The Buro 24/7 Middle East Digest
Top stories of September 1–6
New York Fashion Week started with the Mayor's designer fete, followed by The New York Times' (NYT) designer soiree with stylish hostesses, NYT coloumnist Vanessa Friedman and critic Alexander Jacobs. Buro 24/7 presented the best street style fashion from day 1 and day 2 and we sat front row at Jason Wu, Monique Lhullier, Zimmermann and more.
French designer Isabel Marant released her new lookbook for Cruise 2015 shot by Josh Olins. Read the full story here.
Last week, after years of public bickering, LVMH and Hermès finally came to an agreement in Paris. Read the full story here.
Promoting a selection of quite-perfect pastel pieces for the heritage label, actress and newly-platinum haired Michelle Williams returned for Louis Vuitton – shot by Peter Lindberg. Read the full story here.
As his career and collaborations with Hugo Boss and Lancôme heat up, it was announced that Jason Wu sold a large steak in his namesake label. Read the full story here.
We covered the best of the Made in America 2014 festival – the celebrities, and performances. Read the full story here.
It was revealed Clooney would direct a new film based on the 'Hack Attack' book by Guardian journalist Nick Davies. Read the full story here.
HBO announced Banksy documentary exploring the 'Banksy frenzy' in New York City last year. Read the full story here.
Next Management protégé Theophilus London teamed up with Karl Lagerfeld for his second full-length album. Read the full story here.
It was revealed that Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli has been sued by three Northern California-based graffiti artists for copyright infringement and violations of the Lanham Act. Read the full story here.
For its Fall 2014 issue, AnOther magazine tapped Kate Moss for a series of four separate covers, each one shot and styled by a different photographer. Read the full story here.
Pharrell Williams graced The Wall Street Journal's non-newspaper title for its Autumn/Winter 14 men's September issue. Read the full story here.
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud met last week with Twitter founder Jack Dorsey to discuss developments in the social media platform. Read the full story here.
It was revealed that Princess Diana had left behind a memorable gift to mark her son Harry's thirtieth birthday. Read the full story here.
Joan Rivers, the iconic comedian known for her brass, tenaciousness, and enduring work ethic, died at the age of 81. Read the full story here.
As first reported by Buro 24/7 back in July, Choupette – Lagerfeld's pet kitty – landed a major beauty deal, with Japanese pioneer Shu Uemura. Last week we had the first full look at the new collection, which was described by the feline as "Glamourpuss Luxury." Read the full story here.
Last week the British fashion house launched My Burberry – the most significant new fragrance from Burberry to date, along with the help of Kate Moss and Cara Delevingne. Read the full story here.
Set to be released in October – just in time for Halloween – MAC teamed up with Twentieth Century Fox to bring a bit of spooky beauty for AW14. Read the full story here.
Lancôme released its behind-the-scenes film, which featured new ambassador Lupita Nyong'o on set of her 'joyful' new campaigns. Read the full story here.
It was revealed that the quite beautiful limited-edition items by Alexis Bittar would debut on sephora.com in October and in Sephora stores in November. Read the full story here.
As the Middle Eastern country is set to be the host of the FIFA World Cup in eight years, the State of Qatar revealed it isn't just building a few new stadiums, but will spend $45 billion to construct a new city from scratch. Read the full story here.
After much speculation, Land Rover unveiled its new Discovery Sport, a streamlined steel-aluminum machine which boasts 240-horsepower. Read the full story here.
It was revealed that Intel and Opening Ceremony are to launch a wearable piece of tech, which they're calling MICA, or 'My Intelligent Communication Accessory'. Read the full story here.
Crystal Lagoons, the developer of giant crystalline lagoons, announced that it has won a deal to build a gigantic lagoon at a $4 billion mega project in Saudi Arabia. Read the full story here.
As Apple prepared to unveil its iPhone 6, recent reports suggested that the tech company had made a deal with three major credit card companies for the upcoming iPhone's contactless payment plan. Read the full story here.
Ahead of Apple's iPhone 6 and possible iWatch announcement, a drone pilot managed to capture some new footage of Apple's spaceship campus, a secretive project the tech company wasn't planning to unveil for a while. Read the full story here.
Situated on the crystal sands in Seef, Bahrain, Kerzner International and Sevens Holding revealed it would soon be developing and operating a new world-class, luxurious One & Only resort. Read the full story here.
Last week Harper's Bazaar celebrated its latest ambitious project – Icons – a collaboration with former French Vogue editor Carine Roitfeld. Read the full story here.
The 71st International Venice Film Festival wrapped up last weekend, with Swedish film A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence taking home the top prize. Read the full story here.
Last week, Tiffany & Co presented its new collection at its flagship store on Fifth Avenue at New York Fashion Week with Buro 24/7's Mira Duma. Read the full story here.
Jaeger-LeCoultre held its celebrity-studded annual gala dinner in Venice last week in celebration of 'Arts and Métiers Rares'. Read the full story here.
On the eve of New York Fashion Week, The New York Times (NYT) hosted a designer soiree with the ever-stylish hostesses, NYT coloumnist Vanessa Friedman and critic Alexander Jacobs. Read the full story here.
James Franco joined longtime friend Frida Giannini in Rome last week for a special screening of their new collaboration. Read the full story here.
Last week, one of the first events to kick off New York Fashion Week took place at the David. H Koch Theatre at the Lincoln Centre, as designers, friends, and editors joined Carolina Herrera for her fashion victory. Read the full story here.
Last Tuesday, stars from the world of fashion, politics, music and sports assembled at London's Royal Opera House for this year's GQ Men of the Year Awards. Read the full story here.
Dame Vivienne Westwood scooped up the biggest award of the night as she was inducted into the Scottish Hall of Fame at the Scottish Fashion Awards ceremony. Read the full story here.