The city’s premier hat event, the BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition is back.
Running from March 16 to 24, the event features more than 500 fabulous fascinators, hats
and headpieces to inspire the region’s fashion forward fashionistas ahead of the 2017 Dubai
Crowing the heads of the region’s race-going fashionistas for 16 years, this year’s exhibition
will bring together some of the world’s most coveted milliners in one location.
The exhibition welcomes back some of the event’s most popular milliners, known for making
waves in the glamorous world of hat-making. Returning milliner, Melbourne-based Liza
Georgia Millinery, is known for her feminine and exuberant designs, infused with 40s and
50s glamour. Liza’s designs have been featured in the Design Style Stakes top 10 since 2011.
Newcomer, Australian Cynthia Jones-Bryson, is an award-winning milliner, known for her
unique style. Winner of the 2015 Emirates Melbourne Cup Carnival Millinery Award, her
creations are statement pieces, for women with a well-honed sense of style who use every
occasion to express it.
Other names to watch out for at the exhibition include Designs by Christiane. Returning for
her eighth appearance at the BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition, her unique
collection has been described as an explosive collection of feather hats and headpieces. Also
back for their fifth year, Nigeria’s hottest milliner and millinery mogul, ITAM by King’s
Signature, will bring their signature style of mild drama, elegance and creativity to the
exhibition with a collection which will make a statement on race day.
Completing this year’s line-up of world renowned milliners is Marilena Romeo Millinery.
With a passion for hats and glamour, award winning milliner Marilena Romeo, has been
creating wearable works of art for more than two decades. Stretching the boundaries of
millinery with her eclectic style, Marilena’s designs are set to turn heads on race day.
With the exhibition taking place in BurJuman’s new extension, featuring more than 200
exciting retail outlets, Dubai’s fashion-forward fashionistas are spoiled for choice this racing
season. With a wide selection of well-known international brands and top local retailers, there
is something to suit every style, and budget.
“The BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition has everything from show-stopping
statement pieces to elegant accompaniments, ensuring the perfect accompaniment for every
style and budget,” said a BurJuman spokesperson. “From head-to- toe, Dubai’s uber-stylish
race-goers are sure to find everything they need for their race day ensemble under one roof at
BurJuman this racing season,”
Located in BurJuman’s new extension, the BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition is
open daily from 10am to 10pm. Roaming performers will entertain and delight shoppers
throughout the mall at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm on March 16, 17, 20, 21, 23 and 24.