Ralph’s Coffee Opens In Dubai (And Other News You May Have Missed This Week)

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While MOJEH was keeping busy reporting on Fashion Month, Maisons were launching their Ramadan campaigns and opening long-awaited eateries. Case in point? Pomellato unveiled its female empowerment-focused Ramadan campaign, while Polo by Ralph Lauren opened an Instagrammable hangout in one of Dubai’s shopping districts. Further afield, Bulgari opened a new boutique in Bahrain while Alicia Keys – yes, that Alicia Keys – held an event in honour of International Women’s Day.

Coffee Shop

From the bustling metropolis of New York City comes Ralph’s Coffee, the in-store café by Ralph Lauren. Located at the Polo by Ralph Lauren boutique in Mall of the Emirates, Dubai, the café mirrors the brand’s signature green and white colourway throughout the space, creating an Instagrammable atmosphere in which customers can savour rich roasts and sweet treats.

Sands of Time

Milanese jeweller Pomellato has been committed to empowering women since launching its #PomellatoForWomen communication platform in 2017 and its Ramadan collection solidifies its commitment by featuring strong, independent women wearing pieces from its signature collections, including Pomellato Together, which signifies the connections that bind us together. Photographed against a tranquil desert landscape, the Ramadan campaign not only reflects Arabic traditions but the elegance of the Maison. Discover the collections

Girl On Fire

Grammy-winning superstar Alicia Keys hosted the third edition of her Women to Women initiative in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Friday in honour of International Women’s Day. The annual event brings women from various industries together to share stories of resilience and courage and motivate one another to continue to drive Saudi into the future. Some of the ground-breaking women in attendance included Saudi-American aerospace engineer and commercial pilot Mishaal Ashemimry, Saudi artist and photographer Huda Beydoun and Raha Moharrak, the first Saudi woman to summit Mount Everest and the seven summits.

Glow Getter

In honour of International Women’s Day, renowned Guerlain Spa at One&Only The Palm, Dubai has introduced the Restore Their Natural Glow ritual: a three-and-a-half hour pamper session designed to replenish energy and radiance while alleviating muscle aches and ridding skin of toxins. Available until 8 April, the ritual begins with a body exfoliation and Guerlain body wrap, followed by a Deep Muscular Massage and a tailor-made face treatment targeting specific concerns. Book now

Roman Holiday

Bahrain’s Marassi Gallery welcomes a new gem: a glittering Bulgari boutique reminiscent of the House’s Rome flagship. The façade is inspired by the emblematic Serpenti and is drenched in the colours of a Roman sunset, while the interiors are a marriage of modernity and heritage with marbles evoking patterns of the Roman Pantheon and columns of travertine. As for the shopping experience, customers can browse classic and new collections, discovering their latest investment piece from the serenity and seclusion of the private lounge.

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