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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

May 30 – June 5

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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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Fendi's Cruise 2014/15 presentation was revealed, with a colligate theme and mild ethnic references. Read the full story here.

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It was announced that Balenciaga is suing American shoemaker Steve Madden over design copyright infringement of the design house's famous Motorcycle bag. Read the full story here.

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French fashion house Saint Laurent released a preview of its Autumn Winter 2014 ready-to-wear collection for men. Read the full story here.

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Details of the upcoming collaboration between Opening Ceremony and Brussels-based florist Thierry Boutemy were released. Read the full story here.

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Kate Moss made a beautiful return as the face of American jewellery brand David Yurman. Read the full story here.

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The CFDA announced its 'Instagrammer of the Year' winner. Read the full story here.

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Italy confirmed dates for Fashion's Night Out 2014. Read the full story here.

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Lebanese fashion designer Reem Acra announced she is giving back to the city she grew up in, by creating the uniforms for the staff at Beirut's AUBMC. Read the full story here.

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Prada revealed its new 'Pradasphere' campaign. Read the full story here.

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Giorgio Armani and Emporio Armani presented its Cruise 2014/15 collections. Read the full story here.

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It was revealed that The Dorchester Collection of hotels, owned by the Sultan of Brunei, will not award its annual fashion prize this year. Read the full story here.

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Jessica Biel was revealed as the new star for Dior Magazine's issue number 6. Read the full story here.

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The CFDA Awards 2014 took place in New York City, Buro 24/7 Middle East were among the first to report the winners. Read the full story here.

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A signature JPG tote was designed by the French fashion heavyweight – Jean Paul Gaultier, all in the name of AIDS research. Read the full story here.

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Google announced a new partnership with Diane von Furstenberg and Net-a-porter. Read the full story here.

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It was announced that Karl Lagerfeld, architect Frank Gehry and artist Cindy Sherman are individually applying their creativity to a new and somewhat surprising project, Louis Vuitton's famous brown and gold monogram. Read the full story here.

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Marc Jacobs presented its Cruise 2014/15 collection. Read the full story here.

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British/Turkish-Cypriot designer Hussein Chalayan announced he will soon be relaunching his menswear line, revealing 22 looks for Spring/Summer 2015. Read the full story here.

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Buro 24/7 Middle East provided the exclusive first look at Prada's limited edition sandal collection for the UAE. Read the full story here.

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Regional talent Mochi revealed its dedicated Ramadan collection. Read the full story here.

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Donna Karan revealed her chic, easy pieces for Cruise 2014/15 - hitting the 'I woke up like this' nail on the (bed) head. Read the full story here.

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Anna Wintour took to the stage at Lincoln Centre's Alice Tully Hall this week, to present Rihanna with the 2014 CFDA Fashion Icon Award, and a set of fabricated text messages between the editor and singer appeared on screen. Read the full story here.

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Proenza Schouler announced that it would be adding swimwear to its collection, as the American brand revealed a collaboration with Swimwear Anywhere. Read the full story here.

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Simplistic ideas and romantic accents summed up Carolina Herrera's chic designs for the Cruise 2014/15 season. Read the full story here.

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Chanel revealed a new video demonstrating the atelier masters working hard on the French fashion house's Métiers d'Art 'Paris-Dallas' 13/14 collection. Read the full story here.

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Proenza Schouler revealed its Cruise 2014/15 collection. Read the full story here.

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Balenciaga showed its new Cruise 2014/15 collection. Read the full story here.

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It was reported that New Balance are to sue Karl Lagerfeld over a conflicting shoe design. Read the full story here.

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Terry Richardson's tattooed arms starred once more in Valentino's accessories campaign. Read the full story here.

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Ralph Lauren presented a beautiful Cruise 2014/15 in NYC, marking the first time the label has hosted a runway show for the Cruise season. Read the full story here.

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LIFESTYLE

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It was revealed that the Jumeirah Group – Dubai-based luxury hotel operator – recently signed a management agreement to open a new luxury resort in Mauritius. Read the full story here.

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Starwood Hotels announced its €300 million expansion plans. Read the full story here.

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Bentley continued to tease automobile fans with its inaugural Sports Utility Vehicle and the launch of an all-new video and website, NewBentley.com, devoted to the new car's release. Read the full story here.

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Real estate developer Damac Properties announced the developments of Akoya Drive, a new shopping strip located off the Umm Suqeim Expressway in Dubai. Read the full story here.

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A solar powered plane made its first journey in Switzerland. Read the full story here.

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Coca-Cola revealed new can designs in celebration of the looming FIFA World Cup. Read the full story here.

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Heston Blumenthal's new restaurant, The Perfectionists' Café, opened its doors this week, along with the unveiling of a new Terminal 2, The Queen's Terminal, at Heathrow Airport in London. Read the full story here.

