The Italian fashion house Armani will inaugurate its first hotel on the 18th of March, in the highest tower in the world in Dubai – coming just before the opening of the hotel in Milan that has been under construction since the end of 2008.
The Ben Sherman Group has announced that it intends to focus on its menswear collections, closing down its womesnwear division. This action has been take in an attempt to compensate for the decrease in sales seen over previous seasons.
A turnaround plan for troubled fashion house Christian Lacroix drafted by its owners looks set to be adopted by a French court as potential buy-out candidates have failed to meet the terms for a takeover.
Hollywood wild child Lindsay Lohan is staying on as artistic adviser at fashion house Emanuel Ungaro despite her debut collection being panned by critics, President and Chief Executive Mounir Moufarrige said.
After lending her image to fashion designers for more than two decades, supermodel Claudia Schiffer says she is now ready to create her own fashion business, which could include cashmere wares and handbags.