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Latest Lifestyle News: Shop till you Drop in Dubai

It may be better known for its ambitious, sun-drenched real estate developments such as The World, but Dubai is about to further enhance its already sizeable reputation for shopping by building the largest shopping mall anywhere on earth.

Located in the heart of Dubai Creek Harbour and spread over a giant 30 million square feet, Dubai Square will have dedicated spaces for retail, hospitality and residential areas. You can read more about it in today’s newsletter.

Elsewhere this week, we profile luxury hotel group Mandarin Oriental's continued incursions into the beautiful region of Lake Como in northern Italy, with news that the group is to take over the running of one of the region's most prestigious resort hotels.

There’s also a look at the arrival on the market of two ultra-rare Bugatti Veyrons, plus confirmation that Swiss watch brand Hublot are to become the official timekeeper of the Porto Montenegro superyacht marina and village.

Meanwhile, Aston Martin have confirmed their luxury SUV launch for 2019, there’s a rare Rolex Daytona inspired by the late Hollywood star Paul Newman set to sell at auction for over £1 million, and a look at the world’s tallest man-made waterfall in China.

Finally for this week, we report on an eye-catching 1980s-inspired jewellery collection by iconic Italian fashion house Bulgari.

That’s all for now. Until next time, enjoy our newsletter and have a wonderful week.