IDEX concludes with deals worth Dh18.328b

09 Mar 2015

The International Defence Exhibition, (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi from 22 to 26 Feb. drew weapons manufacturers and top military officials from across the globe and saw total deals signed come to about Dh18.328 billion. 

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Oscar Awards 2015: A soaring success

Oscar Awards 2015: A soaring success

08 Mar 2015

The much-awaited 87th Academy Awards held on 22 Feb 2015 at the Dolby theatre in LA, breezed into our lives, leaving behind not just memories but lots of issues for us to ponder over and debate. As its host Patrick Harris so rightly put it, this year’s Oscar awards honoured “Hollywood’s best and whitest” in a clear reference to the lack of non-white nominees at the show. Its red carpet meanwhile showcased the best of luxury and fashion, perking up our collective spirits…  

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Vladimir Spivakov to light up DWTC

08 Mar 2015

The Classics hosted the world-famous Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for the first time in the UAE, and the UNESCO Artist for Peace, violinist and conductor Vladimir Spivakov with his Moscow Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra across two nights, was running at Dubai World Trade Centre.

What does being a UNESCO artist for peace involve? How did you obtain that honour and what did it feel like to be named as such?

I was very honoured to receive such a title. I guess it is mainly because of... Read More

The Bentley GT3-R makes its debut appearance in the UAE

03 Mar 2015

The new race car inspired GT3-R made its first appearance in the UAE this week, during an exclusive track event at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. Just 300 examples of the rarest and most dynamic member of the esteemed Bentley Continental family of Grand Tourers have been hand built in Crewe, UK and finished by Bentley Motorsport, guaranteeing customers a high level of exclusivity.

Inspired by the new Bentley GT3 race car that stormed to victory at the second round of the Blancpain... Read More

Premier Motors launches New Land Rover Discovery Sport in Abu Dhabi

03 Mar 2015

Premier Motors, the official Land Rover dealer in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain, launched the hotly anticipated new Discovery Sport last night, introducing the vehicle to an enthusiastic audience during an exclusive event at the Yas Links Golf Club in the capital.

Turning heads since its worldwide debut at this year’s Paris Motor Show the new Discovery Sport is billed as the world’s most versatile and capable premium compact SUV unique to its segment and is the first new launch from the Land... Read More

Bil Arabi to Launch Men’s Jewelry Line

03 Mar 2015

Nadine Kanso, the Lebanese designer who has been successfully championing Arabic calligraphy in women’s jewelry, has now turned her attention to men’s jewelry. In collaboration with designer Samer Al Ameen, Kanso’s jewelry brand Bil Arabi will launch its first men’s jewelry line in early February 2015, featuring bracelets, necklaces, cufflinks, and rings in silver.

Started in 2006, Bil Arabi (meaning In Arabic) has come to be known for its designs inspired by Arabic letters. Kanso has... Read More

Al Manara International Jewellery’s largest boutique opens its doors in Yas Mall

03 Mar 2015

Continuing to raise their status as luxury timepieces and jewellery retailers, Al Manara International Jewellery have opened their largest boutique on Abu Dhabi’s renowned Yas Island

Al Manara International Jewellery’s largest boutique has opened its doors in the recently inaugurated Yas Mall on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island. As the leading luxury timepiece and jewellery retailer in the capital, Al Manara International Jewellery’s newest boutique will once again provide customers with... Read More

Nabeel Perfumes launches new fragrances to replicate the Spirit of Dubai

Nabeel Perfumes launches new fragrances to replicate the Spirit of Dubai

03 Mar 2015

The spirit of Dubai is a line of luxurious fragrances that represent the various facets of the city that make it what it is. The city is an international symbol of opulence and progress and its fragrances, produced by the house of Nabeel illustrate this in spirit. Dubai’s scents are nothing less than transcendental, are bottled using the finest material and technique, are slipped into a leather pouch and held within a cushioned frame box. In short, the fragrances are created using some of... Read More

S.T.Dupont offers devotees a new and unique line of leather goods, Line D Soft Diamond Leather

03 Mar 2015

The art of goldsmiths and silversmiths has always played an important role in the creation of S.T. Dupont objects. Sumptuous travel bags, coveted by high society throughout the world at the beginning of the twentieth century, were complemented by luxurious gold and silver accessories, expertly polished or decorated with fine guilloche.

This means that metal has become a means of decoration, either elegantly understated or highly sophisticated. S.T. Dupont’s master craftsmen display... Read More

Damas launches Italian jewelry brand Stroili

03 Mar 2015

Damas as you all know is a leading luxury jewelry & watch retailer in the Middle East. With a large portfolio of renowned global luxury brands like Graff Diamonds, Paspely, Gerrard Roberto Coin and more to their credit, they very recently added another feather to their cap. Stroili is a foremost Italian jewelry brand which will only further enrich this city of ‘Gold’.

The event was an epitome of Glamour and Luxury befitting the latest collections of Stroili which was unveiled at... Read More