The New York businessman, owner of multiple fashionable hotels in Los Angeles, New York and Miami, André Balazs is featuring in Brioni’s campaign this winter. He wears the “power suit” from the Italian tailors in a series of images from Nathaniel Goldberg.
Demand for Swiss watches fell 22 percent in August, when the pace of decline eased for the second month in a row, but appetite for timepieces remained weak in the key Hong Kong and U.S. markets, the Swiss watch federation said.
Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel didn't just make beautiful clothes, she also advanced women's rights, says actress Audrey Tautou, who portrays the pioneering French fashion designer in a new film about her early life.
London fashion designers say mass retailers do not necessarily undermine their business and can actually be of help, but acknowledge that they have awakened a desire among shoppers for frequent refreshing of stock.
U.S. jeweler Zale Corp will restate its financial statements for fiscal 2008 and interim periods in 2008 and 2009 to record a "significant" portion of its prepaid advertising costs as expense rather than capital costs, according to a securities filing.