THE EXHIBITION “Insolence”, the new High Jewellery and Fine Jewellery collection by Chaumet, has caught the eye of photographer Karen Collins. Hanging from the picture rails of an ephemeral art gallery installed at 12 place Vendôme, Karen Collins’s shots express the femininity and sensuality of the collection.The photographer plays with the theme of “Insolence” as a second nature, in a contemporary reference to ... ...
Bold and sophisticated is the new Fall/Winter 2016 Versace eyewear collection. Quality of materials and cutting-edge detailing are key: both the sun styles and the optical models feature captivating silhouettes and iconic patterns combined with Versace’s distinctive touch.MEDUSA 96. The new Medusa 96 story reinterprets original styles from the iconic 1996 Gianni Versace Collection. Cool transparencies and shimmering opal tones, enhanced by ... ...
Dubai, UAE, 6th February 2017: West Elm, one of America’s leading home furnishing retailers has launched its fantastic spring collection for 2017 in the Middle East, showcasing its innovative designs and brilliant use of rich materials, colours and patterns which will brighten up your home. With its new collection, The New Modern, West Elm has used its signature colours and boldness which will add a certain amount of ‘pop&r... ...
Inspired by the millennial Japanese art of paper folding to create intricate and original designs, the Purificación García Origami bag with its geometric design and structure has become a brand reference.This season Origami will be available in new colors such as apricot, mint, dream blue or misty rose together with new fantasies such as triangular patchworks and colorful studs. ...
Exclusive selection of diamond jewellery available across all Joyalukkas showrooms only till 18th February 2017.Dubai, UAE, February 2, 2017: Joyalukkas, the world’s favourite jeweller, is giving customers a Valentine’s Day to remember with the exclusive Joyalukkas BeMine Heart to Heart Collection. This captivating collection of diamond jewellery is the perfect gift and will continue to capture hearts long after the season of lo... ...
Dubai, UAE, February 7, 2017: This Valentine’s Day, Stallion Bespoke has a special present in mind for your better half. A high quality custom-made shirt, an essential part of every gentleman’s wardrobe, is a perfect gift to show your love.Custom-made shirts start from AED 250 and clients can choose form a wide variety of materials and cuts. ...
Dubai, UAE; February 20, 2017: Famed Russian jeweller and artist Ilgiz Fazulzyanov has created a series of dials, each unique, for BOVET as part of the ‘Dials inspired by Nature’ collection for ladies.
The collection perfectly represents Pascal Raffy’s desire to perpetuate the traditional decorative arts of watchmaking, safeguarding Edouard Bovet’s passion for decorative arts that helped establish the ......
Get and Stay Well, Eat Well Restaurant and Feel Well Retreat
Dubai, February 19, 2017: Dubai Herbal and Treatment Centre (DHTC) recently opened its new facilities offering a full spectrum in Health and Wellbeing. DHTC has newly introduced Feel Well Retreat, Eat Well and also expanded its department in Integrative Medicine called Get & Stay Well. These three pillars ensure that all aspects of healthy living are catered for.
Enchanteur’s new range of body lotions is uniquely formulated to make every woman’s skin feel beautiful, healthy and glow with radiance
Dubai, February 19, 2017: Enchanteur, the leading international range of quality and timeless French inspired fragrances and body care products, has introduced three new formulations to its range of body lotions. Designed to give more than just the soft, feminine touch to a woman’s ......
According to Bain & Company’s sixth annual report on the global diamond jewelry market, Millennials could give a further boost to industry sales, if the industry finds a way to reach them effectively
Dubai, February 19, 2017 - The global diamond industry performed moderately well in 2015, led by diamond jewelry retail sales, which grew 3 percent at constant exchange rates. However, currency depreciation last year, as well as slower ......
Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2017: The new-look Derrick Tourbillon from Louis Moinet is creating waves in the watchmaking world. The Black Gold Derrick proudly shows off openwork mechanical parts of the movement and the new version further enhances the technology involved in its extraordinary mechanism. The Black Gold Derrick picks up the watchmaking tale where Louis Moinet left off three years ago with the Derrick ......
Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2017: alice + olivia’s Fall 2017 collection presentation was held in New York City on Tuesday, February 14, 2017. The below celebrities, bloggers and influencers wore alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet.
MANDY MOORE wore the Orten cupped bustier and the Athena double slit maxi skirt from the Pre-Fall 2017 collection.
KATE MARA wore the Lina double v-neck jumpsuit in bright bordeaux, the Demia ......
Paul Antonio puts his mark on the new collection
Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2017: Persol chronicles the story of its latest collection via a rear artform with an ancient tradition. Paul Antonio is a talented artisan and authority in the world of calligraphy. He boasts a boundless knowledge of this elegant timeless art, as well as an enthusiasm for experimenting with new techniques and injecting inspiration into his oeuvre.
