Scraped, torn, creased, frayed, stained, sprayed and mended : never will jeans, the 150-year apparel now the planet's most popular clothing, be as battered and bruised as the models due to hit stores in 2009.
Ten years to the day after his murder at the age of 51, Italy's fashion capital will pay tribute to Gianni Versace on Sunday, July 15th with a glittering ballet performance at Milan's La Scala opera house.
Ten years after the death of Italian designer Gianni Versace, French dancer Maurice Bejart is dedicating a special ballet to him next month in the famous Scala in Milan, the city authorities said Tuesday, June 19th.
The Italian designer Gianfranco Ferre, whose training as an architect had a crucial influence on his approach to fashion, died Sunday June 17th in a Milan hospital after suffering a massive brain haemorrhage. He was 62.