American brand Urban outfitters is set to open its first shop in the Gulf at the Dubai Mall soon. "As there continues to be a high demand for experiential concepts, we believe Urban Outfitters will be very well received by our customers across the MENA region,” Azadea Group's chief executive, Said G Daher, said.
He’s already known as the “king of couture” due to his ethereal runway collections, but Elie Saab could soon be earning himself a new moniker: the king of carpentry. The Lebanese designer, arguably one of – if not the most – prominent fashion powerhouses to emerge from the region in the last century, will no longer be curtailed to the catwalk. Although his portfolio already includes ready-to-wear, accessories and fragrances, the Damour-born talent reveals that his empire is “just starting”.