The provocative lingerie brand has built a new-and-improved, sexier website. Owners Joe Corre, son of Vivienne Westwood, and his wife Serena Rees have been in the business for ten years now and the new site shows they know their business of selling sexy well. The new website is sassy, girly-girl with […]

Burberry is smelling success with a 14 per cent rise in underlying first-half sales, helped by strong international retail expansion and its new Burberry Brit men's fragrance. The sales figure was broadly in line with market expectations and, taking currency effects into account, reported sales were […]

Donatella Versace recently said Ben Affleck and Brad Pitt are too clean-cut. The queen of flash fashion claims the handsome actors need to start making an effort to look more like bad boys. She said: "Ben Affleck looks like a nice American boy. He's a gorgeous man, but he should have more attitude, […]

This year's winner of the CFDA/Vogue Fashion fund will be announced this Thursday. This year the star-studded judging panel of the Council of Fashion Designer of America will include Anna Wintour, Narciso Rodriguez, Barney's Fashion Director Julie Gilhart and Marc Jacobs Presiden Robert Duffy. The panel […]

The Finnish mobile phone company has introduced three new fashion phones in Shanghai last week. The phones were launched yesterday at the Totally Fashion Event. The Nokia 7280, Nokia 7270 and the Nokia 7260 combine art deco style of the 1920s with the edginess associated with contemporary state of the […]

Laudomia Pucci, daughter of the late Emilio Pucci, has been sifting through the family archives in a new project where the extensive fashion history of the family-owned label will be on show to the public in Florence, Italy. Acting as the role of curator for the past four years, Laudomia is cataloguing […]

The Paris suburb of Montreuil-sous-Bois banned two fashion shows last week featuring veiled Muslim women. Two fashion shows were closed because they could possibly disrupt public order. The shows, in which items such as the hijab and the burqa would have received a great deal of attention, were closed […]

The British couture house Hardy Amies is emitting up to 24 million new shares in order to raise GBP 2 million. The proceeds are to fund the launch of fragrances, footwear, home products and a ready-to-wear collection.

There have been more problems for struggling sportswear chain JJB Sports with the end of takeover talks and a cut in profits. Shares fell 20 per cent on the takeover failure and news that annual profits slumped by almost a quarter. The Wigan-based company said its board had concluded that the takeover […]

The headmaster of an Italian school has banned the wear of jeans that reveal the buttocks. Headmaster Angelo Bernardini of Vitruvio Pollione high school in Avezzano told reporters that the indecent exposure caused by sitting down in the jeans had led to suggestive remarks at the school. He thought the […]

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