Iconic Italian fashion house Valentino has been snapped up by the Qatari royal family for 700 million euros ($857.46 million), marking one of the most prominent purchases of a European top designer brand by an emerging market investor.
London-based private equity fund Permira is in exclusive talks with the Qatari royal family over the sale of Italian fashion house Valentino and a decision is expected by the end of the month, four sources close to the talks said.
Dubai will be the focus of world attention when the high-profile Dubai Fashion 2009 takes off.
The event will be held under the patronage of Shaikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, wife of the UAE vice-president, prime minister, and
The launch event of the Abu Dhabi Fashion Week came to its climax last night (November 18) with the glorious Haute Couture Collection of the immortal Valentino.
For the last 45 years, Valentino has been a giant of the international fashion
The UAE’s capital is set to take a big step into the international fashion calendar with the launch of the Abu Dhabi Fashion Week.
Abu Dhabi is playing host to one of the great maestro’s of the global fashion industry – Valentino - who has