Italian private equity fund Clessidra expects a definitive accord to buy a stake in designer Roberto Cavalli's fashion house by the end of the summer, Clessidra's senior partner Riccardo Bruno said on Tuesday 30 June.
Ahead of the Paris couture shows, top designers have joined a tricky exercise to glam up one of the world's most traditional pieces, the abaya -- the long black overgarment worn by millions of Arab women.
Human Rights Watch accused Zimbabwe's armed forces of torture and forced labour in the eastern Marange diamond fields, saying it believes the illegal diamond trade is a likely revenue source for senior ZANU-PF officials.
For 2009, Carrefour, partner of the Tour de France, has entrusted Agatha Ruiz de la Prada with the design of its hosts’ outfits who will award the Carrefour Polka Dot Jersey which is given to the best climber.
Although the USA, Canada and the five largest European countries represent the biggest sportswear markets, the Russian market for sports shoes is the most prosperous, according to a report from the NPD Group.