A U.S. trade court on Thursday rejected an importer's claim that differing tariff rates for men's gloves amounted to unconstitutional sex discrimination, in a case closely watched by the fashion industry. The U.S.
From selling leather-trimmed pipes to US soldiers in Paris in the wake of World War II to making some of the hottest fashion bags on the market, France's Longchamp turns 60 bent on joining the "It" crowd of luxury handbag makers.
Online fashion retailer ASOS shrugged off the consumer downturn, posting a steep rise in annual profit and a near doubling in first-quarter sales as it benefits from the growing popularity of Internet shopping.
Descendants of Russia's fallen czars and the cream of global fashion feted the re-launch Monday of a 1920s label founded by high-society Bolshevik exiles, the Romanovs and Yusupovs, for the international elite of the time.
Though America stands poised for its first black president in history, the fashion world descending on Paris for this week's couture-show summit will be treated yet again to a "white-out" on the catwalks.
Nike Inc stressed on Wednesday that it was still a growth company even as U.S. weakness spooked investors, sending shares down 5 percent on a day when the world's largest athletic shoe and apparel maker posted strong international results.