Arab Fashion Council, the organizer of Arab Fashion Week, together with Yugen PR, Dubai’s leading PR and Events Management company, officially unveil Evlin Khalifa, the newly crowned Miss Universe Bahrain, as the official show opener for the new season of Arab Fashion Week.The 24-year old pianist and model from Riffa, who won last September 11, 2022 at a glittering eight-part episode of Miss Universe Bahrain, will be opening the premiere show of AFW Couture FW 22/23 of Dubai-based couture brand Amato by Furne One.“I am so thrilled to be a part of this fabulous show. It has always been my dream to walk on the runway of Arab Fashion Week and now that dream will finally come to life. This is even more special as I will be walking for the world renowned fashion designer to the royalties and stars, Furne Amato of Amato Couture.” said Evlin Khalifa.
“This whole journey of Miss Universe has been incredible so far and I cannot wait to see you all as we have been preparing to represent the Gulf region in the global stage of Miss Universe.” she added. Evlin is a professional model before winning the title of Miss Universe Bahrain has worked with photo and video campaigns form both international brands such as Dior Beauty, MAC Cosmetics, Laura Mercier, Jewelry Arabia’s Hublot, Bvlgari, Frederique Constant, to name just a few.
Speaking about this news, the Creative Director and Founder of AMATO Couture, Furne One said: “Evlin is the new face of the modern Arab region. She embodies the diversity and uniqueness of this region. She is strong yet vulnerable, passionate yet kind-hearted, respectful yet free-spirited. All these contrasting characteristics are so relatable with the modern Arabs that she represents. We simply are looking at the future and my collection for this season is all about stepping into the future.”The National Director of Miss Universe Bahrain and Owner of Yugen PR, Josh Yugen, said: “Being the new face of her generation, Evlin Khalifa is a symbol of hope and respect as she carries the flaming torch of the new generation of Arab leaders, movers and shakers. I can’t wait for you all to see what this amazing lady can do.”