Celebrating the Dubai World Cup, the exhibition brings together styles from world renowned milliners and local designers. Now in its 16th year, the exhibition features more than 500 fabulous fascinators, hats and headpieces to compliment every World Cup look

Dubai’s premier hat event, the BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition is back for 2017. Running from 16th to 24th March, the event features more than 500 fabulous fascinators, hats and headpieces to inspire the region’s fashion forward fashionistas ahead of the 2017 Dubai World Cup.

Crowing the heads of the region’s race-going fashionistas for sixteen years, this year’s exhibition will bring together some of the world’s most coveted milliners in one location.

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This year’s exhibition welcomes back some of the exhibitions 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 he 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 and will run from 16th to 24th March, 2017. Roaming performers will entertain and delight shoppers throughout the mall at 6pm, 7pm and 8pm on 16th, 17th, 20th, 21st, 23rd and 24th March.

List of participating millinery labels at the 16th BurJuman International Millinery Exhibition :

Designs by Christiane
ITAM by King’s Signature
Marilena Romeo Millinery
Liza Georgia Millinery
Cynthia Jones-Bryson Millinery.

About BurJuman

Launched in 1992 by the Al Ghurair Group, BurJuman was one of Dubai’s first major shopping malls, setting a new standard for the city’s retail scene. Located in the heart of the vibrant Bur Dubai community, today BurJuman is a true family destination, with a mix of international retailers, must-visit entertainment facilities and an array of dining options to suit every taste.

Following a major redevelopment, BurJuman Mall now has a total shopping area of almost 1 million square feet, offering shoppers a wide selection of well-known international brands and top local retailers, including H&M, Forever 21, Zara, Next and Mothercare and anchor stores such as leading hypermarket chain Carrefour. Entertainment facilities include a state-of-the-art 14-screen Vox Cinemas multiplex and Magic Planet, one of the region’s favourite indoor attractions. The recently re-launched food court on Level S3 and expanded Ground Floor dining options celebrate a world of international flavours, with an exciting selection of restaurants to satisfy any appetite.
BurJuman’s convenient central location makes it a popular destination for the surrounding community, Dubai residents and tourists from across the world. A direct link to both the Dubai Metro Red and Green Lines at BurJuman Metro Station and proximity to major highways such as the Sheikh Zayed Road, ensures quick and easy connectivity to the rest of the city and beyond.

A well-known landmark in the Bur Dubai commercial district, the 30-storey BurJuman Business Tower is the location of choice for the Dubai’s blue-chip companies. Offering unmatched panoramic views over the city’s iconic skyline, the Business Tower features over 400,000 square feet of premium office space, with flexible leasing options and access to a range of the latest corporate facilities and customised business services.
Designed by renowned New York architects Kohn Pedersen Fox, the elegant BurJuman Residence is one of Dubai’s most coveted addresses. Featuring 80 duplex apartments, 10 townhouses and 5 opulent penthouses, the beautifully-appointed living spaces are finished to the highest standards. Residents can also enjoy a range of high-end amenities, including high-tech meeting rooms, underground parking and state-of-the-art fitness facilities.

Directly connected to both the BurJuman Business Tower and shopping mall, the BurJuman Arjaan by Rotana is the perfect one-stop destination for discerning business and leisure travellers alike. The hotel features 148 suites, ranging from the 1-bedroom Classic to the deluxe 4-bedroom duplex Penthouse. With every last detail designed towards comfort and enjoyment, guests can also take advantage of a range of in-house facilities, including the family-friendly outdoor pool, health-club, fully-equipped meeting rooms and a multi-cuisine all-day dining restaurant.