North African market.
The gilded key to the world’s most dynamic emerging economies is a combination of on-the-ground intelligence and loyal contacts. Six in-demand emissaries in global fashion sat down with BoF to share a few home truths about the markets on their doorstep.
With Egypt now stabilising, can this titan of the Middle East reclaim its style credentials and become a lucrative fashion market once again?