The art of ......
Dubai, February 19, 2017: Dubai Fashion League 2017, a three-day fashion extravaganza that will bring the fashion community from Asia and the UAE together, will host its first edition in Dubai. The first-of-its-kind event will be held on February 25 – 27, 2017 at Dubai’s plush Dusit Thani Hotel.
A convergence of beauty, fashion and everything in between, DFL 2017 will bring the top designers from across Asia to ......
Dubai, UAE, February 18, 2017: While every man in love aspires to find that perfect ring for their soul mate, it’s every girl’s dream to pick a flawless gown to look their absolute best while walking down the aisle. With an eclectic collection of vintage rings and rare to find bridal gowns that you cannot source from anywhere else, The Luxury Closet, Middle East’s largest online platform to buy and sell authentic new and ......
Dubai, UAE, February 16, 2017: For Michael Kors, fashion is strength, to be shared far and wide. So this year, the designer’s Fall 2017 runway show presentation, scheduled for 10 AM on Wednesday, February 15, will be livestreamed from Spring Studios in NYC on an unprecedented range of platforms, starting with michaelkors.com and including YouTube Live, Facebook Live and, in a first for a fashion brand, on Twitter at ......
du will be gifting its prepaid and postpaid mobile customers 10 GB for the price of 1 GB
Dubai, UAE; February 20, 2017: It’s du’s 10th anniversary celebrations and everyone’s invited! As du celebrates a decade of continuous achievements, choices and contributions to the transformation of the UAE, it invites all its valued customers to be a part of the momentous celebrations with an exciting not-to-be-missed ......
Merlin Digital, a consumer electronics brand known for introducing revolutionary products in the technology industry, introduces its SkySnug, that allows one to travel with comfort
The SkySnug by Merlin Digital, with built-in Bluetooth earphones, hood and neck pillow ensures comfortable long hour travel
The SkySnug is made with thick sweatshirt and foam for supporting the head and neck with a playtime of up to 5 hours
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AED100,000 and AED 50,000 in gift vouchers were rewarded to lucky INFINITI enthusiasts this festive season
Dubai, UAE, February 19th, 2017: Arabian Automobiles Company, the flagship automotive division of AW Rostamani Group and exclusive dealer for INFINITI in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, has recently announced the AED 50,000 and AED 100,000 winners in its DSF 2017 campaign.
Throughout DSF 2017, customers were privy to ......
Alliance sales reach 9,961,347 vehicles in 2016 – one in nine cars sold worldwide.
The Alliance confirms its zero-emission* leadership; cumulative sales reach 424,797 electric vehicles worldwide.
18-year old partnership sees boost in innovation for the vehicle of the future.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – February 19, 2017: The Renault-Nissan Alliance delivered significant growth in 2016, with global sales of 9.96 ......
Dubai, UAE; February 20, 2017: Ruya, the Anatolian restaurant and bar hot spot located at the Grosvenor House, invites Jazz enthusiasts to commence their evening in style on its impressive outdoor terrace and mark this year’s 15th edition of the Emirates Airline Dubai Jazz Festival.
The stunning ambience will set the right mood for the Festival while guests can indulge in a splendid selection of signature beverages showcasing ......
Dubai, UAE, 19th February 2017: As part of its efforts to support the message and blessed goals of the Year of Giving, Dubai Customs signed a memorandum of Understanding with Union Coop; one of the biggest consumer cooperatives in the UAE.
The agreement was signed by Ahmed Obeid Al Falasi, Executive Director of Human Resources, Finance and Administration at Dubai Customs and Harbi Mohammed bin Thani, Operations Director Manager at ......
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Residents increasingly prefer to stay closer to home for family related activities such as community events, dining out and shopping
Dubai, UAE - February 18, 2017: A recent survey by leading Dubai-based real estate master developer and asset manager Dubai Properties (DP) has revealed that 84% of UAE consumer’s surveyed want to be more involved in their local community and that 82% would like to buy from ......
Dubai-UAE: February 18, 2017 – Landmark Group, the region’s leading retail and hospitality conglomerate, collaborated with the fifth edition of the World Government Summit (WGS 2017) as the exclusive happiness partner at the Global Dialogue for Happiness, on 11 February 2017.
Renuka Jagtiani, Vice Chairperson, Landmark Group addressed the audience, and said: “We would like to thank His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al ......
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Organized under the auspices of the Emirates Osteopathic Society (Emirates Medical Association), the conference themed “Osteopathy across the Lifespan” is the first of its kind to be organized in the Middle East.
Experts emphasized the need for training and development of new talents in the field of Osteopathy, while highlighting the growing potential of the specialty using a research and evidence based ......
