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Sonam Kapoor with Jean-Christophe-Babin during the show for Bulgari's high-jewelry collection Jannah in Abu Dhabi.


Bulgari Building Cultural Bridges With Latest High-Jewelry Collection, Jannah

The historic collaboration with the Emirati royal family was launched at the Louvre in Abu Dhabi.

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Sheikh Nahayan Bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, Noura Al Kaabi and Judith Price.


National Jewelry Institute Celebrates at the Louvre in Abu Dhabi

Noura Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development, was honored.

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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.

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Net-a-porter global buying director Elizabeth von Der Goltz

Fashion Scoops

Net-a-porter’s Brand Assortment Grows More International

During a visit to Dubai, global buying director Elizabeth von der Goltz shares insights on the market.

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Emirati Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef Al Otaiba, flanked by his wife Abeer Al Otaiba and Nicky Hilton Rothschild, wearing Semsem.


Fashion and Foreign Policy Mingle in Abu Dhabi

Emirati Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef Al Otaiba and his wife, Sem Sem designer Abeer Al Otaiba, host dinner at Café Milano in Abu Dhabi.

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Shireen El Khatib appointed ceo of Majid Al Futtaim Shopping Malls


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.

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Comité Colbert President and CEO Elisabeth Ponsolle des Portes


Comité Colbert to Bring French Luxury Experience to Abu Dhabi

The monthlong immersive program will be a cultural exchange between France and the United Arab Emirates.

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Urban Outfitters Dubai


Urban Outfitters Expands to the Middle East

The flagship marks the brand’s first foray outside of North America and Europe.

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Fashion Scoops

Fashion Trust Arabia Announces Finalists for Inaugural Prize

Designers were chosen across four categories.

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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.

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Anthony Chalhoub


Anthony Chalhoub, 63, Passes Away in Paris

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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