Business

Ira Neimark, Retail Legend, 97

clock April 19, 2019David Moin

Beauty

The Problem With Marketing Cannabis Beauty

clock April 19, 2019Allison Collins

Eye

Terror Jr. Emerges to Tell the Truth

clock April 19, 2019Maxine Wally

dubai

Maria Grazia Chiuri poses with models in Dubai.

Designer and Luxury

Dior Reprises Circus-Themed Couture Show in Dubai

Maria Grazia Chiuri designed 15 new looks for the show held in a big top in the city’s verdant Safa Park.

clock March 18, 2019Joelle Diderich

The Maria Tash piercing boutique in Dubai Mall

Markets

For Women in the Middle East, Maria Tash Ushers in an Unexpected Trend

The celebrity piercing expert opens her first stand-alone boutique outside the U.S.

clock November 29, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

Ayman Fakoussa, Karla Otto, Alexander Werz, Isabelle Chouvet, Dipesh Depala

Markets

The Independents Expands Network Into the Middle East

Dubai-based agency, The Qode, will partner in the market with Karla Otto and Isabelle Chouvet.

clock November 19, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

Patrick Chalhoub, co-ceo, Chalhoub Group; Rania Masri, chief transformation officer and Dina Sidani, head of the Greenhouse.

Technology

Chalhoub Group Starts Accelerator for Retail Technology

The Greenhouse will help start-ups access the market, and bring the retailer solutions to challenges.

clock October 29, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne, ceo of Emaar Malls.

Real Estate

The Dubai Mall Looks to Cater to Evolving Customers

As the Dubai Mall celebrates its 10th anniversary in November, Emaar Malls ceo Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne shares the vision for the future.

clock October 23, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

Roberto Cavalli

Celebrity Real Estate

Roberto Cavalli to Open First Hotel

The first of five hotels expected to open in the next 10 years around the world, it will be based in Dubai in a partnership with Damac Properties, and scheduled to be completed in 2023.

clock October 1, 2018Luisa Zargani

Patrick Bousquet-Chavanne

Retail

Emaar Malls Names Bousquet-Chavanne CEO to Boost Digital Efforts

Bousquet-Chavanne will join Emaar in August from Marks & Spencer plc.

clock July 15, 2018WWD Staff

Ingie Chalhoub

Markets

Ingie Paris Opens Flagship in Dubai

The doyen of Middle East luxury has opened her first flagship boutique in her home city.

clock April 2, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

Edgardo Osorio, Creative Director & Founder, AQUAZZURA

Fashion Scoops

EXCLUSIVE: Aquazzura to Launch Men’s Line, Lifestyle-Oriented Concept

Men’s wear and a new lifestyle concept are in the pipeline for the luxury brand.

clock April 2, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

Bottega Veneta

Retail

Bottega Veneta Opens Largest Store in the Middle East

The boutique is located at The Dubai Mall’s Fashion Avenue.

clock March 19, 2018Luisa Zargani

A rendering of the Cova café opening in Dubai next month.

Fashion Scoops

Cova Café to Open in Dubai

Debuting in January, the brand’s first coffee house in the city will be located inside the Dubai Mall shopping destination.

clock December 20, 2017Sandra Salibian

A rendering of the "I Love Florence" tower in Dubai

Lifestyle

Roberto Cavalli to Develop Interior Design Residential Project in Dubai

The company has teamed with Saudi Arabia’s real estate developer Dar Al-Arkan to decorate the interiors of the “I Love Florence” tower located on the Dubai Water Canal.

clock December 13, 2017Alessandra Turra

Faissal El-Malak, winner of the DDFC Vogue Arabia Fashion Prize for Ready to Wear

Designer and Luxury

The Dubai Design and Fashion Council and Vogue Arabia Award Fashion Prizes

Faissal El-Malak, Nadine Ghosn, Joanna Constantine reflect the global nature of the region.

clock November 19, 2017Ritu Upadhyay

Christian Louboutin visits Level Shoes during their Dear India campaign.

Parties

Louboutin’s Love of India

Level Shoes celebrates the designer’s lifelong love of the country with an in-store appearance and dinner, part of the department stores’ “Dear India” campaign.

clock October 20, 2017Ritu Upadhyay

Luscious Cosmetics Contour Kit

Color Cosmetics

Vegan, Cruelty-Free Beauty Brand From Dubai Bows in U.S.

Growing acceptance of K-beauty and other global cosmetics trends encouraged Mehrbano Sethi to seek U.S. distribution.

clock August 11, 2017Faye Brookman

Load More Arrow

Essentialist

Today's Must Read

Sienna Miller, Anna Wintour, Robert SauerbergRalph Lauren Collection show, Runway, Fall Winter 2016, New York Fashion Week, America - 18 Feb 2016

Business

Bob Sauerberg Says Farewell To Conde Nast

clock April 19, 2019Kali Hays

Social Studies