[BERLIN] German fashion house Hugo Boss returned to strong growth in China in June and saw online sales jump 74 per cent in the second quarter, even as it reported an overall 59 per cent fall in...

[MILAN] Italian fashion group Prada said on Wednesday sales had recovered sharply in Asia since June after the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic triggered a 40 per cent decline for comparable...

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KANSAI Yamamoto, the unapologetically flamboyant fashion designer whose love of colour, unfettered imagination and exploration of genderless dressing caught the eye of David Bowie and helped...

[NEW YORK] Under Armour Inc founder Kevin Plank has maintained control over the sportswear company even after stepping down as chief executive officer -- but a federal accounting investigation...

[PARIS] LVMH, the world's biggest luxury goods group, said comparable sales in the second quarter had plunged by 38 per cent due to the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, though the Louis...

[NEW YORK] At the end of February, just as the coronavirus was beginning to cast its pall over Europe, an elite crowd that included the likes of Anna Wintour, Jeff Bezos and Seth Meyers gathered...

A TUNISIAN man has pieced together bits of a local secret linked to ancient emperors: how to make a prized purple dye using the guts of a sea snail.

WITH weddings postponed and offices shut, business was bleak at Woodside Tailor Shop in Queens during the long months of pandemic lockdown. There was no need for party dress alterations or any...

[BENGALURU] Brooks Brothers said on Thursday it entered into a US$305 million "stalking horse" purchase agreement with retailer SPARC Group, in a move that could preserve the apparel brand as a...

WITH SUSTAINABILITY BEING the latest buzzword and fast fashion speeding its way out of relevance, there seems to be one direction that fashion is headed - to the past.