Naghmeh Kiumarsi, renowned fashion designer and artist has launched her fashion label in Dubai, UAE. Naghmeh Kiumarsi is one of the leading fashion designers in the women’s fashion ready wear industry. Visit Galeries Lafayette to view Naghmeh Kiumarsi’s wide collection of multifunctional scarves that are available in different colors, designs and made from cotton, wool and silk. A limited edition of beautiful scarves are handmade, while some scarf designs have Persian calligraphy from the poetry of Hafez, and others have a gold plated buckle that can be used as a head scarf, a belt as well as a neck scarf. Each piece is unique with attention to detail with nostalgic influence from her country, heritage and family.
Naghmeh Kiumarsi has also launched her collection of artistic women’s ready wear, jump suits, Kurdish influenced women’s trousers, skirts and Abayas which are available at O Concept Boutique, Jumeirah, while her “Black Swan” and “Remember to Fly” Abaya Collections are available at USH boutique near Al Wasl Road.
Iranian designers and artists are paving the ground for what continues to be showcased to the international world of art, design, poetry, and cinema; Naghmeh Kiumarsi is part of that current wave of 21st century designers and artists who are spurring up from Iran. As a young girl, Naghmeh Kiumarsi was in love with painting and design; it did not take long for her to decide what she wanted to be. She started her own design career at an early age and pursued it. She started sketching at the age of 5, learned embroidery at 12 and very quickly began learning the concept of fashion and design. She is a third generation designer and gets inspiration from her 2500 years of heritage from her country which reflects the textiles, patterns, calligraphy and poetry that are reflected in her designs. In 2003, Naghmeh Kiumarsi launched her business and her first fashion line of scarves and manteaux’s. In 2009, Naghmeh showcased in Karlsruhe, Germany and since then her avant-garde creations continue to gain respect and acceptance worldwide.
“To Be or to Live”; Living is totally different from being, living means being aware of any moment and second of one’s life. As George Bernard once said, “I want to be all used up when I die….”, and I believe in that. Enjoying life and making every moment precious means living and I really try to transfer this feeling to all the women through my designs ”, says Naghmeh Kiumarsi.
Naghmeh Kiumarsi is a creative, dynamic and passionate designer who inspires her peers and the youth of her country through her work. Her atelier is her Mecca and her colleagues are part of her every lasting design and creation. As a postmodern designer, she compounds elements of tradition with modern arrangements and textures to get a fresh definition of a woman’s style. The passion for Iranian poetry can vividly be seen in her works, in form of calligraphy or illustration of poems. She is a master in blending colors to express her unique form and concept in her "inspirational" designs. In 2008, Naghmeh Kiumarsi made a design for the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and continues to support international charitable organizations.
Naghmeh Kiumarsi’s Abaya Collection, titled, "Black Swan" was inspired by the UAE and each piece is an intricate creative piece with detailed symbolism of the nation. Every piece has a name that is a reflection of the Emirates and the feminine core nature of a woman.
Naghmeh Kiumarsi is on her way to become an international brand and she is currently working with European designers and participates in international fashion events to show case her work which are truly hers, unpredictable and unprecedented. Naghmeh Kiumarsi’s collection is available at O Concept, Jumeirah, Galeries Lafayette, The Dubai Mall and USH boutique on Al Wasl Road. For more information please visit; http://www.naghmehkiumarsi.com/dubai/