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Dr. Haifa featured in The Velvet Magazine

An article on Artistic Living written by Dr. Haifa Al Anjari, Professor at The College of Fashion and Design was recently published in the Velvet Magazine. In the article, Dr. Haifa talks about the Art Nouveau style of furniture design which dates back to the late 18th century and how it has evolved over the years.

Six Good reasons why students should enter competitions

Students in the UAE and Saudi Arabia got a chance to design their space fashion collection as the journey to space is the region’s next big thing. The Spacesuit Collection competition was organized by Centrepoint, the Middle East’s biggest fashion store. It ran on the store’s website and social media channels and called on students from across the UAE and Saudi Arabia to submit designs for how they expected a space fashion collection to look in a not-too-distant decade. Malika Akhmedova, a freshman from the College of Fashion and Design in Dubai bagged first place in the contest and Saif Al Din Rashwan from the American University in Dubai was chosen as the first runner-up.

Hopscotch talks all things Fashion

On 2nd April Hopscotch hosted its 7th Career Clinic on the closing day of the Islamic Fashion & Design Council's Pret-a-Cover Buyers Lane event, which took place over six days at the immaculate City Walk Dubai. They collaborated with IFDC to bring together a panel knowledgeable and influential women to discuss all things fashion in the region, including representatives from Harper's Bazaar and The College of Fashion Design Dubai.

Students design fashionable spacesuits

Students design fashionable spacesuits

Students in the UAE and Saudi Arabia got a chance to design their space fashion collection as the journey to space is the region’s next big thing. The Spacesuit Collection competition was organized by Centrepoint, the Middle East’s biggest fashion store. It ran on the store’s website and social media channels and called on students from across the UAE and Saudi Arabia to submit designs for how they expected a space fashion collection to look in a not-too-distant decade. Malika Akhmedova, a freshman from the College of Fashion and Design in Dubai bagged first place in the contest and Saif Al Din Rashwan from the American University in Dubai was chosen as the first runner-up.

Money and Me - 'I can afford to retire but I enjoy working'

Dr. Monica Gallant, President & Cheif Executive of The College of Fashion and Design was recently featured in The National publication titled "Money & Me: 'I can afford to retire but I enjoy working'". The article is an insight into the professional journey of Dr. Monica who started her career teaching management and accountancy before switching to the field of fashion.

New Year New You - A guide to help you make Fashion Resolutions this year

Resolutions don't always have to be those dreadful promises you make at the beginning of every year, only to be lost and forgotten. When it comes to fashion, committing to some new resolutions can help reinvigorate your personal style. The article in New Vision by Sneha Guntuka provides you certain fashion resolutions that you can adopt in the Year 2018. Ms. Sneha is a HR personnel at The College of Fashion and Design. She holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management and a Bachelor Degree in Mass Communication & Journalism. She likes to write content for Fashion blogs and other events related to marketing during her free time

تمتع بعطلتك الصيفية من العرض الشامل بدانات منتجع العين
نشر بتاريخ: 25 تموز/يوليو 2017

استمتع بقضاء بقية موسم الصيف بدانات منتجع العين والملاذ المثالي بمدينة الحدائق في العين الذي يتمتع فيه السكان المحليون والزائرون بأرقى مستويات الرفاهية والاسترخاء مع عرض الصيف الشامل. ويعتبر هذا العرض الأول من نوعه في المدينة حيث يبدأ سعر الليلة من 349 درهم شامل الإقامة وجميع المأكولات والمشروبات المختارة في أي من مطاعم دانات منتجع العين. ويمكن للنزلاء الاستمتاع بألذ الأطعمة والمأكولات بمطعم أرابيسك الذي يعمل على مدار اليوم، ومطعم تانجور الهندي وجاسترو باب لوسى وشوترز بار وأوزيس بول بار.

Fourzone Décor and College of Fashion Design team up for apparel design project
Wednesday 26 July

Fourzone Décor, a UAE-based interior contracting and fit-out company and The College of Fashion Design Dubai (CFD), the UAE”s first locally accredited college for fashion, are teaming up for an apparel design project.
The project was initiated by Fourzone Décor and will see students of CFD unleash their creativity by working on several corporate apparel designs which will be used by Fourzone Décor as their corporate clothing.

