Fashion http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23343/all en UPDATE 1-Venezuela searches for fashion boss Missoni's plane http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-1-venezuela-searches-fashion-boss-missonis-plane <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <p>CARACAS/MILAN, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Venezuelan emergency services mounted a sea and air rescue mission on Saturday after a plane carrying fashion executive Vittorio Missoni went missing off the coast of <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/venezuela">Venezuela</a>.</p> <p>The plane carrying Missoni, 58, his wife, Maurizia Castiglioni, another couple and two Venezuelan crew members disappeared after taking off from the resort of Los Roques, an archipelago off the coast of Venezuela, Italian media said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130105/update-1-venezuela-searches-fashion-boss-missonis-plane" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clothing Employment Relation Family Relation Fashion Italy Missoni Person Attributes Person Career Person Location Person Relation Quotation Vittorio Missoni Thomson Reuters Sat, 05 Jan 2013 15:30:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731228 at http://www.globalpost.com Italian menswear shows open in gloom over economy and Missoni http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/italian-menswear-shows-open-gloom-over-economy-and-missoni <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Zegna, Dolce &amp; Gabbana, Versace start four days of shows</p> <p>* Missoni awaiting news about missing scion Vittorio in Venezuela</p> <p>* Italian menswear sales up 1.9 pct in 2012, domestic sales down - SMI</p> <p>By Antonella Ciancio</p> <p>MILAN, Jan 12 (Reuters) - Milan's menswear fashion week started on Saturday amid concerns over the economy and also the fate of Vittorio Missoni, one of Italy's best-known clothes executives, whose plane disappeared off Venezuela a week ago.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/italian-menswear-shows-open-gloom-over-economy-and-missoni" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clothing Culture Fashion Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 10:30:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733533 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Italian menswear shows open in gloom over Missoni and economy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-italian-menswear-shows-open-gloom-over-missoni-and-eco <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Zegna, Dolce &amp; Gabbana, Versace started four days of shows</p> <p>* Corneliani opens show with message for missing Missoni scion</p> <p>* Grey coats dominate at Zegna, Dolce &amp; Gabbana, Burberry</p> <p>* Italian menswear sales up 1.9 pct in 2012, domestic sales down - SMI (Adds quotes, details from the shows)</p> <p>By Antonella Ciancio</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-italian-menswear-shows-open-gloom-over-missoni-and-eco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clothing Culture Entertainment Fashion Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 22:30:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733681 at http://www.globalpost.com Missoni stages subdued show, hoping missing boss is alive http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/missoni-stages-subdued-show-hoping-missing-boss-alive <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MILAN, Jan 13 (Reuters) - The Italian fashion house Missoni, whose co-owner and marketing head Vittorio Missoni went missing over a week ago off Venezuela, went ahead with a subdued autumn/winter show on Sunday.</p> <p>"In this difficult moment for my family and our company, the firm must carry on its business," Missoni's designer sister Angela said in an emailed statement.</p> <p>Present backstage, she declined to meet media or make the customary end-of-show appearance on stage.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/missoni-stages-subdued-show-hoping-missing-boss-alive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Fashion Missoni Vittorio Missoni Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 21:15:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733933 at http://www.globalpost.com Red-hot gowns warm up chilly night at Golden Globes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/red-hot-gowns-warm-chilly-night-at-golden-globes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Poppy red springs up on the red carpet</p> <p>* Black, beaded and icy pale gowns also favored</p> <p>By Zorianna Kit</p> <p>BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan 13 (Reuters) - The women of Hollywood turned to the boldest reds and the blackest blacks to evoke a bygone era of sultry sirens on the red carpet at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards for film and television.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/red-hot-gowns-warm-chilly-night-at-golden-globes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clothing Fashion Formalwear Social Issues Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 03:30:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733982 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 5-Swatch buys "diamond king" Harry Winston's luxury arm http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-5-swatch-buys-diamond-king-harry-winstons-luxury-arm <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Enterprise value of $1 billion</p> <p>* Harry Winston mining arm renamed Dominion Diamond Corporation</p> <p>* Swatch, Harry Winston shares rise</p> <p>By Silke Koltrowitz and Clara Ferreira-Marques</p> <p>ZURICH/LONDON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Switzerland's Swatch has agreed to buy the high-end jewellery arm of Harry Winston in a $1 billion deal which expands the watchmaker's luxury offering and leaves the Canadian group to concentrate on its diamond mines.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/update-5-swatch-buys-diamond-king-harry-winstons-luxury-arm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Fashion Mining Technology The Swatch Group Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 16:30:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734230 at http://www.globalpost.com Lance Armstrong visits Livestrong Foundation to apologize to staff http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/lance-armstrong-visits-livestrong-foundation-apologize-staff <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>AUSTIN, Texas, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong on Monday visited the Austin, Texas, office of the cancer foundation he started to apologize to the staff of about 100 people, a spokeswoman for the Livestrong Foundation said.</p> <p>"He had a private conversation with the staff, who have done the important work of the foundation for many years," said foundation spokeswoman Katherine McLane.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/lance-armstrong-visits-livestrong-foundation-apologize-staff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bracelets Fashion Lance Armstrong Livestrong wristband Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 19:30:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734331 at http://www.globalpost.com Missoni's Venezuela pilot, airline not licenced -Italy probe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/missonis-venezuela-pilot-airline-not-licenced-italy-probe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ROME, Jan 15 (Reuters) - The airline and the pilot of a plane that went missing in Venezuela on Jan. 4 with Italian fashion executive Vittorio Missoni, his wife and four others on board were not licenced to fly, Italian investigators said on Tuesday.