PARIS Christian Dior plunged spectators into a surrealist dreamworld on Monday at Paris' Haute Couture week, as models dressed in black-and-white hypnotic patterns took to the runway under sculptures of body parts suspended from the ceiling. | Video
ZURICH Cartier owner Richemont on Monday offered up to 2.8 billion euros (2.47 billion pounds) for full control of Yoox Net-a-Porter (YNAP) to compete better in an expanding online market for luxury goods.
LONDON British luxury brand Burberry reported a 2 percent drop in retail revenue for the Christmas quarter after sales in Europe slipped against a year ago when a fall in the pound had helped its home market.
LOS ANGELES After making a strong statement in black dresses at the Golden Globes to protest sexual harassment, actresses brought a burst of colour back to the red carpet last week but said the message of the Time's Up campaign will continue throughout Hollywood's awards season.
NEW YORK Male models and assistants who worked with high-powered fashion photographers Bruce Weber and Mario Testino say they were subjected by them to molestation, sexual advances and unnecessary nudity, The New York Times reported on Saturday.
SHANGHAI China's aviation authority on Friday demanded an apology from Delta Air Lines for listing Taiwan and Tibet as countries on its website, while another government agency took aim at Inditex-owned fashion brand Zara and medical device maker Medtronic Plc for similar issues.
FRANKFURT/LONDON Gucci-owner Kering plans to spin off German sports brand Puma to the French conglomerate's shareholders to focus squarely on its luxury brands.
FRANKFURT Sportswear firm Puma has won an injunction to stop fashion designer Philipp Plein from selling clothes in Germany bearing a tiger logo similar to its own leaping cat, Puma said on Thursday.
MILAN When a long-awaited U.S. television series about the murder of Gianni Versace hits the small screen in a week's time, one key character will not be watching - the fashion designer's sister Donatella.
LOS ANGELES The producer of an upcoming American TV series about the murder of designer Gianni Versace has defended the show from criticism, saying the family is treated "with respect and kindness." | Video