Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Fashion

In this Jan.26 2015 file photo, models take a rest backstage after the Christian Dior's Spring-Summer 2015 Haute Couture fashion collection presented in Paris.

PARIS (AP) — Two of the world’s biggest luxury goods conglomerates will stop working with unhealthily thin fashion models, as part of a joint charter signed Wednesday that aims to ...
This is a April 24, 2017 file photo of the Jimmy Choo shop on New Bond Street, London. American fashion brand Michael Kors has bought luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo in a deal worth $1.35 billion (896 million pounds.)

LONDON (AP) — In a bid to burnish its brand image, American bag and accessories maker Michael Kors is buying luxury shoemaker Jimmy Choo in a deal worth $1.35 billion ...
In this, Oct. 20, 2014 file photo Carla Fendi arrives at the inauguration of architect Frank Gehry's latest creation, the Louis Vuitton Foundation art museum and cultural center in Paris.

MILAN (AP) — Carla Fendi, one of the five sisters who transformed the family leather goods business into a global luxury fashion house long known for its furs, has died ...
In this Friday, May 26, 2017 file photo, US first lady Melania Trump steps out of a car as she arrives at Chierici Palace, part of a visit of the G7 first ladies in Catania, Italy.

BY COLLEEN BARRY MILAN (AP) — U.S. First Lady Melania Trump opened a window onto the luxury world over the weekend when she wore a $51,000 designer jacket to a ...
US First Lady Melania Trump steps out of a car as she arrives at Chierici Palace, part of a visit of the G7 first ladies in Catania, Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017.

BY COLLEEN BARRY TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) — Melania Trump’s first outing in the Sicilian sunshine was in a colorful floral applique jacket by Dolce & Gabbana that sells for $51,000, ...
In this Thursday, May 11, 2017 file photo, a Sotheby's employee displays the Apollo blue diamond and the Artemis pink diamond earrings during a preview at the Sotheby's, in Geneva, Switzerland. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP, File)

GENEVA (AP) — Sotheby’s sold a pair of pear-shaped diamond earrings at a hammer price of about $51 million Tuesday, though the 14.54-carat flawless Fancy Vivid Blue diamond that was ...
Demi Lovato, left, and Kate Hudson arrive at the launch of Demi Lovato and Fabletics Collaboration Collection on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

BY MARCELA ISAZA BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Kate Hudson and Demi Lovato went from working out at the gym together to working on a fashion-line collaboration. Hudson, who co-founded ...
A Kate Spade sign hangs in the window of one of their shops, in New York, Monday, May 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

BY ANNE D’INNOCENZIO and MICHELLE CHAPMAN NEW YORK (AP) — Coach will spend $2.4 billion for Kate Spade, tying together two premier brands in the luxury goods sector that have ...
This Jan. 5, 2017, photo shows Macy's flagship store in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers are doing a delicate dance when it comes to handling the Ivanka Trump brand. Here’s a list of some of the retailers who carry the ...
Traffic passes the Polo Ralph Lauren store on Fifth Avenue, Tuesday, April 4, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

NEW YORK (AP) — Ralph Lauren Corp. said Tuesday that it is shuttering its high-profile Polo store on New York’s Fifth Avenue, less than three years after opening it. The ...
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