DUBAI | UAE – Qasimi presented its Fall/Winter 2020 runway show at London’s Truman Brewerly on Sunday, nearly six-months after the death of its founder and creative director, Khalid Al-Qasimi who passed away at the age of 39 in London in July 2019. It was the final collection that the late fashion designer, who launched … Continue reading FASHION | The Qasimi Fall 2020 Show Was A Tribute To The Late Designer
Dubai will be the “Fifth fashion Week in the world” The numbers speak for themselves. But in case anyone is unaware: fashion is big business in the UAE. How Big are we talking? Try more than $12 bn per year – that’s according to a report from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce, which reveals clothing … Continue reading FASHION | Dubai will be the “Fifth fashion Week in the world”
It’s the first time two of the most famous names in retailing have combined in what they say is a long-term partnership. But what to call the venture? Pradidas and Adada are among the favorites in the Twittersphere. Prada’s marketing department could probably do better, though, as they’ve already demonstrated peerless descriptive powers in the … Continue reading BUSINESS & FASHION | Adidas And Prada: Or Should That Be Pradidas Or Adada?
Italy’s Cavalli Rescued By Dubai’s Damac Chairman MILAN | ITALY – Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli was bought on Thursday by Hussain Sajwani, the chairman of Dubai’s Damac Properties, the companies said, ending a long sale process. The Florence-based group, founded by designer Robert Cavalli in the early 1970s and famed for its animal prints, … Continue reading BUSINESS | Italy’s Cavalli Rescued By Dubai’s Damac Chairman
MILAN| ITALY – Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was photographed attending the Formula E races in Riyadh on Friday and for the occasion donned a navy-colored Barbour jacket worn over a crisp white thobe that immediately sent the social media into overdrive. The outwear item by British heritage brand Barbour sparked … Continue reading ROYALS | Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Sparks Online Style Storm With Barbour Jacket
New York – Designer Zac Posen is shutting down his namesake label. Posen has been a red carpet favorite for close to two decades, known for glamorous, body-hugging gowns, often with long trains or big, flamboyant ruffles, for stars like Katie Holmes and Rihanna. An announcement from the label’s owners, Hose of Z and Z … Continue reading FASHION | Zac Posen, Red Carpet Favorite, Shuts Down Fashion Label
LOS ANGELES / CALIFORNIA – Lady Gaga has lined up her next feature film and will play the wife of a murdered heir to the Gucci fashion dynasty, Hollywood media reported on Friday. Gaga, whose first lead movie role in “A Star is Born” last year was critically acclaimed, will play Patrizia Reggiani, who served … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | Lady Gaga To Play Scandal – Plagued Gucci Wife In Next Feature Film