For a young designer, having a collection at New York's Fashion Week is usually a sign that they've made it. But for those launching a career during the recession, even a runway show is not a guarantee of employment.
Japanese retail sales fell more than expected in June from a year earlier, suggesting that worsening job and income conditions were offsetting the positive effects on spending of government stimulus measures.
Christopher Bailey has been decorated. The artistic director for Burberry has been “elevated to the rank of Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)”, recognizing his “services to the fashion industry”.
Women's clothing manufacturer and retailer Viyella, formed in 1784, became the latest household name to fall into administration, saying on Wednesday it had no alternative in the current economic climate.
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 le...