Alessandra Facchinetti has been appointed to design all the women's wear lines for Valentino after the Italian couturier who founded the label announced his retirement, the fashion house said Wednesday, september 5th.
Legendary Italian designer Valentino, who has dressed the world's most glamorous women for decades, announced his retirement Tuesday september 4th, saying it was time to bid farewell to the world of fashion.
A shoe store so large it requires its own postal zip code opened in New York's upmarket Saks department store Friday, August 17th promising to satisfy even the needs of Manhattan's designer-hungry shoppers.
German fashion house Hugo Boss may soon be on the look-out for acquisitions to grow and wants to buy a second brand name, the group's chairman Bruno Saelzer said in a newspaper interview published on Tuesday, July 24th.
From John Galliano's celebration of 500 years of painting at Christian Dior to Jean-Paul Gaultier's irreverent take on European and Indian royalty, the latest round of haute couture shows for winter 2008 began and ended on an upbeat note.
It was the hottest ticket in town on Monday, July 2nd night. Over a thousand guests, press and celebrities converged on the Chateau at Versailles for a birthday bash to mark sixty years since Christian Dior founded his prestigious fashion house.
Christian Lacroix says he still treasures the memory of his first haute couture show in July 1987 as he prepares to send out his latest collection on Tuesday, July 3rd marking his house's milestone 20th birthday.