Fashion A Zara store is pictured in Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 24, 2013. (AP)

Zara Workers to Protest outside Spanish Stores after Record Profit

Workers at Zara owner Inditex' stores plan to protest in eight major Spanish cities on Friday to demand better benefits after the fashion giant reported record…

Fashion FILE PHOTO: Clothes are displayed on the mannequins at Polish fashion retailer LPP brand Reserved shop, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Warsaw, Poland, September 4, 2020. Picture taken September 4, 2020. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/File Photo

Polish Fashion Group LPP Says it Won't Return to Russia

Polish fashion group LPP will not return to Russia, its CEO said on Monday and repeated that the company had exited the country, seeking to reassure investors…

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Fashion The Saudi Fashion Commission inaugurated Saturday in Riyadh the second "Tashkeela" exhibition at the ROSHN Front. (SPA)

Tashkeela Exhibition Exposes Saudi Designers to Int’l Fashion Markets

The Saudi Fashion Commission inaugurated Saturday in Riyadh the second "Tashkeela" exhibition at the ROSHN Front, offering a platform for local talent and…

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Fashion France is taking aim at fast fashion, especially from China. Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP

French Parliament Votes to Slow Down Fast Fashion

France's parliament on Thursday backed a string of measures making low-cost fast fashion, especially from Chinese mass producers, less attractive to buyers…

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Fashion FILE PHOTO: A staff member sorts clothes inside a clothing store of Inditex's Zara brand at a newly opened shopping mall in Beijing, China April 16, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang/File Photo

Zara Owner Inditex Slashes China Stores in Digital Focus

Zara-owner Inditex more than doubled its pre-tax profits in China last year even as the fashion retailer scaled back its physical presence, closing a fifth of…

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Fashion Naomi Campbell. (Getty Images)

Naomi Campbell's Enduring Fashion Career Will Be Celebrated with a London Museum Exhibition

After four decades in fashion, the queen of the catwalk is getting her own exhibition.The Victoria and Albert Museum in London is launching “NAOMI: In Fashion,…

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Fashion Zalando packaging from an online delivery is seen discarded in a cardboard box in Galway, Ireland, August 27, 2020. Picture taken August 27, 2020. (Reuters)

Zalando Jumps as Online Fashion Retailer Sees Return to Growth 

German online fashion retailer Zalando on Wednesday forecast a return to growth this year and said it was opening up its logistics business to more players,…

Fashion An Adidas shop is seen amid the coronavirus pandemic in Berlin, Germany, April 20, 2020. (Reuters)

Adidas Warns of 2024 Sales Decline in Overstocked North America Market 

German sportswear giant Adidas said on Wednesday it expects a decline in its sales in North America this year, blaming a still-overstocked market there, as the…

Fashion Lily Gladstone arrives for the 96th annual Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in the Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, USA, 10 March 2024. (EPA)

Da’Vine Joy Randolph and Lily Gladstone Were among the Awards Season’s Fashion MVPs

This year’s red carpet season failed to disappoint, fashion-wise, with plenty of drama, personal style and new takes on Old Hollywood. Sometimes, in the…

Fashion Rita Moreno poses on the red carpet during the Oscars arrivals at the 96th Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, US, March 10, 2024. (Reuters)

America Ferrera Stuns in Sparkly Barbie Pink, Rita Moreno Waves in Statement Black on Oscars Carpet 

America Ferrera bid a fond awards season farewell to "Barbie" on the Oscars red carpet Sunday in a stunning, sparkly Atelier Versace gown in the film's…

Fashion Models present creations from the Prada Fall-Winter 2024/2025 collection during Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, February 22, 2024. (Reuters)

Prada Sales Rose 17% Last Year, Driven by Asia, Miu Miu Brand

Italian luxury group Prada said on Thursday its 2023 net revenues rose 17% at constant exchange rates, driven by growth in Asia and the outstanding performance…

