Away from the hullabaloo of the catwalk presentations of autumn-winter ready-to-wear fashion, an Anglo-Japanese couple are in Paris this week to promote their debut collection for the vintage French label Cacharel.
Researchers have found the genetic basis of two distinct forms of inherited hair loss, opening a broad path to treatments for thinning locks, according to a pair of studies released Sunday February 24th.
Fashion shows, aimed at wooing buyers and winning over fickle magazine editors, have become extravaganzas requiring weeks of meticulous planning and an army of co-workers - often all for no more than a quarter of an hour on the catwalk.
Italian clothing firm Benetton said Thursday February 21th that that full-year net profits rose 16.0 percent to 145.0 million euros (214 million dollars), beating a market consensus of 141.6 million. The group said that 2007 sales rose 9.
The price of oil touched an all-time peak of 101.32 dollars a barrel in trading on Thursday, lifted by fears of supply disruptions, according to analysts. Oil's surge helped gold to a record high of 948.
The estate of Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, the legendary German soprano who died in 2006, will go under hammer here next month, with the proceeds to go to charity, the Vienna-based auction house Dorotheum said Thursday February 21th.