The Bayswater and Alexa handbags maker generates over 60 percent of sales in the UK, and is now trying to increase its profile overseas, targeting affluent Asian shoppers in key tourist spots and hiking prices to take its brand more upmarket from a traditional position of "affordable luxury".» Read More
The 2011 edition of India’s annual show-stopper the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort ended last week in the entertainment capital of Mumbai. Check out the highlights!
Likely motivated by equal parts love and admiration and morbid curiosity, fashion insiders descended Sunday on a tony Paris townhouse to see what could very well be the last ever collection by John Galliano.
Expect to see billowy silhouettes, ethnic prints, '40s and '70s looks, longer hemlines and utilitarian-style outerwear when you shop for clothes this fall. That was the word from merchants ranging from mid-range department store Macy’s to tony Saks Fifth Avenue and online marketplace eBay, summing up the key themes that emerged during Fashion Week earlier this month.
It may feel like spring in New York City—but fall is in the air. Models have been strutting their stuff for fashion week.
Nordstrom's decision to acquire online retailer HauteLook is just the latest example of the shake-up that is going in the designer goods market. Fashion designers are scrambling to play catch up with their online strategies now that more luxury customers are demanding it.
Makeup artists are lending their own creative touches to fashion shows and are becoming as sought-after as the designers themselves.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week kicks off its second season in Lincoln Center’s Damrosch Park. Click to see some memorable images!
"Project Runway" winner Irina Shabayeva debuts her first show at Lincoln Center during Fashion Week, hoping to turn the fame she garnered with her "Project Runway" win into an enduring career.
Season Six "Project Runway" winner Irina Shabayeva has been working on recent projects such as developing a capsule collection for Macy's and designing one-of-a-kind dresses for Campbell's Soup.
Luxury shoppers are back in the stores, and they no longer feel there is a need to hide their shopping bags. That's good news for designers.
Here, we look at some of the most famous family business feuds of the last century. From the break up to the make up, and everything in between.
In the survey, one in ten women would be willing to give up sex FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR "for your significant other to be dressed better."
The American fashion designer is using her art and media connections to make inroads in the competitive fashion market of China, the New York Times reports.
Banking giant UBS launched a dress code for its retail client-facing employees in Switzerland, reminding them to button up.
Critics say more studies are needed on the effects of formaldehyde in textiles, including a closer look at the effects of cumulative exposure, the New York Times reports.
The preppy style is making a comeback, but before you go digging through your father's polos and grabbing your grandmother's pearls, know that this time around "picnic chic" has some new twists. From the stylings of the classic prep outlined in "True Prep"—Lisa Birnbach's updated version of the guide, "The Official Preppy Handbook"—to the "urban graduate" epitomized by Russell Simmons' Argyleculture clothing line to UrbanOutfitters' "vintage preppy" hipsters, preppy is truly an adaptive trend.
Each year, Victoria's Secret kicks off its holiday-selling season with a runway event, designed to build excitement about its products. Not that they need much convincing this year.
The Melbourne Cup may be known as the race that stops the nation, but with the big event expected to generate over A$700 million for the Australian economy, it could also be known as the race that's supports the nation.
Paris, Milan, New York, London...Beijing? Chinese designers would certainly like to see their runways join the ranks of the world's best, and they're using China Fashion Week, their annual showcase, to make a statement - from the bold to the bizarre.
In a bid to capture younger shoppers and recoup market share lost to stores like H&M, Forever 21 and Zara—which churn out runway-inspired looks at bargain prices—JCPenney bowed in-store shops from Spanish chain Mango; Macy's rolled out the Material Girl line from Madonna; and Sears unveiled “Now+Here,” a fast-fashion junior and apparel department.