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In this Jan. 30, 2014 photo, Zayan Ghandour, 40, one of the owners of Sauce boutique presents her designed clothes in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai and luxury are nearly synonymous. The city is home to the world’s tallest tower, massive manmade islands in the shape of palm trees and a fleet of police cars that include a Ferrari, Lamborghini and a $2.5 million Bugatti Veyron. To boost its glamour factor and economy, the city has its eyes set on the multi-billion dollar a year global fashion industry, which is currently dominated by the U.S., Europe and Japan. (AP Photo/Aya Batrawy)

In this Jan. 30, 2014 photo, Zayan Ghandour, 40, one of the owners of Sauce boutique presents her designed clothes in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai and luxury are nearly synonymous. The city is home to the world’s tallest tower, massive manmade islands in the shape of palm trees and a fleet of police cars that include a Ferrari, Lamborghini and a $2.5 million Bugatti Veyron. To boost its glamour factor and economy, the city has its eyes set on the multi-billion dollar a year global fashion industry, which is currently dominated by the U.S., Europe and Japan. (AP Photo/Aya Batrawy)