Peru gold miner Minera IRL Ltd said it has signed a deal to acquire control of the La Falda porphyry in the Maricunga gold belt of northern Chile, where it plans to begin drilling by the close of 2009.
Tom Ford International, the luxury line from the former creative head of Gucci, is seeking funding to expand into women's apparel, according to a report from Thomson Reuters' private equity website peHUB.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency filed a complaint against VF Corp, owner of the North Face brand, claiming that more than 70 styles of shoes advertised as bacteria-killing by the company had not been registered with the agency.
The New York businessman, owner of multiple fashionable hotels in Los Angeles, New York and Miami, André Balazs is featuring in Brioni’s campaign this winter. He wears the “power suit” from the Italian tailors in a series of images from Nathaniel Goldberg.
Demand for Swiss watches fell 22 percent in August, when the pace of decline eased for the second month in a row, but appetite for timepieces remained weak in the key Hong Kong and U.S. markets, the Swiss watch federation said.
Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel didn't just make beautiful clothes, she also advanced women's rights, says actress Audrey Tautou, who portrays the pioneering French fashion designer in a new film about her early life.