</p> <p>Italy's agency for flight security, ANSV, said its investigation had found that the airline that owned the plane was not fully licenced to operate and that the pilot's licence had expired on Nov. 30, more than a month before the flight.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/missonis-venezuela-pilot-airline-not-licenced-italy-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion Italy Missoni Vittorio Missoni Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 14:15:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734720 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Thom Browne, J. Crew among Michelle Obama's inaugural fashion picks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-thom-browne-j-crew-among-michelle-obamas-inaugural-fas <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Popular first lady boosts U.S. designers, fashion industry</p> <p>* Praised for mixing high-end, low-ended pieces</p> <p>* President Obama says: "She always looks good"</p> <p>By Patricia Zengerle</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - It was one of the biggest questions of Monday's inaugural ceremonies: not what would President Barack Obama say, but what would his wife, Michelle Obama, wear?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-thom-browne-j-crew-among-michelle-obamas-inaugural-fas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Fashion Health Illinois Politics United States Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 21:15:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737457 at http://www.globalpost.com Lagerfeld backs French gay marriage with Chanel catwalk finale http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/lagerfeld-backs-french-gay-marriage-chanel-catwalk-finale <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Astrid Wendlandt</p> <p>PARIS, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld sent two models dressed as brides alongside his tiny godson down the catwalk on Tuesday in a public show of support for French government plans to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption.</p> <p>The models and Lagerfeld's four-year-old godson took the final bow at the German designer's Chanel haute couture show before Lagerfeld gave voice to his opinions on the subject in an interview with Reuters after the show.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/lagerfeld-backs-french-gay-marriage-chanel-catwalk-finale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clothing Culture Entertainment Fashion Human Interest Politics Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 16:45:57 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737826 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Irish looking for new kit as Puma exits rugby in Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-irish-looking-new-kit-puma-exits-rugby-europe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Irish look for kit supplier as Puma drop European rugby</p> <p>* Scotland unveil new kit supply deal with Italy's Macron</p> <p>FRANKFURT, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Germany's Puma has decided to stop sponsoring rugby in Europe, leaving the Irish Rugby Union team looking for a new kit provider on Thursday.</p> <p>The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU), Puma's biggest sponsorship in the sport, said the firm would continue to supply kit to cover the 2013/14 rugby season.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/update-1-irish-looking-new-kit-puma-exits-rugby-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clothing Culture Fashion Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 18:00:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738917 at http://www.globalpost.com Sales and profits surge at luxury goods group LVMH http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/sales-and-profits-surge-at-luxury-goods-group-lvmh <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>French luxury goods giant LVMH on Thursday posted a sharp gain in profit and record sales for 2012, bucking poor economic conditions in Europe with solid growth in markets across the globe.</p> <p>Net profit was up 12 percent on 2011, at 3.42 billion euros, while sales rose 19 percent to a never seen 28.1 billion euros ($38 billion), though this was slightly below analyst expectations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/sales-and-profits-surge-at-luxury-goods-group-lvmh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Fashion Luxury brands AFP Thu, 31 Jan 2013 19:30:30 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742134 at http://www.globalpost.com Swatch says net profit up 26% to 1.6 bn Swiss francs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/swatch-says-net-profit-26-16-bn-swiss-francs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The world's biggest watch-making group Swatch said on Monday its net profit rose 26 percent to 1.6 billion Swiss francs (1.3 billion euros, $1.76 billion), beating market expectations.</p> <p>Swatch, most known for its brightly coloured plastic-cased watches, said "thanks to a high level of capacity utilisation, innovative production methods and traditionally strong cost controls, operating profit increased to 1,984 million Swiss francs, a rise of 22.9 percent compared to 2011."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/swatch-says-net-profit-26-16-bn-swiss-francs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Fashion The Swatch Group the Swatch Group AFP Mon, 04 Feb 2013 08:30:28 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745077 at http://www.globalpost.com Jawbone adds muscle for fitness push http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/jawbone-adds-muscle-fitness-push <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>UP fitness wristband maker Jawbone on Monday announced the acquisition of a pair of young mobile app firms that add muscle to its push make smartphone lifestyles healthier.</p> <p>The San Francisco firm behind popular wireless ear pieces and Jambox bluetooth speakers said that it bought Visere and Massive Health, but did not disclose financial terms of the deals.</p> <p>Visere's products include "Unstuck" apps for Apple gadgets designed to help overcome inertia when it comes to making beneficial changes in their lives or tackling challenges.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/jawbone-adds-muscle-fitness-push" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bluetooth Bracelets Business Fashion AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 05:01:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745993 at http://www.globalpost.com Designer Galliano suing former employer Dior in French court http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/designer-galliano-suing-former-employer-dior-french-court <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Fashion designer John Galliano, fired from French couture house Dior in 2011 after an anti-Semitic outburst in public, has begun wrongful dismissal proceedings against his former employer.</p> <p>Galliano, a talented and theatrical designer once at the top of the fashion world, will argue that he was fired "without real and serious cause," his lawyer, Chantal Giraud-van Gaver, told Reuters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/designer-galliano-suing-former-employer-dior-french-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Culture Fashion Fashion design John Galliano Labor Law Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:45:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747368 at http://www.globalpost.com