FASHION INDUSTRY | Kenneth Ize, The LVMH – Prize Finalist Redefining African Luxury

Keeneth Ize’s name is on everyone’s lips. The Nigerian fashion designer and finalist for this year’s prestigious LVMH Prize, whose pieces have been worn by Naomi Campbell and Donald Glover, is giving a luxury finish to local artisanal aesthetics, rendering them desirable for high-end markets both at home and abroad. As a result, Ize has … More FASHION INDUSTRY | Kenneth Ize, The LVMH – Prize Finalist Redefining African Luxury

Fashion Industry |Italian Court Set To Approve Sale Of Roberto Cavalli To Damac

A court is set to approve the sale of troubled Italian fashion group Roberto Cavalli to Dubai developer Damac, two sources close to the matter told to Reuters on Friday. Earlier this month Cavalli’s board had indicated Damac as the favorite bidder. Two other binding offers for the whole group had been submitted by Italy’s … More Fashion Industry |Italian Court Set To Approve Sale Of Roberto Cavalli To Damac

Fashion Business | Dubai’s Damac In Pole Position To Buy Roberto Cavalli: Sources

Milan, Italy, June 20, 2019 – Dubai developer Damac is in pole position to buy trouble Italian fashion group Roberto Cavalli, a source close to the matter said on Wednesday, according to Reuters. The other binding offers for the whole group have been submitted by Italy’s Diesel-owner and U.S. brand management company Bluestar Alliance, the … More Fashion Business | Dubai’s Damac In Pole Position To Buy Roberto Cavalli: Sources

Fashion Avenue | Arab Luxury World 2019: Experts Gather To Learn More About Saudi Women’s Luxury Spending Habits

The lure of Saudi Arabia as a market for luxury retail was evident in the packed hall as Mathieu Yark of Choueiri Group took to the stage at the Arab Luxury World Forum on Thursday to shed light on the purchasing habits of Saudi Women consumers who go for luxury items. Based on a research … More Fashion Avenue | Arab Luxury World 2019: Experts Gather To Learn More About Saudi Women’s Luxury Spending Habits

Fashion Avenue | How Designers Will Be Affected By A Shorten New York Fashion Week

Tom Ford’s first act as CFDA chairman addresses longstanding calls for a shorter fashion week. The goal is to attract more international buyers and editors, and reverse an exodus of prominent designers. Starting this September for the Spring/Summer 2020 season, runway shows and presentations will last five days and five nights instead of the current … More Fashion Avenue | How Designers Will Be Affected By A Shorten New York Fashion Week

Fashion Avenue | Italy’s Roberto Cavalli Gets Creditor Protection From Court.

A Milan court has granted creditor protection to Roberto Cavalli giving the trouble Italian fashion house up to 120 days to present a turnaround plan, two sources told Reuters on Monday. Private equity firm Clessidra has been trying for months to sell its 90 percent stake in Cavalli which has posted a string of losses … More Fashion Avenue | Italy’s Roberto Cavalli Gets Creditor Protection From Court.

Beauty | Michelle Pheiffer is launching a “Clean” Fragrance Line

The actress (and owner of a newly-minted Instagram) is making a foray into the £29 billion global fragrance market with the launch of Henry Rose, a clean life of scent. Michelle Pfeiffer already had an indelible imprint on the world of beauty – those cheekbones, the iconic Scarface bob and those feline eyes – but, … More Beauty | Michelle Pheiffer is launching a “Clean” Fragrance Line

Business | Nestle Goes Vegan With Meat-Free Burger Range

Nestle is looking to take a bit of the fast-growing vegan foods market with a range of plant-based burgers, saying its recipes could complete for taste with traditional beef patties. The world’s biggest packaged food group, known for KitKat bars and Nescafe instant coffee, is trying to defend its place in consumer’s shopping carts by … More Business | Nestle Goes Vegan With Meat-Free Burger Range

Sharjah | Expo Centre Shajrah To Conclude 46th Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show Tomorrow

Boosting its status as the most popular jewellery show in region, the 46th Watch& Jewellery Middle East Show will successfully conclude tomorrow – Saturday – with a fantastic five – day run at Expo Centre Sharjah. The 30,000-square-metre show has attracted more than 500 local and international companies and brands representing in excess of 20 … More Sharjah | Expo Centre Shajrah To Conclude 46th Watch & Jewellery Middle East Show Tomorrow

UAE| Emaar Confirms Elie Saab Design Partnership At Dubai Project

Emmar confirmed of Friday that it is partnering with designer Elie Saab on Emaar Beachfront, a great island destination in Dubai. The developer said it is partnering for the first time with the renowned fashion designer for the new residential development. Announcing the partnership, Mohamed Albbar, chairman of Emaar said: “Elie Saab is the pride … More UAE| Emaar Confirms Elie Saab Design Partnership At Dubai Project