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MILAN, Sept 20- Versace expects to finalise a shortlist for buyers interested in a minority stake in the Italian fashion house by mid-October and decide on a partner by the end of 2013, Chief Executive Gian Giacomo Ferraris said on Friday.
PARIS, Sept 20- LVMH is in talks to buy a stake in British fashion brand J.W. Anderson, a source close to the matter said on Friday after the No.1 luxury goods group revealed it was investing in another budding UK label, shoe designer Nicholas Kirkwood.
MIAMI, Sept 17- One of America's landmark homes, the Miami Beach mansion that once belonged to Italian fashion designer Gianni Versace, was sold at an auction on Tuesday for $41.5 million to a business group that includes the owners of the Jordache jeans brand.
Hot on the patent heels of New York Fashion Week, London kicked off its own spring/summer wear showcase on Friday. Click ahead for some early highlights from London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014.
At London Fashion Week, Twitter was so last season, with fashion giant Topshop partnering with new and relatively unknown app Chirp to interact with fans and consumers during its catwalk show.
Ordinary shoppers have been welcomed into parts of London's most exclusive fashion event to try to boost the value of the industry and raise Britain's profile as a fashion destination.
Hannah Almassi, fashion editor at Grazia, discusses the global fashion industry and highlights the differences between the fashion weeks in New York, London, Milan and Paris.
LONDON, Sept 13- British designers kicked off the London leg of the fashion calendar's womenswear season on Friday with a call to celebrate London as a global "fashion destination" on a par with Paris, Milan and New York.
As some of the biggest names in fashion prepare to show off their collections at London Fashion Week, a less mainstream area of fashion is also looking to make a statement on the catwalk.
NEW YORK, Sept 12- New York Fashion Week drew to a close on Thursday with prim, 1960 s-inspired looks from Ralph Lauren and ragamuffin chic from Calvin Klein. His black wool crepe ottoman jacket worn over a knitted vest, white cotton shirt and black tie, along with black silk shorts and patent leather Mary Jane shoes brought to mind a tomboyish schoolgirl.
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NEW YORK, Sept 11- Designers from the celebrity world put modern touches to classics on the runways on Wednesday as New York Fashion Week was drawing to a close. Michael Kors brought the pin-up model look up to date with pleats and fur, while Hollywood stylist-turned-designer Rachel Zoe freshened up sheaths and tailored trousers with a safari inspiration.
Sept 11- Private-equity firms KKR& Co LP and Sycamore Partners are considering a joint bid for Jones Group, the fashion and footwear company that owns retail chains Nine West and Jones New York, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
Pastels, cutouts and florals ruled the runway as Fashion Week kicked off in New York, showcasing the latest looks for the spring 2014 season.
NEW DELHI, Sept 10- The upside of the Indian rupee's slump is an export boom that sets the economy straight, right?
Fashion Week's exclusivity presents a big opportunity for social media companies to give users a backstage pass behind the runway.
Apple Inc and Google Inc's Motorola are among those trying to score style points as game-changing technological innovation becomes harder to achieve in the maturing business.
NEW YORK, Sept 7- Expect to see more flesh come spring, as designers at New York's Fashion Week reveal cropped tops, short flouncy skirts and sheer lace and mesh paneling on the runways.