The top stories of the week on Buro 24/7 Middle East
June 29 - July 3
Julia Restoin Roitfeld discussed her life after giving birth, including her dream to design stylish maternity wear. Read the full story here.
This week, Hermès acknowledged what it became famous for, as Véronique Nichanian presented a men's collection filled with prints of shapes, scribbles and florals. Read the full story here.
Ricardo Tisci went back to his Italian roots this season, with a dark collection that showcased beautiful tailoring, a black-and-white colour palette and a subdued sports influence. Read the full story here.
Dior Homme's Kris Van Assche proposed a solution to the sporty and casual overkill in fashion of late, as he showcased linear yet loose shapes aimed at a variety of Dior men, juxtaposed with carefree nautical-inspired sportswear. Read the full story here.
This week, the classic label, Brooks Brothers, turned its attention to womenswear, hiring Zac Posen as its new creative director. Read the full story here.
Chanel took its rodeo on the road via a unique new concept store — opening its first U.S. pop-up store, which it describes as an "ephemeral boutique" in Aspen, Colorado. Read the full story here.
Gisele Bündchen fronted the new campaign to display Alexander Wang's vision for the Balenciaga Autumn/Winter 14 collection. Read the full story here.
For Lanvin's latest men's collection Alber Elbaz and Lucas Ossendrijver presented a line up dedicated to sportswear, done in the French label's couture fabrics and elegant tailoring techniques. Read the full story here.
Presenting his SS15 collection for Saint Laurent's men's on the same night as Glastonbury, it was clear that Hedi Slimane was continuing his rock 'n' roll inspired fashion journey with his latest looks for the Parisian fashion house. Read the full story here.
Olvia Palermo's wedding dress was revealed, the bride wore Caroline Herrera. Read the full story here.
There's currently nothing more fashionable than keeping fit – a trend that hasn't gone unnoticed by Net-a-porter.com as it launches its own sports division. Read the full story here.
The first Marc by Marc Jacobs' campaign since Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley were recruited made a strong statement, featuring a cast of real people and a social media twist. Read the full story here.
Actress Stacy Martin appeared as a modern-day Warholian superstar in Miu Miu's latest campaign, which was shot by eminent fashion photographer, Steven Meisel. Read the full story here.
The team at Mulberry took to the outdoors for its latest Autumn/Winter campaign — shot by Tim Walker, starring Cara Delevingne against a backdrop of greenery and blue skies. Read the full story here.
Rag & Bone tapped Edward Scissorhands actress, Winona Ryder, as the new face of its Autumn/Winter campaign. Read the full story here.
Channeling the lifestyle of Californian beach boys Marc by Marc Jacobs unveiled its latest men's collection. Read the full story here.
British photographer David Sims joined forces with Italian fashion house Bottega Veneta to shoot its Autumn/Winter 14 campaign for both men and women. Read the full story here.
This week, Actress Charlotte Gainsbourg unveiled a capsule collection that she designed for denim label Current/Elliott during an event at Colette in Paris. Read the full story here.
Unveiling its new Autumn/Winter 14 campaign over the course of two days, Gucci released the label's latest ad images featuring not one, but six big model names. Read the full story here.
After a month of Men's Fashion Weeks, Buro 24/7 broke down the top trends from London, Paris and Milan. Read the full story here.
Louis Vuitton tapped South African artist, Athi-Patra Ruga, to create a tapestry that will go on display in the windows of its Champs-Élysées flagship in Paris. Read the full story here.
Dutch Architect Rem Koolhaas shared his plans to construct the new Galeries Lafayette headquarters in Paris. Read the full story here.
Aston Martin revealed its new car concept, which was was created to be featured in PlayStation's notable game Gran Turismo 6. Read the full story here.
The organisation best known for its Tall Building Awards, announced the winner of its inaugural Urban Habitat Award, handing it out to OMA / Ole Scheeren's The Interlace complex in Singapore. Read the full story here.
The London's Science museum confirmed Zaha Hadid and other architects are shortlisted for two new projects that will be completed by 2016 and 2018. Read the full story here.
Giorgio Armani, who owns and is the sponsor of the EA7 Olympia Milan basketball team, dubbed, the 'Red Shoes', rejoiced as his team gained back the Italian championship title. Read the full story here.
Last week, saw the opening of the new Yacht Club de Monaco — designed by Foster + Partners — the celebrations were led by HSH Prince Albert II and attended by Lord Foster and the club's elite members. Read the full story here.
Buro 24/7 took a look at the unique C-Hotel in Bahrain, expected to open in October 2014, which will float in the harbor of Coral Bay in Manama. Read the full story here.
It was revealed that some of the official FIFA World Cup commentators are actually based in Doha, Qatar – and not Brazil. Read the full story here.
After last year's conceptual introduction of the Jaguar F-Type Project 7, the luxury carmaker debuted an archetype model before the official debut at this year's Goodwood Festival. Read the full story here.
It was reported that shops in Saudi Arabia are set to reduce their hours of business due to the fact that Riyadh hopes to employ more Saudi jobseekers in retail business. Read the full story here.
Nakheel announced the construction of Deira Islands Mall, one of a host of attractions planned by Nakheel for the new coastal development in the UAE. Read the full story here.
