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French Perfume house Initio Launches Musk Therapy

MUSK THERAPY  Metamorphic through scent Dubai UAE — This April, luxury French perfume house, INITIO Parfums Privés will celebrate the latest addition to its collection of fragrances, Musk Therapy. Available across the Middle East, this formula for happiness revives the therapeutic nature of perfume. Joyful and uplifting, Musk Therapy draws …

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Panasonic Blow Drying Tips

By – Honey Sanadhya, PMMAF’s Assistant Manager – PR & Digital, Corporate Communications Division Panasonic Blow Drying Tips Most of your favourite spots in the city are open, and you are all set to go out and about. Be it a shopping trip to the mall or occasional dine out, …

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MKS JEWELLERY’S ‘LOVE LETTERS’

MKS Jewellery allows each individual to tell their own story, and this is perfectly told by their ‘Alyada Letters’ charms which are part of the Keepsake’s Collection. Drawing inspiration from the sentiment and meaning inherited through the tales recounted and photographs preserved by generations before ours, each charm in the collection is a …

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AKILLIS: SHOP THE MIDDLE EAST EDIT

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Shop the curated selection of stunning pieces from AKILLIS’ most iconic jewellery collections, available regionally on ounass.ae. Whether it’s the geometrical Python collection which is your favorite or the iconic triangular designs of the Capture Me collection; there is something special for everyone.

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MOVE CONTINUES TO INSPIRE VALERIE MESSIKA

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MOVE CONTINUES TO INSPIRE VALERIE MESSIKA When designing this mask, it was obvious to the designer that this collection-based movement had to be present. With its three diamonds, the symbolism of movement has never been stronger. But not only that… Move reflects a vision of love, a feeling that is …

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YARA SHAHIDI WEARS MESSIKA

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On January 5th in Los Angeles, actress Yara Shahidi attended the 21st Annual Warner Bros and InStyle Golden Globe After Party wearing Messika Paris. She stunned in the Lucky Move mousqueton earrings.  

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Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort Welcomes New Spa Director

Oman – Muscat, 9 July 2019 – Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort has appointed Dr. Tania Bardhan as the new Director of its award-winning spa. Dr. Bardhan, a qualified homeopathic and acupuncture practitioner with over 18 years of industry experience, has won various high-profile spa and hospitality accolades. In her …

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Roberto Cavalli SS19 Unveils Men’s Eyewear

Samples are available for borrowing from The Qode showroom in D3 Roberto Cavalli has long honored women with designs that exude radiance, sensuality, confidence and poise, especially in its extravagant and bold eyewear styles. For the first time, the designer brand unveils a new line of men’s eyewear in its …

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Illuminate tired travel eyes with these DIY remedies

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Illuminate tired travel eyes with these DIY remedies  – Summer skin never smelt (or tasted) so good – : If all the summer travelling has left you feeling a little worse for wear, do not fear! Beauty brand FOREO is here to pick you up, and get you feeling bright eyed, …

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6th Edition of Exotic Wedding Planning Conference Goa

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Bangalore, India, June 29, 2018: The Indian Wedding market is big and fat in all the aspects. The wedding business in India is thriving and the socioeconomics unmistakably confirms this reality. A normal Indian spends more than one-fifth of his lifetime’s savings on a wedding. With each passing year, the …

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UAE emerges as Middle East’s top location for destination weddings

New survey reveals fascinating insights into Middle East’s USD 4.5 billion destination wedding industry Dubai, 29 May, 2018— The destination wedding industry in the Middle East continues to register steady growth and is presently worth around USD 4.5 billion, with the UAE emerging as the top destination for weddings in …

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Tie the knot in the blissful Bodrum beside the turquoise Aegean Sea

Contemporary design meets timeless romance at the Turkish Riviera’s most exclusive destination, Caresse, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Bodrum –Imagine being wed beside the azure waters of the Aegean Sea, the scent of citrus fruit wafting in the air? This vision could become reality with a dream destination wedding …

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Guerlain Orchidee Imperiale Eyes & Lips Cream

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Day and night, transform your eye area with Orchidée Impériale Eye & Lip Contour Cream, enriched with the unprecedented Chrono-ResponseTM complex THE SCIENCE OF CHRONOBIOLOGY Our biological rhythm is not the same day and night. The body, cells and epidermis are subject to extremely regular 24-hour cycles: during the day, skin defends itself …

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“PICK YOUR FAVORITE SUZUKI” OFFER

To welcome & celebrate the spirit of National Day, SUZUKI has launched the “PICK YOUR FAVORITE SUZUKI” offer, keeping in mind the “Absolute Value” it wants to offer to its esteemed customers during this celebration and year-end time. Explaining more about the offer, Mr. Anil Sethi, General Manager of SUZUKI …

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IHG expands presence in Muscat with second Crowne Plaza® opening

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Crowne Plaza® Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre adds to IHG®’s growing portfolio in Oman InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies and Oman Tourism Development Company (OMRAN) proudly announces the opening of Crowne Plaza® Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre in Muscat. The newly opened hotel will be the second Crowne Plaza® …

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UAE National Day on December 2nd is nearly upon us!

