PARIS — Sheikh Majed Al-Sabah, who helped put the Persian Gulf on the international fashion radar a decade ago with his Villa Moda emporium in Kuwait, is teaming up with architect Rem Koolhaas and former Gucci honcho Giacomo Santucci to shake up luxury retailing once again.
The Exhibition Hall, an 86,000-square-foot department store concept slated to open in early 2014, is to mingle international fashion brands with Middle Eastern culture, heritage and design.
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