Fashion

Daughter of comedian Joan Rivers thanks fans for support, kindness

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NEW YORK - Melissa Rivers, the only daughter of legendary comedian Joan Rivers, who died two weeks ago following complications from an outpatient throat procedure, said her mother would have been overwhelmed by the depth of love people have shown for her.

Gucci, Tiffany dealt blow in fake goods case against China banks

NEW YORK - Luxury goods retailers Gucci and Tiffany failed to persuade a U.S. appeals court to require major Chinese banks to freeze the assets of alleged counterfeiters in a pair of cases that have drawn the attention of U.S. and Chinese regulators.

Gucci, Tiffany dealt blow in fake goods case against China banks

NEW YORK, Sept 17 - Luxury goods retailers Gucci and Tiffany failed to persuade a U.S. appeals court to require major Chinese banks to freeze the assets of alleged counterfeiters in a pair of cases that have drawn the attention of U.S. and Chinese regulators.

Italy's Furla plans sales push to cash in on affordable luxury boom

SAN LAZZARO DI SAVENA Italy - Italian handbag maker Furla plans to more than double sales in the next five years, stepping up investment in new shops as it taps consumers' growing appetite for accessible luxury goods.

17 Sep 2014

Flowers, pattern-mixing, sportswear triumph at London Fashion Week

LONDON Reuters - Designers took inspiration from nature, sportswear and eclectic pattern mixes for their London Fashion Week collections, offering an array of glamorous gowns and sleek casualwear heavy with hand-crafted details.

16 Sep 2014

London designers look to botany, nature for inspiration

LONDON - Britain's established designers took to the stage on the fourth day of London Fashion Week on Monday to showcase their latest collections featuring tulle dresses, sequined tops and sheer floor length gowns. | Video

15 Sep 2014

London Fashion Week pins hopes on emerging talent to boost luxury growth

LONDON - Britain's emerging young talent kicked off London Fashion Week on Friday, showcasing the city's reputation for innovation, amid fears that growth in the global luxury market is slowing.

12 Sep 2014

Backed by LVMH, Psy producer charts course into China fashion, music

SEOUL - With big businesses like LVMH and Samsung for back-up, the South Korean music impresario who unleashed rapper Psy on the world in 2012 is laying plans to crack China's fashion and entertainment market - K-Pop style.

Menswear a sleeping giant at New York Fashion Week

NEW YORK - Menswear plays a poor relation to women's styles at New York Fashion Week, but it is enjoying faster-growing sales and consumer tastes that are becoming more daring, experts say.

08 Sep 2014

Family, friends remember Joan Rivers in poignant, funny funeral

NEW YORK - Family and friends bid farewell on Sunday to Joan Rivers, the outspoken comedian who became famous around the world for her acerbic wit and brash style, at a private funeral sprinkled with jokes, laughter and songs. | Video

People, Entertainment 07 Sep 2014