Fashion

LVMH hires former Apple executive as digital director

PARIS - LVMH has hired Ian Rogers, an Apple Inc iTunes senior director, to be its new head of digital, as part of the luxury group's drive to more fully embrace the Internet.

UPDATE 1-Hermes H1 operating income rises 20 pct

* Hermes keeps mid-term sales growth target (Adds detail, share price performance, analyst comment)

UPDATE 1-Ferragamo says new stores in China could be smaller

* H1 sales up 10 pct, only 2 pct at constant currencies (Recasts with comments from conference call)

27 Aug 2015

Hugo Boss shareholder says group will boost presence in China

FRANKFURT, Aug 15 - German fashion house Hugo Boss will expand its presence in China, key shareholder Gaetano Marzotto said in an interview in newspaper Welt am Sonntag.

Designers celebrate vibrant Ankara fabric at London's African Fashion Week

LONDON - Designers from around the world played with the vibrant hues and striking patterns of the African wax print fabric known as Ankara on the runways of London's African Fashion Week last weekend.

12 Aug 2015

Chinese tourists in Europe buoy Hugo Boss sales

LONDON - German fashion house Hugo Boss said Chinese tourists flocking to Europe helped sales rise more than expected in the second quarter.

04 Aug 2015

UPDATE 2-Chinese tourists in Europe buoy Hugo Boss sales

* Chinese overtake Russians as its top customer group in Europe

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.

31 Jul 2015

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