German fashion house Hugo Boss may soon be on the look-out for acquisitions to grow and wants to buy a second brand name, the group's chairman Bruno Saelzer said in a newspaper interview published on Tuesday, July 24th.
It all starts with one simple sentence, spoken almost in a whisper, but which has a thunderous effect. A female police officer deployed in Tehran's latest moral crackdown tells a woman that her manto (overcoat) is too short and infringes Iranian Islamic dress rules.
A global body representing olive producers based in Madrid said Wednesday, July 18 it planned to launch marketing campaigns in China and India to promote the consumption of olive oil in the two emerging markets.
Africa's two-yearly fashion fest in Niger is to feature emerging designers from South Africa and Mozambique at the southern tip of the continent, to stylists from Uganda, Ethiopia and Morocco, organisers said Tuesday, July 17th.
Iran warned that its police will enforce a drive against clothing deemed unIslamic with renewed vigour this month by doubling the number of forces assigned to check up on lax dressing, local media reported.
Ten years to the day after his murder at the age of 51, Italy's fashion capital will pay tribute to Gianni Versace on Sunday, July 15th with a glittering ballet performance at Milan's La Scala opera house.
A notorious Beijing counterfeit-goods emporium has ousted 150 merchants in its latest anti-piracy sweep, state media said Friday, July 13th, but fake goods with foreign brand names remained openly available.