The top stories of the week on Buro 24/7 Middle East
Cara Delevingne put her Chanel trainers to good use as she posed for the French label's Autumn/Winter 14 campaign, along with up-and-comer Binx Walton. Read the full story here.
Burberry shareholders voted against the large £28 million pay package received by the new boss of the British fashion house. Read the full story here.
For Phillip Lim's latest AW14 campaign, the designer tapped Tilda Lindstam to portray Lim's ideal fictional character, 'Soleil' and her free-spirit on an NYC rooftop. Read the full story here.
Calvin Klein and Mytheresa.com announced they will soon launch a special-edition women's collection, with the new offerings sold exclusively on Mytheresa.com starting this week. Read the full story here.
Online retailer Net-A-Porter became the latest corporate giant to be accused of dodging tax. Read the full story here.
Making the decision to forgo colour proved to be a strong one for Valentino this season, with its Autumn/Winter 14 campaign also starring three fresh faces. Read the full story here.
Kenzo teamed up with the magazine Toiletpaper once again to create a visually stimulating clip in the name of Autumn/Winter 14. Read the full story here.
Tom Ford took a free-spirited approach to his latest AW14 campaign, which went live on his brand's website earlier this week. Read the full story here.
Missoni enlisted the help of one of fashion's favourite faces to front its Autumn/Winter 14 collection campaign. Read the full story here.
Dolce & Gabbana served up a Capri-based weekend of supreme style, Italian decadence and a sharp sense of humour this weekend, as the brand presented its Alta Moda collection to the fashion industry. Read the full story here.
Daria Werbowy and Juergen Teller united again for a new Céline campaign. Read the full story here.
Vogue's Hamish Bowles announced he would soon be launching a book based on the Costume Institute's Spring exhibitions and benefits. Read the full story here.
It was announced Valentino Garavani's new book with Assouline would be released in November. Read the full story here.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America/Vogue Fashion Fund announced the 2014 10 finalists. Read the full story here.
It was revealed that Tom Ford would soon be able to add the Award of Inspiration from AmfAR to his long list of achievements. Read the full story here.
Suzy Menkes caused offence with her review of Maison Martin Margiela's couture show in her position as Vogue's International Editor, where she revealed by name one of the collective's designers, even including a picture that she took backstage. Read the full story here.
Alexander McQueen unveiled its AW14 campaign, which featured Edie Campbell and an eerie atmosphere. Read the full story here.
Karl Lagerfeld and Mattel Inc. joined creative forces to produce the first ever Barbie Lagerfeld, a limited edition doll based on the Chanel designer. Read the full story here.
This week Vogue Italia's Editor-in-Chief Franca Sozzani held a press conference to reveal the date for the sixth edition of Milan's Fashion Night Out. Read the full story here.
Carolina Herrera teamed up once again with photographer Greg Kadel for a unique AW14 campaign. Read the full story here.
It was speculated that the famed restaurant Sushi Samba would soon be opening its first branch in the Middle East. Read the full story here.
Aman Resorts made its debut in Vietnam with a contemporary beachside resort alongside a full-service Aman Spa. Read the full story here.
As part of expansion plans in the Middle East, Tonino Lamborghini, the company owned by the son of the famous Italian carmaker Ferruccio Lamborghini, announced plans to launch a hotel project in the UAE. Read the full story here.
This week we discovered new research has shown that organic produce has fewer pesticides and more antioxidants. Read the full story here.
Rumours circulated that Apple has poached a senior executive from Swiss luxury watch brand Tag Heuer, which could help with the launch of its iWatch expected this Autumn. Read the full story here.
Argentina lacked Messi's magic in the final game of the FIFA World Cup as Germany won the prestigious football event. Read the full story here.
Tilda Swinton became the star of the new Mercedes-Benz film and was joined by fashion designer Haider Ackermann in Berlin last week for the grand reveal. Read the full story here.
World famous football club Manchester United signed a massive new deal with Adidas, saying goodbye to its 13-season long relationship with Nike. Read the full story here.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) stated that on July 26, work will begin on the diversion across the Emirates' busiest motorway, Sheikh Zayed Road. Read the full story here. Read the full story here.
Giving new meaning to 'glass slipper' - The Ritz London revealed that it is now serving up a signature drink with a red sole. Read the full story here.
In a partnership with Dezer Development and The Related Group, Giorgio Armani revealed it is to design luxurious high-end residential units in Miami. Read the full story here.
Having made quite the pop-culture comeback this summer at the Cannes Film Festival, Blake Lively announced a new venture away from acting. Read the full story here.
This week the UAE stated that it has entered the space race with a new project that will see an unmanned probe travel to mars by 2021. Read the full story here.
