Style-conscious shoppers in Abu Dhabi have made it the second-biggest city for U.S.-based online fashion retailer Moda Operandi, which lets shoppers buy the latest designer duds days after they've been unveiled on the runway. "In New York we have a mix of customers who spend a lot and a lot of customers who spend maybe $500. But here it is very concentrated on the individuals who are spending a lot," said co-founder Aslaug Magnusdottir.

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