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Gucci's 'Icons for Icons' in Dubai

Gucci's 'Icons for Icons' in Dubai

Celebrating the UAE's future generation


Image: The Factory Photography

Following Gucci’s Icons for Icons initiative in Kuwait last year, the label has launched the second series for 2014 concerning the UAE, celebrating the project with a chic event in Dubai's DIFC

Never a label to shy away from innovation, Gucci's Icons for Icons UAE is a collection of Emirati portraits involving significant individuals who personify the face of the United Arab Emirates.

Created in partnership with Canvas magazine and Emirati photographer Alia Al Shamsi, the images reflect the theme of 'The Future is Now' and Dubai's role as the first Middle Eastern city to host the Expo in 2020...

Gucci icons event

In celebration of the limited edition book and public exhibition that highlights the faces of the country's future, Gucci held an elegant cocktail event under the Dubai International Financial Centre gate last night, inviting the UAE's high society.

Guests were able to experience the imagery through a digital installation that enabled each visitor to act as a curator and create an individual visual path.

The Icons for Icons UAE exhibition will be open to the public April 16-17 from 11am-9pm at DIFC, The Gate. 

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