THE COLLECTOR

A unique space dedicated exclusively to Emirati designers.

THE COLLECTOR platform in partnership with Robinsons, is located on the first floor and covers 35 square meters, presents collections of Emirati designers.

Periodically the collections will change showcasing women’s ready to wear fashion collections and accessories of the selected designers.

Meet the designers

 

The Emirati brands showcasing at THE COLLECTOR include three ready to wear collections from YNM, Mimi Design and TWISTED ROOTS and two accessories brands, Alia bin Omair’s jewellery collection and HanaH handbags.

YNM

 

Established in 2013 – Y N M is a Dubai based ready-to-wear fashion label by Yasmine and Nesreen Al Mulla which specializes in simple, and elegantly refined contemporary hand-made garments that are entirely designed in house.

Mimi Designs

 

Mimi Designs a fashion line from Mariam Al Mazro is ready to wear women’s collections which include kaftans and dresses with detailed finishing and bold patterns, perfect for ladies of all ages.

Twisted Roots

 

Inspired by travel, exploration and architecture; Twisted Roots is a homegrown brand of Latifa Al Gurg, creating versatile, modest fashion with contemporary silhouettes and impeccable attention to detail.

Alia bin Omair

 

Jewelries by Alia bin Omair are wild, bold and intellectual, with natural yet functional elements. Featuring strong sculptural forms, highly contrasting materials and finishes, these jewelries are unique wearable artworks.

HanaH

 

HanaH is an Emirati luxury leather goods brand created by Hana Al Matrooshi, specializing in modern interpretations of classic aesthetics to create unique pieces for women searching for exclusive handbags of quality and elegance. (exclusive to Robinsons in Dubai)

Eligibility criteria:

 

  • DDFC member: This showcasing opportunity is only offered for DDFC members – emerging and established designers
  • Category: Only womenswear and accessory (jewelry, handbag, shoes, hats) designers and collections may be sold at The Collector
  • Designer must be UAE National
  • Registered Business: Designer must have a valid UAE trade License
  • Pricing: 60-70% of the collection must be priced between AED 800 – 1500

Selection Process and Criteria

 

Shortlisted designers will present their collection to a selection committee comprising of representatives from Robinsons and DDFC

The committee will select the final participating designers using the below selection criteria:

  • Collection
  • Design
  • Quality
  • Range
  • Brand
  • Identity

How to Apply

Applications are currently closed for THE COLLECTOR