In couture, cut is vital, but Marie Dupuis has found it can also apply to price. Thanks to a little bargaining, a Jean-Paul Gaultier dress she had her eye on for New Year's eve was hers at a 40 percent discount.
Finnish textile design company Marimekko said Tuesday, October 14th it had reached an agreement with Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana to end their spat over its trademarked poppy flower pattern "Unikko".
Luxury brands appear so far to be weathering much of the current credit crunch but with consumers becoming more cautious designers are sticking with simple go-anywhere clothes and counting on accessories to tempt buyers.
The global style spotlight swings to Milan on Saturday, September 20th where fashion week kicks off with more than 90 spring-summer 2009 collections to be sent out, highlighted by the much-awaited debut of Gianfranco ...
Finnish textile design company Marimekko said Wednesday it was fighting to protect its trademark on a poppy flower pattern called Unikko after Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana had sought to declare it invalid.
East will meet West next summer for Giorgio Armani male fans with Asian inspired long shirts, shantung trousers and fitted jackets, the Italian designer suggested in his menswear show, which won him loud applause.