Looks from Balmain’s spring/summer 2016 ready-to-wear collection. Photo: AFP

Qatar fund buying Balmain shows Middle Eastern investors’ hunger for luxury labels

High-fashion business is a good fit for Qatar, whose fund Mayhoola For Investments has snapped up French fashion house Balmain; Persian Gulf an increasingly important fashion market

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Looks from Balmain’s spring/summer 2016 ready-to-wear collection. Photo: AFP
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