With only 50 examples to be available globally, and just five of those allocated to the Middle East — McLaren unveiled its recent bespoke design revelation. Read the full story here.
Amanda Seyfried chatted to Buro 24/7 correspondent Will King about her fears and achievements — as well as some interesting hobbies. Read the full interview here.
France-based design studio Zim & Zou create a special window for the Hermès' store in Barcelona, dubbed 'The Fox's Den'. Read the full story here.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made a public appearance at Wimbledon to watch an intense match between Andy Murray and Grigor Dimitrov. Read the full story here.
It was announced that China's coastline will soon have a floating city, inclusive of museums, underwater hotels and a theme park. Read the full story here.
One of the most successful businesswomen of her generation, Burberry's former CEO and now Apple's senior vice president, Angela Ahrendts gave career advice via LinkedIn. Read the full story here.
British enterprise Titan launched its $1.6 million 'Titan Zeus' TV, which is the size of a football goal and has technological characteristics that are unrivaled. Read the full story here.
Google teamed up with various car manufacturers to create a safer driving experience, offering Android services that will be accessible on vehicle dashboards. Read the full story here.
Facebook faced a storm of protests after it revealed that it carried out a secret study involving 689,000 users in which friends' postings were changed to influence emotions. Read the full story here.
Buro 24/7 took a look at the LaMetric Smart Ticker – a digital timepiece that also gathers all your virtual and real-life statistics in one place. Read the full story here.
British online technology company, Metail, launched its version of the iconic digital closet Cher Horowitz famously used in the 1995 classic film, Clueless. Read the full story here.
This week, a new emoji-only app was introduced to the smartphone world called 'Emoji.li'. Read the full story here.
Jay Z and Beyonce unexpectedly released some behind-the-scenes rehearsal footage from their joint tour which started last week. Read the full story here.
American art works, from the likes of Warhol and Hopper, will soon be sprawled across the US, as a unique art campaign moves closer to its completion. Read the full story here.
Star Wars and Indiana Jones director George Lucas announced that he will open a museum in Chicago by 2018. Read the full story here.
After the big release of Nike's 'The Last Game' promotional film advert for the World Cup, advertising companies Wieden + Kennedy and Passion unveiled some behind-the-scenes footage of what it took to create the animation. Read the full story here.
It was announced that Roald Dahl's 1980s classic The Twits is taking the stage as writer Edna Walsh prepares to premiere her adaption of the story in London. Read the full story here.
News reports surfaced that James Jagger will soon act in an HBO drama series being co-produced by his father Mick Jagger alongside Martin Scorsese. Read the full story here.
The upcoming feature length film that explores the tragic life of Brooklyn star Aaliyah was put on hold after the lead actress quit. Read the full story here.
Beyoncé was declared the 'World's Most Powerful Celebrity' by Forbes Magazine. Read the full story here.
The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced a new exhibition that will explore a different kind of fashion history. Read the full story here.
The National History Museum and BBC Worldwide celebrated their 'Wildlife Photographer of the Year' competition. Read the full story here.
Hollywood icon Robert Redford revealed plans to produce a film based on a WII novel. Read the full story here.
The Financial Times unveiled a new global learning forum for senior executives, called 'The 125', aimed at breathing life back into the world of all things business. Read the full story here.
The Design Museum in London announced its new exhibition, Women Fashion Power, which will open October 29, and run through April 26. Read the full story here.
Giorgio Armani revealed his plans to back an exhibition opening on November 11 at Milan's Pinacoteca di Brera, dedicated to one of the most iconic Renaissance artists. Read the full story here.
The all-star cast from 2011's smash hit title Horrible Bosses returned with the release of the trailer for the new sequel, Horrible Bosses 2. Read the full story here.
This week, the popular file transfer site WeTransfer launched 'Creative Class' – an ongoing video series that featured Damon Albarn and Stefan Sagmeister for its first episode. Read the full story here.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) announced that it would soon unveil its newest acquisition, a giant piece by Roy Lichtenstein. Read the full story here.
Buro 24/7 interviewed the woman who has created coveted miniatures of cultural icons including Karl Lagerfeld, Frida Kahlo, Pablo Picasso and Damien Hirst. Read the full interview here.
The Weinstein Co. released the first trailer for Bill Murray's comedy 'St. Vincent'. Read the full story here.
Fendi announced the launch of its new women's eau de parfum that captures the animal spirit of the fashion house, called 'Furiosa Fendi'. Read the full story here.
Next month, Dolce & Gabbana revealed that it will expand its existing beauty offering with a full skincare collection. Read the full story here.
Skin expert and celebrity esthetician, Renée Rouleau gave some of her top beauty tips for the Summer season especially for Buro 24/7's readers. Read the full story here.
Buro 24/7 shone a light on 'Downtown' – Emaar Properties' luxurious Ramadan tent based in Downtown Dubai. Read the full story here.
On Tuesday night, celebrities from Pharrell to Suki Waterhous danced the night away at the Brioni sponsored Serpentine Gallery's annual Summer party. Read the full story here.
This week in Shoreditch, London, Vivienne Westwood and Virgin Atlantic marked the redesign of the airline company's red uniforms. Read the full story here.