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Exclusive - Ex-Hugo Boss CEO becomes Bottega Veneta head


PARIS French luxury and sports group Kering has appointed former Hugo Boss Chief Executive Claus-Dietrich Lahrs as the new head of its Italian leather goods maker Bottega Veneta, it said on Thursday, confirming an earlier Reuters report.

Exclusive - Spain's Puig to buy 35 percent stake in Brazil's Granado, sources say 28 Sep 2016

SAO PAULO Spanish fashion and fragrance firm Puig SA agreed on Tuesday to pay around 500 million reais (119 million pounds) for a 35 percent stake in Grupo Granado SA, a Brazilian manufacturer and retailer of high-end beauty care goods seeking to expand globally, three people with direct knowledge of the deal said.


LVMH's digital drive takes time despite Apple hire 26 Sep 2016

PARIS When LVMH hired former Apple music executive Ian Rogers to craft a digital strategy, investors may have hoped for some quick results. If so, they are probably disappointed.


Dolce & Gabbana mixes tropics with traditions at Milan fashion show 26 Sep 2016

MILAN Italian fashion brand Dolce & Gabbana transported guests to a warm and busy Italian street setting for their spring/summer 17 catwalk show on Sunday, in one of the most flamboyant displays of Milan fashion week. | Video


Fabrics and textures key in Bottega Veneta and Blumarine Milan shows 24 Sep 2016

MILAN Fabrics and textures took center stage in the catwalk shows of Bottega Veneta and Blumarine on Saturday, in the fourth day of Milan's fashion week. | Video


Feathers and nostalgia add glam to Prada spring collection 23 Sep 2016

MILAN Retro trenchcoats, feathered cuffs and brightly colored patterns hinting at the 1960s and 70s were among the highlights of Prada's spring/summer women's wear collection in Milan on Thursday. | Video


Naomi Campbell leads bold Versace runway in Milan 23 Sep 2016

MILAN On a catwalk featuring Naomi Campbell, Gigi Hadid and Irina Shayk, Italian design house Versace presented a bold, multi-faceted collection for women on Friday.


Fairytale and army-inspired looks open Milan fashion week 22 Sep 2016

MILAN A kaleidoscopic fairytale by Gucci and Fay's military-inspired looks opened Milan's womenswear fashion show on Wednesday with a display of clothing and accessories for spring and summer 2017. | Video


FTSE rises as Burberry and Tesco advance 20 Sep 2016

LONDON Britain's top shares index rose on Tuesday, lifted by gains in consumer goods stocks ranging from luxury fashion group Burberry to supermarket retailer Tesco .


London wraps up fashion week amid Brexit uncertainty 20 Sep 2016

LONDON London wrapped up its seasonal fashion week on Tuesday after five days of luxury and highstreet labels unveiling colorful and eclectic collections amid Brexit uncertainty.