Doors To College Of Fashion & Design Are Officially Open
21/02/2017

The Emirate’s first locally accredited College of Fashion and Design (CFD), located in the heart of the city, welcomed its first batch of students on 10th February 2017. CFD announced the official launch by appointing Beirut-born fashion designer Walid Atallah as a member of CFD’s board of advisors. The award-winning Atallah is best known for his colorful runway creations generously sprayed with Swarovski crystals, precious stones, and diamonds.

Al Bayan:AED200 billion predicted achieved by retail trade during 2017
28/01/2017

A report released recently by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry , has revealed its predictionsthat retail trade sector within UAE , will reach the verge of AED200 billion , during this year , and hence itwill achieve 5% annual growth rate . A professor at the College of Fashion &Design , has said that RetailTrade Sector plays vital role in contributing with economic growth rates for Dubai , whereby it constitute 29.2% out of the city GDP.

Alaan:Sheikha Hend Faisal Al Qassemi Joins CFD as member of Trustees and Chairperson of Advisory Board
28/01/2017

Her Excellency Sheikha Hend Faisal Al Qassemi has been appointed Chairperson of the Advisory Board and Member of Board of Trustees of the recently launched College and Fashion and Design(CFD).

Khaleej Times:Unconventional courses becoming popular
09/01/2017

Students now can easily relate to disagreements with families on picking careers that are not traditional. Given the UAE’s fast-paced growth and the government’s vision of promoting innovation as a drive for the future, the government has been opening new fields and programmes to train students as well as public and private sector professionals to unite their efforts in contributing to a better future. Lately, the UAE saw the opening of the first focused Fashion Business Management and Fashion Design College to receive local accreditation from the Ministry of Education – Higher Education Affairs, set to start operations on January 9.

CPI Financial:The College of Fashion & Design prepares students to enter UAE’s billion dirham retail industry
08/01/2017

Retailing in the UAE is expected to reach AED200 billion by 2017, growing by a five per cent on average each year, according to an analysis by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI).

Erem News:First dedicated and accredited College of Fashion & Design launches in Dubai
28/12/2016

The College of Fashion and Design (CFD), the first dedicated and accredited College of Fashion and Design launched in Dubai, will begin the academic semester in the beginning of January, 2017. The college is accredited by the Ministry of Education.

Al Ittihad:A College of Fashion and Design in Dubai seeking to attain International Recognition
28/12/2016

The College of Fashion and Design (CFD), the first dedicated and accredited College of Fashion and Design launched in Dubai, will begin the academic semester in the beginning of January, 2017. The college is accredited by the Ministry of Education. Haifa Al Anjari, the founding faculty member and an assistant professor, said: “The CFD will generate numerous career-pathway opportunities for its fashion design and fashion business-management graduates, working towards generating the future faces of the fashion and design industries, coining the Middle East as a fashion and design hub”.

The National:New Dubai college has designs on developing talent
06/12/2016

Aspiring fashion designers in the UAE will soon have access to a dedicated institute where they can learn the tricks of the trade, to help develop the next generation of Fashion Forward designers.

Al Khaleej:Dubai’s first fashion college opens doors
03/12/2016

The College of Fashion and Design (CFD), the first dedicated and accredited College of Fashion and Design launched in Dubai, will begin the academic semester on Jan.9, 2017. The college is set to hone future faces of the fashion and design industry, establishing the Middle East as a ‘fashion hub’ by 2021.

Vogue: Inside the Region’s First Accredited College of Fashion & Design
29/11/2016

The region’s first accredited college of its kind, the College of Fashion & Design (CFD) opens its doors in January 2017, and has already started enrolling students. The ribbon will be cut and the corridors will be lined with the next generation of fashion industry hopefuls as of January 9th when its debut semester starts.

The Gulf Today: Dubai’s first fashion college opens doors
28/11/2016

DUBAI: The College of Fashion and Design (CFD), the first dedicated and accredited College of Fashion and Design launched in Dubai, will begin the academic semester on Jan.9, 2017. The college is set to hone future faces of the fashion and design industry, establishing the Middle East as a ‘fashion hub’ by 2021.

Designing Dreams : - First dedicated and accredited College of Fashion & Design launches in Dubai
28/11/2016

Empowering pioneers, The College of Fashion and Design (CFD) is set to hone future faces of the Fashion and Design industry, establishing the Middle East as a ‘fashion hub’ by 2021.

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