Sole DXB is an annual three-day global street culture festival, with more than 17,000 people expected to attend this year. The festival’s aim is to bring together big names from art, music, fashion, sports and food. This year’s festival will highlight the influence of contemporary Japanese culture and offer festivalgoers the opportunity to shop the wares of brands like Puma, Asics and Nike.
For the first time, this year’s festival will also include presentations by two luxury designers, Dior Homme and Kenzo, allowing attendees to preview goods from the two labels.
On the music side, headliners for the festival include award-winning rappers Pusha T, Kano and Goldlink.
In addition, the festival will include a series of cultural talks on Dec. 8. Pusha T, Fragment Design founder Hiroshi Fujiwara, Staple and others will lead discussions on cultural topics pertinent to their careers and interests.
To be held in the Dubai Design District 3 hub for innovation and design within the United Arab Emirates, the event is sponsored by Cadillac, the Coca-Cola Co. and Dubai tourism officials.
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