Fashion

Model Gisele Bundchen takes last strut on Sao Paulo catwalk

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SAO PAULO - Gisele Bundchen, the world's highest paid model, has taken her last strut down the catwalk at Sao Paulo Fashion Week, retiring from the runway after 20 years in the fashion industry. | Video

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Burberry could adjust prices to offset currency swings 15 Apr 2015

PARIS - British luxury goods maker Burberry will adjust prices in response to currency fluctuations and similar moves by rivals, it said on Wednesday as it posted a forecast-beating 9 percent rise in second-half revenue. | Video

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Gisele's last catwalk in focus at Sao Paulo Fashion Week 14 Apr 2015

SAO PAULO - Designers are unveiling their spring/summer 2016 lines on the runways of Sao Paulo Fashion Week, where Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen will strut down the catwalk one last time during the five-day spectacular. | Video

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LVMH spirits sales beat forecasts in first quarter, fashion disappoints 13 Apr 2015

PARIS - French luxury goods group LVMH posted a 3 percent rise in like-for-like first-quarter sales on Monday, helped by the weak euro against the dollar and what it called an "excellent start to the year" at Louis Vuitton.

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FTSE buoyed by Burberry, emerging markets 09 Apr 2015

LONDON - Britain's FTSE 100 rose on Thursday, as a recovery in emerging market-exposed stocks and gains in Burberry driven by bid speculation kept the index near all-time highs.

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Cost controls help Mulberry nudge up profit expectations 09 Apr 2015

LONDON - British handbag maker Mulberry , aiming to recover from an ill-fated push upmarket, said improving retail demand and a tight grip on costs meant full-year profit would be slightly ahead of market expectations.

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France bans super-skinny models in anorexia clampdown 04 Apr 2015

PARIS - France will ban excessively thin fashion models and expose modelling agents and the fashion houses that hire them to possible fines and even jail, under a new law passed on Friday. | Video

France bans super-skinny models in anorexia clampdown 03 Apr 2015

PARIS - France will ban excessively thin fashion models and expose modelling agents and the fashion houses that hire them to possible fines and even jail, under a new law passed on Friday.

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Designers elevate Chinese culture at Beijing Fashion Week 01 Apr 2015

BEIJING - China Fashion Week wrapped up seven days of catwalk shows on Tuesday, showcasing an array of cool and colourful as well as slightly odd creations by designers seeking to make a mark among the label-conscious. | Video

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Prada to pamper clients to prop up sales as 2014 net falls 28 percent 30 Mar 2015

MILAN/HONG KONG - Italian luxury goods group Prada SpA has set out measures to counter a sales drop particularly in greater China, promising more services to clients in stores, faster-changing ranges and lower-priced handbags to meet stiff competition.