Fashion design http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25029/all en UPDATE 1-Marks & Spencer sales fall ratchets up pressure on CEO http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-1-marks-spencer-sales-fall-ratchets-pressure-ceo <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>(Writes through, adds detail and background throughout)</p> <p>By Neil Maidment</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Shares in Marks &amp; Spencer fell sharply on Thursday as investors reacted to poor non-food Christmas sales, a slump that has cranked up the pressure on the head of the British retailer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-1-marks-spencer-sales-fall-ratchets-pressure-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Fashion design Human Interest Marks & Spencer Marks & Spencer Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 11:30:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732558 at http://www.globalpost.com Fashion designer John Galliano starts comeback -Vogue http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/fashion-designer-john-galliano-starts-comeback-vogue <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>LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Disgraced fashion designer John Galliano is making his return to the industry with a temporary residency at Oscar de la Renta's studio in New York, Vogue magazine reported on Friday.</p> <p>The British designer, who was fired by Dior in 2011 after he was caught on camera making anti-Semitic remarks in a Paris cafe, will spend the next three weeks with de la Renta as he prepares for his forthcoming New York Fashion Week show, a report on vogue.co.uk said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/fashion-designer-john-galliano-starts-comeback-vogue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Fashion design John Galliano Luxury brands Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 14:30:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736147 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Designer John Galliano starts comeback at de la Renta http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-designer-john-galliano-starts-comeback-at-de-la-renta <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>* Galliano says has been in recovery from alcoholism</p> <p>* Was fired by Dior after making anti-Semitic remarks</p> <p>* Fashion figures, Anti-Defamation League welcome his return</p> <p>By Chris Michaud</p> <p>NEW YORK, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Disgraced fashion designer John Galliano is making his return to the industry with a temporary residency at Oscar de la Renta's studio in New York, de la Renta said on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/update-1-designer-john-galliano-starts-comeback-at-de-la-renta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Fashion design John Galliano Luxury brands Religion Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 17:16:10 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736250 at http://www.globalpost.com Gaultier offers "couture Gypsies" for Paris fashion week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/gaultier-offers-couture-gypsies-paris-fashion-week <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 Alexandria Sage</p> <p>PARIS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Swirling translucent veils, the sound of sitars, and the care-free insouciance of Gypsy culture enveloped the Jean Paul Gaultier runway on Wednesday, as the French fashion designer turned eastward to India for inspiration.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/gaultier-offers-couture-gypsies-paris-fashion-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clothing Culture Entertainment Fashion design Paul Gaultier Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:30:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738458 at http://www.globalpost.com Gaultier gives Paris fashion Gypsies, Valentino goes Renaissance http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/gaultier-gives-paris-fashion-gypsies-valentino-goes-renaissance <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>* Gaultier, Valentino show range of Paris haute couture</p> <p>* Gypsy vibe at Gaultier, Valentino opts for Renaissance</p> <p>* Haute couture is feather in cap of fashion world (Rewrites throughout to add Valentino show)</p> <p>By Alexandria Sage</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/gaultier-gives-paris-fashion-gypsies-valentino-goes-renaissance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clothing Culture Entertainment Fashion design Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:00:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738562 at http://www.globalpost.com Disgraced Galliano seeks damages over Dior sacking http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/disgraced-galliano-seeks-damages-over-dior-sacking <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>British designer John Galliano has begun a lawsuit seeking substantial damages for his sacking as artistic director of fashion house Christian Dior following an anti-Semitic outburst in a Paris bar, his lawyer said on Tuesday.</p> <p>Chantal Giraud-van Gaver, confirming a report by industry journal Women's Wear Daily, claimed a first round victory in the case after a tribunal ruling on Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130205/disgraced-galliano-seeks-damages-over-dior-sacking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Clothing Culture Fashion design John Galliano Labor Law AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 16:30:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5746577 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 Vera Wang serves up flirty florals for next winter http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/vera-wang-serves-flirty-florals-next-winter <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>Vera Wang's vision of next winter is ultra-feminine -- on Tuesday, she sent out a structured collection of chic cocktail dresses and sharp trousers in brocade, floral silks and lush satin.</p> <p>Wang, whose evening wear and bridal gowns are highly coveted by Hollywood A-listers, played with cut and structure, elongating the sleeves of a little black dress and cropping the hems of asymmetrical short skirts.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/vera-wang-serves-flirty-florals-next-winter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Entertainment Fashion design Luxury brands AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 22:17:46 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5753914 at http://www.globalpost.com Galliano courts controversy, Kors brings color http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130213/galliano-courts-controversy-kors-brings-color <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>Disgraced designer John Galliano's clothes made news Wednesday even as he tried to keep out of the public eye, while Michael Kors lit up New York Fashion Week with flamboyant colors and humor.