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Missiles will enhance protection of Emirates’ Baynunah-class corvettes
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (Feb. 20, 2017): The United Arab Emirates Navy awarded Raytheon a multi-million direct commercial sale for an undisclosed amount of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Rolling Airframe Missiles (RAMs) Block 2, associated equipment, training and support.
RAM is a best-in-class ship self-defense weapon. It’s a supersonic, lightweight, quick-reaction, fire-and-forget weapon designed to protect ships against anti-ship missiles, helicopters, aircraft and surface ......
Concession entry valued at AED 6.5 billion
Deal strengthens strategic and economic relationship between UAE and China
Partnership will maximise onshore field value in support of ADNOC’s long-term growth objectives
Abu Dhabi, UAE – February 20, 2017: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), today, signed an agreement with the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), awarding it an 8% interest in Abu Dhabi’s onshore oil concession. CNPC contributed a sign up bonus of AED 6.5 billion ($1.77 billion) to enter the concession. The onshore concession is operated ......
Dubai, UAE; February 19, 2017: 2XL, the leading French style Furniture and Home Décor brand in the UAE has launched a new living room collection, Valeria, that transforms homes with its contemporary flare. This new addition to 2XL’s range of luxurious living room furniture collection feels as opulent as it looks with its high-quality, upholstered durable velvet fabric.
Providing the utmost comfort, the Valeria sofa set delivers chic styling, with lush velvet fabric coloured in pale turquoise and light burlywood. Combining the three essential elements for luxury furnishing, it ......
Organized by IQPC with strategic partnership of Dubai Customs
Dubai, UAE, February 19, 2017: The Cargo and Personnel Screening Conference, taking place on 20th-21st February at the Dusit Thani hotel in Dubai, is being organized by International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC) in strategic partnership with Dubai Customs to highlight the latest innovations in screening and detection technology for the prevention of cross-border crimes in the GCC and beyond.
With the UAE’s positioning as a world-class transport and integrated logistics hub, it has become ......
Abu Dhabi, February 19, 2017: As part of its annual practice, the Sheikh Zayed Book Award announced today its shortlisted candidates in two of its categories; “Literature” and “Children’s Literature”. The announcement follows the conclusion of a series of meetings held by the Scientific Committee in Abu Dhabi to assess reports submitted by the judges’ panel per category and the evaluation of nominated works.
The selected works in literature included three narrative works, namely ‘Alwah’ (Tablets) by Lebanese author Rashid Al-Daif, ......
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ZonesCorp, as strategic partner for industrial developments in the UAE, attended the opening ceremony of the Centre
Abu Dhabi, UAE- 18th February 2017: HE Falah Al Ahbabi, Chairman of ZonesCorp attended a ceremony for the opening of the Al Masaood Centre for Boat Services and Maintenance, which is the largest of its kind in the Middle East. The centre will provide a full range of services for all the clients of Al Masaood, for both local and international clients.
The Boat Centre is situated on a 26,000 sqm plot is ......
Miami, February 18, 2017: After making its world premiere in Monaco last September, the prototype Aston Martin AM37 powerboat will be shown for the first time in the United States at Yachts Miami Beach on Collins Avenue (February 16-20). Entering its 29th year, the exhibition is home to the largest mega-yacht collection in the world and the unveiling of the first Aston Martin powerboat is set to be one of the highlights of the show.
The Aston Martin AM37 challenges the status quo of the nautical world and offers a pure translation of the brand’s DNA into an entirely new ......
Panache International, an integrated manufacturer and distributor of disposable products since 2005introduces new Smart Lid to effectively address customer’s preferences of Hot Coffee
The new heat sensitive coffee lids changes colour when it comes in contact with heat
With the introduction of the new Smart Lid, Panache International aims at creating awareness for the safety of children and the elderly, as the product gives a visual warning indicator that the contents in it are hot and the color change is reversed as the cup contents cool down.
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Major luxury brands and superyacht manufacturers return to showcase products at the region’s premiere boating event
Dubai, UAE, February 16, 2017: What started as the Watersports & Powerboat Show, an indoor event launched in 1992 to cater to a specialised market, the Dubai International Boat Show has developed into a not to be missed, world-class event tailored for yacht, boat and water sports enthusiasts in the region.
Now in its 25th edition, the event takes place from 28 February to 4 March at its much expanded home in the Dubai International Marine Club, supporting the ......
The 42nd edition of Middle East Electricity is underway with a key focus on the development and implementation of Smart Cities across the region
Dubai, UAE, February 16, 2017: Middle East Electricity (MEE), which opened yesterday at the Dubai World Trade Centre, has put innovation at the forefront of the 2017 edition, with a keen focus on smart innovations and the current market products and trends that come with it.
