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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

June 8 – 12

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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 British designer, Stella McCartney unveiled her Cruise 2014/15 collection, introducing a new selection of unique prints and old school silhouettes. Read the full story here.

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Peter Do, a May 2014 graduate of the reputable Fashion Institute of Technology's (FIT) won the Graduates Award in the inaugural LVMH Young Fashion Designer Prize competition. Read the full story here.

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Donatella Versace made a signature impact for Cruise 2014/15 – as her label took the lead from the psychedelic 60s. Read the full story here.

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Karl Lagerfeld's next top model search began, in partnership with V magazine and Ford Models. Read the full story here.

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This week, Missoni, which is known for its eclectic patterns and vibrant colours, unveiled its Cruise 2014/15 collection, which featured new prints and a softer colour palette. Read the full story here.

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Created by the super skillful design team at Mulberry, the British label went back to its roots with nature-inspired patterns and classic tailored looks for its Cruise 2014/15 collection. Read the full story here.

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Michelle Williams was revealed as the face of Louis Vuitton's latest jewellery advertisement. Read the full story here.

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Geraldo Da Conceicao's final collection for fashion house Sonia Rykiel was inspired by an unlikely source – iconic actor Jack Nicholson in his 70s heyday. Read the full story here.

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Mariacarla Boscono made her third appearance as the face of Alberta Ferretti's advertising campaign, shot this time in an enchanted Parisian forest. Read the full story here.

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Noon By Noor unveiled its Cruise 2014/15 collection, playing with the concept of contrast by offsetting luxe sportswear with feminine details. Read the full story here.

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Olivia Palermo combined her innovative talents with humanitarian instincts for her new collaborative project with Westward // Leaning. Read the full story here.

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Kenzo launched a subsidiary website that's bringing some excitement to their online presence via the world of astrology. Read the full story here.

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From day to night and uptown to downtown, Lanvin's Cruise 2014/15 collection, which was debuted in New York, featured looks for every occasion and style of woman. Read the full story here.

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Burberry revealed its magical new campaign starring the best of British - Cara Delevingne, Suki Waterhouse and Malika Firth included. Read the full story here.

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It was announced that model-of-the-moment Cara Delevingne is creating a collection in collaboration with DKNY. Read the full story here.

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Buro 24/7 highlighted the Chloé, Jason Wu and Prabal Gurung's  2014/15 Cruise collections that took place this week. Read the full story here.

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For his Autumn/Winters 2014 collection, Giorgio Armani turned to photographer Sølve Sundsbø from Norway, taking a different route after pairing up with Mert & Marcus for the past several seasons. Read the full story here.

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The American retail giant, Urban Outfitters took up residence on Broadway between 35th and 36th Streets, spanning over three floors making it the biggest Urban Outfitters in the world. Read the full story here.

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At a cocktail event in London this week, the BFC awarded its inaugural fashion fund winner, with a little help from GQ magazine's Dylan Jones. Read the full story here.

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British-based designer Osman Yousefzada unveiled his eponymous label's Cruise 2014/15 collection, highlighting unexpected colour combinations and painterly prints. Read the full story here.

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Referencing two iconic style stars in Brigitte Bardot and Jane Birkin, Michael Kors presented his luxe sportswear for Cruise 2014/15. Read the full story here.

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Alexander McQueen opened its first flagship in Tokyo. Read the full story here.

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Prints, prints and more prints... Moschino's creative director continued his unique journey through the world of pop culture, as he unveiled a youthful collection that's sure to make heads turn. Read the full story here.

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Buro 24/7 took a closer look at Rochas, Cédric Charlier and Alberta Ferretti's 2014/15 Cruise collections that took place this week. Read the full story here.

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Mr Porter announced that it set to launch a line based on the 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' film. Read the full story here.

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French fashion brand Comptoir des Cotonniers – controlled by a Japanese retail giant Fast Retailing Co. Ltd – announced its new Creative Director. Read the full story here.

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Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos are more than a little well-known for their beautiful print work, and for Cruise 2014/15 they delivered a stunning edit of printed silhouettes splashed across new fabric techniques for the brand. Read the full story here.

 

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H&M announced collaboration with Jeff Koons, featuring a limited edition balloon dog bag. Read the full story here.

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Stella McCartney unveiled her Cruise 2014/15 collection, introducing a new selection of unique prints and old school silhouettes. Read the full story here.

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Carol Lim and Humberto Leon went back to their roots with a collection inspired by carefree California for Kenzo Cruise 2014/15. Read the full story here.

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From Caribbean schoolgirls to Mexican tablecloths and collections that have doubled in size, Buro 24/7 highlighted 3 beautiful new lines including Nina Ricci, Naeem Khan and Zac Posen from the Cruise 2014/15 presentations. Read the full story here.

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Moschino revealed details on the cast of its Autumn/Winter 14 campaign. Read the full story here.

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LIFESTYLE

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Brazilian artist Cristiano Siqueira unveiled an array of custom posters created for the 20th FIFA World Cup. Read the full story here.  

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Buro 24/7 took a look at Beirut's latest restaurant addition – Stereo Kitchen, which offers a unique dining experience with spectacular rooftop perspectives of the city. Read the full story here.

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Doha announced its new metro service is set to be installed without the need for a ticket system, and plans to be more convenient than Dubai's own service. Read the full story here.

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Dutch-based hotel CitizenM debuted in New York City's Times Square tower, as the epitome of affordable luxury. Read the full story here.

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David Beckham starred in a new Adidas commercial alongside Zinedine Zidane, Gareth Bale and Lucas Moura. Read the full story here.

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The Korean Pavilion, curated by Mass Studies Founder Minsuk Cho, took home the 'Golden Lion Award' for best pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014. Read the full story here.

