In pictures: International Dwarf Fashion show take place in Dubai

In shimmering bodycon dresses and bright embellished saris, models from the United States, the Philippines, Italy, Bulgaria and Russia strutted down an impromptu garden runway under heart-shaped arches of flowers.
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A model walks down the catwalk during the International Dwarf Fashion Show in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai. The International Dwarf Fashion Show, a non-profit organisation that aims to 'reverse the discriminatory diktats of beauty', brought seven women with dwarfism to Dubai for a show dedicated to raising awareness about the need for more inclusivity in fashion. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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A model walks down the catwalk during the International Dwarf Fashion Show in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai. The International Dwarf Fashion Show, a non-profit organisation that aims to 'reverse the discriminatory diktats of beauty', brought seven women with dwarfism to Dubai for a show dedicated to raising awareness about the need for more inclusivity in fashion. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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A model walks down the catwalk during the International Dwarf Fashion Show in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai. The International Dwarf Fashion Show, a non-profit organisation that aims to 'reverse the discriminatory diktats of beauty', brought seven women with dwarfism to Dubai for a show dedicated to raising awareness about the need for more inclusivity in fashion. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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A model walks down the catwalk during the International Dwarf Fashion Show in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai. The International Dwarf Fashion Show, a non-profit organisation that aims to 'reverse the discriminatory diktats of beauty', brought seven women with dwarfism to Dubai for a show dedicated to raising awareness about the need for more inclusivity in fashion. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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A model walks down the catwalk during the International Dwarf Fashion Show in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai. The International Dwarf Fashion Show, a non-profit organisation that aims to 'reverse the discriminatory diktats of beauty', brought seven women with dwarfism to Dubai for a show dedicated to raising awareness about the need for more inclusivity in fashion. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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A model walks down the catwalk during the International Dwarf Fashion Show in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai. The International Dwarf Fashion Show, a non-profit organisation that aims to 'reverse the discriminatory diktats of beauty', brought seven women with dwarfism to Dubai for a show dedicated to raising awareness about the need for more inclusivity in fashion. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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A model walks down the catwalk during the International Dwarf Fashion Show in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai. The International Dwarf Fashion Show, a non-profit organisation that aims to 'reverse the discriminatory diktats of beauty', brought seven women with dwarfism to Dubai for a show dedicated to raising awareness about the need for more inclusivity in fashion. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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A model walks down the catwalk during the International Dwarf Fashion Show in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai. The International Dwarf Fashion Show, a non-profit organisation that aims to 'reverse the discriminatory diktats of beauty', brought seven women with dwarfism to Dubai for a show dedicated to raising awareness about the need for more inclusivity in fashion. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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A model walks down the catwalk during the International Dwarf Fashion Show in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai. The International Dwarf Fashion Show, a non-profit organisation that aims to 'reverse the discriminatory diktats of beauty', brought seven women with dwarfism to Dubai for a show dedicated to raising awareness about the need for more inclusivity in fashion. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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Models pose after walking down the catwalk during the International Dwarf Fashion Show in the United Arab Emirate of Dubai. The International Dwarf Fashion Show, a non-profit organisation that aims to 'reverse the discriminatory diktats of beauty', brought seven women with dwarfism to Dubai for a show dedicated to raising awareness about the need for more inclusivity in fashion. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
Mon 22 May 2017 12:48 PM GST