Falling oil prices, job losses and possible mortgage defaults by borrowers are casting a shadow over Dubai’s real estate boom, but the Persian Gulf enclave continues to attract upscale retailers.
Temperley London is the latest company to bring its upscale brand to the desert. The brand on Dec. 15 opened its first store in the Middle East, a 2,500-square-foot unit in the Dubai Mall. The store’s design is sufficiently grand with an elaborate marble floor, original 19th century French antiques, custom-made chandeliers and Temperley London fabrics.
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"