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Dubai's Jumeirah Group announced that it has taken its share of Abu Dhabi's, Saadiyat Island. Read the full story here.

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It was reported that a luxury resort is set to open on Marlin Brando's private island. Read the full story here.

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The impressive story of the UAE's historic qualification for the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy is set to be told in a new documentary film from Image Nation Abu Dhabi. Read the full story here.

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In the lead up to the highly-anticipated kickoff of the 2014 World Cup, Nike Football revealed its latest comical ad in the 'Risk Everything' campaign. Read the full story here.

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Hilton Worldwide announced its plans with investors Al-Rayyan Hospitality, to develop the largest beach resort in the Middle East at Salwa Beach in Qatar. Read the full story here.

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Brabus and Mercedes-Benz merged together to create the exquisite GLA-Class hybrid. Read the full story here.

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The innovative Vancouver-based company, HootSuite showed off its office interior in Vancouver. Read the full story here.

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Coca-Cola released its new healthier version of coke: Coca-Cola Life. Read the full story here.

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Porsche released a new eco-friendly Hybrid upgrading last year's Panamera S hybrid. Read the full story here.

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The Dubai Opera House was revealed and completion date set for 2016. Read the full story here.

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TECHNOLOGY

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Vertu revealed its latest model, with an impressive new spec and a distinct departure from its past design, the 'Constellation'. Read the full story here.

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Apple announced that in October it will unveil and release its highly anticipated smartwatch, which many presume to be called the iWatch. Read the full story here.

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Beats by Dre gave us a behind-the-scenes experience, exposing the practices and protocols of 'pre-gaming', and how these behaviours propel the performers mind-set into winning mode in new video. Read the full story here.

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Apple revealed its plans to transform iPhone users into amateur filmmakers with their newest camera addition, set to launch with iOS 8. Read the full story here.

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At this year's E3 event, Sony unveiled an all-new product in their PlayStation line-up – the PlayStation TV. Read the full story here.

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BEAUTY

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Balenciaga's new creative director – Alexander Wang – announced he is taking the next step into putting a new spin on the fashion house, with his first ever fragrance – 'B Balenciaga'. Read the full story here.

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One of the newest entrants into the skincare field – Gentleman's Brand Co. –  have released a new range of premium products made from the finest ingredients. Read the full story here.

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It was revealed that iconic beauty brand NARS is set to arrive in the UAE this year, as announced at a press launch this week in Dubai. Read the full story here.

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Sharon & Kelly Osbourne announced their collaboration with MAC. Read the full story here.

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Dior enhanced its digital presence with its new 'Addict' campaign. Read the full story here.

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CULTURE

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Secret Cinema revealed that it is set to recreate the iconic fictional town of Hill Valley for a special screening of the 1985 film Back to the Future. Read the full story here.

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A new trailer debuted starring Elizabeth Olsen and Dakota Fanning for Naomi Foner's new film Very Good Girls. Read the full story here.

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Jay Z revealed that he has teamed up with one of Hollywood's leading directors for a narrative collaboration. Read the full story here.

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Buro 24/7 highlighted the five key acts from the Governors Ball 2014, which took place in New York last weekend. Read the full story here.

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An upcoming Bonhams sale of memorabilia belonging to Genera Miles Dempsy was announced – showing just what a crucial role he played in the Second World War. Read the full story here.

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Set for release on August 22, 'Are You Here' is a new film starring comedic actors Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson and Amy Poehler. Read the full story here.

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Hedi Slimane announced that he will exhibit a collection of self-shot photography entitled 'Sonic', which celebrates his accomplishments as a photographer rather than a fashion designer. Read the full story here.

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The Guggenheim Abu Dhabi announced plans to host an exhibition, named Seeing Through Light: Selections from The Guggenheim Collection, opening on November 5th 2014 at Manarat Al Saadiyat. Read the full story here.

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MEDIA

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On Monday, David Beckham and the Duke of Cambridge launched a new campaign to help stigmatise the buying of ivory and rhino horn around the world. Read the full story here.

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As Dubai slowly becomes recognised as a valid force within the fashion industry, the media sat up and took notice this week. Read the full story here.

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The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) finally joined the world of Twitter, racking up over 60,000 followers within an hour of its first tweet.  Read the full story here.

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John Galliano gave a personal interview in Paris to French weekly title 'Le Point', where he spoke to a qualified psychiatrist about his past. Read the full story here.  

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A tongue-in-cheek 'Kanye West Self-Confidence Generator' website was revealed. Read the full story here.

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This week, the US ambassador to the UAE stated that America is set to extend its pre-clearance facility to include Dubai. Read the full story here.

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It was reported that Apple has begun producing some of its own television ads, using an in-house production team rather than relying on longtime partner TBWA/MAL. Read the full story here.

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It was announced Cara Delevingne is set to hit the small screen in her home country of the United Kingdom, as the new Sky drama 'Timeless' gets ready to air. Read the full story here.

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EVENTS

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The highly anticipated 'Islamopolitan' exhibition launched in Sharjah this week. Read the full story here.

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Aubade Jewellery boutique – which targets the younger market and lovers of all things elegant, delicate, and simple – launched in Kuwait. Read the full story here.

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Some of the industry's biggest stars were honoured, and others acknowledged, at the Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall this week in New York. Read the full story here.

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This week saw Cipriani 42nd Street in New York play host to some of fashion's finest names, in aid of the annual FIT Foundation Gala. Read the full story here.

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Gucci played host to an elegant breakfast event, showcasing its latest collections to industry insiders in Downtown Dubai. Read the full story here.

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Donald 'Drawbertson' Robertson and Nevena Borissova welcomed a fashion forward guest list to launch a new concept in creativity this week. Read the full story here.

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