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REVIEW: Quattro

REVIEW: Quattro

Dubai is well known for its melting pot of cultures, which in turn generates a wonderful and welcome array of cuisines. However, according to my cookbooks and culinary notes, Italian and Mexican have never been closely aligned with a fusion concept. Until now. Italian and […]

A.O.C French Brasserie – Iftar

A.O.C French Brasserie – Iftar

If you’re already planning your Iftar locations for the Holy Month of Ramadan, then the A.O.C French Brasserie, Sofitel Jumeirah Beach may be a suitable option for your list. My dinner guest and I received the warmest of greetings from the PR team during a […]

Hombres! Muchacos! Chicos … Espana Por Favor!

Hombres! Muchacos! Chicos … Espana Por Favor!

I’m a (nearly) 30-year old grumpy man. Thing is, the age is irrelevant because I’ve always been grumpy; from childhood all the way through to the present day. So you can imagine the look on my face when I was asked to go out on […]

Havana Party At Catch Dubai

Havana Party At Catch Dubai

It’s a Monday night and you’re hankering after a bit of Latin spirit, I mean why wouldn’t you be? As far as I’m concerned there’s only one place to go to move your hips and feet to some live salsa beats, so brush off your […]

Starting your own fashion label with Deborah Henning

Starting your own fashion label with Deborah Henning

Do you have what it takes to be an international fashion designer? Join a two-day workshop, led by British fashion designer Deborah Henning, and learn everything from A to Z on how to successfully launch a label in the Middle East On the 28TH -29TH […]

ROBINSONS OPENS IN DUBAI

ROBINSONS OPENS IN DUBAI

As the sun set over the creek in Dubai Festival City, Robinsons opened its doors with an exclusive VIP launch event. The store of inspiration created an immersive shopping experience and enchanted guests by different discovery areas of fashion, beauty, art and culture. Al-Futtaim, one […]

Funny Man: Kanan Gill

Funny Man: Kanan Gill

What’s better than a room (Wait let me correct that) – a theater full of laughing bellies? Nothing. It doesn’t get better than Kanan Gill performing to a sold out audience who surely got the laugh for every penny spent. Kanan Gill is shining brightest […]

HUSSEIN BAZAZA FW17 – Fashion Forward

HUSSEIN BAZAZA FW17 – Fashion Forward

FW17 RTW Collection Inspiration AKANE Ah-Kah-Nay meaning deep red; dye from rubia plant; can also mean ‘angry child’  At the very beginning of WWII, in the midst of all the bombings and nuclear holocausts, Akane, rumored to be the most enchanting girl in Japan, was […]

GUESS’ 35 Year Anniversary U.A.E

GUESS’ 35 Year Anniversary U.A.E

Paul Marciano, GUESS co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, visited Dubai, UAE yesterday to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the iconic denim brand, GUESS, alongside prestigious distributor and partner, Al-Futtaim. The celebrations were held at an exclusive event at the W Hotel, where Paul was joined […]

Mr. Contemporary: Menswear Essentials at Bloomingdale’s

Mr. Contemporary: Menswear Essentials at Bloomingdale’s

This Spring/Summer ‘17, Bloomingdale’s gives you access to a bold case of contrasts curated just for the fellas. This season encapsulates an array of shades and styles, from nautical and military, to bold stripes and stripped down color palettes. Silhouettes are audacious with boxy shoulders, […]

Cathay Pacific Marks Four Decades of Flying to the UAE

Cathay Pacific Marks Four Decades of Flying to the UAE

Cathay Pacific’s first flight to Dubai was operated by a Boeing 707 in 1977. This year marks 40 years since Cathay Pacific began operating its first Dubai route from its hub in Hong Kong in 1977, marking its 20th destination and further bridging connectivity between […]

COS Spring Summer 2017

COS Spring Summer 2017

It’s about ease and utility where soft graphic precision meets modern craft. Soft graphic precision meets modern craft. Transparency concludes with voluminous silhouettes. Introducing the COS Spring Summer 17 collection. Women. The two-piece is reinterpreted this season. A cotton poplin top with a detachable apron […]

Beautiful Georgia | ლამაზი საქართველო

Beautiful Georgia | ლამაზი საქართველო

Maybe it was the wine. Or perhaps it was the latticed balconies? The unfettered hospitality played a part and let’s not forget the food. And the idyllic scenery was persuasive. For the life of me, I can’t pin down precisely what made Georgia so charming. Technically Georgia is […]

Huawei kicks off 2017 by breaking a Guinness World Record

Huawei kicks off 2017 by breaking a Guinness World Record

Huawei kicks off 2017 by breaking a Guinness World Record Beating the record by a milestone, Huawei used the Mate 9 to capture the most selfies taken in three minutes Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 10 January 2017: Today, at The Palace Downtown Dubai, Huawei […]