Fashion

Judge narrows Bacon-Nygård defamation case tied to Bahamas fire

NEW YORK - A New York judge has narrowed the scope of a $100 million defamation lawsuit filed by billionaire hedge fund manager Louis Bacon against Canadian fashion designer Peter Nygård, part of a bitter dispute over neighboring properties they own in the Bahamas.

Alexander Wang set to leave Kering's Balenciaga: source

PARIS - American fashion designer Alexander Wang is expected to leave the creative leadership of Kering's Balenciaga to focus on developing his eponymous brand, a source close to the matter said on Wednesday.

29 Jul 2015

Alexander Wang set to leave Kering's Balenciaga-source

PARIS, July 29 - American fashion designer Alexander Wang is expected to leave the creative leadership of Kering's Balenciaga to focus on developing his eponymous brand, a source close to the matter said on Wednesday.

29 Jul 2015

Actress Birkin asks Hermes to remove her name from croc bag

PARIS - Actress and singer Jane Birkin has asked Hermes to remove her name from one of the luxury goods maker's best-selling bags due to what she called "cruel" crocodile farming and slaughtering practices. | Video

Entertainment, People 28 Jul 2015

From clean-cut to rock, New York wraps up first menswear fashion week

NEW YORK - New York's debut fashion week for menswear wrapped up on Thursday after four days of catwalk shows and presentations of designers' offerings for next spring. | Video

17 Jul 2015

From clean-cut to rock, NY wraps up first menswear fashion week

NEW YORK, July 17 - New York's debut fashion week for menswear wrapped up on Thursday after four days of catwalk shows and presentations of designers' offerings for next spring.

17 Jul 2015

LVMH executive: Apple Watch rival to cost $1,526 - Handelsblatt

FRANKFURT - French luxury goods maker LVMH will launch a rival product to Apple Inc's Apple Watch costing 1,400 euros ($1,526), Jean-Claude Biver President of the LVMH Watch Division told German daily Handelsblatt.

16 Jul 2015

LVMH executive: Apple Watch rival to cost 1,400 euros -Handelsblatt

FRANKFURT, July 16 - French luxury goods maker LVMH will launch a rival product to Apple Inc's Apple Watch costing 1,400 euros ($1,526), Jean-Claude Biver President of the LVMH Watch Division told German daily Handelsblatt.

Stocks, Markets, Technology 16 Jul 2015

Crisp tailoring and identity parades at first NY men's fashion week

NEW YORK - Colorful tops and cardigans, sleek trouser suits and sportswear mixed with crisp tailoring at identity parade mock-ups featured in New York's first fashion week dedicated to menswear. | Video

15 Jul 2015

European luxury and auto shares in the crosshairs of China concerns

LONDON, July 15 - European auto and luxury goods shares face a bumpy ride due to their high exposure to China, where recent economic data has failed to dissipate investor concerns about growth and volatile stock markets.