The Shard by Renzo Piano and other buildings were shortlisted for RIBA Awards. Read the full story here.
This week at the Wearable Technologies Conference in San Francisco, Adidas unveiled its new Fit Smart device, a fitness-training product that's worn on the wrist. Read the full story here.
A new automated Twitter account '@CongressEdits' was created and posts every one of the edits made from the US Senate and White House on Wikipedia. Read the full story here.
It was announced that Yahoo are now working on a new mapping algorithm that will suggest routes that are "not only short but also emotionally pleasant." Read the full story here.
The ultimate sporting victory deserves the ultimate prize to go with it, so to congratulate Germany, Beats by Dre rewarded the German team a set of 24 carat gold dipped Beats Pro's. Read the full story here.
American actress Kate Bosworth announced that she is taking on the role as tech entrepreneur, as she unveiled a new app called 'Style Thief'. Read the full story here.
It was revealed Dior have featured Sasha Luss – Russia's answer to Cara Delevingne – in its newest beauty AW14 campaign. Read the full story here.
Buro 24/7 went backstage at the Chanel Haute Couture AW14 show, where Russian make-up artist Ernest Munatniol shared his expert tips. Read the full story here.
Shu Uemura announced that it had chosen Choupette, Karl Lagerfeld's famous, snow-white Siamese cat, to star in its new campaign advertising the holiday makeup collection. Read the full story here.
With just a short time before Ramadan draws to a close, Buro 24/7 highlighted the five transforming treatments to try before the celebrations begin for Eid Al Fitr. Read the full story here.
It was announced that partnering with the Italian Chamber of Fashion, Milan Fashion Week would also welcome the first ever Film Festival Milano. Read the full story here.
Four innovative and artistic looks graced the windows of Harvey Nichols Dubai this month, all in the name of the Holy Month of Ramadan. Read the full story here.
Bottega Veneta explored its creative side with a new exhibit that looks to display works by contemporary Chinese artists. Read the full story here.
Beyoncé and Jay Z released a trailer for a new short film to build anticipation for their joint tour, which starts to make its way around the USA. Read the full story here.
Famed auctioneer Sotheby's and e-tailer eBay inked a new partnership, giving the green light for online shoppers everywhere who want to buy extravagant items. Read the full story here.
The first official trailer for the new film 20,000 Days On Earth was revealed, a bold vision of 56-year old musician, songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional film actor Nick Cave. Read the full story here.
Communication Architects company Balcony 8 – a boutique agency based in Dubai – commissioned Iraqi creative talent Wissam Shawkat to design a piece of calligraphy art that communicates the word Ramadan Kareem. Read the full story here.
Unseen Marilyn Monroe photographs were unveiled in Poland this week in Wrocolaw's Unesco-inscribed Centennial Hall. Read the full story here.
Currently showing at the Sharjah Art Foundation, #Sharjah1000 was created and organised by Reem Saeed. Read the full story here.
It was revealed this week on Twitter that acclaimed British singer/songwriter Adele is making a highly anticipated comeback in 2015. Read the full story here.
This week marked the anniversary of the death of the UAE founding father and leading philanthropist Sheikh Zayed with Zayed Humanitarian Day. Read the full story here.
David Bowie confirmed that he has new music material but stopped short of giving a release date. Read the full story here.
Wallpaper Magazine marked its fifth anniversary of its annual 'Handmade' issue with five covers featuring the handprints of iconic designers. Read the full story here.
In celebration of its 125th anniversary, National Geographic gave Taschen complete access to its archives. Read the full story here.
After weeks of teasers for British television series, Doctor Who, the first full trailer for the eighth season was released onto television screens. Read the full story here.
Condé Nast revealed plans to launch a UK-based multimedia bespoke publishing service for private individuals called Condé Nast Portrait. Read the full story here.
Celebrating all that is beautiful about the good life, Dolce & Gabbana played host to an Alta Moda show in Capri last weekend, followed by a private cocktail party full of fashion's finest. Read the full story here.
H&M opened its new flagship doors, a six-storey glass front building in Manhattan, NY, decorated with Jeff Koons' yellow Balloon Dog. Read the full story here.
CARS AND BIKES
This week we discovered the driverless revolution for Audi by Cruise – the RP-1 – a new way to perceive autopilot. Read the full story here.
Aston Martin opened the doors to its newest car, the Vantage S 12 Roadster, the car manufacturer's fastest convertible yet. Read the full story here.
Presenting the drive of your imaginary life, car manufacturer Jaguar devised an innovative way to help drivers and racers reach their full potential. Read the full story here.