An Italian advertising campaign featuring photos of an emaciated girl won praise Tuesday, September 25th from designers and the government for targeting anorexia, but campaigners warned it could encourage the disease.
Italian photographer Oliviero Toscani, famed for his shock campaigns for clothing company Benetton, has targeted anoxeria in a new hard-hitting advertisement which was published Monday, september 24th.
Prague's Wenceslas Square, scene of some of the turning points in the country's history, for the first time hosted a fashion show on Thursday, September 20th evening with the presentation of Osmany Laffita's Summer 2008 collection.
Designer Gareth Pugh, a rising star in British fashion, wowed the second day of London Fashion Week on Sunday, September 16th with a collection that drew gasps and applause from a packed room of observers.
Models aged under 16 will be banned from London Fashion Week after an industry report recommendation Friday, july 14th which also said they should have to show a health certificate before being allowed on the catwalk.
Redcats, the mail order unit of French luxury goods group PPR, said Tuesday September 11th it plans to buy United Retail Group, a US large-size women's fashion group, for 199 million dollars (144 million euros).