Rise and Shine – What to expect at VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show 2017
From celebrity meet-and-greets to four days of luxury catwalk shows, the region’s biggest jewellery and gem exhibition has something for everyone.
With just a few days to go until the UAE’s biggest jewellery extravaganza hits Dubai, VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show’s organisers are busy prepping for numerous catwalk shows, trend presentations, influencer talks and more that will keep Dubai’s most stylish consumers entertained over the course of the four-day event.
Taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre from 15-18 November and merging the emirate’s two leading showcases – the trade-centric VICENZAORO Dubai and the consumer-friendly Dubai International Jewellery Week – here’s what you can expect from this spectacular new and truly original jewellery exhibition.
Peruse more than 500 regional and international luxury brands
Following a successful three-month pre-promotional roadshow headed up by Show Director Luca Veronesi, a top delegation from the exhibition has amassed an impressive curation of the world’s leading jewellery brands that Dubai has ever seen. Consumers can feast their eyes on the newest collections from top international brands hailing from China, Russia, Singapore, Thailand, the UK, the US and beyond, who will be introducing brand new product lines, collections and special bespoke pieces in gold and diamond. Local brands include Dhamani, Mahallati, La Marquise, Malabar Gold and Diamond, Amwaj, Renee Jewellers and more, while representing the global arena are the likes of Nsouli, Itan, Leading Italian Jewels, Superoro, Chiampesan, Luca Carati, Ferrari Firenze, Garavelli and many others.
Aside from checking out stunning jewellery and diamond collections, visitors can also enjoy daily fashion shows featuring international models showcasing the latest trends. The opening day’s gold-themed catwalk ‘Extreme Sophistication’ will put a shine on the runway, while ‘The Master’s Archive’ diamonds show and ‘Fauvist Fantasy’ coloured stones catwalk are scheduled for days two and three, respectively. Aiming to foster young and local talent by creating career opportunities for regional designers, the Jawhara Heritage Awards will also be held on the closing day, November 18th.
Meet the Influencers
To complement the catwalk shows, visitors and fans alike can attend daily talks with some of the region’s biggest influencers and celebrities, while getting up close and personal with the favourite style heroes.
Fashion Meets Jewellery
This season, the best of fashion and jewellery unite as VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show has teamed up with Arab Fashion Week to bring the most impressive curation of luxury jewellery and ready couture fashion collections to the well-heeled of Dubai’s glamorous society. With both events taking place across the same four days, the exhibitions have partnered up to host a series of seminars and presentations at each other’ venues, with the goal of drawing like-minded customers to both events.
Follow the Trends
Not content with being just the region’s biggest jewellery and gem exhibition, VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show also serves as an indispensable tool for fashion magpies wanting to keep on top of the industry’s key trends. Both the key 2017 and 2018 jewellery and gem trends will be discussed during the TRENDVISION seminars, which are open to anyone. Conducted by Italian luxury trends forecaster Paola De Luca, these are discussions you won’t want to miss.
VOD Dubai International Jewellery Show is open to both retail and trade visitors. The show is open 2pm-10pm from November 15, 16 and 18, and 3pm-10pm on November 17.
Entry is free. For more information please click here.