Hollywood wild child Lindsay Lohan is staying on as artistic adviser at fashion house Emanuel Ungaro despite her debut collection being panned by critics, President and Chief Executive Mounir Moufarrige said.
Russian fashionistas, lapping up the designs at Paris fashion week, are hopeful the world's fourth largest luxury buyer is regaining ground with recovery seen at home after taking a hard hit from the financial crisis.
Lebanese fashion designer Walid Atallah did not make sales for the first four months of the global credit crisis, but business has resumed as clients continue to crave luxury brands, and cost is no object.
The homages to Pharaonic Egypt, ice rinks and shark-filled aquariums in Dubai's many malls still attract crowds, but retail in the Gulf Arab boomtown is looking fragile as luxury-lovers turn into bargain-hunters.
For globally renowned Indian designer Ranna Gill, one collection fits the world. Gill incorporates Indian motifs and colors in her fashions, and says they must suit the tastes, lifestyles - and pockets - of women arou...