By Deepa Babington FLORENCE, Italy (Reuters Life!) - New York-based designer Diane von Furstenberg sent models traipsing down a lush garden runway in breezy chiffon dresses and ruffled headbands to mark her first fashion show in her native Europe.
French fashion king Yves Saint Laurent died on Sunday, a close associate told France Info Radio. Born in 1936 in Oran in Algeria, Saint Laurent had lived in seclusion in the past few years and had been in poor health.
Shares of Polo Ralph Lauren rose more than 7 percent to $66.55 on Wednesday before the opening bell after the company reported a higher quarterly profit, helped by strong sales, a lower tax rate and acquisitions.
Scores of top African designers and models held a show in Nairobi National Park at the weekend to raise money for victims of Kenya's post-election violence and show a different face to their continent.
Italian authorities are probing fashion designers Dolce and Gabbana,creators of luxury items ranging from clothes to beachwear, sunglasses, jewelry and mobile phones, for alleged tax evasion, a report said Saturday May 18th.