With this in mind we have developed the below gift guide form Forever Rose that might be of interest.  Forever Rose’s National Day collection has been designed with pride for this great country that we celebrate together on December 2nd, 2017. Forever Roses are available to order online or by phone …

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Lunch bags just got a whole lot more glam!

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Here’s one wild reason to trade in your usual sandwich with the crusts cut off for, oh, a tin of beluga and some blinis this fall…   Hitting stores right now, the Curve Collection — a luxurious version of that grade school staple, the brown paper lunch bag. Lunch bag clutches are returning …

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Japan’s Kansai Region To Target UAE Holiday Makers

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– Kansai’s Osaka, Mie, Nara and Wakayama Prefectures and Kobe City to jointly conduct UAE travel agent workshops for the first time in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah – – Kansai launches promotional travel packages and travel brochures with Emirates Holidays – In an effort to encourage more visitors from …

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ALILA JABAL AKHDAR – NOW A FIVE STAR BOUTIQUE HOTEL

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The Ministry of Tourism has awarded the Fifth Star to Alila Jabal Akhdar – one of the first five-star boutique hotels in Oman to be recognised by Ministry in its new boutique hotel classification. General Manager Julian Ayers comments: “It is a great honour to be commemorated for our bespoke …

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CHI THE SPA – SPECIAL OFFERS FOR SEPT – NOVEMBER 2017

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CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa has launched a range of treatment offers to ensure pure relaxation every day of the week. Starting from 1 September, and available until 30 November 2017, these revitalizing face and body treatments embrace Chinese wellness philosophies blended with Middle Eastern healing …

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Le Blanc Reed Diffusers & Corfu Greek Soaps

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Freshen up your bathroom or living areas with Le Blanc Reed Diffusers. This efficient diffuser series delightfully and continuously perfumes your home interiors lasting several weeks. Indulge in beautiful Le Blanc fragrances including Patchouli, Rose, Cannelle-Orange and The´ Vert. Stock up the bathroom with genuine handmade soaps from Corfu Greece, …

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Hyundai’s Next-Gen Fuel Cell SUV Promises Range and Style

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Hyundai has offered an early glimpse of its next-generation fuel cell vehicle, ahead of the hydrogen-powered SUV’s official launch early next year. The near-production-ready prototype embodies Hyundai’s commitment to a new era for advanced eco-friendly vehicle development, offering impressive capabilities and futuristic design. The yet-to-be-named model will be Hyundai’s second …

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Perfect Fragrances to Celebrate Eid

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Symrise’s perfumer, Philippe Paparella-Paris, recommends a selection of male and female fragrances that will captivate your senses this Eid. FEMALE FRAGRANCES   MALE FRAGRANCES  For further information, please contact: Twister Communications Helen Croft or Elena Gramatica hcroft@twisterme.ae or egramatica@twisterme.ae Phone: 050 6327942 or 04 432 1195

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Five Tried & Tested Ways to Get the Most out of Your Roses

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Who doesn’t love to receive a beautiful bunch of roses after hearing that mysterious knock at the door… Roses we know, are a heart-warming gesture with a bittersweet end. After admiring them blissfully for 7 – 10 days, we’re left helpless as we go on to witness their inevitable demise. …

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DRUM CIRCLE ORGANISED BY EURODIET.

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A drum circle is any group of people playing (usually) hand-drums and percussion in a circle. They are distinct from a drumming group or troupe in that the drum circle is an end in itself rather than preparation for a performance. They can range in size from a handful of players to circles with thousands of participants. …

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Hilton Seychelles Resorts Win TUI Environmental Champion Award

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Two Hilton Seychelles resorts have been recognised for their nature conservation efforts with the TUI Environmental Champion Award. Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa and Hilton Seychelles Northolme Resort & Spa are the only two resorts in Seychelles to receive the prestigious award from TUI Germany, a part of the …

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LaLaQueen launches Geometric Collection at Beirut Design Week

