Italian fashion house Prada closed 2008 in line with the previous year and plans further retail investments, Chief Executive Patrizio Bertelli said in a newspaper interview published on Friday 24 April.
The Prada Transformer - billed as the world's first shape-shifting building - which can be lifted and rotated into different configurations to house art, film, fashion and other events has been installed in the yard of one of Seoul's ancient royal palaces.
In Paris, after the Petit Moulin (3rd) and the Hôtel Bellechasse (7th), the designer Christian Lacroix is starting work on his third hotel. This one will be near Notre-Dame, more precisely on the Quai Saint-Michel.
Fashion and music go together. If one doesn’t inspire the other, the other produced the first. In short, Zadig & Voltaire have extended their sphere of influence to the music business and have become an independent label.
The Japanese group Sanrio announced on Thursday March 26 the creation of a small figurine of its star figure “Hello Kitty”, covered in diamonds, topazes, sapphires and other precious gems, it’s a unique doll worth ¥15.6 million (€125,000).
Kerchiefed women peddle fake designer handbags in front of the pitted Alexander McQueen and Stella McCartney stores, whose signs have been scratched off by hand less than 18 months after their grand openings.