More than four years after their priceless garments were plundered in the looting that followed the US invasion, Iraq's premier dress designers are back in fashion -- of the ancient Mesopotamian variety.
Isabella Blow, the idiosyncratic British fashion stylist known for her garish hats and red lipstick, killed herself by taking 20 times the fatal dose of weedkiller, a coroner's inquest heard Wednesday, December 5th.
Fair-trade and green-friendly goods are becoming increasingly popular with lovers of luxury, with distinctive products as much as politics driving demand, according to French fashion and consumer experts.
France's prestigious luxury fashion house Emanuel Ungaro is bringing in a 23-year-old Colombian-born Briton who works in the US to freshen up its women's collections, the company's chief executive said Friday, November 30th.
A pair of Doc Martens for Cinderella, thigh-high boots for the princess in Beauty and the Beast -- 25 European designers have given Disney's heroines a fashion makeover for a Paris auction to help UNICEF.
Christian Lacroix, arguably the most extravagant couturier in Paris, never intended to be a fashion designer. His dream was to be a museum curator, a wish come true this week via a breath-taking walk through two centuries of fashion.
German retail sales were stronger than expected in September but fell on a yearly basis for the second month in a row owing to a calendar effect, official figures released on Wednesday, October 26th showed.
Reckitt Benckiser , the world's biggest household goods maker, met forecasts with a 14 percent rise in third-quarter profits and raised its targets for a second time, but its shares slipped as margins stayed flat.