Fashion

U.S. billionaire targets Canadian designer in Bahamas row

NEW YORK - A billionaire hedge fund manager who has sued to stop Canadian fashion designer Peter Nygård from expanding his Bahamas estate has asked a U.S. court to help him obtain crucial evidence from a whistleblower to help with the litigation.

U.S. hedge fund CEO targets Canadian magnate Nygård in Bahamas row

NEW YORK - A billionaire hedge fund manager who has sued to stop Canadian fashion designer Peter Nygård from expanding his Bahamas estate has asked a U.S. court to help him obtain crucial evidence from a whistleblower to help with the litigation.

13 Aug 2014

At Copenhagen Fashion Week, simple designs for austere times

COPENHAGEN - Textureless fabrics in white and beige swept down the runways of Copenhagen Fashion Week in a celebration of a minimalist Nordic design tradition that is flourishing in a climate of economic uncertainty.

08 Aug 2014

Victoria Beckham dress sale to benefit African mothers with HIV

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British fashion designer and former pop star Victoria Beckham is giving away 600 pieces of clothing, including several evening dresses, to raise money and awareness for mothers living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.

People, Entertainment 05 Aug 2014

Victoria Beckham dress sale to benefit African mothers with HIV

LONDON, Aug 5 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British fashion designer and former pop star Victoria Beckham is giving away 600 pieces of clothing, including several evening dresses, to raise money and awareness for mothers living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.

05 Aug 2014

UPDATE 1-Hugo Boss sales growth boosted by running own stores

* Europe growth stays strong, Americas recover (Adds details, shares, comment)

31 Jul 2014

LVMH results send chill across luxury goods sector

PARIS - The outlook for the luxury goods industry darkened on Friday as poor results from industry leader LVMH showed how the strong euro and political protests in Hong Kong were major factors curbing spending by Chinese and Russian customers.

25 Jul 2014

LVMH results send chill across luxury goods sector

* Hong Kong protests weigh on already weaker Chinese demand

Top designer Christophe Lemaire quits Hermes to develop his own brand

PARIS - Top designer Christophe Lemaire is leaving Hermes in the fall to focus on developing his eponymous fashion label, the French luxury group said on Monday.

21 Jul 2014

Hermes sales hit by weakness in Japan

PARIS - French luxury goods firm Hermes posted a slowdown in second quarter sales growth, hit by a slump in Japanese demand and adverse changes in foreign exchange rates.

18 Jul 2014