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Goodbye, Dubai

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Hope those airline tickets you bought were refundable, because Dubai Fashion Week has officially been cancelled. Though the event was scheduled to be held this month, it was cancelled because of logistical problems and a lack of funds. The spring shows also got axed earlier this year, but organizers are still planning to have a Fashion Week in 2013. Maybe they could consider a Fashion Weekend? [Gulf News]