Halston has entrusted its artistic direction to Marios Schwab. The graduate of Central Saint Martin’s College of Art & Design, owner of his own label since 2005, will head up the the design team, working on items from designer shoes to a line of handbags.
In Notting Hill, in the windows of 186 Westbourne Grove, a man-sized Eiffel Tower takes pride of place sporting the Union Jack. The reason? To remind people that under an anglicised name hides one of the most Parisian brands in ready-to-wear clothing.
Debt-laden tourism and retail group Arcandor is set to ask the German government for up to 700 million euros ($948.9 million) in loan guarantees, financial sources close to the matter told Reuters on Thursday 14 May.
Scarlett O'Hara had her fair share of trials and tribulations in "Gone with the Wind," but nothing matched the problem she had in Washington this week: her bodice slid off at a charity catwalk 'Sweet Charity', showcasing edible outfits.
The Big Apple loves Marni, and the feeling is definitely mutual. The label has opened a second boutique there, not far from Madison Avenue. Installed in a former art gallery, the store has the ambiance of a loft.
Private equity firm Axa sold the Lorraine based crystal producer Daum on the 11th of May to the holding company of businessman Prosper Amouyal, Financière Saint-Germain, which has already taken over the manufacturer Haviland and half of Lalique.