New York's Parsons School of Design has canceled a workshop that disgraced fashion designer John Galliano was set to give in a step toward his rehabilitation after being sacked by Christian Dior for an anti-Semitic outburst.
He threw a 70th birthday party in 2008 and a 79th four years later, so fashion followers might be forgiven a little scepticism following Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld's latest pronouncement on the subject of his age.
South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor Co hopes a touch of Hermes will make its priciest sedan as desirable as the French retailer's exclusive handbags and catapult its cachet into the same league as luxury European rivals.
The Chinese fashion brand that designed bags and clothes for the country's new first lady has turned down the chance to make a fortune from her endorsement, saying Wednesday no similar items will be on offer.
Agent Provocateur lays bare its ambitions for business growth with 15 to 20 openings this year, including one in Cannes in May. The edgy, sexy lingerie line is also launching Agent by Agent Provocateur this summer in collaboration with Monica and Penelope Cruz