The Luxury Closet opens shop in Dubai’s Marina Mall

The Marina Mall pop-up store is open until October.
Updated 03 July 2019

The Luxury Closet opens shop in Dubai’s Marina Mall, an online marketplace for buying and selling luxury items, has opened its doors to a second pop-up store in the Middle East. 

The 1,600-foot selling space is situated on the first-floor of Marina Mall in Dubai.

The goal of the brand is to change the way people think and shop luxury by showing the industry, which is known for its opulence, that fashion can be sustainable.

The Marina Mall pop-up store, which is open until October, is equipped with exclusive designs such the Hermes Birkin, Kelly bag and Chanel vintage accessories, all of which will be showcased in a dedicated VIP lounge area.

“This is just the beginning of an exciting expansion plan for The Luxury Closet. The new brick-and-mortar selling space allows us to increase our customer base and improve the shopping experience of preloved items.”

Retailing 100 percent authentic products is at the forefront of our selling ethos at The Luxury Closet and we take great pride in allowing buyers to find limited-edition, hard to find items at prices they never thought possible,” said Kunal Kapoor, founder and CEO of The Luxury Closet.

King Abdullah Economic City launches summer festival

Updated 22 July 2019

King Abdullah Economic City launches summer festival

King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) has announced the launch of the Turquoise World summer season in the coastline of turquoise water on the Red Sea. 

Taking place until Aug. 31, the festival will feature a variety of thrilling events and activities that fulfill KAEC visitors’ and residents’ expectations, particularly those who are seeking a distinctive lifestyle of recreational and entertainment within a modern environment.

“In line with the Kingdom’s ambitious vision 2030, King Abdullah Economic City is living rapid growth in its several strategic sectors, including the quality of life program along with the tourism and leisure sector, in order to create a world of entertainment at the heart of our nation,” said Ahmed Linjawy, group CEO of KAEC.

“Set to become the leading destination on the Red Sea, KAEC is fully equipped for hosting and organizing massive events and activities due to its logistical and state-of-the-art infrastructure, including world-class social, sports and leisure facilities that have been developed to provide a high-quality environment to meet the needs of those who aspire to a luxury lifestyle overlooking the virgin beaches of the Red Sea.” said Linjawy.

The “Turquoise World” festival was inspired by KAEC’s new identity “Another World” to offer an exceptional experience that has been designed to entertain all family members, with unique direct turquoise view of the Red Sea. 

The festival offers a variety of exclusive activities and events at the Beach Walk, and range of water sports at the Yam Beach, and the Bay La Sun Marina and Yacht Club, including water games at Aqua Fun, K-MAX — the first multi-dimensional movie theater in the Kingdom, and Juman Karting, among others. 

In addition to top-class hotels with an elevated standard of living and services that make KAEC an ideal destination to visit and live.

King Abdullah Economic City is the largest privately funded new city in the world, situated on the west coast of Saudi Arabia. 

KAEC covers an area of 181 sq km of land, approximately the size of Washington DC. KAEC comprises King Abdullah Port, the Coastal Communities residential districts, the Haramain Railway district and the Industrial Valley. 

The city is under development by Emaar, The Economic City, a publicly listed Saudi joint-stock company established in 2006.