Fashion

Wedding bells and curlers at Gaultier for fashion week

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PARIS - Jean Paul Gaultier kicked off his haute couture show in Paris on Wednesday turning fashion on its head with a wedding gown - usually reserved as the final look - worn by a model with curlers in her hair.

No limits at Super Bowl media day, the ultimate freak show

PHOENIX - If the Super Bowl is one of the greatest one-day sporting events then Media Day is the ultimate football freak show, a zany mix of journalism, superheroes and players in an anything-goes media mosh pit.

Raf Simons goes psychedelic at Christian Dior haute couture

PARIS - Christian Dior went psychedelic on Monday, kicking off the first full day of Haute Couture week in Paris with a collection mixing styles, prints and fabrics reminiscent of the 1960s and 1970s.

26 Jan 2015

New York billionaire sues Canadian designer for defamation amid Bahamas feud

NEW YORK - The billionaire hedge fund manager Louis Bacon has filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit against the Canadian fashion designer Peter Nygård, escalating a long-running battle between the owners of neighboring properties in an exclusive gated community in the Bahamas.

23 Jan 2015

Year of the Goat: Luxury brands flock to China's jet-set spenders

SHANGHAI - From Paris to New York, purveyors of luxury goods are teaching staff Mandarin, offering traditional New Year "hongbao" gifts and flocking to social media sites as well-heeled Chinese tourists pack their bags to ring in the Year of the Goat abroad.

20 Jan 2015

Luxury group Ferragamo's December sale better than expected - CEO

MILAN, Jan 18 - Italian luxury group Salvatore Ferragamo's December sales outpaced its expectations due to growth in all of its markets, Chief Executive Michele Norsa said on Sunday.

18 Jan 2015

Formerly 'banished' Galliano storms back with London show

LONDON - Almost four years after being effectively banished from the Paris fashion scene, Dior's former star designer John Galliano made what some hailed as a triumphant return on Monday with a haute couture show in London. | Video

12 Jan 2015

Britain's fashion pack targets tech-savvy men to lift sales

LONDON, Jan 9 - Britain's leading fashion brands are hoping to give menswear sales a lift by targeting younger, digitally savvy male shoppers with live streaming and social media to promote the twice-yearly mens fashion week that began on Friday.

09 Jan 2015

Britain's fashion pack targets tech-savvy men to lift sales

LONDON - Britain's leading fashion brands are hoping to give menswear sales a lift by targeting younger, digitally savvy male shoppers with live streaming and social media to promote the twice-yearly mens fashion week that began on Friday.

09 Jan 2015

UPDATE 1-Gucci says to strengthen supplier checks after TV allegations

MILAN, Dec 22 - Italian fashion house Gucci said on Monday it would strengthen controls on its suppliers after a television programme said that Chinese workers assembling its handbags in Italy were working more than three times their contracted hours.

22 Dec 2014