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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

August 10–17

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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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On Tuesday last week aged 89, Hollywood icon Lauren Bacall passed away, leaving behind with her not only an unfading film career but also a long lasting impression on the fashion industry... Read the full story here.

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Christian Louboutin revealed he had worked closely with 'Maleficent' star Angelina Jolie, to create a shoe inspired by the Disney character. Read the full story here.

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The iconic jewellery maker Tiffany & Co's Autumn/Winter 2014 ad campaign that was revealed this week featured Danish model Freja Beha Erichsen as its latest star. Read the full story here.

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Cara Delevingne shared her first DKNY collection. Read the full story here.

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Vera Wang presented a non-traditional bride via her latest campaign for the AW14 season – starring French model Josephine Le Tutour. Read the full story here.

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Georgia May Jagger spoke to Buro 24/7 this week about the loss of her Stepmother and also her budding fashion career. Read the full story here.

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It was revealed that H&M will collaborate with actress Kate Mara and celebrity stylist Johnny Wujek to kick off New York Fashion Week this year. Read the full story here.

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The BFC Vogue Designer Fashion Fund competition opened. Read the full story here.

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BEAUTY

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"I try to keep it balanced between trendy and classic and that's not always easy." - François Nars spoke about his brand's 20th anniversary. Read the full story here

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One of the newest creations from Chanel's perfume house was revealed this week in the form of the new advertising campaign for Coco Noir, which featured Karlie Kloss. Read the full story here.

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Pop star Lady Gaga revealed that she is returning to the fragrance world with licensee Coty and Gaga's Haus Laboratories on her second scent. Read the full story here.

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CULTURE

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The film and entertainment industry mourned an icon last week, as comedian Robin Williams passes away at his home in California. Read the full story here. 

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It was revealed that, Sarah Burton, Mary Katrantzou and Valentino have designed NYC ballet costumes. Read the full story here.

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It wouldn't be the first time she's been seen on screen, and this week due rumours surfaced that Cara Delevingne has her heart set on a big role in Hollywood – Daniel Craig's next Bond girl. Read the full story here.

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Legendary actor Gary Oldman, spoke to our London correspondent Will King about sci-fi movies, television, the ups and downs of employment and his collaboration with one of the world's biggest fashion labels. Read the full story here.

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It was announced that Spike Jonze, a repeat collaborator with Opening Ceremony, and Jonah Hill are co-writing a one-act play to be staged place of Opening Ceremony's traditional fashion show during New York Fashion Week. Read the full story here.

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Beyoncé can add another string to her already heaving bow, as it is announced she will receive a special award – and perform – at this year's VMAs. Read the full story here.

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LIFESTYLE

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The Dubai360.com project was announced, which will showcase full 360-degree virtual tours of the Emirate of Dubai, announced online by Sheikh Hamdan earlier this week. Read the full story here.

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From the middle of the wilderness to a cosmopolitan night overlooking Thailand's capital city, we presented the best outdoor dining locations on the planet. Read the full story.

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We all know that Dubai is an ever-changing city with a skyline that's constantly growing - in the past three years alone the expansion has been rapid, but how will the Emirate look in 2030? Buro 24/7 explored... Read the full story here. 

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The second in a series of improvements to its offerings moving into 2015, British luxury carmaker Aston Martin introduced an updated version of its Rapide S model. Read the full story here.

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Jaguar unveiled the prototype of its 'new' lightweight E-type, with a further six left to be built and sold. Read the full story here.

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MEDIA

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Set for a limited edition of just 2,000 copies (released August 15), 'Banksy in New York' by writer and photographer Ray Mock of Carnage NYC celebrates the street artist's latest jaunt in the city. Read the full story here.

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Bearing a resemblance to her late grandmother, the legendary Audrey Hepburn, Emma Ferrer graced the cover Harpers Bazaar's September issue. Read the full story here.

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Company magazine, the monthly Hearst UK publication aimed at younger women, announced it will soon cease print publication after 36 years in September and become online-only. Read the full story here.

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In a settlement with the office of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman following a nine-month investigation, Barney's agreed to pay $525,000 in costs, fees and penalties. Read the full story here.  

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Carolina Herrera announced that she will soon unveil a new app that will allow her namesake label to get closer to its best customers. Read the full story here.

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The Downton Abbey season 5 trailer was finally released by British TV network ITV. Read the full story here.

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Facebook's founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg joined the growing list of social media users who are dumping ice water over their heads, and it's all in the name of charity. Read the full story here.

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Not being able to leave the Embassy of Ecuador could get lonely, which is why Julian Assange revealed he is allowing one person to come and join him for lunch for a $50,000 price tag. Read the full story here.

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