Arab Fashion Week: Kristina Fidelskaya's Resort '17 show

Arab Fashion Week: Kristina Fidelskaya's Resort '17 show

Debut collection

Text: Meeran Mekkaoui

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Kristina Fidelskaya's first Resort collection show during Arab Fashion Week will get you ready for the season with Arabian-esque silhouettes. Get the first look with Buro 24/7 Middle East now...

Day four of Arab Fashion Week saw Dubai-based Russian designer, Kristina Fidelskaya, showcase her new seasonal collection, aptly titled Côte d'Azur. Marking the first time the eponymous designer has participated in this year's progressive fashion platform, the runway was dominated by 25 voluminous silhouettes that came complete with a neutral-toned colour palette inspired by 1950’s American photographer, Slim Aaron.

Silk organza, French lace, Swarovski detailing and woven fabrics were injected into Arabian-esque silhouettes — think lightweight kaftans, long dresses and maxi skirts — while elegant draping and layering were at the fore of Kristina Fidelskaya's Côte d'Azur Resort collection at Arab Fashion Week. 

Backstage, Kristina Fidelskaya discussed the collection exclusively with Buro 24/7 Middle East saying: "This collection came from the relaxed elegance of spending summer on Cote d'Azur and it embodies the brand's DNA of a timeless, feminine and contemporary allure. We believe that our collections resonate very well with the region's trends of luxury and femininity."

"Each Kristina Fidelskaya collection portrays a beautiful elegant woman at a different moment," said Fidelskaya, before continuing to speak about the Middle Eastern woman. "They are very versatile and feminine and are always dressed so elegantly, which I love to see. Most Middle Eastern women are closely connected to their cultural roots while keeping up with the latest international fashion trends."

Browse the collection with Buro 24/7 Middle East now...

After releasing an exclusive Eid collection over the past two years consecutively, and a debut Resort collection during Arab Fashion Week, Fidelskaya explained that the fashion platform "has allowed us to keep growing with such a huge interest from the region."

Shop Kristina Fidelskaya's new collection at the Kristina Fidelskaya atelier in Dubai Design District. Also, browse through Michael Cinco's Ready-Couture collection which was also unveiled during Arab Fashion Week. 

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