Fashion, Film and Scandal at South Africa Fashion Events

The month began with South African Fashion Week (SAFW), peaked with Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South Africa International Fashion Film Festivaland then erupted with a copycat scandal involving designer Gavin Rajah.

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Regina Spektor


Paul Simon, Regina Spektor, Maria Popova and Matthew Weiner Pitch in at Poetry Event

Paul Simon, “Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner, “Brain Pickings” founder Maria Popova and Regina Spektor helped the Academy of American Poets celebrate verse at Lincoln Center.

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Etihad Airways


Etihad Airways Partners With WME/IMG in Global Sponsorship Deal

The airline group will support 17 fashion week events around the world annually.

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Naeem Khan will show during Barcelona Bridal Week for the first time April 27.


Bridal Resources Scout Locales and Strategies for International Growth

The U.S. market continues to be a driving force in the bridal industry, but more resources are looking globally for growth.

– April 20, 2016


Europe’s Stock Markets Rise as Oil Price Edges Up

Yoox Net-a-porter Group stock climbed in morning trading Tuesday after a new investor was announced.

– April 19, 2016

Federico Marchetti


Alabbar Takes Stake in YNAP to Drive Middle East Growth

The $113 million capital increase in the luxury e-commerce site will give Alabbar Enterprises a 4 percent holding in the company.

– April 19, 2016

Sheikh Mohammed met with retail leaders including Jo Malone and Tommy Hilfiger along the sidelines of the World Retail Congress.


World Retail Congress Shines Light on Dubai

Retail leaders gathered to discuss how to improve customer experiences.

– April 18, 2016


Europe’s Stock Markets Down

All of the major European indices were down in morning trading on Monday.

– April 18, 2016


Symrise Opens Site in Iran

The company said it will open sales offices and application-specific labs at the Tehran site.

– April 14, 2016

Elisa Sednaoui Suki Waterhouse


Christopher Bailey Brings ‘Art of the Trench’ to Dubai

The latest iteration of the campaign features creative types and influencers from the Middle East.

– April 13, 2016