Saudi Crown Prince Launches Sharaan Resort And Natural Reserve In Al Ula

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman launched, on Sunday, a mega tourism project in Al Ula, including a resort designed by a renowned French architect and a nature reserve, called Sharaan. The resort which will include residential estates, a summit center, a spa and restaurants, will be designed by Jean Nouvel, the French architect … More Saudi Crown Prince Launches Sharaan Resort And Natural Reserve In Al Ula

FASHION | Billy Porter’s 2020 Emmys Ensemble Was Custom – Made By This Saudi Label

Billy Porter is known for his unapologetic style and statement red carpet looks. Despite this year’s Emmy Awards being held digitally, porter didn’t hold back from bringing his show-stopping outfits to the event, wearing a custom-made ensemble by Saudi label, Ashi Studio. The actor, who was nominated for the award for outstanding lead actor in … More FASHION | Billy Porter’s 2020 Emmys Ensemble Was Custom – Made By This Saudi Label

FASHION | Pierre Cardin Is The Subject Of A New Documentary

Pierre Cardin has an indefatigable work ethic. That’s one of the major takeaways from P.David Ebersole and Todd Huges’s new documentary, House of Cardin, which charts the ongoing career trajectory of the designer, from birth to the present. Cardin, ne Cardine, is a self-made and self-invented man. His memory of his family’s flight from fascist … More FASHION | Pierre Cardin Is The Subject Of A New Documentary

Luxury Goods Giant LVMH Cancels $14.5B Deal For Tiffany

Luxury goods giant LVMH is ending its takeover deal of jewelry retailer Tiffany & Co., saying the French government had requested a delay to assess the threat of proposed U.S. Tariffs. Wednesday’s announcement came after the deal’s value had been eroded by wider industry troubles caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Paris-based conglomerate said that … More Luxury Goods Giant LVMH Cancels $14.5B Deal For Tiffany

COVID-19 Restriction Give New York Fashion Week New Look

New York Fashion Week will look a little different this season, with the typical seven-day parade of events stripped down to five days because of COVID-19 restrictions, with online runway shows, and smaller, socially distanced audiences. Host IMG said it had worked closely with the governor’s office to understand the protocols needed in order to … More COVID-19 Restriction Give New York Fashion Week New Look

FASHION AVENUE | Tommy Hilfiger Champions Modest Dressing With First Stunning Hijab

With a State of the Global Islamic Economy report estimating the modest fashion industry to be worth an estimated £226 billion worldwide, it isn’t surprising numerous fashion houses are focusing on accommodating the market. Whether high-end names like Giorgio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, DKNY and Burberry or high street retailers such as H&M and Mango, … More FASHION AVENUE | Tommy Hilfiger Champions Modest Dressing With First Stunning Hijab

DESIGNER | ‘We Must Go On’, Says Lebanese Designer Elie Saab After Blast

It felt like an eternity rather than just a few minutes as haute couture fashion designer Elie Saab scrambled to make sure his 200 staff members, including his son, were safe when this month’s massive explosion shook Beirut. Like many Lebanese on Aug.4 when chemicals at the port detoned, the 56-year-old felt the blast was … More DESIGNER | ‘We Must Go On’, Says Lebanese Designer Elie Saab After Blast

Two 20 – Carat Diamond Watches From Jaeger – LeCoultre Have World’s Smallest Movement

Jaeger – LeCoultre has held the record for the world’s smallest mechanical movement  – since 1929. The caliber 101, a mere 14 mm long and less than 5mm wide, is still used today. It drives two new high jewelry models from the brand, the Snowdrop and the Bangle. Both are made of 18k pink gold … More Two 20 – Carat Diamond Watches From Jaeger – LeCoultre Have World’s Smallest Movement

Blancpain Debuts Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe With Blue Dial And Sedan Gold

Since its unveiling in the late 1950s, the Blancpain Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe was designed as a gentleman’s drive watch in a size that that can be worn every day. In many ways this timepiece was well ahead of its time and is certainly suited to the current trend of sports watches that can be worn … More Blancpain Debuts Fifty Fathoms Bathyscaphe With Blue Dial And Sedan Gold

FASHION | Diane Von Furstenberg To Pay Laid Off Employees ‘In Full’

Iconic fashion designer Diane von Furstenberg wrote on Instagram that laid-off employees of her struggling company will be paid in full including severances. The statement was in response to a New York Times article that was written about the closing of her company’s clothing stores which laid off 60 percent of the retail staff in … More FASHION | Diane Von Furstenberg To Pay Laid Off Employees ‘In Full’

FASHION AVENUE| Valentino Takes Haute Couture To The Circus In Rome Show

Italian luxury group Valentino had models suspended from swings in flowing white gowns against a pitch-black background in a circus – inspired haute couture show, live-streamed from Rome on Tuesday. After being forced to cancel events, close shops and halt manufacturing during lockdowns triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, high-end fashion houses have largely ditched traditional … More FASHION AVENUE| Valentino Takes Haute Couture To The Circus In Rome Show