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Giulia Segreti

Italian state railways says will bid for Alitalia, other firms back off

30 Oct 2018

ROME Major companies on Tuesday ruled out involvement in a new rescue of Alitalia, complicating a plan led by Rome in which state-controlled railway Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) will bid for the airline and look to bring in partners.

Companies rule out interest in Alitalia, in blow to rescue plan

30 Oct 2018

ROME, Oct 30 Major companies on Tuesday ruled out involvement in a new rescue of Alitalia, complicating a plan led by Rome in which state-controlled railway Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) will bid for the airline this week and bring in partners.

Italien treibt Haushaltsstreit mit Brüssel auf die Spitze

22 Oct 2018

Rom/Brüssel Italien verstößt mit seinen Haushaltsplänen bewusst gegen EU-Regeln und riskiert damit eine Abfuhr aus Brüssel.

From Milan to Paris, fashion firms fret over fur

03 Oct 2018

MILAN/PARIS Fur trimmings were scarce on the past month's spring catwalk collections in Milan and Paris, but the two leading luxury centres are some way off following London Fashion Week in going fur-free.

Michael Kors makes high-end fashion statement with $2.2 billion Versace buy

25 Sep 2018

MILAN Michael Kors agreed to buy luxury designer Versace for 1.83 billion euros (1.67 billion pounds) including debt on Tuesday, as the U.S. fashion group positions itself to take on larger European rivals. | Video

UPDATE 2-Michael Kors makes high-end fashion statement with $2.2 bln Versace buy

25 Sep 2018

* Versace family to own stake in Capri Holding (Adds details, context, analyst, Michael Kors shares)

Curtain falls on Milan fashion shows with Nakashima's 1960s funk

24 Sep 2018

MILAN The music and culture of the 1960s inspired Japanese designer Atsushi Nakashima's spring/summer 2019 funk-themed collection which brought down the curtain on Milan's fashion week.

Notes of music and colour enchant Missoni's dreamy night

23 Sep 2018

MILAN A poetic and dreamy collection sparkled in the lights of Milan's new skyscrapers on the notes of composer Michael Nyman, in a celebration of the 65th anniversary of Italian fashion house Missoni. | Video

Plus-sized models and 1990s 'supers' walk for Dolce & Gabbana in Milan

23 Sep 2018

MILAN Plus-sized models led by Ashley Graham joined 1990s-era supermodels and celebrities on Dolce & Gabbana's catwalk on Sunday as the Italian fashion house presented its opulent "DNA" spring-summer collection. | Video

Armani defines the shape of colour in pastel and silver collection

23 Sep 2018

MILAN After stunning the fashion elite with his spectacular show-with-concert on Thursday, Giorgio Armani returned on Sunday and gave a "shape to colour" in a new collection of ethereal designs in pastel and silver coloured satins. | Video

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