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Mazes and fairytales as Chiuri debuts her Dior haute couture line

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PARIS Italian designer Maria Grazia Chiuri unveiled a fairytale-like debut haute couture collection for French fashion house Christian Dior on Monday, presenting flowing flowery dresses, capes and plenty of intricate craftsmanship.

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'Zoolander 2,' Affleck, De Niro earn Razzie 'worst' film nods 5:01pm GMT

LOS ANGELES Fashion industry satire "Zoolander 2" led nominations on Monday for the annual Razzie Awards, a list of the year's worst films that includes performances by past Oscar winners Robert De Niro, Ben Affleck and Julia Roberts. | Video

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Sporty, couture and 1980s-inspired fashion dominate Berlin catwalks 18 Jan 2017

BERLIN Sporty, couture and 1980s-inspired looks dominated the catwalks at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin, with a wide selection of designers offering creations for women's winter wardrobes.

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Burberry benefits from strong British performance over Christmas 18 Jan 2017

LONDON British luxury brand Burberry said exceptional demand from tourists and local shoppers in London for its bags and fashions over Christmas helped it to report a better-than-expected 3 percent rise in quarterly sales.

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Burberry's new CEO to join firm next week 16 Jan 2017

LONDON Marco Gobbetti, recruited last year from French brand Celine to be the new chief executive of Burberry , will start work next week and take on full responsibilities in July, the British luxury goods company said on Monday.

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Hugo Boss gets boost from sales rise in China, UK 16 Jan 2017

BERLIN German fashion house Hugo Boss said 2016 operating profit would fall less feared following a fourth-quarter sales recovery in China and Britain, sending its shares as much as 10 percent higher on Monday.

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Designer wanted in bribery case arrested in Mexico, sent to U.S 14 Jan 2017

NEW YORK A New York fashion designer who calls himself the "curator of cool" was arrested in Mexico and sent to the United States where he is charged as part of a bribery case that has ensnared relatives of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, officials said on Saturday.

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New York designer's bribery case may upset ambitions of ex-U.N chief 12 Jan 2017

NEW YORK A scandal that could complicate the South Korean political ambitions of former U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon features an unlikely central character: a New York fashion designer whose wedding was broadcast on reality TV and who authorities said falsely touted ties to Middle Eastern royalty.

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Exclusive: Staff at French fashion house Lanvin fear job cuts as sales slump - sources 12 Jan 2017

PARIS Morale is low at Lanvin with staff expecting job cuts after France's oldest fashion brand swung into the red in 2016 and new designer Bouchra Jarrar failed to lift sales, sources told Reuters.

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Vivienne Westwood closes London men's fashion week in eccentric style 10 Jan 2017

LONDON Britain's dame of fashion Vivienne Westwood wrapped up London Fashion Week Men's on Monday with an eclectic collection showcasing edgy designs that included dresses for men. | Video