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The Buro 24/7 Middle East Digest

The Buro 24/7 Middle East Digest

Top stories of September 7–13

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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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New York Fashion Week came to close with a spectacular show by Marc Jacobs. Buro 24/7 rounded up the last few days of the best street style and reported from the front row of Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Proenza Schouler and Delpozo.

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The queen of New York fashion Donna Karan revealed that she is now starting to work on her memoir, from her Woodmere upbringing to the launch of DKNY. Read the full story here.

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Marking the 160th anniversary of the house's founding, Louis Vuitton's executive vice president Delphine Arnault, and artistic director Nicolas Ghesquière unveiled their latest project which they have called 'Celebrating Monogram'. Read the full story here

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Ahead of its worldwide launch November 6, Buro 24/7 presented the first exclusive look at the highly anticipated collaboration between Alexander Wang and high-street retail giant H&M. Read the full story here

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Saudi design talent Razan Alazzouni invited Buro 24/7 Middle East behind-the-scenes of her Spring/Summer 15 shoot in Dubai. Read the full story here

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The Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (MET) announced that its Spring 2015 exhibition will focus on China. Read the full story here

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CULTURE

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Christie's announced that it would selling 44 major Post-War works from The Essl Collection – a landmark, stand-alone auction in London which will comprise masterpieces from Gerhard Richter and many more. Read the full story here

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Celebrity artist Jeff Koons announced that he is creating a sculpture out of other celebrities' bags – all in the name of charity. Read the full story here

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Keith Richards announced that he has completed a new solo album, his first in 22 years, which was made over the course of "a couple of years." Read the full story here

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It was revealed that Lily Allen will take to the stage in Dubai before the end of the year. Read the full story here

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The Mercury Prize 2014 'Album of the Year' nominees were announced. Read the full story here.

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Zaha Hadid won the commission for an innovative and inspiring gallery dedicated to the world of maths at the Science Museum in London. Read the full story here

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Brit Harland Miller, who is famous for his beautiful Penguin book cover paintings, was announced as the latest curator for the Louis Vuitton art shelf. Read the full story here

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The first look I am Ali by Claire Lewins, which explores the Muhammed Ali's career, personal life and struggle with Parkinson's disease was released via the debut trailer. Read the full story here.

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MEDIA

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Karl Lagerfeld announced that he will launch his own newspaper – The Karl Daily, which is set to hit newsstands on September 20 in seven European cities. Read the full story here

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Dubai's HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein was made Officer of the National Order of the Legion of Honour – France's highest distinction. Read the full story here

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced that the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting their second child. Read the full story here

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A spokesperson for the UK's ITV confirmed that A-list actor George Clooney will feature in a special Downton Abbey episode. Read the full story here

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BEAUTY

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New York Fashion Week finally drew to a close, with seven days of standout attire on show. Buro 24/7 showcased the biggest beauty trends from Carolina Herrera to Zac Posen and beyond. Read the full story here.

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Reinventing its classic scent L'Ambre des Merveilles, Hermès has unveiled its new fragrance for the GCC, collaborating with Wissam Shawkat and his incredible calligraphy skills. Read the full story here.

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For his New York Fashion Week show Marc Jacobs sent his models down the runway without a spot of makeup... sort of. Read the full story here.

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It was reported that Burberry is working with Twitter to sell a limited amount of SS15 cosmetics over the social media site at London Fashion Week. Read the full story here

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LIFESTYLE

The iPhone 6 officially debuts at the #AppleLive event

The highly-anticipated iPhone 6 and Apple Watch debuted at a live event in San Francisco. Read the full story here.

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After unveiling the first ever 4D fashion show, Ralph Lauren announced and opened his very own coffee shop on the second floor of his new Polo flagship store on Fifth Avenue. Read the full story here

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Nike unveiled its plans for the ultimate private jet – especially created for its athletes. Read the full story here.

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Twitter began publicly testing a 'buy' button that can be embedded in posts, allowing users to buy a product with a few clicks. Read the full story here. 

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Resting on a pool of water in Paris's Bois de Boulogne, the Foundation Louis Vuitton, which is made up of 12 curved panels of glass that mimic the wind-filled sails of a ship at sea, was given its official launch date. Read the full story here

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A Buro 24/7 correspondent visited Beaverton – a small town located near Portland, where among the tranquil farms and forests lies the "hidden" headquarters of Nike. Read the full story here

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A company based in Spain overtook Richard Branson's delayed Virgin Galactic mission and unveiled its plans to offer travel to outer space by hot air balloon. Read the full story here

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Buro 24/7's resident health food columnists and Comptoir 102 founders, passed the mic to Emma Rugel to talk 'superfoods'. Read the full story here

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This week, Mercedes-Benz opened a new chapter in the world of sports cars, unveiling the all new SLS AMG GT which unites power, comfort and luxury. Read the full story here

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It was announced that a new luxury Madarin Oriental resort is set to debut in Dubai and will feature 12 overwater villas and a series of infinity pools that flow to Jumeirah Beach. Read the full story here

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EVENTS

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To demonstrate the Spring/Summer collection of its line of Polo Ralph Lauren opted for something very unusual – the designer gathered his guests in Central Park and gave them a 4D experience to remember... Read the full story here

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On Wednesday night Buro 24/7 Middle East were treated to a secret gathering hosted by Hermès at Dubai's Bab Al Shams. Read the full story here

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Just 24 hours after showing his Spring/Summer 15 collection at New York Fashion Week, Phillip Lim opened his impressive new flagship boutique. Read the full story here

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On Tuesday night, following a six-year hiatus, Fashion Rocks returned to Brooklyn with a stylish bang and performances by Nicki Minaj and Jennifer Lopez among others. Read the full story here.

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Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor and Baz Luhrmann united for Tod's at New York Fashion Week. Read the full story here.

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It was a real 'down and dirty', country affair in New York as Tommy Hilfiger presented his all-American SS15 collection to A-list guests. Read the full story here

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