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A skilled icon.. A fictional fashion show by Mona Al Mansouri amid the most prominent landmarks of Dubai .. Photos

Fri 01 Apr 2022 | 11:28 PM
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Under the patronage and presence of Sheikha Mahra bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Emirati international designer Mona Al Mansouri organized a legendary fashion show in one of the most famous and prestigious places in the heart of Dubai under the title "Mahra Icon", which was the talk of everyone inside the UAE and at the level of those interested and followers of fashion shows around the world.

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Mona Al-Mansoori said that the presence of Sheikha Mahra bint Mohammed bin Rashid represents the largest message of support for Emirati women and girls in all fields.

She explained that the invitation was extended to Sheikha Mahra bint Mohammed bin Rashid to attend the fashion show, and she accepted it, and followed the details of the collection in full before the start of the show.

She added that Sheikha Mahra praised the way of integrating the colors presented by Mona Al-Mansoori in her fashion shows in terms of relying on the formation and method of installing bright colors in a dazzling and joyful way in all the pieces of art she offers, which adds an atmosphere of happiness to the followers of the shows.

Al-Mansoori explained that the idea of the place that witnessed the fashion show was strange because this place is in the middle of most of the famous landmarks of Dubai, including the Burj Khalifa, the dancing fountain, the landmarks of the Palace Hotel and Bab Al Bahar, a place that is considered the focus of the world's attention throughout the year and on all occasions.

And she continued, "I wanted to do something international, through a fashion show, perfume and food, which is a different collection and a crazy idea, where the way food was presented was a kind of fashion."

She continued: "I wanted to present a fashion show in a dazzling way and a new and attractive style, so that the models walk among these signs and landmarks in the city of Dubai, adding an atmosphere of magic and imagination to the show.

She pointed out that the show included two European-style wedding dresses and embroidery with silk threads in a simple and soft design, and the rest of the dresses were based on the suspicion system in bright colors and luxurious shirts that caught everyone's attention.

It is noteworthy that Mona Al-Mansoori and her team made great efforts to organize the fashion show and direct it in a way that befits the presence of Sheikha Mahra bint Mohammed bin Rashid, through the invitations that were sent to the audience and inviting the media that took over the transmission and coverage of the event, which led to the complete exit of the show from All faces were praised and appreciated by all.