Ritu Upadhyay

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.

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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.

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Moynat President Guillaume Davin

Markets

Moynat Sets Dubai Boutique

President Guillaume Davin discusses international expansion strategy for the Parisian heritage brand.

clock March 8, 2018Ritu Upadhyay

The new Delpozo boutique in Dubai Mall.

Markets

Delpozo Opens Flagship in Dubai

This is the brand’s third location globally.

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Jennifer Chamandi at Level Shoes.

Fashion Scoops

Jennifer Chamandi Lands at Level Shoes

The British-Lebanese designer launched a pop-up in Dubai.

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Perfumer Alberto Morillas, Chopard ceo Caroline Scheufele and Chopard Parfums ceo Patrizio Stella

Fragrance

Chopard Premieres New Line of Luxury Fragrances in Dubai

Gardens of Paradise takes inspiration from Arabian gardens.

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Patrick Chalhoub, CEO of Chalhoub Group and José Neves, Founder and CEO of Farfetch

Markets

EXCLUSIVE: Farfetch and Chalhoub Group Enter Joint Venture Partnership

The race to capture the luxury e-commerce market in the Middle East heats up as Farfetch announces the launch of ground operation within a few months.

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EXCLUSIVE: Nisnass, New Middle East Online Retailer, to Launch

Business Features

EXCLUSIVE: Nisnass, New Middle East Online Retailer, to Launch

The app targets customers where they are spending: on their phones.

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Dr. Lamees Hamdan, founder of Shiffa

Skin Care

The Middle East’s Hottest Luxury Skin-Care Brand Lands Stateside

Shiffa lands at nordstrom.com.

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The Bulgari Resort in Dubai opens on a man-made, seahorse-shaped island created for the hotel.

Real Estate

Bulgari Sets Multifaceted ‘Gem’ of a Hotel in Dubai

The Bulgari Resort Dubai is the company’s most expansive property.

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Ingo Wilts, Chief Brand Officer for Hugo Boss

Fashion Scoops

Hugo Boss Gets a Makeover

Chief Brand Officer Ingo Wilts discusses the brand’s direction for women during a new store opening in Dubai.

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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.

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In this photo released by Saudi Press Agency, SPA, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, center, and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, left, attend the opening ceremony of Future Investment Initiative Conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, . Saudi Arabia's powerful crown prince on Tuesday announced plans to build a futuristic city run entirely on alternative sources of energy and said the ultraconservative kingdom must return to "moderate IslamInvestment Conference, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - 24 Oct 2017

Government and Trade

Kingdom Investments Says It’s Business as Usual Despite Saudi Crackdown

International investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal bin Abdul-Aziz Alsaud has been detained in an anticorruption sweep.

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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.

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The hub will have crystal displays and workspaces for talent to experiment with

Markets

Swarovski Opens Creative Hub in Dubai

The center will offer design resources and networking for local talent.

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