Arab Fashion Council Previews Huawei Arab Fashion Week

More than 20 designers from 10 countries – from Italy to Sweden – will show at the third edition of HAFW, which takes place Oct. 6-10.

– September 20, 2016

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair


Ex-British PM Tony Blair Praises Hillary Clinton, Talks America’s ‘Destiny’

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair talked politics, Hillary Clinton and social media with Reuters’ editor-at-large Harry Evans.

– September 20, 2016

Emanuel Chirico


PVH Directs $1 Million of Save the Children Commitment to Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa

The investment comes as part of PVH’s recent business focus on the region.

– September 20, 2016

South Africa's largest retailers are seeing poor results due to weather, currency issues, political instability and more.


South African Retailers Struggle With Economy, Weak Currency

The nation’s largest retailers have been hit by a confluence of factors, and no upturn is in sight.

– September 18, 2016

Whistles new Dubai store located in City Walk


Whistles Expands Middle East Presence with Al Tayer Group

The opening is part of a new franchise partnership with the Al Tayer Group.

– September 9, 2016


Elie Saab Ignites Retail Expansion With London Flagship

The four-story town house features a couture salon and a ground-floor accessories showcase.

– September 8, 2016

AllSaints Turkey


AllSaints Opens First Store in Turkey

The British label has opened the space with the retailer Beymen, its exclusive franchise partner.

– September 8, 2016

Cotton Made in Africa

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Cotton Made in Africa Yields Gains 10 Years In

The organization said about 30.5 million textiles bearing the Cotton Made in Africa seal were placed on the market last year.

– August 31, 2016

Fashion Forward Dubai


Fashion Forward Dubai Names Designers for Spring 2017 Showcase

Supported by the Dubai Design and Fashion Council, Fashion Forward Dubai will be held from Oct. 20 to 23 at the Dubai Design District.

– August 28, 2016

Aheda Zanetti Burqini swim suits.

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Muslim Fashion Industry Reacts to France’s Burkini Ban

The Islamic fashion industry is puzzled over the burkini ban in France.

– August 23, 2016

Regent Street, London


Brexit Vote Boosts Foreign Tourist Spend in U.K.

Spending climbed 7 percent in July on weaker pound.

– August 22, 2016

Interior of a DSW store.


DSW Links with Apparel Group as Exclusive Partner in the Gulf Coast

The agreement will expand DSW into Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates and Oman with 40 stores across the territory.

– August 17, 2016