</p> <p>Galliano has been almost entirely hidden away since he was sacked by Dior in 2011 after yelling anti-Semitic insults in a Paris cafe.</p> <p>There were hints of his return Tuesday in the collection of Oscar de la Renta, who recently invited Galliano to spend three weeks in his workshop and was seen as inserting a few Galliano-esque flourishes to his designs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130213/galliano-courts-controversy-kors-brings-color" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Fashion Fashion design AFP Wed, 13 Feb 2013 21:31:02 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5755059 at http://www.globalpost.com Galliano courts controversy, Kors brings color http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/galliano-courts-controversy-kors-brings-color <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>Disgraced designer John Galliano's clothes made news Wednesday even as he tried to keep out of the public eye, while Michael Kors lit up New York Fashion Week with flamboyant colors and humor.</p> <p>Galliano has been almost entirely hidden away since he was sacked by Dior in 2011 after yelling anti-Semitic insults in a Paris cafe.</p> <p>There were hints of his return Tuesday in the collection of Oscar de la Renta, who recently invited Galliano to spend three weeks in his workshop and was seen as adding a few Galliano-esque flourishes to his designs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/galliano-courts-controversy-kors-brings-color" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Culture Fashion Fashion design AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:25:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5755952 at http://www.globalpost.com Exports of ready-to-wear clothes buoy French fashion industry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/exports-ready-wear-clothes-buoy-french-fashion-industry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Paris, Feb 20 (EFE).- France's exports of ready-to-wear clothing rose 3.4 percent in 2012, compared to the previous year, with market share growing in the United States and Asia, while sales continued to decline domestically and across Europe, press reports said Wednesday.</p> <p>Spending on women's clothing fell 2.8 percent in France in 2012, posting a decline for the fifth straight year and putting the focus on exports, the business daily Les Echos said, citing industry figures.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/exports-ready-wear-clothes-buoy-french-fashion-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Culture Fashion design Ready-to-wear Agencia EFE Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:19:50 +0000 Agencia EFE 5767136 at http://www.globalpost.com Exports of ready-to-wear clothes buoy French fashion industry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/exports-ready-wear-clothes-buoy-french-fashion-industry-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Paris, Feb 20 (EFE).- France's exports of ready-to-wear clothing rose 3.4 percent in 2012, compared to the previous year, with market share growing in the United States and Asia, while sales continued to decline domestically and across Europe, press reports said Wednesday.</p> <p>Spending on women's clothing fell 2.8 percent in France in 2012, posting a decline for the fifth straight year and putting the focus on exports, the business daily Les Echos said, citing industry figures.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/taxonomy/term/35779/130226/exports-ready-wear-clothes-buoy-french-fashion-industry-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Culture Fashion design Ready-to-wear Agencia EFE Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:19:50 +0000 Agencia EFE 5767137 at http://www.globalpost.com Devastee, Vaccarello and Moon Young Hee give Paris black and white look http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130227/devastee-vaccarello-and-moon-young-hee-give-paris-black-and-white-l <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Paris, Feb 27 (EFE).- Black and white dominated the ready-to-wear fall-winter collections unveiled by designers Devastee, Anthony Vaccarello and Moon Young Hee at Paris Fashion Week.</p> <p>French designers Ophelie Klere and Francois Alary, the soul of Devastee, rolled out bicolored and playful garments.</p> <p>"This collection is based on something more cerebral than usual," Klere told Efe.</p> <p>The designers were inspired by their region in southwestern France to create the drawings present in 70 percent of the garments, Klere said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130227/devastee-vaccarello-and-moon-young-hee-give-paris-black-and-white-l" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fashion design Agencia EFE Wed, 27 Feb 2013 15:46:29 +0000 Agencia EFE 5768591 at http://www.globalpost.com A history of couture in 100 dresses http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/history-couture-100-dresses <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>From Worth and Balenciaga to Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior and John Galliano, a landmark exhibition due to open in Paris on Saturday traces the history of haute couture through some of the most exquisite dresses ever made.</p> <p>The exhibition for the first time gathers more than 100 iconic creations from 150 years of fashion accompanied by archive photographs and drawings.</p> <p>The story begins with an 1895 high-necked tea dress in green velvet and silk by the man considered the father of haute couture, Briton Charles Frederick Worth.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130227/history-couture-100-dresses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clothing Culture Fashion design AFP Thu, 28 Feb 2013 04:15:53 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5769265 at http://www.globalpost.com Issey Miyake shimmers at Paris fashion week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/issey-miyake-shimmers-at-paris-fashion-week <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>Japanese fashion house Issey Miyake on Friday presented a shimmering, landscape-inspired collection of vibrant checks and stripes. </p> <p>In a departure from the restrained palettes of many of the other collections for autumn/winter 2013, bright hues of green, pink and blue dominated the show on day four of Paris fashion week.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130301/issey-miyake-shimmers-at-paris-fashion-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Clothing Entertainment Fashion Fashion design AFP Fri, 01 Mar 2013 14:31:33 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5770931 at http://www.globalpost.com