Haute-couture designer Jean-Paul Gaultier, the person behind Madonna’s famous cone-shaped bra, has produced a high-end lingerie collection for the Italian label La Perla which will be sold from November; the two companies announced in a joint statement on Monday evening.
She follows in the footsteps of a platoon of daunting female figures. Successor of Kate Moss, Helena Christensen, Gisele Bündchen and Erin Wasson, it is Kim Noorda’s turn to embody the Vero Moda’s new campaign.
Japan's Fast Retailing Co, the operator of Uniqlo casual wear shops, said on Tuesday it has set up a joint venture with a unit of DNP Holdings, the company which competes with Gap, to open stores in Malaysia.
Latin American designers are more and more valued in the United States, which hedges it bets on accessories, gaining ultimately the respect of the fashion industry in such competitive markets as New York.
Victoria's Secret announces its first European flagship store. The American lingerie label from the Limited Brands group is going to open up in London on the corner of prestigious New Bond Street and Brook Street.
Insects are determining the shapes, colours and textures of spring summer 2011 footwear collections. Bugs are descending upon us inspirationally. ANPIC, the American trade fair held in Guadalajara 1-3 July 2010, presents this trend plus two others for next season’s collections.
British budget fashion retailer Matalan, which abandoned a sale process in February and then raised fresh debt capital in April, posted a 29 percent rise in underlying full-year profit, with sales and margins both rising.