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Breaking news: Fashion designer and UAE royal Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi passes away

Breaking news: Fashion designer and UAE royal Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi passes away

He was 39 years old...

Text: Meeran Mekkaoui


The first Khaleeji designer to participate in Paris Fashion Week sadly passed away...

It's a sad day for both the UAE and the fashion industry as Founder of London-based brand Qasimi and son of the Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi passed away.

The 39-year-old Emirati royal was a renowned designer who officially presented his debut collection in 2008, and was the first Khaleeji designer to showcase his collection during Paris Fashion Week.

Sadly, Sheikh Khalid was also the chairman of Sharjah Urban Planning Council and he led work on Sharjah Architecture Triennial (the royal studied Architecture) an exhibition and series of events held every three years.

Our condolences to H.H Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah, and Al Qasimi family.

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