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International Couture Presents At Altaroma Fashion Hub January 27th At Pratibus District


The Italo-Lebanese Cultural Institute (ICIL) presents "International Couture Fashion Show" introduced in ALTAROMA FASHION HUB calendar on January 27th - 6:30 P.M. in Prati Bus District official location. The "International Couture" fashion show is at its second edition and shows a collective of 4 International designers carefully selected by ICIL. Young and talented who come from different countries, some reveal their cultures and present on Altaroma’s catwalk real tailoring masterpieces achieved according to couture’s diktats. Evening gowns made by rich fabrics heightened with embroideries. International Couture is created and organized by ICIL Advisor Maria Christina Rigano in collaboration with Ramez Basmaji of "Fabusse”. In this second edition of International Couture you can appreciate the collections of our designers DANIELA DANESI - KARTIKEYA - THAHER BAQER - TAHANI ALOTAIBI.

From New Delhi, Kartikeya presents at Altaroma the S/S 2019 couture collection entitled "Heroine of the Opera - City of Stars". Fifteen evening gowns on catwalk are a re-telling of Juliet’s tale about her powerful journey to come into her own. The collection emulates old world nostalgia interspersed with the powerful theatrics of the European opera culture in the late 1700s. There is a strong interjection of gothic romance within unyielding motifs inspired by Baroque architecture and lifestyle. Grand silhouettes in luxe velvets and flowing silks in deep romantic hues with handcrafted embellishments amidst trademark French.

From Kuwait the "Private Collection" by Thaher Baqer for the S/Summer 2019. Fifteen couture dresses will be shown on Altaroma catwalk. Private Collection is inspired from the world of crystal and the 20’s vibe where you can make a real show of luxurious nights and fabulous presence. The collection is all about crystal and femininity that reflect each women’s body and personality that is the definition of Thaher Baqer Couture. Thaher participated in many fashion shows as Mercedes Benz fashion week show Doha, Kuwait fashion show and this is his annual fashion show in Kuwait fixed in his calendar and Doha shopping festival event shows.

From Kuwait furthermore Tahani Al-Otaibi, designer specializing in the creation of Gulf Gowns "Abayas" presents at Altaroma fifteen items from the S/S 19 collection entitled "Abayas Sunset". The collection inspired by the sunset is composed of short and long gowns in black. The "Abayas" created by Tahani have been made with luxury fabrics such as natural silk, taffeta and crepe embellished with embroidery, stones and Swarovski in warm colors and various shades inspired by the sunset and ranging from orange to bordeau through scarlet red. The "Abaya" Gulf Gowns by Tahani Alotaibi, thanks to its tailoring, femininity and elegance, becomes a high fashion garment to wear internationally on special occasions.

Italy representative Daniela Danesi presents on Altaroma catwalk sixteen items from the couture collection "Elegance in bloom" or the rebirth of elegance where the designer reveals and represents the journey through women's fashion history and voyage of Italian haute couture and therefore the re-blossoming of elegance concept. The inspiration starts from the fabulous fifties whose sumptuous lines have given women an unparalleled elegance which Daniela Danesi wanted to pay tribute. Following the journey and through the time which prints evolve becoming more aggressive, more geometrical and more colorful to arrive to modern days. The cuts and tailoring enhance femininity in all its eras and the joy of wearing elegant clothes on summer evenings in Capri, Positano or Monte-Carlo.


Organized by Istituto Culturale Italo-Libanese (ICIL)
President ICIL Maurice Salamé
Coordinator ICIL Annarita Sereno
Event manager & Press office Maria Christina Rigano

In collaboration with Ramez Basmaji from FABUSSE (Fashion Business Center in Kuwait)
Art director Rosanna Trinchese
Catwalk director Stefano Bini
Backstage coordinator Denise Denegri
Production manager Eleonora Eutizi

Hair: Rop Crew
Make-up:   Face Place Make-up Academy by Pablo

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