An Indian-born celebrity fashion designer has been charged with sexually assaulting 20 women in a new indictment that includes two more alleged victims, Los Angeles authorities said Thursday, October 2nd.
Italian designer Valentino received a standing ovation from a packed room for his last ever ready-to-wear show in Paris on Wednesday, October 3rd, having announced his retirement after 45 years in the business.
The gaping mouths of giant vacuum cleaner tubes dangling menacingly over the runway at the Issey Miyake show were a clue to the inspiration behind the collection for summer 2008 which designer Dai Fujiawa called "Wind".
Spanish designer Estrella Archs, who has recently been named creative director at Cacharel, sent out a flurry of pretty but unfussy frocks onto the runway for her own label collection here on Sunday, September 30th, boding well for her new job.
Princess Sirivannavari Nariratan's grandmother Queen Sirikit of Thailand was a devoted customer of the French couturier Pierre Balmain and that relationship was celebrated with her granddaughter's first catwalk collection in Paris on Saturday, September 29th at night.
Decadent 17th century French and Italian aristocrats might well have been able to pick out something to their taste from the offerings of Dolce and Gabbana in their ready-to-wear collection for next spring-summer.
Alessandra Facchinetti has been appointed to design all the women's wear lines for Valentino after the Italian couturier who founded the label announced his retirement, the fashion house said Wednesday, september 5th.
Legendary Italian designer Valentino, who has dressed the world's most glamorous women for decades, announced his retirement Tuesday september 4th, saying it was time to bid farewell to the world of fashion.