Louis Vuitton launches first online store in UAE

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Updated 04 May 2020

Louis Vuitton launches first online store in UAE

DUBAI: French luxury brand Louis Vuitton has launched its first-ever online store in the United Arab Emirates.

The e-commerce platform, accessible on louisvuitton.ae, has launched with a range of ready-to-wear for both men and women, leather goods, footwear, accessories, watches, jewelry, luggage and fragrances available to shop in both Arabic and English.

The storied Parisian maison currently has three flagship stores operating in the UAE, including at the Dubai Mall’s expansive Fashion Avenue, the Mall of the Emirates and Abu Dhabi’s Marina Mall.

Clients can also enjoy a number of personalization services such as hot-stamping and engraving their purchases. 

What’s more, the new platform, which is already up and running, offers complimentary delivery services and returns seven days a week, for those that are practicing social-distancing and self-isolating at home.


Moroccan actor Youssef Kerkour receives BAFTA nomination

Youssef Kerkour is nominated for Best Male Comedy Performance for his role as Sami Ibrahim in the comedy series “Home.” (Instagram)
Updated 04 June 2020

Moroccan actor Youssef Kerkour receives BAFTA nomination

DUBAI: Moroccan actor Youssef Kerkour has landed a nomination for the 2020 British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA), the academy announced on Thursday, after the awards were postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The actor, who grew up in Rabat, is nominated for Best Male Comedy Performance for his role as Sami Ibrahim in the comedy series “Home.”

Kerkour, who is also known for roles in “Dracula,” “Redemption,” “Criminal” and “Marcella,” took to Twitter to thank his supporters. 

“Thank you all for your lovely messages this morning. It is a tremendous honor to be nominated in such stellar company,” the 41-year-old actor said.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

La famille MAISON @channel4 #home #season2

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The series, created by British writer and actor Rufus Jones, follows a middle-class London family who find a Syrian asylum seeker named Sami (Kerkour) hiding in their luggage while returning from holiday in France.

Kerkour’s tweet also paid tribute to Jones. 

“I must however say that there is a name missing IMO (in my opinion). That name is Rufus Jones. His writing will give you nominations,” he wrote.