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Fashion  Models present creations by designer Kim Jones as part of his Menswear ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2025 collection show for fashion house Dior Homme during Men's Fashion Week in Paris, France, June 21, 2024. (Reuters)

Dior’s Cats and Dogs: Kim Jones Unleashes a Star-Studded, Art-Inspired Paris Collection

Kim Jones ’ starry collection for Dior was the fruit of an encounter with ceramicist Hylton Nel, whose pottery and ceramics, including animal motifs, gave the…

Fashion This photo shows Issey Miyake at the National Art Center in Tokyo on March 15, 2016. (Kyodo News via AP)

Issey Miyake’s Wind-inspired Show Takes Flight at Paris Fashion Week

Diaphanous origami-like sculptures that floated like spring seeds caught in the wind captured the essence of the subtle, rich, and exquisite display from Issey…

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Fashion An assistant looks at dresses on display during a press preview for the "Naomi" exhibition exploring the career of fashion model Naomi Campbell, at the Victoria & Albert (V&A) museum, in London, on June 19, 2024. (AFP)

Model Naomi Campbell Gets Her Own Exhibition at London’s V&A Museum

Naomi Campbell brings her stylish looks and runway walk to London's V&A this week in a new exhibition that the museum says is the first of its kind dedicated…

Fashion A model presents a creation for the Spring/Summer 2025 Menswear Collection by the US designer Pharrell Williams for Louis Vuitton fashion house during the Paris Men's Fashion Week, in Paris, France, 18 June 2024. EPA/ANDRE PAIN

Pharrell Williams Kicks Off Paris Fashion Week with Louis Vuitton Show

Louis Vuitton men's creative director Pharrell Williams took to an outdoor, turf-lined runway at UNESCO headquarters on Tuesday, opening Paris Fashion week…

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Fashion  A model wears a creation as part of the Gucci men's Spring Summer 2025 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Monday, June 17, 2024. (AP)

Sabato De Sarno Unveils Gucci Precision Saturated in Color to Close Milan Fashion Week

It’s been creative director musical chairs at some of Italy’s top fashion houses, and the pressure is showing, at least on social media. Gucci’s Sabato De…

Fashion Models present creations by Prada during the Milan Fashion Week Men's Spring Summer 2025, in Milan, Italy, 16 June 2024. (EPA)

Milan Fashion Week: Prada Projects Youthful Optimism, Not Escapism, in a Turbulent World

Without making overt statements, Milan designers expressed their concern over the global turbulence through their collections. Miuccia Prada said she wanted…

Fashion Pharrell Williams returns a year after his lavish debut as Louis Vuitton creative director. JULIEN DE ROSA / AFP

Fashion Week Brings Another Layer of Chaos to Paris

Paris Fashion Week returns on Tuesday, bringing some much-needed light relief to a country in the throes of political chaos. Menswear week runs until next…

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Fashion  A model wears a creation as part of the Moschino Spring Summer 2025 collection, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Friday, June 14, 2024. (AP)

Moschino Literally Shreds the Fashion Rules on First Day of Milan Fashion Week

Milan Fashion Week reserved for mostly menswear previews opened Friday with two co-ed collections, underlining that the old calendar rules no longer apply. …

Fashion Gallery staff pose with a dress from the 'DRESSED TO SCALE' collection by late British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood (1941-2022) during a press view at Christie's auction house in London, Britain, 13 June 2024. EPA/TOLGA AKMEN

Vivienne Westwood's Clothes, Jewels Headed for Auction

Dresses, suits, shoes and jewelry from the personal collection of late British designer Vivienne Westwood will go under the hammer this month is an auction…

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Fashion This photograph shows Milan's skyline with the Unicredit Tower (CL) next to "Bosco Verticale" (Vertical Forest) residential tower (C), Unipol Tower (2R) at Porta Nuova district,  Milan, on June 6, 2024. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP)

Italian Prosecutors Probe Supply Chain of Around a Dozen Fashion Brands

Prosecutors in Milan are investigating the supply chain of around a dozen more fashion brands, a person with knowledge of the matter said, after a unit of…

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Fashion The logo of LVMH is seen during the annual shareholders meeting of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton in Paris, France, April 18, 2024. (Reuters)

LVMH Names Cecile Cabanis Deputy CFO, to Succeed CFO in over a Year

The world's largest luxury group LVMH has recruited Cecile Cabanis as deputy finance director, part of a year-and-a-half long succession plan to replace CFO…

