Times of Oman
Apr 28, 2017 Last Updated at 05:18 AST
‘Mindful Luxury’ in focus at third Conde Nast meet
March 20, 2017 | 10:24 PM
by Staff Reporter
Three speakers from Oman have been confirmed to take part in the third Conde Nast luxury conference, scheduled to be held from April 5 to 6 at Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa.
 
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Muscat: Three speakers from Oman have been confirmed to take part in the third Conde Nast luxury conference, scheduled to be held from April 5 to 6 at Shangri-La’s Barr Al Jissah Resort and Spa.

Sayyid Badr bin Hamad bin Hamoud Al Busaidi, secretary general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Sultanate, and David Crickmore, chief executive officer of Amouage, and Amal Al Raisi, Oman’s popular fashion designer will be the three speakers from Oman who will address the attendees.

Turning its focus to ‘Mindful Luxury,’ which is curated and hosted by Vogue International editor Suzy Menkes, the conference will explore the vast reach of 21st century luxury.

Oman stands at the nexus of this global trade, offering a unique perspective that encompasses India to the Far East, Europe

to Arabia. The seminar will retrace the passage of the Silk Routes and also look beyond the immediate region to the wider, international luxury world.

Topics discussed will include new markets for the luxury industry, the evolution of global trade routes, luxury for the ‘post-luxury’ consumer, the power of the Middle East and the business of perfume, jewellery and

accessories.

Other speakers will include business and creative leaders from the international luxury and fashion world, as well as industry observers and disruptors.

They include Alber Elbaz, Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz, Elie Saab, Frédéric Malle, Giambattista Valli, Guram Gvasalia, Sayyid Badr bin Hamad Al-Busaidi, José Neves, Rafaello Napoleone, Solange Azagury-Partridge, Sophie Hackford and Yasmin Sewell.


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