News

Designer Gianvito Rossi celebrates his brand's 10th anniversary and the opening of a new boutique in Dubai.

Business

Gianvito Rossi Opens Dubai Boutique

Located inside Level Shoes, the new store is the designer’s seventh worldwide.

– March 20, 2017

The Mataln store in Sliema, Malta.

Business

Matalan’s International Presence Now Includes Malta

The company said it is looking to expand in Eastern Europe.

– March 20, 2017

DM x N-Duo features masculine-inspired looks punctuated with feminine details like lace and ribbons.

Fashion

Desert Mannequin Launches Collaboration With N-Duo

Anum Bashir has teamed with the Tbilisi, Georgia-based designer Natuka Karkashadze to create men’s wear inspired looks.

– March 9, 2017

The new Bloomingdale's in Kuwait

Business

Bloomingdale’s Grows Middle East Footprint With Kuwait Opening

Al Tayer Insignia is licensed to expand Bloomingdale’s and open Macy’s first international store in the Middle East.

– March 9, 2017

Guests snap a selfie at Fashion Forward Dubai's Paris showroom

Fashion

Paris Showroom Spotlights Middle Eastern Fashion

Fashion Forward Dubai invited 14 brands for the second season of their Paris event.

– March 8, 2017

A modest fashion look being shot at Modanisa.

Fashion

Turkey’s Modanisa Site Plans ‘Modest Fashion Week’ in London

The first Modest Fashion Week is planned for London in April to further tap into the growing market for religiously conservative clothing.

– March 6, 2017

A look from Tokyo James at SAMW

Fashion

Jahnkoy, FMBCJ, Babatunde Standouts at South Africa Men’s Wear Week

The show week saw a new sponsor, Lexus, even as the nation’s designers continue to face challenges.

– March 2, 2017

Gigi Hadid poses for the cover of the Inaugural issue of Vogue Arabia which hits newsstands March 5.

Business

Vogue Arabia Unveils Inaugural Cover with Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid poses for Inaugural Issue of Vogue Arabia

– March 1, 2017

The Charlotte Tilbury counter at KaDeWe in Berlin.

Beauty

Behind the Mask – Charlotte Tilbury Hits German Market, Sets Sights on Middle East

The makeup-artist led brand is broadening both its market reach and product range, with a new sheet mask.

– February 28, 2017

Business

Urbanization, Digitalization, Work-Life Integration Weighing on Worldwide Economy and Consumers

Fifty-five percent of the global population will live in urban areas this year and the median age will reach 30, according to Euromonitor International research.

– February 24, 2017

The new Balenciaga e-commerce layout for mobile.

Fashion

Balenciaga Rolls Out Stripped-Down E-commerce Site

The new balenciaga.com features a bare-bones menu inspired by an Excel sheet.

– February 24, 2017

Rick Helfenbein

Business

East Africa Trade Hub and AAFA Join on Sourcing Pact

The agreement launches the East Africa Cotton, Textile and Apparel Initiative to establish sustainable workforce development programs in the region.

– February 22, 2017

Fashion

Arab Fashion Week Shifts Dates to Raise Profile

The five-day event will now be held in May in hopes of attracting more overseas buyers.

– February 21, 2017

Taraji P. Henson in Reem Acra SAG Awards Fashion 2017

Fashion

Reem Acra Plans Paris Presentation at Hotel Ritz on March 5

Reem Acra received international attention after dressing First Lady Melania Trump last month on the eve of the President’s swearing-in ceremony.

– February 15, 2017

Fashion

Middle East Retailer Splash Adds Dow’s Silvadur to Basics Range

Splash Basics offerings will be treated with Dow’s patented Silvadur technology.

– February 15, 2017