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Sporty, couture and 1980s-inspired fashion dominate Berlin catwalks

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BERLIN Sporty, couture and 1980s-inspired looks dominated the catwalks at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin, with a wide selection of designers offering creations for women's winter wardrobes.

N.Y. designer charged with ex-U.N. chief's relatives pleads not guilty

NEW YORK A New York fashion designer who calls himself the "curator of cool" pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges stemming from a U.S. bribery case that has ensnared relatives of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Jan 17 2017

N.Y. designer charged with ex-U.N. chief's relatives pleads not guilty

NEW YORK A New York fashion designer who calls himself the "curator of cool" pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges stemming from a U.S. bribery case that has ensnared relatives of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

U.S., United Nations Jan 17 2017

N.Y. designer charged with ex-U.N. chief's relatives pleads not guilty

NEW YORK, Jan 17 A New York fashion designer who calls himself the "curator of cool" pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges stemming from a U.S. bribery case that has ensnared relatives of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

Burberry's new CEO to join firm next week

LONDON Marco Gobbetti, recruited last year from French brand Celine to be the new chief executive of Burberry , will start work next week and take on full responsibilities in July, the British luxury goods company said on Monday.

Jan 16 2017

UPDATE 2-Hugo Boss gets boost from sales rise in China, UK

* 2016 operating profit seen at better end of forecast decline (Adds analyst comment, details)

Jan 16 2017

Hugo Boss gets boost from sales rise in China, UK

BERLIN Shares in German fashion house Hugo Boss rose 7 percent on Monday after it said it expected operating 2016 profit to fall by less than it feared due to fourth-quarter sales recovering in China and in Britain.

Jan 16 2017

Designer wanted in bribery case arrested in Mexico, sent to U.S.

NEW YORK A New York fashion designer who calls himself the "curator of cool" was arrested in Mexico and sent to the United States where he is charged as part of a bribery case that has ensnared relatives of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, officials said on Saturday.

U.S., United Nations Jan 14 2017

Designer wanted in bribery case arrested in Mexico, sent to U.S.

NEW YORK, Jan 14 A New York fashion designer who calls himself the "curator of cool" was arrested in Mexico and sent to the United States where he is charged as part of a bribery case that has ensnared relatives of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, officials said on Saturday.

New York designer's bribery case may upset ambitions of ex-U.N. chief

NEW YORK A scandal that could complicate the South Korean political ambitions of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon features an unlikely central character: a New York fashion designer whose wedding was broadcast on reality TV and who authorities said falsely touted ties to Middle Eastern royalty.