Christian Dior's creative director Raf Simons brought a "garden of earthly delights" to Paris Fashion Week on Monday, slipping models into luxurious chainmail in a couture collection inspired by mediaeval art and fash...
China's top shoemaker and retailer Belle International Holdings saw its annual profit rise 8 percent but noted sluggish growth in the world's second largest economy hitting an already weak retail segment.
The Franco-American trio are at the head of the Global Powers of Retailing ranking established by Deloitte based on the results from 2013. A ranking that includes clothing stores, department stores and luxury groups.
Designers at Paris fashion week mixed spectacle and showbiz to swing the fashion spotlight away from Hollywood's Oscars, with enough zippers, fringing and space-age chic to keep the photographers busy.