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Anthony Chalhoub

Markets

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

Markets

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

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.

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Olivia Palermo and Abeer Al Otaiba

Parties

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

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.

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Maison Assouline in the Dubai Mall

Markets

Maison Assouline Opens in Dubai

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

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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.

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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.

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

Jewelry

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.

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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.

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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

Alison Loehnis in Dubai

Markets

Net-a-porter and Mr Porter Lay Out Plans for the Middle East

Alison Loehnis, president of Net-a-porter and Mr Porter, says service will be key in the region.

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José Neves and Daniela Cecilio with Ingie & Patrick Chalhoub

Parties

Farfetch Lands in the Middle East

José Neves and Patrick Chalhoub fete the launch of their Middle Eastern partnership.

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The Fossil Q Venture.

Business

Google to Buy Fossil Smartwatch Tech for $40M

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