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Fashion Scoops

Fashion Trust Arabia Announces Finalists for Inaugural Prize

Designers were chosen across four categories.

clock February 5, 2019Ritu Upadhyay

Azzi & Osta Couture Spring 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Azzi & Osta Couture Spring 2019

The Lebanese design duo presented their couture collection entitled “Memoirs of the Silk Road,” featuring a journey of soft flowing fabrics, antique embroideries and sculptured silhouettes.

clock January 28, 2019Ritu Upadhyay

Anthony Chalhoub


Anthony Chalhoub, 63, Passes Away in Paris

The co-ceo of the Chalhoub Group succumbed to cancer.

clock December 18, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

Nicola Maramotti and Halima Aden at the new Max Mara flagship in Dubai


Max Mara’s New Dubai Flagship Celebrates Diversity of Women in Middle East

Nicola Maramotti shares her vision with WWD.

clock December 14, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

The Maria Tash piercing boutique in Dubai Mall


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

Olivia Palermo and Abeer Al Otaiba


SemSem Celebrates Spring-Summer 2019 in Abu Dhabi

Abeer Al Otaiba brings together friends from around the globe at the new Abu Dhabi Edition hotel.

clock November 27, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

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


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

Maison Assouline in the Dubai Mall


Maison Assouline Opens in Dubai

The luxury publishing company expands its lifestyle brand with its second global boutique at the Dubai Mall.

clock November 2, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

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


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

Actress Úrsula Corberó is the face of the Bulgari's new pillar collection, Fiorever


First Look: Bulgari Unveils Jewelry Pillar Fiorever

Spanish actress Úrsula Corberó is featured in the campaign for the collection, the first for the house in four years.

clock October 16, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

Backstage at Thom Browne Men's Spring 2019

Fashion Features

The American Dream vs. European Savoir Faire

Can American Fashion compete on the global stage, or is Europe really l’absolu?

clock September 7, 2018Bridget Foley and Jessica Iredale

Gabriela Hearst RTW Fall 2018 and Marc Jacobs RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Features

What Is the Current State of American Fashion?

The industry’s pros weigh in on what works, what doesn’t and where things are headed.

clock September 4, 2018Bridget Foley and Jessica Iredale

Madiyah al Sharqi

Fashion Features

Ones to Watch: Madiyah Al Sharqi

The daughter of the ruler of the emirate of Fujairah steps into the spotlight.

clock August 27, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

A look from Klasha.

Fashion Features

Bringing Affordable Fast Fashion to Africa

A game-changing online platform, Klasha.com focuses on underserved emerging markets in Africa and beyond.

clock August 21, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

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