Special runway presentation by Rivaage Boutique to celebrate New York Fashion Week A/W 2013 

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On 13 February 2013, W Doha will celebrate the end of New York Fashion Week A/W 2013 with a special W Happening in its E-Wow Suite; ‘Fashion Forward // NYC – Doha’. Rivaage Boutique, one of Dubai’s most cutting edge multi-brand stores will present an exclusive collection, consisting entirely of US based designers, including Vera Wang Lavender, Bagley Mischka and Judith Leiber.

Located in Jumeirah’s all new Sunset Mall on the Beach Road and also Dubai Mall, Rivaage Boutique is one of the Middle East’s most renowned multi-brand womenswear stores, showcasing a hand-picked selection of the most exciting up and coming designers matched with heavyweight brands from around the world. Rivaage Boutique is the vision of Rohini Gehani, who has many years of fashion retail and events experience to her name, and is fast building a reputation as one of the UAE’s leading fashionistas. Aside from US designers, the boutique also houses fashion names such as Elizabeth and James, Jay Ahr and Georges Chakra.

A selection fashionistas and Doha’s influencers will be invited to a memorable evening experience in the contemporary and ultra stylish décorE WOW Suite and benefiting from wrap around sea views. The suite will set the scene for a high-octane fashion presentation comprising the very finest of the vibrant, established American designers. Also joining the show will be UAE upcoming design duo Meher and Riddhima, who have regularly shown at NYC Fashion Week.

The W Doha will delight guests with exquisite canapés, whilst the resident DJ will provide the ultimate musical backdrop. This exclusive Fashion Happening will bring together the who’s who of fashion within Doha and set the bar high for the fashion events the hotel has prepared for the coming year. NYC Fashion Week is also of significance for the W Hotel brand, that itself was created in New York itself in 1998.

The pairing of W Doha with Rivaage Boutique represents the symmetry between fashion and the W lifestyle. Throughout the year, W Doha will continue to stage extraordinary experiences by mixing cutting-edge design with local influences to create high-energy spaces.