City Centre Bahrain to Host a Star-Studded Fashion Weekend

12 Oct 2014

Regional singing sensation Balqees Ahmed Fathi to perform on October 16th

Manama, Bahrain – City Centre Bahrain is rolling out the red carpet as it prepares to launch a glamourous three-day Fashion Weekend from October 16th-18th with no less than 13 catwalk shows featuring the hottest international and regional brands. Kick starting the festivities in grand style, rising star and Emirati singer Balqees Ahmed Fathi will be making an exclusive appearance setting the stage for an electrifying, fashion-infused weekend, making City Centre Bahrain the pre-eminent destination to be this season.

“City Centre Bahrain’s Fashion Weekend will be the biggest fashion event of the season, highlighted by singing sensation and guest of honour Balqees Ahmed Fathi,” said Duaij Khalifa Al Rumaihi, Senior Mall Manager for City Centre Bahrain. “Our Fall Fashion campaign is dedicated to celebrating the best in international and regional fashion, showcasing the best of what our retailers have to offer this season. Shoppers are all invited to enjoy the festivities this Fashion Weekend, which will guarantee many great moments.”   

The exciting line-up for City Centre Bahrain’s Fashion Weekend includes a diverse collection of luxury brands from Saks Fifth Avenue; contemporary brands such as Givenchy, Furla, DKNY, Karen Millen and HOSS Intropia; in addition to a wide range of popular high street fashion and accessories outlets. With more than 40 fashionable brands dominating the runway over the course of three days, City Centre Bahrain’s Fashion Weekend will be showcasing the latest trends, the hottest looks and must-have pieces – all available at the mall for those looking to update their wardrobes.

An emerging fashion icon herself, the talented Balqees will be performing in a show-stopping concert at the Central Galleria on October 16th at 10:00pm for her growing legion of fans across the region. Having been named the best young talent at the L’Officiel Arab Woman Awards in 2012, Balqees is a Khaleeji pop sensation known for her ability to sing in various dialects, resonating with audiences across the Gulf.  A multi-talented musician who was raised within a musical family - she is the daughter of Yemen’s most famous composer and singer Fathi Ahmed, Balqees’ exclusive performance will dazzle fans at City Centre Bahrain this Fashion Weekend. 

Celebrating the Fall/Winter season, City Centre Bahrain’s Fall Fashion campaign will be hosted throughout the entire month of October with glamourous prizes to be won.   Shoppers looking to update their looks this season will be rewarded with the chance to win a deluxe new Jaguar or a pair of luxury watches with a minimum spend of BD40 at any store this month at City Centre Bahrain. For every BD50 spend, shoppers can win instant prizes from the ‘Tree of Fortune’ in the Central Galleria. With the largest mix of high street and designer brands, including 100 unique brands, Majid Al Futtaim’s City Centre Bahrain is the Kingdom’s leading fashion and shopping destination.

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