Asleep since 1954. But since Prince Charming (Diego Della Valle) bought the rights in 2007, rumours about a grand return for the fashion house Elsa Schiaparellia have pulsed through the fashion world. Sleeping Beauty ...
Italian luxury shoe and bag maker Tod's SpA left its 2008 dividend unchanged at 1.25 euros a share on Tuesday March 24 after reporting a 7.9 percent rise in its net profit to 83.4 million euros ($113.7 million).
Shoe and bag maker Tod's will update on the key Christmas period this week, and like other Italian fashion companies is likely to show that sales went better than expected but maybe at the cost of margins.
In couture, cut is vital, but Marie Dupuis has found it can also apply to price. Thanks to a little bargaining, a Jean-Paul Gaultier dress she had her eye on for New Year's eve was hers at a 40 percent discount.
Italian luxury shoe and bag maker Tod's SpA will have "an optimal" 2008 if the current trend continues, or even if it slows a little, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Diego Della Valle said on Tuesday.