Just as flush times gave traditionally staid menswear permission to loosen up, a grim economy is dictating a back-to-basics gravitas and a return to serious business attire. Menswear, never in the vanguard of U.S.
As art collectors flock to Paris next week for a giant sale of works amassed by Yves Saint Laurent and his partner, an auction of hundreds of the designer's vintage pieces a few days later may give them a reason to stay.
The following stocks were on the move at the BSE on Monday. At 12:56 p.m., the benchmark 30-share BSE index was down 3.18 percent at 9,328.58 points. The 50-share National Stock Exchange Index was down 3.1 percent at 2,856.9 points.
With recession ripping a hole in the U.S. retail industry, designers are struggling to come up with clothes women feel they can't do without as they unveil their collections at New York's fashion shows this week.
The Christian Dior luxury holding giant revealed a sharp slide in performance on Monday with a drop in fashion clothing profits after its main unit LVMH reported strains from the financial crisis.Christian Dior reported a 9.
Stall owners at Beijing's Silk Street Market, for years famous for its knock-off designer ware, protested at a law firm representing trademark holders this week after seven were suspended for selling pirated goods.
Jeweler Finlay Enterprises, stung by liquidity woes, reported a 20 percent fall in fourth-quarter sales as U.S. consumers curtailed spending amid a weak economy. In December, the company warned that the U.S.