The estate of Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, the legendary German soprano who died in 2006, will go under hammer here next month, with the proceeds to go to charity, the Vienna-based auction house Dorotheum said Thursday February 21th.
The German fashion house Hugo Boss might appoint Hans Fluri as interim head of the company to replace chief executive Bruno Saelzer who stepped down last week, a press report said on Wednesday February 14th.
For the first time in nine years, British designer Vivienne Westwood presented a show at London Fashion Week by paying homage to young women from the 1970s who shopped in the neighbourhood where she first made a name for herself.
Museums and collectors on Thursday February 12th snapped up dozens of designer items fashioned a century ago by ground-breaking French stylist Paul Poiret, the man credited with emancipating women from the corset.
The price of platinum soared on Thursday past 2,000 dollars an ounce to a record as power shortages affected mining production in South Africa, the biggest supplier of the white precious metal, traders said.