From Manolo Blahnik high heels to designer dresses, the materialism of the characters in television's "Sex and the City" has made the movie version a marketing dream that some companies are paying for dearly and at least one is getting for free.
Legendary dandy Oscar Wilde once declared "One should either be a work of art or wear a work of art," a sentiment endorsed by designer Christian Dior, who acknowledged dandyism as a significant influence on his fashion.
By Belinda Goldsmith SYDNEY (Reuters Life!) - Australian Fashion Week organizers said on Wednesday that tighter rules on skinny models were not needed for its catwalks, despite one Australian model being pulled briefly due to fears for her health.
Shares in fashion brand Burberry Group gained almost 4 percent on Wednesday as traders cited market talk of a possible bid from U.S. handbag maker Coach . Burberry was not immediately available for comment.
Richemont, the world's second-biggest luxury goods group, said Wednesday April 23th its sales had risen by 16 percent to 5.301 billion euros (8.471 billion dollars) in the financial year which ended March 31.