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Timeless, versatile and full of surprises, Middle Eastern handbag label LaLaQueen has announced the launch of its vibrant new Geometric Collection. Designed and produced in Beirut, Lebanon, the Geometric Collection brings a contemporary and refreshed aesthetic to the LaLaQueen brand, inspired by the unity of geometric mineral crystals and their …

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Cyprus eyeing Gulf visitor influx for Eid Al Adha

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GCC visitors to the European island grew by almost 25 per cent during the first six months of 2017 The Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO), which organises and promotes tourism within the Republic of Cyprus, has revealed that the Mediterranean island is readying for a significant influx of visitors from across …

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Let the senses be hypnotised by Oud Elite’s Rose Noir

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Oud Elite continues its journey to provide exquisite perfumes in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf with its latest addition: Rose Noir. Darkening the character of a rose, the latest addition to Oud Elite’s fragrance line gives a modern twist to the light, enchanting scent of most women’s favourite flower. Unexpectedly …

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Azerbaijan Tourism in GCC: Reflecting on the First Half of 2017

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As a fast emerging tourism player, Azerbaijan is sharpening its tourism target in the GCC, while endeavoring to advance the rising luxury shopping segment, with new and impressive developments. The clear-cut determination of the country’s Representative Office in GCC is bearing rich fruits, as the country saw a massive growth …

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DESIGN YOUR LIFE THROUGH ESMOD DUBAI

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Forge an exciting international career in fashion with the region’s leading fashion institute. It has been more than ten years since the ESMOD Dubai was first established in the Middle East, and since then the region’s fashion industry has drastically, matured and flourished. It is now an era of the …

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LaLaQueen an Expression of Women

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“We believe that every woman has a ‘queendom’ which she must conquer and, when she does; she becomes the queen.”   Timeless, versatile and full of surprises: LalaQueen is a contemporary Middle Eastern handbag label based in Beirut, designed for the travelers, the explorers, and boundary breakers. The love child …

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NICHE MODELLING AGENCY LAUNCHES IN DUBAI

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Niche Modeling Agency set to empower women in the UAE through modelling representation NICHE MODELLING AGENCY, a full-service independent model management agency based in Dubai, has launched last Saturday, 15th July, 2017 with an exclusive event at Dusit Thani Dubai. Niche Modelling Agency is a new institution of talent and …

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Hormuz Grand Hotel, Muscat Announces New General Manager

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Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world, has appointed Panos Panagis as the General Manager of the Hormuz Grand Hotel Muscat, part of the Group’s Quorvus Collection. In addition, Panagis assumes the role of District Director for another four hotels in Oman currently …

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The nineties revival backpacks: LaLaQueen

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This nineties revival may just end up on your back. The accessory that defines the season is the backpack! There are many things worn during school days that we’d prefer to pretend never happened… hippie skirts, hair scrunchies and popper tracksuit bottoms spring to mind. The cyclical nature of fashion, …

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Capture natural beauty which lasts forever…

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With particular appeal for fans of florals and fantasy, the signature Forever Rose “Bella” is a natural rose that “lives forever” and bears striking resemblance to the iconic Enchanted Rose of Disney fairytale classic Beauty And The Beast. News of the official partnership between Disney and Forever Rose came to the delight of …

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Indulge in a culinary roadshow with Giardino hotels

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Switzerland’s geographically diverse location makes is not only the best place to discover multiple cultural influences in one country, but an ideal place for a culinary road trip with awe-inspiring views. Combining influences from German, French and North Italian cuisine, there is no better place to discover these flavours than …

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LaLaQueen an Expression of Women

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“We believe that every woman has a ‘queendom’ which she must conquer and, when she does; she becomes the queen.”   Timeless, versatile and full of surprises: LalaQueen is a contemporary Middle Eastern handbag label based in Beirut, designed for the travelers, the explorers, and boundary breakers. The love child …

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Introducing the World’s Longest Lasting Roses

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Forever Rose cements the notion of everlasting love for those passionate about romance and luxury. Founded in London, England’s capital and launched in the UAE in 1999, Forever Rose has emerged as a purveyor of the world’s finest roses, first developing a name amongst high society for its luxurious floral …

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LENGLING launches No 8 ~apéro~ at Paris Gallery

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Opposites play the leading role in the fragrance concept of LENGLING Parfums Munich. A new composition is now being introduced to the Extraits de Sentiments collection. Lengling apéro is the eighth fragrance to join the perfume collection. As with all of the other seven fragrances in the collection, this sumptuous …

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Symrise receives Fragrance Foundation Award 2017

