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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

February 23-27


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Join us as we present the top stories of the past week in fashion, culture, media, beauty, lifestyle and events

FASHION

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|| McDonald's, Rue Cambon and a late pop star shook up Milan Fashion Week via Jeremy Scott's second collection for Moschino. Read the full story here || 

|| Following Jil Sander's departure from her namesake label in October, its design team powered on to present a minimalistic AW14 collection at Milan Fashion Week. Read the full story here || 

|| Donatella Versace offered a simple yet seductive collection for AW14, complete with mini-skirts and references to her love of military style. Read the full story here || 

|| For its Autumn/Winter 14 edit, Marni portrayed a tribal and artistic vibe in a forest themed setting. Read the full story here || 

|| Dolce & Gabbana transported their guests to another realm where fairytale characters and fashion knights ruled their 'Enchanted Sicily' runway. Read the full story here || 

|| Offering a masculine vibe and new interpretations of its signature prints and fabrics, Missoni showed a sharp AW14 collection. Read the full story here ||

|| Marco de Vincenzo's eponymous brand joined the LVMH family after being scouted by Delphine Arnault. Read the full story here || 

|| With a play on masculine tailoring and the expected stunning eveningwear, Giorgio Armani presented his Oscar-worthy AW14 collection. Read the full story here || 

|| Buro 24/7 Middle East shared exclusive backstage images from Oscar de la Renta AW14. Read the full story here || 

|| Following on from a triumphant New York Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 14 show recently, Manhattan based designer Zac Posen reveals his style history in an exclusive interview with Buro 24/7. Read the full story here || 

|| Louis Vuitton revealed the first images of its Spring/Summer 2014 advertising campaign, via the label's Instagram account this week. Read the full story here || 

|| With contrasting stripes and vibrant flower motifs, Dries van Noten delivered a psychedelic explosion of colour for its AW14 collection. Read the full story here || 

|| For his first Rochas collection, Alessandro Dell'Acqua mixed the brand's signature features with his own thoroughly creative edge. Read the full story here || 

|| Fascinating and surreal, Gareth Pugh transported his guests to an unusual place where the evil White Witch of Narnia seemingly rules the runway. Read the full story here || 

 

BEAUTY

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|| To complement Dolce & Gabbana's fashion fairytale, Pat McGrath and Guido Palau transformed models into fabulous heroines. Read the full story here || 

|| 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' star Rooney Mara landed her first big name campaign as the face of Calvin Klein's new fragrance 'Downtown'. Read the full story here || 

|| American Actress Jessica Lange is the newest face to star in Marc Jacobs Beauty's 2014 campaign, photographed by David Sims. Read the full story here || 

 

LIFESTYLE

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|| Creating a unique atmosphere, a Barcelona based hotel features winding corridors lined with plants and leaf-shaped windows. Read the full story here || 

|| 100% sugar free, mostly organic and gluten free, Comptoir 102 offers a wholesome menu alongside an edited selection of luxury interiors, jewellery and fashion accessories in Dubai. Read the full story here || 

|| Dubai's Road and Transport Authority is stepping up its game, with a move towards complimentary WiFi for all vehicles. Read the full story here || 

|| Qatar aims to boost it's tourism with a new animal-themed attraction, which will host safari drives, a cable car service and a seven-star treehouse hotel. Read the full story here ||

|| Saudi Arabia announced it is building the world's biggest botanical gardens. Read the full story here || 

 

DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE

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|| Design Days Dubai Fair Director Cyril Zammit told us what's in store for this year's fair, the design trends for 2014, and tips for investing in a collectable item of design. Read the full story here ||

|| Qatari authorities are said to be developing a new floating hotel idea that could house Qatari World Cup guests in 2022. Read the full story here || 

|| Six architectural firms - including Zaha Hadid Architects - made the shortlist to give London's Crystal Palace a makeover. Read the full story here || 

 

FILM

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|| Wes Anderson and his film crew revealed the secrets of shooting 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'. Read the full story here ||  

|| Hip-hop artist Kid Cudi was recently cast in the new film adaptation of the American television show 'Entourage'. Read the full story here || 

 

CARS AND BIKES

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|| After 2 years of development, the first images of the prototype Lotus C-01 high-performance motorcycle were released. Read the full story here || 

|| A new exhibition allowing visitors to explore the career of iconic Formula One racing driver Fernando Alonso was announced. Read the full story here || 

|| Sketches of the 2015 Audi TT have recently appeared online, two weeks before the sleek sport coupe premieres at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Read the full story here || 

|| The American Hennessey Venom GT takes the title of 'World's Fastest' from German brand Bugatti, surpassing the previous speed record. Read the full story here || 

 

ART

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|| Buro 24/7 Middle East presented exclusive behind-the-scenes images from eL Seed's new book 'Lost Walls', set to make its worldwide preview at Art Dubai. Read the full story here ||

|| London auction house Christie's in Mayfair opened its doors to a new exhibition of captivating moving art. Read the full story here || 

|| France's leading art fair, FIAC, is set to launch in Los Angeles by 2015 with organisers also considering editions of the event in Russia, Poland and Singapore. Read the full story here ||

 

TECHNOLOGY

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|| A high tech smartwatch is supposedly in the making by technology giant Google - but only time will tell when the product makes its way into the market. Read the full story here || 

|| WhatsApp's new plan challenges telecom operators, as they plan to add free voice-call services for its 450million customers this year. Read the full story here || 

 

MUSIC

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|| British musician James Blake revealed that rapper Kanye West has plans to collaborate with him in the near future. Read the full story here || 

|| Australian band Cut Copy released the world's first 3D printed music video for their new single 'We Are Explorers'. Read the full story here || 

|| Miranda Kerr has recently recorded a cover of Elvis's 'You're The Boss' with Bobby Fox, and will be sold on iTunes from March 14. Read the full story here ||  

|| Beyoncé revealed a new video for her track 'Partition'. Read the full story here || 

|| Giving fans just a few hours notice, Kid Cudi caught the music world off-guard by launching his new album this week. Read the full story here || 

|| Buro 24/7 interviewed rising singer BANKS. Read the full story here ||

|| Dolly Parton announced that she will be playing at Glastonbury Festival this summer, joining another other blonde icon, Debbie Harry. Read the full story here || 

 

EVENTS

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|| Guests including Poppy Delevingne and TV presenter Joelle Mardinian gathered at the Desert Palm Resort and Polo Club to capture Cartier's victory in the Cartier International Dubai Polo Challenge 2014. Read the full story here ||  

|| Mira Duma and 100 regional VIPs gathered to celebrate the launch of Black Box Concierge - a super luxe service founded by one of the Noon by Noor girls in Bahrain. Read the full story here || 

 

SPORT

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|| With a flurry of gold medals for the host country making its closing ceremony that little bit more special, the Sochi Winter Games 2014 ended this week with a glittering show. Read the full story here || 

 

MEDIA

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|| Buro 24/7 Middle East announced that it has joined SnapChat, add us by searching "Buro247ME". Read the full story here ||

|| With a cover line that simply states 'Vivienne', the latest issue of The Gentlewoman's cover features Westwood. Read the full story here || 

|| American television channel FX has released the first teaser trailer for the upcoming miniseries 'Fargo', executively produced by The Coen brothers. Read the full story here || 


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