The 12th edition of Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition

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Doha Exhibition and Convention Center
3 November4 November5 November6 November
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7 November
10:00 am

About the event

Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition will return next month with a rich display of 90 Qatari brands, representing a 25% increase in local designers from the previous edition of the highly-anticipated event. Overall, the exhibition will showcase more than 150 abaya and modest fashion brands from emerging and established designers from 1countries, including: Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, India, Turkey, Lebanon, Indonesia, Morocco, Hong Kong, Spain, Germany and Italy.

Held under the patronage of Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the show will be held in the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC) from 3-7 November 2017. The event is delivered by Qatari company Design Creationz, with support from Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA).

Numerous fashion shows, workshops and conversations with fashion icons are woven through the must-visit edition of Heya. Alongside an exciting Qatar National Day catwalk show, the organisers have announced new partnerships to continue the events legacy of bringing innovative ways to support entrepreneurs. Through collaborations with Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar (VCUQ) and Qatar Business Incubation Center (QBIC), Heya will provide its visitors with valuable expertise in everything from fashion marketing to finance, and getting a fashion business off the ground.

Both exhibitors and visitors will be treated to a conversation with the French-Algerian model, actress and filmmaker Farida Khelfa, who will speak about empowering women to achieve in fashion, the arts and other fields.

The 12th edition of Heya will offer shoppers and visitors an assortment of unique collections, from high-street apparel, couture and luxury, to the latest modest fashion evening gowns, leather accessories, and for the first-time perfumery and make-up. Offering a unique flavour of Arabian heritage, the Autumn/Winter event will see returning brands including Debaj, Al Motahajiba, Al Dukan, and Harlienz, as well as new popular brands Q-Label, Dary collection, Modish, and Endemage from Oman.

In its 12th edition, Heya has expanded its reach beyond the Arabian Peninsula, hosting brands from Indonesia, India, Morocco, Turkey and the Levant, as well as Hong Kong for the first time.

The exhibition will also complement Qatar’s cultural exchange “Year of Culture” with Germany, featuring two German designers who will host a fashion show of their collection followed by a talk. Two Italian designers will also present their collections through a new partnership with the Italian Embassy.

For more information on the 12th Heya Arabian Fashion Exhibition please visit, or alternatively follow Heya on InstagramTwitterFacebook, Snapchat –, or YouTube. Visitors can also download the Heya mobile app, enabling visitors to stay up-to-date with events and easily navigate brands and goods on offer.

Ladies only event. Children under 13 years old are not permitted at any time.

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