Abyaar Real Estate Development Co. just announced a partnership with Christian Lacroix. The designer's set to build a 38-unit residential tower in the Jumeirah district of Dubai. With Lacroix's lace, brocade, glitter and bold prints, he might actually be the perfect designer to take Dubai to the next level in its quest to be the Las Vegas of the Middle East. Though we're surprised at the Armani-like branding from one of the world's most respected couturiers. Personally, we'd rather live in a Christian Lacroix couture gown than in one of the condos he's designing, but we guess the girl who can afford one can afford the other and just live in a Lacroix-centric world.