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Fragrance Foundation Perfume Extraordinaire Award for Quartana Parfums’ Poppy Soma Created by Symrise Master Perfumer Emilie Coppermann and David Apel   Symrise Fine Fragrance has won the prestigious Perfume Extraordinaire Fragrance Foundation Award for Poppy Soma, a fragrance created for the Quartana Parfums Les Potions Fatales line. The Perfume Extraordinaire …

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The Eidi Love Cage Garden – Forever Rose

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The Eidi Love Cage Garden An array of colourful Forever Roses arranged as a miniature garden complete with natural preserved butterflies, set romantically within in a black bird cage. Available in 24 colours of roses. Price: From AED 1,000 The Eidi Marble Cage A stunning marble base with ornate cage …

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Special Eid Rates at Shangri-La and Traders Hotels in Abu Dhabi

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Those booking their stay at Shangri-La Hotel Qaryat Al Beri Abu Dhabi for the night of June 25/the first day of Eid can get a deluxe room starting from just AED 850+++. Designed to create a relaxed environment suitable for both business and leisure guests, these luxurious 45-to-55-square-metre rooms offer …

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Becoming a wedding planner and More !

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A chat  with  Hudna  Haji  al  Bulushi  One  of  the  most inspiring  individual  and a  well-known  wedding  planner  in  Oman  wedding scene  Hudna Haji al Bulushi  with her endless passion, is the driving force behind the  Hudna Trading. Her  energy and achievements   are  definitely a cheer  to  the  aspiring  business  …

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LaLaQueen launches Geometric Collection at Beirut Design Week

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Timeless, versatile and full of surprises, Middle Eastern handbag label LaLaQueen has announced the launch of its vibrant new Geometric Collection. Designed and produced in Beirut, Lebanon, the Geometric Collection brings a contemporary and refreshed aesthetic to the LaLaQueen brand, inspired by the unity of geometric mineral crystals and their …

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SIGNATURE Launches ‘Sapphire’ A Brave & Bold Fragrance

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SIGNATURE Perfumes offers a unique collection that boasts finesse combined with modern, powerful scents. The latest addition to its luxury range, Sapphire is exclusively available at Paris Gallery.    A brave fragrance for the poised and sophisticated Inspired by the sapphire stone which symbolizes nobility, truth and romance, Sapphire captures …

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Francesca Dell’Oro Exclusively available at Paris Gallery

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Francesca Dell’Oro Parfum was born as an artistic olfactory laboratory. After years spent in haute couture, design and luxury, Francesca decided to treasure inspirations and experiences gathered to fulfil her dream: translate emotions and language of senses in unique and valuable perfumes, tell and share unforgettable stories with her olfactory …

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LENGLING Parfums Munich Now Exclusively Available at Paris Gallery

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Introducing EXTRAITS DE SENTIMENTS, the first perfume collection by LENGLING Parfums Munich. This passionate yet ambiguous line of unisex fragrances comprises seven sumptuous perfume extracts, each of which contains a harmonious blend of two contrasting notes. These combinations come together to form innovative fragrance experiences that are elegant, full of …

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ESMOD Dubai hosted its annual Graduate Fashion Show

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Dubai, UAE – Creativity has rung the bell again! On Wednesday May 24th, ESMOD Dubai hosted its annual Graduate Fashion Show in an unusual space, the football field at Arena Football Al Quoz. Twenty emerging designers, newly graduated after three years of creative training during the Undergraduate Program, showcased on …

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ANANTARA HOTELS, RESORTS & SPAS ABU DHABI WELCOMES THE HOLY MONTH OF RAMADAN

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Ramadan at Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas Abu Dhabi captures the true essence of Arabian tradition with a warm ambiance offering the ultimate destination for an unforgettable Ramadan experience. From lavish iftars to mouthwatering suhours and traditional Oud music, fully embrace Ramadan traditions this season by sharing unique experiences with family and …

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Cartier’s Latest Eyewear Collection, Available at Rivoli EyeZone

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Rivoli EyeZone Presentes the all New Cartier Sunglasses collection Santos De Cartier The new Santos de Cartier collection has been designed for a man who loves to move forward. He radiates unmistakable strength, shares his convictions, and is never short on daring. Everything is a question of perspective for this lover …

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RIVA Joins Forces With Manish Arora

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Armada Group’s RIVA Fashion Collaborates with International Designer Manish Arora to Create a Contemporary Indian Heritage Collection Rich in Colour and Sophistication. Armada Retail Concepts, one of the fastest growing fashion retail groups in the GCC, announces a unique debut design collaboration between Armada’s bestselling fashion brand, RIVA Fashion, and …

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