Milan Fashion run of men's fashion shows for next summer displayed brazen irreverence Monday, June 25 with Moschino's fluorescent tones, Gucci's slimline tweeds and John Richmond's gangster chic suits.
Swedish cheap'n chic fashion chain H&M announced Wednesday a 31-percent rise in second-quarter net profit to 3.46 billion kronor (368.2 million euros, 500 million dollars) as the group pursues its worldwide expansion.
Roberto Cavalli is set to be the latest designer to create a collection for Swedish clothing giant H&M, he announced Wednesday, June 20th following in the footsteps of Karl Lagerfield and Stella McCartney.
The Italian designer Gianfranco Ferre, whose training as an architect had a crucial influence on his approach to fashion, died Sunday June 17th in a Milan hospital after suffering a massive brain haemorrhage. He was 62.
Animal rights activists strutted naked through Tokyo's glitzy Ginza district Friday June 15th as they urged a boycott of fashion giant Burberry for using fur. Three women walked up to the Burberry store on the Ginza strip of high-end boutiques wearing nothing but a banner reading : "The naked truth : Burberry butchers bunnies."
Valentino will next month break with a 17-year tradition of unveiling his luxurious haute couture collections for women in Paris. Instead, to mark the 45th anniversary of his design house, the veteran 75-year-old designer is returning to Rome to present his made-to-order creations for autumn-winter 2007-08 on July 7.