Fashion

Carlyle ups stake in Italy's Twin-Set, names new CEO

MILAN - U.S. private equity firm Carlyle Group has raised its stake in Italy's Twin-Set to 90 percent and named a new chief executive, stepping up efforts to promote the fashion brand's retail expansion.

LVMH's Donna Karan quits as designer of own name brand

PARIS - Donna Karan has resigned as chief designer of the fashion brand she founded and sold to French luxury goods owner LVMH as the group opts to concentrate on its more accessible DKNY line.

01 Jul 2015

London men's fashion week offers designer, tailor and high street

LONDON - London wrapped up its menswear fashion week following four days of catwalk shows offering a mix of colorful smart and casual creations for spring and summer 2016 from top designer labels, famed British tailors as well as high street brands. | Video

16 Jun 2015

London men's fashion week offers designer, tailor and high street

LONDON - London wrapped up its menswear fashion week following four days of catwalk shows offering a mix of colorful smart and casual creations for spring and summer 2016 from top designer labels, famed British tailors as well as high street brands.

15 Jun 2015

China weakness hits Prada, threatens profit margin

MILAN/HONG KONG - Italian luxury goods group Prada warned on Friday its profit margin could fall this year if weak consumer spending in Asia persisted, after posting a 44 percent drop in net profit for the three months ended April.

12 Jun 2015

UPDATE 1-China weakness hits Prada, threatens profit margin

MILAN/HONG KONG, June 12 - Italian luxury goods group Prada warned on Friday its profit margin could fall this year if weak consumer spending in Asia persisted, after posting a 44 percent drop in net profit for the three months ended April.

12 Jun 2015

Fashion's rehabilitated Galliano proves himself in new job, boss says

BREGANZE, ITALY - John Galliano, the star designer sacked by Dior for a drunken anti-Semitic rant, has been successfully rebuilding both himself and the Maison Margiela fashion brand since he took over its helm in October, said the man who gave him the job.

02 Jun 2015

Is fast fashion worth the cost to workers, environment, asks film

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Followers of fashion who constantly buy and discard clothing need to think twice about who makes those garments and the environmental impact, the director of a new documentary on the fashion industry said on Wednesday.

27 May 2015

LVMH says in talks to buy Le Parisien newspaper

PARIS - Luxury goods group LVMH is in exclusive talks to buy French daily newspaper Le Parisien from media group Amaury, it said on Tuesday, as its looks to consolidate its media business which already includes financial daily Les Echos.

26 May 2015

UPDATE 2-LVMH says in talks to buy Le Parisien newspaper

PARIS, May 26 - Luxury goods group LVMH is in exclusive talks to buy French daily newspaper Le Parisien from media group Amaury, it said on Tuesday, as its looks to consolidate its media business which already includes financial daily Les Echos.