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The top stories of the week on Buro 24/7 Middle East

The top stories of the week on Buro 24/7 Middle East

August 17–21

Site: Buro 24/7


Presenting the top stories of the past week in fashion, culture, media, beauty, lifestyle and events from the Middle East and the rest of the world

FASHION

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Selfridges announced its major AW14 fashion project 'The Masters', a tribute to some of the most successful fashion designers on the planet. Read the full story here.

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Capturing the imaginations of little girls for generations now, Mattel Inc. announced they will soon launch a range of Barbie-inspired apparel and accessories. Read the full story here.

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Joseph Altuzarra called upon some super-talented colleagues to create the campaign imagery for his collaboration with budget US retailer, Target. Read the full story here.

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It was revealed that this year Riccardo Tisci will be honoured at Alicia Keys' Black Ball on October 30 in New York City. Read the full story here.

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Jean Paul Gaultier cosied up to model Karen Elson for a new campaign advertising his one-off collaboration with high street Scandinavian fashion chain Lindex. Read the full story here.

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London's Burlington Arcade, a covered parade of shops that runs between Piccadilly and Bond Street, announced that it would soon play host to a string of Chanel-owned labels. Read the full story here.

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The news of Joseph Altuzarra and Target's collaboration first broke in May – earlier this week, almost four months on, a full preview of the collection finally arrived. Read the full story here.

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An exhibition based around the inimitable style of Hollywood legend Lauren Bacall was announced this week to take place at NYC's Fashion Institute of Technology. Read the full story here.

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Gap introduced its new campaign starring some of Hollywood's biggest names. Read the full story here.

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While the long-awaited Fondation Louis Vuitton won't officially open until October, rumour had it that there will be a special preview during PFW. Read the full story here.

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As part of a shoot published in this month's British Vogue, Kate Moss shot and directed a beautiful short film to complement the project. Read the full story here.

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CULTURE

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Our reporter visited the set of Matthew Vaughn's new comedy 'Kingsman: Secret Service' to meet it's leading man, Oscar-winner Colin Firth. Read the full story here.

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It was revealed that Pharrell is teaming up with the world's best-selling basketball video game franchise to choose music that will be featured on the upcoming NBA 2K15. Read the full story here.

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Bollywood director Farah Khan's new movie Happy New Year has an all-star cast of Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani and Vivaan Shah, and is set throughout Dubai. Read the full story here.

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HBO released another trailer of its upcoming concert special for Beyonce and Jay Z's exciting 'On the Run' tour. Read the full story here.

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This week, New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art unveiled its new iPad app 82nd & Fifth. Read the full story here.

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Recent reports have suggested that Paul McCartney and Kanye West have been secretly meeting to make music together, with several songs apparently already in the works. Read the full story here.

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A new musical gem off of Eve's unreleased album, 'Here I Am', was leaked and features two of the music game's biggest players. Read the full story here.

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MTV announced that Jessie J, Nicki Minaj and Ariana Grande would be hitting the stage at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards, opening the show with a bang. Read the full story here.

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It was reported that Cara Delevingne is about to appear in an upcoming musical film about the Beach Boys... 'All Summer Long'. Read the full story here.

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Rumours surrounding Emma Stone taking to Broadway were confirmed, as the Spiderman star gets ready to take over from Michelle Williams in Cabaret this November. Read the full story here.  

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MEDIA

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This week, Vogue's editor-in-chief Anna Wintour accepted the freezing challenge of getting a bucket of ice water dumped on her head to raise awareness for ALS. Read the full story here.

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Forbes unveiled its list of the highest paid models of this year, with Gisele Bündchen leading the pack. Read the full story here.

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NBC announced that it is developing a TV series directly inspired by Andrew Neiderman's novel and motion picture, 'The Devil's Advocate'. Read the full story here.

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On its monthly TV series focusing on health stories from around the world, CNN chose Adeeb Alblooshi from Dubai as one of "eight whiz kids who will shape the future of medicine". Read the full story here.

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After claims by The New York Times, it was confirmed that Condé Nast sold its U.S-based asset WWD. Read the full story here.

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Interview magazine decided to pay tribute to six of the world's most renowned photographers for its 324-page September issue. Read the full story here.

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It was rumoured this week that Lady Gaga could marry her boyfriend Taylor Kinney in space when she takes flight next year on the Abu Dhabi-backed spaceship. Read the full story here.

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Marie Claire is celebrating it's 20th anniversary in the US, and to commemorate the accomplishment, the title revealed a big project for its much-scrutinised September issue. Read the full story here.
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BEAUTY

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After announcing the launch of its new skincare line earlier this year, Dolce & Gabbana unveiled the new ad campaign and it stars five of the world's most beautiful models. Read the full story here.

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Gigi Hadid is back, and has landed another Tom Ford campaign after appearing in the designer's 'Velvet Orchid' fragrance ad. Read the full story here.

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Set to go onsale at the end of the month, it was revealed that Chanel would launch a new addition to its Bleu de Chanel range, which debuted in 2010. Read the full story here.

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The Brazilian model Raquel Zimmermann was revealed as the face of the Narcisco fragrance campaign by Narcisco Rodriguez. Read the full story here.

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Salma Hayek Pinault is growing her namesake beauty brand, Nuance Salma Hayek, with its debut ad campaign which features the star herself. Read the full story here.
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Prabal Gurung's makeup collection for MAC Cosmetics was revealed in full. Read the full story here

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Morrocanoil tapped Rosie Huntington-Whiteley as the face of its new campaign celebrating strong women. Read the full story here. 

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LIFESTYLE 

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The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge seemed to be taking over social media this week, designed to raise money and awareness for the neurodegenerative disease ALS, celebrities around the world were getting numb. Read the full story here.

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Helping mark the first-ever zero gravity flights for civilians in the UAE, Breitling – the exclusive partner of the project – unveiled a limited edition watch. Read the full story here.

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Canadian artist Drake reached new heights with his terminology, as the phrase he coined in 2011, YOLO ("you only live once"), was added to the Oxford English Dictionary. Read the full story here.

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This week, there was growing speculation that Apple may finally be about to open its own retail store in the UAE. Read the full story here.

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Intel revealed 50 Cent branded smart headphones that will measure your heart rate as you work out. Read the full story here.

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British photographer Benedict Redgrove took a rare look inside the unique design studio of Italian automobile firm Bertone, and unveiled the beautiful images he took of some the most radical vintage concept cars. Read the full story here.

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Dubai-based Damac Properties revealed plans to build a new project in Dubailand featuring what it called the "greenest living spaces" in the Emirate. Read the full story here.

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Following the 2014 launch of the BMW i3 and i8 hybrid models, fellow German company EIGHT unveiled the world's first solar charging point. Read the full story here.

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EVENTS

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New York's high society gathered in the Hamptons last weekend to support one of the oldest theatres in the city. Read the full story here.

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen posed with designer and co-host Lisa Perry this week as they stepped out in style to support the 2014 Hamptons' 'Paddle & Party For Pink' event. Read the full story here. 

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A special gala was held this week in the Sky Room at the New Museum in SoHo, New York City, where the CFDA and Porsche threw a cocktail party supporting '20 Years of Fashion Targets Breast Cancer'. Read the full story here.
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