The jury of the third edition of the Dorchester Collection Fashion Prize, whose members include Nathalie Rykiel, Kenzo Takada and Chantal Thomass, has chosen the 2012 finalists. The jury was unanimous: Calla, MRI Desi...
The fashion industry is entering a new growth cycle with a bigger focus on customers' price, quality and style expectations than in the mid-2000s, prompting brands to renew their design teams, executives said this week.
Carven, the French fashion brand which has become the new darling of fashion editors, is growing so fast it might consider floating or letting in external investors in a little over a year, its head said on Wednesday.
The allure of a top fashion name and the reach of a global chain: the Paris couturier Lanvin this week rolls out a line for H&M in the latest of a string of holiday-season flings between high fashion and high street.
"We've seen enough of 15-year-old Russian girls," sighed Karl Lagerfeld after his Chanel show in Paris, one of a string to make space this week for older ex-models, plus-sizes or street-casted unknowns.
Flamboyant couturier Jean-Paul Gaultier is leaving Hermes to be replaced by Lacoste's in-house stylist, Britain's Giles Deacon is to join Ungaro -- in times of crisis, fashion looks to safe designers and wearable garb.