Hosted by the Ministry of Energy and in partnership with Dubai Municipality the event is showcasing a number of special features and content platforms designed ......
ADNOC has a disciplined focus on operational efficiency and enhanced performance
Investments, collaboration, strategic partnerships and smart funding are key to meeting nation’s rising energy demand
Cairo, Abu Dhabi, 15 February 2017: His Excellency Dr. Sultan Ahmad Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO said, today, the UAE is well prepared to meet future energy challenges and maintain its position as a reliable source of oil and gas, in support of the country’s socio-economic and human development goals.
In line with the UAE leadership’s ......
The 42nd edition of Middle East Electricity opens with a key focus on the development and implementation of Smart Cities across the region
Dubai, UAE, February 15, 2017: His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and the Minister of Finance of the UAE, officially inaugurated the 42nd edition of Middle East Electricity (MEE) in the presence of other VIP dignitaries.
The theme of Middle East Electricity this year is ‘Smart Cities’. Hosted by the Ministry of Energy and in partnership with Dubai Municipality the event will be showcasing ......
Abu Dhabi-UAE: February 14, 2017: Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate's commercial and community ports as well as Khalifa Industrial Zone, has obtained the ISO 9001:2015 certification, an internationally recognised standard for quality management systems. This reflects Abu Dhabi Ports’ commitment to meeting and exceeding the needs of customers and stakeholders as well as elevating the level of excellence in services offered.
The scope of the awarded certificate covers all units and subsidiaries of Abu Dhabi Ports including Abu Dhabi ......
Marine sport logistics specialist to draw on global GAC network to meet the needs of the ultimate sailing challenge
Dubai, February 14, 2017: Once again, GAC Pindar and GAC companies around the world will be put to the test by the Volvo Ocean Race. The 2017-18 edition will be the second consecutive time that GAC serves as the official logistics provider for the premier offshore round-the-world race, after its successful collaboration in 2014-15.
The Group’s marine sport and leisure logistics specialist, GAC Pindar, will work closely with GAC offices around the world to ......
The leading eco solutions provider is showcasing its latest sustainable living concepts for the region at the three-day event
Dubai United Arab Emirates: Panasonic, a global leader in technology, is showcasing its path breaking products in the energy creation, air conditioning, and lighting segments at Middle East Electricity (MEE) 2017, region’s largest power exhibition, happening at Dubai International Convention Centre on February 14-16, 2017.
In line with governments’ efforts to encourage environmental sustainability and energy security in the region, Panasonic Marketing ......
Sulphur production to double over next decade
Abu Dhabi, UAE – February 13th 2017: The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) plans to capitalise on increased sulphur processing capabilities, by doubling production and targeting new markets in Africa, Asia, South America and Australia, according to Omar Suwaina Al Suwaidi, ADNOC’s Gas Management Director.
During his keynote speech, today, at the inaugural Middle East Sulphur Conference, Al Suwaidi said ADNOC’s clear focus is on retaining and strengthening the company’s competitive edge, and on ......
European refineries eager to capitalize on MENA region’s rising demand by leveraging dedicated ‘Fats & Oils’ segment at Gulfood 2017
Growth in low-fat, low-cholesterol and low-calorie oils driven by health-conscious consumer demand
Dubai, UAE, February 13, 2017: An increasing appetite for olive oil is spearheading strong demand for edible oils across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), putting the sector on track to record a 5.3 per cent compound annual growth rate by 2021, far outstripping the forecasted 3.8 per cent global average, according to ......
Trump's economic policies flawed, jobs focus misguided
New US presidency likely to resemble that of Nixon
Present selloff in bond yields likely temporary
Donald Trump may be a colourful character, particularly as far as 21st century politicians go, but investors should watch what he does, not what he says.
I have spent the last month on the road around Europe meeting with clients and investors. It has led me to some interesting discussions and conclusions.
President Trump remains an enigma even for people who have met him; his personality is at best erratic and at ......
Abu Dhabi, 12 February, 2017: ADNOC Distribution has announced the new retail price of unsubsidised LPG cylinders for the month of February 2017.
As per the announcement that is set on the 10th of every month, the new retail price is as follows: AED58 per 25lb up from the earlier marked retail price of AED53, and AED116 per 50lb from the earlier marked retail price of AED106.
Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, Acting Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC Distribution, said: “The prices of LPG cylinders is decided every month based on specialised studies, taking into account the ......
Fit-out contractor leads SME segment for ongoing commitment to sustainable practices
Dubai, UAE 09 February 2017: Summertown Interiors, the UAE’s leading fit-out contractor specialising in green interiors, was recently awarded the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Label by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) for its ongoing commitment to sustainable business practices.
Benchmarking companies’ sustainable practices in the workplace, marketplace, community and environment, the CSR Label showed Summertown outperformed the average score of ......