Galeries Lafayette is bringing luxury and fashion to preeminence by introducing international Couture and Ready-to-Wear brands in the department store. Renowned for its 360 shopping experience and premium luxury brands such as Louis Vuitton, Dior, Celine, Valentino, Gucci, Givenchy, Chloe, and Loewe, Galeries Lafayette is recognized as the first department store in the Middle East to offer local, regional and international brands under one roof. Galeries Lafayette is proud to enrich the Women’s Department by showcasing the collections of three well established Lebanese designers; Atelier Krikor Jabotian, Georges Chakra and Maison Georges Hobeika for a period for three months.
Each international designer is previewing a captivating selection of their latest Fall Winter 2019/2020 Couture and Ready-to-Wear collections taking the visitors through a superlative and magical world of fashion.
Krikor Jabotian, best known for his refined craftsmanship, use of opulent textiles and signature airy silhouettes used feathers and baroque embroideries alongside tulle and taffeta for his latest collection. Krikor’s designs represent a timeless message of style, tradition, and heritage fascinating fashion admirers across the world including celebrities and public figures such as Queen Rania of Jordan.
As for George Hobeika, his collection delves deep into the philosophy of celebration, a stream of flamboyant silhouettes, charming transparencies, plunging necklines embracing lace, glittery and embellished textiles. Georges Hobeika is distinguished for his unique style which combines the precious essence of femininity with the richness of poetic and cultural imagination. Hobeika is also recognized for his dedication to the timeless art of French Couture dress making renowned for his creative and technical talent.
And lastly, Georges Chakra, an artist and fashion designer best known for his modern & dazzling creations and his passion to elaborate on the back detailing which is part of his brand’s signature, . “The back is my canvas, it expresses motion and emotion with strength and certainty” describes Chakra. The brand showcases the latest Ready-to-Wear collection which interprets the flapper girl of the roaring twenties era. His collection comprises of bold sequined statement pieces, jet black, white and glitzy gold offsets, mixed with vivid and flashy neon tones of orange, fuchsia, and green.
The capsule collections are presented in an exclusive and glamorous evening amid Dubai’s most prestigious and fashionable. Live music performances by Stephanie Farah and an artistic quartet dazzles the audience with their impeccable symphonies and acoustic rhythm. Delicious delicatesse of sweet and savory finger foods are catered by Le Gourmet- Galeries Lafayette’s gastronomy gourmandise restaurant and catering service.
Local and regional brands have always been the core of fashion at Galeries Lafayette. Inspiring change and growing within our diverse cultural heritage is one of main values at Galeries Lafayette. Housing prominent names have elevated the department store in the region to continue making it a premium shopping destination in the UAE.
About Galeries Lafayette
Open since 2009, Galeries Lafayette is a full-range, upscale department store located in the largest shopping mall in the Middle East, The Dubai Mall. With an enduring international reputation for quality, creativity and uniqueness, Galeries Lafayette has remained at the forefront of retailing in Dubai. Covering a total area of 215,000 square feet of modern yet chic design, Galeries Lafayette is the biggest shopping destination in Dubai, keeping the French fashion spirit truly alive in the shopping capital of the Middle East. Galeries Lafayette differentiates itself from any other department store by offering a 360-degree shopping experience which includes womenswear, eveningwear, menswear, jewelry, kidswear, lingerie, luxury accessories in addition to footwear, beauty, homeware, and lastly, Le Gourmet: a culinary experience and catering service offering international cuisine.