The lingering rumours of a new 'Vogue Arabia' title have resurfaced, as Condé Nast International is reportedly in talks with regional publisher ITP, to launch the Middle Eastern edition of the top fashion magazine. 

Already under the ITP umbrella is AD Middle East and Condé Nast Traveller Middle East, but could friction occur when the publisher's current star fashion title – Harper's Bazaar Arabia – franchised by Condé Nast competitor, Hearst, has to face off to new competition after enjoying a long reign unchallenged at the top? 

There are currently 21 editions of Vogue internationally, and an Arabian edition seems like a long overdue next venture considering the region's appetite for high-end fashion and luxury. Stay tuned to Buro 24/7 Middle East for more on this story as it develops...

Update: An inside source tells Buro 24/7 Middle East that APP (under ITP) have bought Vogue Arabia but it probably won't launch for at least a year or potentially two...