The California-based fashion house BCBG Max Azria Group has received $53 million (GBP29 million) as part of an asset-backed note issued by the New York Life Investment Management LLC (NYLIM). The company cashed in on the value of its popular trademarks like BCBG Max Azria, BCBGirls, BCBG//Attitude, […]

Luxury retailer Prada spent millions on IT for its futuristic "epicenter" store. But the flashy technology has turned into a high-priced hassle. When the Italian fashion house opened its $40 million Manhattan flagship, hotshot architect Rem Koolhaas promised a radically new shopping experience. And […]

One of the latest trends in fashion seems to be to wear your faith on your sleeve. Or perhaps around your neck or on your chest. Whatever takes your fancy, really. Not too long ago David Beckham was snapped sporting a fashionably bling bunch of rosaries around his neck, much to the consternation of […]

Private equity group Bridgepoint Capital has completed the £64m acquisition of footwear retailer Faith. Jonathan Faith, son of founder Samuel Faith, who set up the business in 1964, is quitting the business to focus on developing a stock management system first used at Faith. The company now has […]

It was revealed yesterday that two more executives of the luxury goods company Gucci quit the conglomerate. It appears that Group Controller Emilio Foa and Director General of the Group's Swiss Operations, Luca Mayaro, have resigned from their positions. Since the departure of Domenico de Sole and Tom […]

Kelly Osbourne, scion of rocker Ozzy Osbourne and his manager wife Sharon, has added another item on her list of dubious accomplishments. Besides being a famous reality TV personality, recovering painkiller addict and pop star, Kelly has launched her own fashion line. The clothes she designs are clothes […]

British brand Mulberry has reported a first half profit for the first time since its AIM flotation in 1996, seeing the benefits of a focus on international growth. In the six months to September 30, Mulberry reported a profit of £17,000, compared to a loss of £615,000 a year earlier. The […]

The newest it-bag to hit the shelves is the Belen Echandia. Spoiled for choice as we are, new brands on the market have to have that certain je-ne-sais-quoi to stand out from the rest. With its top quality tailoring, name-stamped metal zip tags and ultra soft leather available in every imaginable colour, […]

This morning fashion mogul Tommy Hilfiger announced that the company has acquired the trademarks of Karl Lagerfeld for an undisclosed amount. This deal includes the Lagerfeld Gallery, his women's luxury ready-to-wear collection, and other Lagerfeld collections, including boutiques in Monaco and Paris. […]

Hunting may no longer be supported by parliament, but that doesn't mean it has gone out of fashion. The riding coat became the epitome of style across the world in the 19th century, and has since come back from season to season and never truly gone out of style. Hunting dress, tradition aside, is sexy. […]

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