Ten "Project Runway" designers -- seven decoys and three finalists -- unveiled their collections on Thursday, leaving the audience at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week guessing which was real and which wasn't.
Though the economy remains tough, we predict the strongest rise in spending since 2001 for 2010 with expenditure rising 0.7bn to 15.3bn. Department stores have reacted quickly to changing customer needs.
The german group Falke, specialized in hosiery, has just appointed Muriel Nègre-Wolmeringer to its international sales department to oversee the brands Falke and Burlington as well as Esprit licenses for socks.
Gold was little changed within sight of its recent all-time highs on Thursday, recovering from an earlier drop on upbeat U.S. labour data as investors remained unconvinced of the resilience of the world's largest economy.
G-III Apparel Group Ltd raised its full-year outlook and sees third-quarter same-store sales to rise between the high-single to low-double digits, as its fashion brands attract shoppers and an expansion in the higher-margin accessories and dress business boosts profits.