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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

July 6 – 10

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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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This week, Dutch fashion designer, Iris van Herpen won the 2014 Andam Fashion Award, enabling her to grow her rising label. Read the full story here.

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Shot by Mert and Marcus, Gucci unveiled its menswear Autumn/Winter 14 campaign. Read the full story here.

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Fusing the spheres of fashion and sport, Stella McCartney revealed her new collection for Adidas, and it's all about nature. Read the full story here.

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Versace revealed its cowboy-inspired campaign for Autumn/Winter 2014 menswear. Read the full story here.  

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Sass & Bide's creative director Heidi Middleton and its brand director Sarah-Jane Clarke announced that they're leaving the business they founded in 1999. Read the full story here.

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Dubai-based brand, The Emperor 1688 won the regional menswear finals of the coveted International Woolmark Prize. Read the full story here. 

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British shoe queen, Charlotte Olympia announced that she will soon open her very first boutique for her eponymous label in the Middle East. Read the full story here. 

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Twenty-year-old Muscovite Valerie Kaufman was revealed as the latest face for Saint Laurent Autumn/Winter 14. Read the full story here.

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Last weekend, Miu Miu took centre stage with an exclusive event debuting its new Cruise 2014/15 collection, held at the Palais d'Iena. Read the full story here.

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Donatella Versace led Paris' Haute Couture Week, paving the way for the decadent shows after her, as she showcased her Autumn/Winter 2014 Atelier Versace collection. Read the full story here.

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Kenzo creative directors Carol Lim and Humberto Leon used the universe of David Lynch for inspiration with their new Autumn/Winter advertising campaign. Read the full story here.

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With Christian Lacroix and John Galliano no longer directing the iconic label, Marco Zanini offered sheer flamboyance for the Schiaparelli AW14 Couture collection. Read the full story here.

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Old friends Anna Wintour and Michael Kors are getting together again – and this time for the designer to honour the esteemed Vogue editor-in-chief. Read the full story here. 

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With thousands of white orchids, Raf Simons presented a breathtaking AW14 Couture collection to the fashion industry for Dior. Read the full story here.

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Dior's jewellery mastermind Victoire de Castellane's unveiled her new high-jewellery collection, Archi Dior. Read the full story here.

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Mr.Lagerfeld revealed his new collection for Chanel's AW14 Haute Couture, inspired by Le Corbusier and Versailles. Read the full story here. 

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Dior revealed big plans for its new advertising campaign – including airport screens and a signigicant increase in digital advertising. Read the full story here. 

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Showing his sixth collection in Paris, Syrian couturier Rami Al Ali presented his new sparkling couture looks, inspired by Brazil. Read the full story here. 

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Juergen Teller shot Vivenne Westwood for the cover of the legendary designer's upcoming book. Read the full story here. 

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Elie Top, the designer behind Lanvin's coveted costume jewellery, announced plans to launch his own signature brand next year. Read the full story here.

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Inspired by Dutch Masters' paintings, Anya Hindmarch's latest accessories campaign showcased a play on bags of day-to-day shopping. Read the full story here. 

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Valentino continued its quest to define what's current – with a romantic, rustic twist – by way of a beautiful Haute Couture collection for AW14. Read the full story here. 

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Jean Paul Gaultier dedicated his latest Haute Couture Autumn/Winter 14 show to nocturnal creatures. Read the full story here.
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American Apparel seems to be out of crisis mode after inking a supportive agreement with Standard General – along with Dov Charney. Read the full story here.

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Viktor & Rolf presented a couture collection made entirely out of red carpet, on a red carpet for their AW14 couture lineup. Read the full story here. 

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Proenza Schouler revealed its latest AW 14 campaign, shot by David Sims and starring Julia Bergshoeff. Read the full story here. 

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Polish model Jac Jagaciak returned for a series of jewellery images for Chanel. Read the full story here. 

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LIFESTYLE

 

Earlier this week, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, launched the world's first temperature-controlled city, Mall of the World in Dubai. Read the full story here.

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Qatar announced that it is preparing well ahead of schedule for the 2022 World Cup, by paying attention to those worried about the soaring temperatures. Read the full story here.

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The iconic British car manufacturer Mini, offered a closer look at the latest Cooper S Hardtop. Read the full story here.

