Esmod was inaugurated in Dubai back in 2006 with the aim of tapping into the Middle East's booming fashion industry and complementing the region's growing demand for fashion education. The school aims to mold the country's aspiring fashionistas as prominent fashion creators, grooming them as the UAE's future pillars of fashion design. A comprehensive range of creative, technical and marketing programs are offered at Esmod Dubai, delivered by specialized instructors who balance creative and technical prowess and inspiration through intensive trainings.
Esmod Dubai has once more proven the importance of education within the fashion industry of the region. Wednesday, June 19th will be forever engraved in the 81 student's heart and unforgettable for the 1500 attendees.
Who would ever believe that the day before this amazing event, students had to present their collection to a demanding professional international jury members from different areas of the fashion industry?
“I have enjoyed the fact that every student have managed to surprise me in so many different ways.” Says Sophia Serin, Senior Editor of Emirates Woman magazine
“ Very Impressive” Says Ezra Fashion Designer
“I was blown away by the standards,” says Anne Marie Romillie Director of Mode and Maison Galeries Lafayette
“ I was impressed by the variety of concept and the way they have managed to achieve the professionalism required to be a Designer. The most difficult part was to combine marketable pieces while keeping their creativity alive!” says Olga Nurek, Fashion Designer and owner of Victoria Strange Couture.
The authentic runway atmosphere combined excitement and stress, as every single future graduates had to explain their concept while taking the jury member through their enchanted journey.
The 3 years Fashion Design & Pattern Making program was marked by an amazing and memorable fashion show on 19th of June at Wafi Mall. This year's Master of Ceremony Mr Layne Redman has made a stunning performance bringing his personal touch and incredible sense of humor.
Thousands of visitors have witnessed the concretization of 3 years of learning and practice.
It felt like Esmod Dubai has achieved to take every single guest and visitor to the fine dinning to enjoy a three-course feast
The opening ball has been attributed to the first year students who has showcased their garment based on the Architecture theme. It was all about technique, volumes and Fabric manipulations.
The atmosphere was going crescendo as the second year student's pieces stepped on stage. The garments presented showed a certain maturity and confidence. 'At this particular stage, students need to discover themselves as a young designer and then develop their personal universe to finally concretize it through their creations' says Tamara Hostal Esmod Dubai Founder.
Finally from the moment the graduated students collections stepped on the catwalk the whole crowd was taken aback. Each designer had fully prepared a collection based on a 1-year research concept and meticulous production of each garment. During the show everyone could only imagine the amount of work behind it. The themes were different to one another, from the Middle Age, to Mythology, passing by the Glamorous Fifties and reaching up to the Art of Paper.
The award ceremony was very emotional for students and parents as the choice was very difficult. In the Ready to Wear category both Pattern Making and Fashion Design Awards were attributed to Vera N.
In the Luxury Ready to Wear category both Pattern Making and Fashion Design were given to Liliane A.
In the New Couture category , both Pattern making and Fashion Design awards were given to Fatemeh B.
In the Costume category the Pattern Making Award was remitted to Sukhmani H. K.
Finally, the Jury Award was remitted to Liliane A. for her luxury ready to wear collection.
This year the DIAC Excellence Award has been given to both Liliane A. and Samira K. by DIAC management representative Ms.Salma Rizwi.
The absolutely stylish hairstyle performance is attributed to both Sisters lounge and B connected spa that teamed up creatively.
The trendy Rimmel's cosmetic product helped the Esmod Dubai Makeup artist's students and their Tutor Mrs Manal M to deliver a stunning job, according to each collection showcased.
The whole show was a wonderful success. The extreme professionalism of both organization and presentation was without a shadow of a doubt indisputable.
'The whole crowd has been taken to the wonderful journey of a hard working young generation that deserves their place as trend setters but above all as recognized made in the UAE Fashion Designer' says Tamara Hostal.
“They are now ready to embark into the next step of their studies with our so necessary Fashion Marketing Certification program starting October 27th, the key to the business success of their future fashion brand”.
All inspiring fashion Designers will appreciate the fact that the registrations are now open for the “3 year Fashion Design & Pattern Making Program” commencing on the September 15th 2013.
Thereby, as the fashion world has no age boundary or time limit, other short courses and workshops are available all year long.
The next program “Summer Fashion Design Workshop and “Summer Pattern making” will be starting this June 30th 2013.