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Cairo (AFP) – French vogue home Dior on Saturday held its first present at Egypt’s historical Giza pyramids, presenting its 2023 fall males’s assortment within the shadow of the millennia-old tombs.
Dwarfed by the huge Giza necropolis — their imposing ridges illuminated by white gentle for the present — fashions showcased the gathering titled “Celestial”.
Saturday’s present was the second by a European vogue home to make use of Historic Egyptian heritage websites as a backdrop this 12 months.
In October, Italian designer Stefano Ricci showcased his most up-to-date assortment on the Temple of Hatshepsut in Luxor.
Egypt’s Giza necropolis, simply west of the capital Cairo, has in recent times performed host to ever-grander occasions, together with pop concert events and up to date artwork exhibitions, because the North African nation seeks to challenge a revitalised picture to attract in new tourism and enterprise.
Media entrepreneur Amy Mowafi mentioned occasions like Dior’s “put Egypt on the map as a brand new hub for creativity and design” the place creators can draw on “seven thousand years of inspiration.”
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