Prada inaugurates a new flagship store in Dubai at The Dubai Mall's Fashion Avenue, the extension dedicated to the most prestigious and select luxury brands, characterised by a unique and original visual identity as well as exclusive furnishings. The space, one of the brand's most important stores in the Middle East, spans three levels for a total surface area of nearly 1,550 square metres and houses the collections of clothing, bags, accessories and footwear for women and for men... Read More
Michael Kors’ Ramadan capsule collection launch was an affair to remember. Guests were invited to the luxurious and elegant Penthouse, on the 16th floor of the newly opened FIVE hotel. Located on the Palm Jumeirah Dubai, offering picturesque views of the Arabian Gulf- the city’s key editors and influencers explored the brands’ latest offerings while taking in spectacular views of the Dubai Skyline.
Media mingled, listened to the smooth tunes of regional DJ and stylestar Tala Samman,... Read More
On April 11, Jaquet Droz inaugurated its first boutique in Dubai in the legendary Dubai Mall, marking a major milestone in the watchmaker’s global expansion.
Christian Lattmann, CEO of the brand, was there alongside Marc Aellen, Jaquet Droz Vice President and Head of International Sales, Ramesh Prabhakar, Managing Partner of Rivoli Group and Abraham Koshy, Chief Operating Officer Rivoli Group. Surrounded by many of the brand’s connoisseurs and friends, they cut the ribbon to open this... Read More
KIABI, the affordable French Fashion since 1978, is bringing its impressive range of stylish, great value-for-money collections for the whole family to Dubai. Following a successful opening in Saudi Arabia in 2015, the brand continues its expansion in the Middle East by opening its very first stores in the UAE at Dubai Festival City Mall and at IBN-BATTUTA Mall, in partnership with Al-Futtaim.
A favorite fashion brand among French people in 2016, a leader in the French ready-to-wear... Read More
As leading ladies go, they don’t come more iconic than Isabella Rossellini. ‘Hollywood royalty’ is an overused term – almost as much as the equally misused ‘iconic’ – but Rossellini’s pedigree in both departments is beyond dispute.
The daughter of screen legend Ingrid Bergman and director Roberto Rossellini, hers is a face that has been frozen in time, countless times over the last four decades – the mournful countenance of Dorothy Vallens in Blue Velvet; the wickedly seductive Lisle... Read More
The National -- Supermodel Naomi Campbell said on Sunday that Vogue magazine should launch an African edition to recognise the continent's contribution to a global fashion industry that has been criticised for its lack of diversity.
Campbell, who was visiting Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, to appear on the runway at Arise Fashion Week, said there was a need for better representation of the continent.
"There should be a Vogue Africa," she said in an interview. "We just had... Read More
Last week, over 50 residents and visitors to Dubai from all over the UAE gathered at the Arabic Language Centre to attend the Open house event which was held on the 20th of March, 2018. The event offered a rich program and was a great experience for the attendees who received a hands-on training on the Arabic language as well as an introduction to its culture.
The language session was a blend of basic social and business Arabic with an introduction to simple terminology of... Read More
Lacoste introduces the Lacoste Tennis collection for Spring/Summer 2018, celebrating the acclaimed tennis legacy of René Lacoste while spinning sporting fashion into something fresh.Taking cues from one of the best dressed figures in the sporting hall of fame, yet contemporising the iconic with new styles, construction techniques and updated silhouettes, the Lacoste Tennis collection compels us to be confident and to move our game forward. This is future-facing athleisurewear for those who... Read More
Puma eyewear collection asserts the brand’s active soul and athletic spirit with an extra-modern design approach that evolves the season’s lines through high-tech constructions, edgy silhouettes and performing details. In celebration of this year’s 50th anniversary of one of Puma’s most iconic designs, the brand presents a special edition Suede represented by a vintage-inspired pilot shape. This unisex design borrows the signature material of the sneakers to add a unique look and feel to the... Read More
The dearth of water was the tragic topic trending on World Water Day on March 22. But it was also the day when Italian brand Gucci and powerhouse singer Beyoncé joined forces to work to provide clean and safe water to the people of Burundi. The fashion label has pledged US$1 million (Dh3.67 million) to support the building of 80 wells in the landlocked and poverty-stricken African country.
The BeyGood4Burundi initiative is part of Beyoncé’s BeyGood philanthropic arm and will be... Read More