Finnish textile design company Marimekko said Wednesday it was fighting to protect its trademark on a poppy flower pattern called Unikko after Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana had sought to declare it invalid.
Karl Lagerfeld's backdrops for his collections for Chanel are usually a witty reference to the house's emblems, but his choice of gleaming grey columns for his haute couture show on Tuesday was enigmatic.
A French court ordered eBay to pay 38.6 million euros (30.6 million pounds) to luxury goods group LVMH for allowing the sale of fake merchandise, in a ruling immediately appealed by the online auction website.
A French court on Monday June 30th ordered online auctioneer eBay to pay nearly 40 million euros in damages to Louis Vuitton for selling fake luxury goods, in a ruling cheered as a victory for copyright protection.
John Galliano's show for Christian Dior on Monday, on the first day of couture week, paid an exuberant tribute to the master, much to the delight of the hundreds of guests invited to the event at the Rodin museum.
China, already a formidable powerhouse in ready-to-wear fashion, has broken into the elite circle of French haute couture, with the first Chinese designer due to unveil her collection for next autumn-winter in the shows which take to the catwalks on Monday June 30th.
East will meet West next summer for Giorgio Armani male fans with Asian inspired long shirts, shantung trousers and fitted jackets, the Italian designer suggested in his menswear show, which won him loud applause.
Flowers and flamingos injected a dose of the tropical into Milan fashion week on Monday when Gucci designer Frida Giannini dressed her men colorfully for next summer. Models walked out in blooming cotton shirts and thin ties with flamingo motifs.