Fashion

Tribeca Festival films go behind the scenes in fashion, dance and theater

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NEW YORK - From final fittings at a famous Parisian fashion house to rehearsals for a young choreographer's new work for the New York City Ballet and a global tour of "Richard III," documentaries at the Tribeca Film Festival give viewers the film equivalent of a backstage pass.

Exclusive: 'Leopard King' Cavalli nears 450 million euro sale to Permira - sources

LONDON - Italian designer Roberto Cavalli is in advanced talks to sell a majority stake in his eponymous fashion house to London-based buyout firm Permira in a sale worth about 450 million euros ($621 million), four sources close to the deal told Reuters.

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Labelux aims for Jimmy Choo share offer this autumn: sources

PARIS - Privately owned luxury group Labelux has hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch to advise it on a possible London market flotation of Jimmy Choo this autumn that could value the upmarket shoemaker at over 900 million pounds ($1.5 billion), industry and financial sources said.

Labelux aims for Jimmy Choo share offer this autumn-sources

PARIS, April 15 - Privately owned luxury group Labelux has hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch to advise it on a possible London market flotation of Jimmy Choo this autumn that could value the upmarket shoemaker at over 900 million pounds ($1.5 billion), industry and financial sources said.

LVMH shares rise on improving growth at Louis Vuitton

PARIS - Louis Vuitton sales to Chinese and European customers improved in the first quarter, parent LVMH , the world's biggest luxury group, said on Thursday after posting forecast-beating fashion and leather sales.

10 Apr 2014

LVMH fashion and leather first quarter sales beat forecasts

PARIS - LVMH , the world's biggest luxury group, said its flagship Louis Vuitton brand had an "excellent" start to the year and its fashion and leather division posted a higher than expected rise in like-for-like first-quarter sales.

09 Apr 2014

Brutal U.S. winter has chilling effect on prom spending plans

NEW YORK - It is still too cold in most parts of the country to be thinking about taffeta, which could be affecting how much teens and their parents plan on spending on the prom and when they do their shopping.

09 Apr 2014

Versace and Blackstone sign stake purchase deal

MILAN - Italian fashion house Versace signed a deal on Thursday to sell a 20 percent stake to U.S. private equity firm Blackstone , spokespeople for the two companies said on Friday.

Versace and Blackstone sign stake purchase deal

MILAN, April 4 - Italian fashion house Versace signed a deal on Thursday to sell a 20 percent stake to U.S. private equity firm Blackstone, spokespeople for the two companies said on Friday.