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It was revealed that 'wireless power' is set to take over with an MIT professor's pioneering methods of technology, which allow devices to be charged simply by stepping into a room. Read the full story here.  

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The unassuming city of Manaus in Brazil is going to be home to much focus in coming months – as it hosts the World cup at the Arena da Amazônia. Buro 24/7 Middle East explored "the amazon arena". Read the full story here.

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New York City burger chain Shake Shack revealed that it is celebrating a decade of success with some of the culinary world's most creative and respected chefs. Read the full story here.

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Design firm BIG was awarded $335 million to build Manhattan's storm defences. Read the full story here.

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A $1.3 billion Paris-inspired project launched in Doha. Read the full story here.

 

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Details of Zaha Hadid's vertical café in Dubai's Opus Tower were revealed. Read the full story here.

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TECHNOLOGY

 

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 Billionaire Elon Musk revealed the 'Dragon V2' spaceship. Read the full story here.

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A new app which aims to "humanise" your phone called 'Humin' was revealed. Read the full story here.

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It was reported that Google is planning on taking the opportunity to surf the net global, with plans for satellites revealed this week. Read the full story here.

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Instagram has introduced ten new features that allows its millions of users to adjust brightness, contrast, saturation and warmth of images, among other things. Read the full story here.

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Apple introduced its latest iOS 8 system. Read the full story here. 

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BEAUTY

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Frida Giannini spoke out about her hunt for the perfect colour palette and what we can expect from the launch of Gucci Cosmetics later this year. Read the full story here.

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Buro 24/7 Middle East sat down with the creative cosmetics innovator behind the new and unique UAE-based beauty brand, Micaroon. Read the story here.

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It was revealed that after the great success of the young designer's first collaboration with Lancôme last August, the beauty brand is teaming up with Jason Wu once more for a new 2014 Pre-Fall Collection. Read the story here.

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CULTURE

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Exciting Emirati art talent Abdul Raheem Salem is set to go to on show throughout June at the Fann-À-Porter Gallery in Dubai's Kempinski hotel. Read the full story here.

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Denzel Washington made his action-packed return, as he stars in a new thriller, 'The Equalizer', based on the 1980s TV series. Read the full story here.

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Reports revealed that Jeff Koons is set to install the 'Split-Rocker' in New York. Read the full story here.

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A fan on the message boards of 'Kanye To The' bought a snippet of one of the rapper's new songs for $500, from another member who claims to have received the 32-second snippet from someone in the industry. Read the full story here.

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The largest private collection of drawings, doodles and poems by The Beatles legendary singer and songwriter John Lennon went to auction. Read the full story here.

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Plans for a Middle Eastern 'Oscars' ceremony were revealed. Read the full story here.

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Buro 24/7 Middle East premiered Drake's new song '0 To 100/The Catch Up'. Read the full story here.

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Suki Waterhouse confirmed that she will star in the 2015 'Divergent' sequel. Read the full story here.

Digest Buro 24/7: main news last week (photo 2)Angelina Jolie confirmed that she may soon take on the role of Egyptian ruler Cleopatra, and that it also may be the last role she will ever play. Read the full story here.

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French artist JR brought his global art project 'Inside Out' back to his home country, unveiling the latest installation in the series at the Pantheon in Paris. Read the full story here.

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A Roald Dahl-owned Francis Bacon portrait was announced as the latest artwork to go under the hammer via Christie's auction house. Read the full story here.

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After five years of being on the property market, the glass fronted house which was destroyed in a moment of teenage rebellion in the cult 1986 film, 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' was sold for $1.06 million. Read the full story here.

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Esteemed British magazine Empire cited the Star Wars epic as the greatest film of all time... As voted in a poll of more than 250,000 people. Read the full story here. 

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Lily Allen revealed a new song via music sharing platform Soundcloud that she jokingly calls her own "unofficial" World Cup song. Read the full story here. 

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MEDIA

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Brownbook magazine revealed 'The Music Issue'. Read the full story here.

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Google began implementation of its project 'Right to be Forgotten'. Read the full story here.

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Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak praised women in the UAE during rare interview. Read the full story here.

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Beyoncé donated $500,000 to 'Chime for Change' projects. Read the full story here.

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British fashion magazine Elle UK placed Pharrell Williams on its July issue, prompting backlash from the Native American community. Read the full story here.

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EVENTS

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Cited as the region's first conference on the business of luxury, the who's who of global luxury gathered in Dubai for the Arab Luxury World conference. Read the story here.

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The Golden Globes of the fashion world took place in New York City, reigning in major stars and top designers from around the world at the CFDA Awards. Read the full story here.

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Gucci's 'Chime for Change' anniversary event in New York took place this week. Read the full story here.

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The Paris-Dallas Chanel carnival continued this week – only in the unexpected location of Tokyo, attended by the city's high society. Read the full story here.

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Prada hosted a super chic party in aid of Venice exhibition. Read the full story here.

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