Fashion Virginie Viard took over from her mentor Karl Lagerfeld. Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP

Chanel Breaks with Designer Virginie Viard

French fashion house Chanel announced the departure of its artistic director, Virginie Viard, on Thursday, despite hitting record sales under her leadership…

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Fashion The Zara clothing store logo is seen at the entrance of a store in Brussels, Belgium November 28, 2022. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo

Zara Owner Inditex Reports Slowing Quarterly Sales Growth

Zara owner Inditex grew its sales by 7% in the first quarter of its fiscal year, it said on Wednesday, in line with analysts' expectations. The performance…

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Fashion A night view of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP)

KAFD to Host WWD Summit and Inaugural Fashion Awards in Saudi Arabia

The King Abdullah Financial District Development and Management Company (KAFD DMC) announced on Tuesday that it will host the Women's Wear Daily (WWD) Global…

Fashion A model presents a creation for Dior during the 2025 Dior Croisiere (Cruise) fashion show on June 3, 2024 at Drummond Castle, in Crieff, in Scotland. (AFP)

With Thistles and Tartan, Dior Pays Tribute to Scotland in Cruise Collection 

French fashion house Christian Dior paid homage to Scotland at a catwalk show in a Perthshire castle, with tartan designs and thistle motifs adorning its…

Fashion Shoppers walk past a Zara clothes store, part of the Spanish group Inditex, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, December 13, 2022. (Reuters)

After China, Zara Expands Live Shopping Experiment to Europe, US

Zara will expand its live shopping broadcasts to the UK, Europe and the United States this year, testing a format that is already wildly popular in China but…

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Fashion  A view of a Shein pop-up store at a mall in Singapore April 4, 2024. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo Purchase Licensing Rights

Fast Fashion Retailer Shein to Launch Resale Platform in Europe, UK

Shein said on Monday its resale platform, where customers can buy and sell previously pre-owned products from the fast fashion retailer online, will be made…

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Fashion A Birkenstock shoe shop is pictured in Dortmund August 27, 2013. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: SOCIETY)/File Photo

Birkenstock Raises Annual Revenue Forecast on Strong Footwear Demand

Birkenstock raised its annual revenue forecast on Thursday, as the German sandal maker bets on benefits from full-price selling and strong demand for its…

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Fashion Saudi Fashion Commission to Host Spring-Summer 2024 Trend Open Talk

Saudi Fashion Commission to Host Spring-Summer 2024 Trend Open Talk

Saudi Arabia’s Fashion Commission will hold an open talk on Thursday to explore the latest trends for Spring-Summer 2024. The virtual discussion will cover the…

Fashion A logo of United Colors of Benetton is seen in front of a store in Rome, Italy, July 21, 2020. (Reuters)

Italy’s Benetton Plans Restructuring as Losses Mount, Sources Say

Italy's Benetton family is readying plans to address mounting losses at its eponymous clothing retailer, including parting ways with CEO Massimo Renon after…

Fashion Visitors are seen at an exhibition organized by the Saudi Fashion Commission in Riyadh in March. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia’s Fashion Industry Valued at $24 Billion in Q1 2024

The total value of the fashion industry in Saudi Arabia reached SAR 92.3 billion ($24.6 billion) during the first quarter of 2024, with local fashion…

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Fashion A model wears a creation by Louis Vuitton during a fashion show for the Cruise 2025 collection in the Park Güell in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, May 23, 2024. (AP)

Louis Vuitton Pays Homage to Barcelona Architect Antoni Gaudí in 2025 Cruise Collection 

Louis Vuitton unveiled its latest fashion designs at Barcelona’s Park Güell on Thursday, providing the clothes with drama to finally match Antoni Gaudí’s…

Fashion Representation photo: Garment employees work in a sewing section of the Fakhruddin Textile Mills Limited in Gazipur, Bangladesh, February 7, 2021. Picture taken February 7, 2021. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

Swedish Textile Recycler Syre Raises $100 Million

Textile recycling firm Syre said on Thursday it had raised $100 million to fund the building of its first plant in the United States and preparations for two…

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Fashion Chanel plans to invest in opening more stores in mainland China. (AFP)

Chanel to Open More Stores in China Even as Growth Shifts Abroad

Chanel plans to invest in opening more stores in mainland China despite a shift of spending by Chinese shoppers to other markets as they resume travelling, the…