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Versace new flagship at Dubai Mall

Fashion Scoops

Versace Opens Stores in Dubai, Moscow

The pandemic did not stop the Italian luxury house from rolling out the two units.

clock November 9, 2020Alessandra Turra

Rania Masri, Chief Transformation Officer, Chalhoub Group

Business Features

Designing the Store of the Future

Chalhoub Group’s Rania Masri is transforming how stores interact with customers, starting with Level Shoes.

clock October 19, 2020Ritu Upadhyay

Roberto Cavalli Resort 2021

Designer and Luxury

Roberto Cavalli Said to Have New GM

Sources say former Philipp Plein executive Ennio Fontana has taken on the role of general manager at the Italian company.

clock October 5, 2020Luisa Zargani

The new Loewe boutique at the Dubai Mall.

Fashion Scoops

Loewe Expands Presence at Dubai Mall With New Store

It’s the third Loewe store to open in the region.

clock September 3, 2020Joelle Diderich

Roberto Cavalli RTW Fall 2020

Human Resources

More Than 100 Roberto Cavalli Workers to Resign Due to Forced Relocation

The unions see the company’s plan to move its headquarters from Tuscany as a mass layoff strategy and a loss of resources in the territory.

clock June 22, 2020Luisa Zargani

Roberto Cavalli RTW Fall 2020

Designer and Luxury

Roberto Cavalli Owner Confirms Plan to Close Tuscan HQ

The procedure is expected from Sept. 1, according to the unions.

clock May 14, 2020Luisa Zargani

Giorgio Armani RTW Fall 2020

Designer and Luxury

Giorgio Armani Postpones Dubai Event, Versace Defers Coed Cruise Show

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the event marking the first decade of the Armani Hotel and the reopening of the brand’s boutique at the Dubai Mall was moved from April to November, while Versace did not provide a new date.

clock March 5, 2020Luisa Zargani

Dirty Lemon cocktail bar in Paris

Lifestyle

Woman Walks Into a Bar, Orders a Drink, Doesn’t Get Harassed

Dirty Lemon bills itself as both a cocktail bar and a safe space for women in Paris.

clock February 21, 2020Fleur Burlet

LVMH Watching Making division ceo Stephane Bianchi and Bulgari ceo Jean-Christophe Babin.

Business Features

LVMH Gives Nod to Doing Future Watch Weeks After Dubai Debut

At the inaugural LVMH Watch Week, Stephane Bianchi and Jean-Christophe Babin said clients enjoyed the luxury of time and relationship-building in Dubai.

clock January 24, 2020Ritu Upadhyay

Roberto Cavalli RTW Fall 2019

Mergers and Acquisitions

The Roberto Cavalli Brand Under New Ownership

Questions swirl over the industrial plan and the future of the Italian brand after the acquisition by Dubai-based Damac Properties.

clock January 8, 2020Luisa Zargani

French concept-store Nous has opened in the Dubai Mall

Fashion Scoops

French Concept Store Nous Opens in Dubai

The original Nous store in Paris was opened by former Colette staffers Sébastien Chapelle and Marvin Dein.

clock January 3, 2020Fleur Burlet

The Ignacio Figueras Fragrance Collection

Fragrance

Polo Player and Model Nacho Figueras to Launch Fragrance Collection

The six-scent line inspired by polo and family will launch exclusively at Bergdorf Goodman.

clock December 9, 2019Obi Anyanwu

Shireen El Khatib appointed ceo of Majid Al Futtaim Shopping Malls

Markets

Shireen El Khatib Appointed CEO of Majid Al Futtaim Shopping Malls

The veteran retail executive will lead a portfolio of 26 malls across the Middle East.

clock December 5, 2019Ritu Upadhyay

Roberto Cavalli RTW Fall 2019

Mergers and Acquisitions

Roberto Cavalli Sale Finalized

The founder and chairman of Dubai-based Damac Properties, Hussain Sajwani, confirmed the purchase of 100 percent of the Italian fashion house through his private investment company Vision Investments.

clock November 28, 2019Luisa Zargani

Roberto Cavalli-RTW-Fall-2019

Mergers and Acquisitions

Judge OKs Roberto Cavalli’s Restructuring Plan

The transfer of shares to Dubai-based Vision Investment will take place 15 days after the judge’s approval.

clock October 29, 2019Luisa Zargani

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Stéphane Rolland to Launch Ready-to-Wear Fashion Line

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