A Paris-based website has launched a competition offering the winner a one-month tour of seven world cities with a shopping budget of 10,000 euros (15,000 dollars), business class travel and luxury accommodation.
Nearly 20 years ago, Nike found itself in the crosshairs of NGOs over the working conditions at some facilities in its mammoth global supply chain. Since then, the company's corporate responsibility agenda has evolved.
It is a long way from Wall Street to Granny's Lodge in central Botswana, but the slump triggered by the fall of Lehman Brothers a year ago has nonetheless turned Gracious Oageng's career dreams to dust.
For a young designer, having a collection at New York's Fashion Week is usually a sign that they've made it. But for those launching a career during the recession, even a runway show is not a guarantee of employment.
A design studio (music, fashion, advertising) but also a fashion label, Surface to Air has decided to collaborate with one of its favorite fashion photographers: Solve Sundsbo, who has signed to the label for a limited edition clothing line.
It has been a busy few days at the Porte de Versailles from the 4th to the 7th of September. Prêt-à-Porter Paris was held its new edition under the headings of Less and Excess, the two leading trends this season, across eight section and a plethora of events.
Creditor banks of Arcandor have launched a placing of its 43.9 percent stake in travel firm Thomas Cook Group PLC, currently held as collateral against a loan taken out by the insolvent German retailer.
Since the hasty departure of the duo Eley et Kishimoto, the design studio has been maintaining radio silence. But this confidentiality has now ended with Cédric Charlier, the former assistant of Alber Elbaz at Lanvin, officially taking control of stylistic direction.