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After New York, London kicks off fashion week with eyes on creativity


LONDON Chunky knits and frilly dresses took over the London catwalk on Friday as the British capital kicked off its leg of the autumn/winter womenswear fashion week calendar. | Video


Kanye West unveils new Yeezy line during New York Fashion Week 17 Feb 2017

NEW YORK Three months after being hospitalized for exhaustion, rapper Kanye West made his first major public appearance on Wednesday, turning up for his Yeezy fashion show during New York Fashion Week. | Video


At New York Fashion Week, it's all about breaking the rules 17 Feb 2017

NEW YORK New York Fashion Week ended with a flourish on Thursday after a parade of innovative shows that gave an affectionate nod to the 1980's, with designers mixing power suits, chunky furs and metallic fabrics into lavish new looks for both day and night. | Video


Ralph Lauren hires Vice Media exec to head new marketing role 16 Feb 2017

Ralph Lauren Corp named a Vice Media executive to the newly created role of chief marketing officer and hired Tom Ford International's chief operating officer as a brand president, weeks after the surprise resignation of CEO Stefan Larsson.


Recovering from memory loss, Kanye West focuses on fashion comeback 14 Feb 2017

NEW YORK Two months after being hospitalized for exhaustion and still recovering from memory loss, Kanye West is expected to make his first major public appearance at New York Fashion Week, his producer revealed.


Model with Down syndrome launches design label at New York Fashion Week 14 Feb 2017

NEW YORK Less than two years after making her runway debut, Madeline Stuart, a model with Down syndrome, launched her own fashion label on Sunday at New York Fashion Week with a collection of sporty leggings, crop tops and skirts. | Video


Breast cancer survivors bare scars in New York charity fashion show 13 Feb 2017

NEW YORK Defiant breast cancer survivors, some with raised fists and bared surgical scars, modeled lingerie in a charity show during New York Fashion week to raise funds to support breast cancer patients. | Video


Prada sales improve after revenues drop 10 percent in 2016 13 Feb 2017

MILAN Luxury fashion group Prada said sales had accelerated in the past two months, particularly in Greater China and Russia, pointing to an improving outlook after its revenues slumped last year.

Fund manager Hermes wants better governance for private infrastructure 13 Feb 2017

LONDON British fund manager Hermes Investment Management on Monday called for improvements to the corporate governance code for private infrastructure assets, to ensure better outcomes for investors and other stakeholders.


Raf Simons debuts Calvin Klein collection at New York Fashion Week 11 Feb 2017

The runway debut of the first collection by Calvin Klein's new chief creative officer, Raf Simons, was the talk of the town on Friday, the second day of New York Fashion Week. | Video