saudi arabia

0 0 The Potential of Pilgrim Retail This year, tourists in Saudi Arabia are expected to spend 33.6 billion Saudi Arabian Riyals (SAR) (about $9 billion). As the kingdom battles low oil prices, its tourism sector is likely to become a more significant source of revenue, supported by major new retail and hospitality projects in...  

0 0 Beautiful Bad Girl: The Vicki Morgan Storyseemed to drift towards powerful men, it wasn't so much about looks, it was what could they offer her in terms of keeping up her lifestyle, with several affairs under her belt with various types of men including the unmarried actor Cary Grant, a Saudi Princess - the daughter of assassinated...  

0 0 Condé Nast to Launch Vogue Arabiacom/Arabia website, which will be replaced and rebranded as Vogue Arabia. Vogue Arabia's primary print distribution focus will be Gulf countries like Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, said Nervora founder and chief executive Shashi Menon. But it would...  

0 0 Swarovski Blings Up the Orient7 billion in Saudi Arabia and $12.7 billion in Indonesia Abaya encrusted with Swarovski by Saudi Arabian label Marent | Source: Swarovski "Swarovski crystals dazzle and can step up a simple abaya, transforming it into high-end fashion," observes Alia Khan, chairwoman of Dubai's Islamic...  

0 0 Middle East Luxury Sales Fading as Oil Falls and Tourism Slows In Saudi Arabia, cash withdrawals have declined for two straight months compared with the same period last year, according to central bank data. At Riyadh's Al Faisaliah Mall on a recent Saturday, Missoni and Valentino's stores were empty. At Swarovksi's shop, a couple of women were...  

0 0 Middle Eastern Designers Break Boundaries Referring to Mashael Alrajhi, who also participated in the showcase, Tuft says: "She must be the only female designer in Saudi Arabia right now doing menswear really interesting because that's quite confident to be able to say 'I can dress a man' in that society." The IFS award is just one...  

0 0 Akanksha's Journey to Becoming the Best Version of Herself – Bridget You grew up in Saudi Arabia. Tell us more about your experience and what brought you to the US? I think growing up in Saudi Arabia shaped the person I am today in life-determining ways. For instance, I wasn't allowed to play sports, so my hobbies consisted solely of reading,...  

0 0 Oil Collapse Hits Fashion Markets Some of the world's most heavily reliant oil and gas countries can be found in the Middle East but, so far, most major new mall developments in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Qatar and Egypt appear safe. Real estate consultancy JLL published a report in December noting that capital flows in the...  

0 0 Fragrance Of The Week: Dunhill Icon Absolute & Gabbana have questioned whether they're going to get the best returns from Parisian businesswomen or Saudi wives, and answered with a line of luxury hijabs. Not, you may think, something that impacts you. But the recent explosion in oud-heavy fragrances stems directly from the fact that...  

0 0 The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Offers Chauffeured Rolls-Royce To Saudi Arabian Travelers Visitors residing in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia can opt for an elevated deluxe experience by signing up for the Rolls-Royce Experience Package which rolls out the ultimate luxury experience for business and leisure travelers during their visit to Bahrain. Guests who book up at the...  

0 0 Bentley Continental GT V8 S Makes A Desert DashEighty-five years after three-time Le Mans winner Captain Woolf Barnato raced the 'Blue Train' from Cannes to Calais proving Bentley's performance prowess, Steven Kane who campaigns a Bentley GT3 in the Blancpain GT series, completed a modern-day version of the event in a four-hour 14 minute...  

0 0 Anabela Chan, Jeweller, Sculptor, Taxidermist, Architect and Designer About the blogger Dervla Louli, Contributor Dervla grew up in Saudi Arabia to an Egyptian dad and Irish mum before moving to Ireland for boarding school and college. Despite studying business, law and finance, it was publishing that eventually stole her heart. She loves fitness,...  

0 0 Inside the Unexpected Powerhouse of Garment Manufacturing Industry origins In contrast to its neighbours Israel and Saudi Arabia, Jordan is a poor country, devastatingly dry with few resources: potash, phosphates, concrete and tourism top the list. Oil is imported, along with nearly half the country's food and the bulk of manufactured goods....  

0 0 Handbag Designer and Glamazon Sara Battaglia Special thanks to On Pedder and Duddells! About the blogger Dervla Louli, Managing Editor Sassy Media Group Dervla grew up in Saudi Arabia to an Egyptian dad and Irish mum before moving to Ireland for boarding school and college. Despite studying business, law and finance, it was...  

0 0 7 Reasons You Need To Go To Ninja Camp Now About the blogger Dervla Louli, Managing Editor Sassy Media Group Dervla grew up in Saudi Arabia to an Egyptian dad and Irish mum before moving to Ireland for boarding school and college. Despite studying business, law and finance, it was publishing that eventually stole her heart. She...  

0 0 Video of Sexually Harassed Women Goes Viral, Justice Experts Blame Women A video of a crowd of men harassing two women wearing burkas and face veils has gone viral in Saudi Arabia. In a predictable turn of events, respectable media outlets are accusing the women of arousing this bunch of raging jerkholes in Jedda Park. Evidently, there are reports that the women...  

0 0 Saudi King Brings 1000-Person Entourage On French Riviera VacationKing Salman of Saudi Arabia arrives in France on Saturday for a Riviera holiday, with the closure of the beach in front of his villa incensing local residents. While the king's three-week visit with an entourage of nearly 1,000 is a boon for the local economy, the closure of a public beach...  

0 0 Confashions from Kuwait: Webby Wednesday: MProjectStore.com It's a new contemporary concept online boutique, the first of its kind based in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Founded by two sisters united in their love of fashion but differing in their sartorial choices, they have curated a selection of unique, eclectic pieces that appeal to a style conscious...  

0 0 Naulover launches swimwear and accessories United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Egypt, as well as China and South Korea are the chosen locations for forthcoming launches.  

0 0 Bits & Bytes | EBay in $925M Deal, Amazon's Prime Day, Rakuten's Virtual Reality" "In the Middle East, Gender Roles Are Messing with E-Commerce Shipping" (Quartz) "Fetchr, a Dubai-based app startup, seeks to remedy these obstacles unique to 'last-mile logistics' in places like Saudi Arabia." "Birchbox's Monthly Deliveries Will Give Virtual Reality a Fascinating Test...  

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