Giles Deacon to host 2014 Grazia Style Awards

It has been announced that British fashion designer Giles Deacon will host the 8th annual Grazia Style Awards, which will take place on Tuesday March 25, 2014, at the MusicHall, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray. The awards will be judged by a panel of industry experts, including Emily Johnston, Founder of style blog Fashion Foie Gras, Elaine Lloyd Jones, Editor, Grazia Luxury, up-and-coming British designer Ashley Williams, and Ahlan! Hot 100 trendsetter, Bong Guerrero. Voting for the Grazia Style Awards 2014 remains open to the public until March 23, 2014.

“We are thrilled to have Giles Deacon play host to our event,” says Claire Carruthers, Fashion and Beauty Editor, Grazia Middle East. “We look forward to welcoming everyone here in Dubai, as we honour the region’s vibrant fashion community and the exceptional individuals and brands whose talent, passion and valuable contributions over the past year have helped propel our industry forward. It’s going to be a truly memorable evening.”

Claire Carruthers joins Grazia Middle East

Claire Carruthers has joined ITP as the new Fashion and Beauty Editor of Grazia Middle East and Grazia Bahrain. Claire has spent five years working across numerous UAE titles including iQ, Insider, Time Out Abu Dhabi, Emirates Woman and most recently Rolling Stone Middle East, where she developed and managed the style pages, creating the benchmark for Rolling Stone worldwide. Claire will oversee all fashion and beauty content at Grazia.

“I’m thrilled to be back at ITP as Fashion & Beauty Editor for both Grazia and Grazia Bahrain – it’s such a great title and I can’t wait to get working on some exciting projects in the New Year.”