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A secret swimming pool has recently been installed in the middle of the 25,000 square-mile Mojave desert in California – completely free to use, only if you're able to find it... Read the full story here.

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Spark architects presented the 'Solar Orchid', an outline for a floating hawker center in Singapore. Read the full story here.

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Buro 24/7 joined forces with celebrated regional bakery concept Butter Dubai, to bring a unique molecular sweet offering for the Holy Month of Ramadan. Read the full story here.

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Charlotte Casiraghi jumped back on the saddle for the Paris Eiffel Jumping, a new show-jumping competition sponsored by Gucci. Read the full story here.

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Sweatshop Studios offered Buro 24/7's readers their Ramadan health and fitness advice. Read the full story here.

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Adidas teamed up with performance art icon Marina Abramović for a collaborative film project celebrating the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Read the full story here.

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Google Street View took its first step into the world of cruise liners. Read the full story here.

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The Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff spoke to CNN's Christiane Amanpour in her first interview since Brazil's devasting FIFA loss to Germany. Read the full story here. 

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Zaha Hadid Architects confirmed it is adapting its design for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Stadium after protests. Read the full story here. 

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Selfridges reopened On The Roof With Q – London's newest gourmet destination, that will stay open the entire summer. Read the full story here. 

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Paul Smith celebrated the Tour de France and its arrival in the UK by creating three posters. Read the full story here. 

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TECHNOLOGY 

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This week saw the arrival of the most accurate renders of Apple's highly-anticipated iPhone 6. Read the full story here.

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A 'buy now' button was spotted on Twitter alongside tweets, hinting that the widely used social media platform could be going transactional. Read the full story here.

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NYC-brand Normal has created 3D-printed custom shaped headphones. Read the full story here. 

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Apple announced that it is devising a new app called Wink, enabling users to connect a number of smart appliances and products to create a truly smart home. Read the full story here. 

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Nike continued to dominate the digital sports landscape with its new Football app.  Read the full story here. 

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CULTURE

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British actress Emma Watson was named as a U.N Ambassador for women's rights. Read the full story here. 

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The Mercury Prize-winning band, Alt- J released their latest track Left Hand Free. Read the full story here.

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Twentieth Century Fox released the first trailer for the Ridley Scott-directed Bible Exodus: Gods and Kings. Read the full story here. 

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Visitors to the National Building Museum in Washington DC can now get lost inside a concave wooden maze installed by Danish architecture firm BIG. Read the full story here.Digest Buro 24/7: main news last week (photo 2)

This week, the second  trailer for next Hunger Games installment Mockingjay - Part 1 was released. Read the full story here

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BEAUTY 

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Buro 24/7 Middle East sat down with medical pedicure pioneer, Margaret Dabbs. Read the full interview here.

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Model, DJ, music producer and muse of Karl Lagerfeld Caroline de Maigret announced that she will create her first beauty line with Lancôme. Read the full story here.

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When it came to beauty at Atelier Versace's Autumn/Winter 2014 couture show, models' eyes were the main focus – Buro 24/7 explored the backstage looks. Read the full story here. 

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A 10-piece Marge Simpson-inspired MAC collection was revealed, and will go on sale for one day only during the Comic Con convention in San Diego. Read the full story here. 

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EVENTS 

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This week, Novak Djokovic took down Roger Federer at the Wimbledon men's final – all in front of star-studded crowd, from British royalty to American actors. Read the full story here. 

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A multitude of celebrities from the fashion, music and photography world showed up to celebrate the beginning of Haute Couture Fashion Week, starting with Atelier Versace. Read the full story here. 

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Paris Couture week attracted celebrities, editors and models to France's capital and provided Miu Miu's 2014/15 Cruise collection with the most stellar first row.Read the full story here.  

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Chanel presented its Haute Couture Autumn/Winter 14 collection with the chosen guests arriving to a Grand Palais decked out in white. Read the full story here. 

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The inaugural Vogue Paris Foundation Gala dinner was held, honouring the Foundation's first acquisitions and assembled fashion figures. Read the full story here. 

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One of the last shows of Haute Couture Fashion Week was Valentino – saving the best for last – as a bundle of VIP guests including Valentino Garavani himself, sat front row. Read the full story here. 

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Bulgari showcased its MVSA high-jewelry creations on a catwalk, at a star-studded event held during Paris Couture Week. Read the full story here. 


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