The private art collection of French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent and his partner, Pierre Berge, has been put up for auction and will be sold in February 2009, auction house Christie's said on Wednesday.
Billowy summer dresses pinned with gold shells and flared trousers from a bygone era of languid glamour dominated Gucci's pre-spring show at a 17th century hilltop villa in designer Frida Giannini's native Rome.
Finnish textile design company Marimekko said Wednesday it was fighting to protect its trademark on a poppy flower pattern called Unikko after Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana had sought to declare it invalid.
Karl Lagerfeld's backdrops for his collections for Chanel are usually a witty reference to the house's emblems, but his choice of gleaming grey columns for his haute couture show on Tuesday was enigmatic.
A French court ordered eBay to pay 38.6 million euros (30.6 million pounds) to luxury goods group LVMH for allowing the sale of fake merchandise, in a ruling immediately appealed by the online auction website.
A French court on Monday June 30th ordered online auctioneer eBay to pay nearly 40 million euros in damages to Louis Vuitton for selling fake luxury goods, in a ruling cheered as a victory for copyright protection.
John Galliano's show for Christian Dior on Monday, on the first day of couture week, paid an exuberant tribute to the master, much to the delight of the hundreds of guests invited to the event at the Rodin museum.
East will meet West next summer for Giorgio Armani male fans with Asian inspired long shirts, shantung trousers and fitted jackets, the Italian designer suggested in his menswear show, which won him loud applause.
Flowers and flamingos injected a dose of the tropical into Milan fashion week on Monday when Gucci designer Frida Giannini dressed her men colorfully for next summer. Models walked out in blooming cotton shirts and thin ties with flamingo motifs.
Italian designer Roberto Cavalli offered men's tops and trousers decorated with prints of pictures he had taken of an African sunset and overlapping palm leaves at his spring/summer 2009 show on Sunday.