Art And Culture

Iranian Designer at Swarovski Couture Expo

Iranian Designer  at Swarovski Couture Expo Iranian Designer  at Swarovski Couture Expo

Well-known Iranian fashion designer, Amirhossein Mehdizadeh, attended the Swarovski Fashion Show in Dubai.

He showcased one of his bridal dresses at the Sparkling Couture Exhibition, organized by the Austrian Swarovski Crystal Company, Honaronline reported.

The one-day exhibition on November 4 at Madinat Jumeirah, comprised a diverse spectrum of couture, jewelry and accessory brands from the Middle East and South Asia. Designers were commissioned to create an exclusive piece highlighting the innovative use of Swarovski crystals.

Celebrating the 120th anniversary of Swarovski, the exhibition presented couture inspirations from bridal wear, ethnic and evening wear, as well as statement jewelry and accessories from six global brands.

Mehdizadeh and co-designer Zohreh Najari, presented the dress at the event, attended by over 40 brands from across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Pakistan, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and Australia.

Swarovski AG is a global brand in luxury cut lead glass and has its headquarters in Wattens, Austria. The company is split into two major industry areas, the Swarovski Kristall business unit that primarily works with luxury items and fashion design crystals, and the Tyrolit business unit that manufactures bonded abrasives as well as concrete sawing and drilling machinery.

Mehdizadeh, 39, is a graduate of apparel designing from the Central Saint Martins, a leading constituent college of the University of the Arts, London. He has worked with global fashion companies Christian Dior and Lee Alexander McQueen, and has professional experience in London fashion shows.

He has set up an apparel brand under his own name in Tehran.

As the first apparel-designing teacher at the Tehran Institute of Technology, Mahdizadeh has taken major initiatives to develop the field by inviting skilled teachers and providing the necessary equipment to the institute.