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Founded in 1980, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is an organisation that lives and breathes its one mission statement: ‘Animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on or use for entertainment.’ No matter what you think of their tactics, you can’t but respect their dedication.
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Mansoor Bhatti is a collector, not of things, but of people and their ideas rather. Via his Dubai-based creative agency Thingsbypeople, he’s been accumulating a roster of international visual artists and challenging them in the fields of photography, fashion, illustration, graffiti art and advertising.
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It could be argued that Rubaiyat brought high-end fashion to Saudi Arabia. With their latest venture, the Rubaiyat Department Store in Jeddah’s Stars Avenue Mall, they’re offering over 300 brands as well as a personal shopping service to create a whole new retail experience.
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When it comes to government-backed initiatives in the Arab world, the Qatar Foundation is a unique one. It’s a non-profit that’s leading the way not only in education, but also in scientific advancement, cutting edge research and technological capabilities.
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Owner of Cookie Dough, Yasmin Agha, isn’t afraid to think outside the box. By combining the most exclusive, children’s fashion with expert tailor-made advice for parents, hers is a children’s boutique with rare added value.
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From singing notes to smelling them, Amouage’s creative director Christopher Chong hasn’t entirely left his opera background behind as he usually draws from musical masterpieces. His latest fragrance, though – a tribute to the smoky Jazz clubs and Chinese Film Noir of his youth – is more personal.
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We do, as the old music hall number goes, like to be beside the seaside. But it turns out you don’t need to be by the sea to live there. Enter Crystal Lagoons, a visionary company creating manmade lagoons everywhere and anywhere.
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Dr. Hesham Sadek is pioneering research that could change the face of medicine. If his work in cardiac regeneration proves successful, he could end heart disease altogether.
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One of the most recognisable actresses from the Middle East, Hiam Abbass is also a talented filmmaker. Her latest collaboration with Italian label Miu Miu though, is a step in a different direction.
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Taking a bit of a gamble, Lexus, Japan’s luxury carmakers, are in the process of changing the way we think of them by changing the way they think of themselves.
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Tapping into a universal desire for comfortable, worn in and great fitting jeans, Re/Done has come up with a flawless formula. The clincher? They’re recycled.
Mexico’s Creato architectural firm leaves its imprint on Saudi Arabia with a sleek new home that challenges architectural norms while respecting local customs.
Anthony Vaccarello’s creative approach is utterly avant-garde, wildly distinctive and just what Yves Saint Laurent himself would have hoped for from a successor. Here’s why.
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