Fashion After a slowdown sparked by the Covid-19 pandemic, Mango has in recent months inaugurated several large stores around the globe. Angela Weiss / AFP/File

Spain's Mango Clothing Chain Ramps Up Global Expansion

Spanish fashion retailer Mango, founded 40 years ago in Barcelona, is ramping its global expansion despite economic uncertainties that have shaken some other…

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Fashion The Hugo Boss logo is seen on a store in Metzingen, Germany, June 16, 2017. (Reuters)

Hugo Boss Expects 2024 Operating Profit Below Market Expectations 

Hugo Boss on Thursday forecast operating profit for 2024 below market expectations, as it flagged persistently weak consumer confidence, in particular in…

Fashion Models present creations by Chanel for the Women Ready-to-wear Fall-Winter 2024/2025 collection as part of the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris on March 5, 2024. (AFP)

Chanel Revisits Deauville Roots with Cinematic Flair at Paris Fashion Week

In a cinematic homage blurring fashion and film, Chanel transported its audience at Paris Fashion Week to a fictional Deauville for its latest showcase. The…

Fashion The ultra-flexible supply chain has allowed Shein to create a different business model than established fast-fashion players like Zara and H&M, which pioneered shorter production timelines but still largely rely on predicting shoppers’ preferences. Reuters pic

France Mulls Penalties to Rein in Ultra-fast Fashion Brands

Fashion brands with ultra-fast product turnover such as China's Shein should be subject to penalties of up to 50% of their garments' selling price to offset…

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Fashion A Ronaldo jersey becomes a dress at Vetements. MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP

Paris Fashion Week highlights: Teddies, Kids and a Phone Ban

Paris Fashion Week, which runs until Tuesday, has seen no shortage of eye-catching moments this week. Here are a few highlights. No phones?!? OMG! Fashionistas…

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Fashion  A model wears a creation as part of the Valentino Fall/Winter 2024-2025 ready-to-wear collection presented Sunday, March 3, 2024 in Paris. (AP)

Paris Fashion Week: Valentino Puts on Opulent Study in Black, as McGirr Unveils McQueen Debut

The gilded salons of a grand 18th-century townhouse were the hallowed venue for Valentino’s latest fashion display on Sunday – an ode to black. This…

Fashion Models present creations by Hermes for the Women Ready-to-wear Fall-Winter 2024/2025 collection as part of the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris on March 2, 2024. (Photo by JULIEN DE ROSA / AFP)

Biker Boots and Curtains of Rain at Hermes Runway Show in Paris

Hermes designer Nadege Vanhee added country and western flair to her fall/winter collection, sending biker boots and studded leather jackets down a catwalk…

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Fashion A model presents a creation by designer Dries Van Noten as part of his Fall-Winter 2024/2025 Women's ready-to-wear collection show during Paris Fashion Week in Paris, France, February 28, 2024. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes

Leather at Acne Studios, Shaggy Coats at Dries Van Noten for Paris Fashion Week

For his fall/winter runway presentation, Acne Studios creative director Jonny Johansson showed slick, all leather looks and long, tailored jackets on Wednesday…

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Fashion  A model presents a creation by Christian Dior for the Women Ready-to-wear Fall-Winter 2024/2025 collection as part of the Paris Fashion Week, in Paris on February 27, 2024. (AFP)

Maria Grazia Chiuri Draws on Origins of Dior’s Ready-to-Wear Line for Show

For her fall-winter collection, Dior designer Maria Grazia Chiuri turned to the roots of the upscale fashion label's ready-to-wear line, drawing on the spirit…

Fashion Logos are on display outside the Gucci show at Milan Fashion Week. Marco BERTORELLO / AFP

Twinning Outfits Not a Fashion Faux Pas in Milan

You enter a room and - gasp! - someone across from you is wearing the same outfit. Relax, it happens. It's Milan Fashion Week and guests have sported the same…

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Fashion The logo of German sports goods firm Puma is seen at the entrance of one of its stores in Vienna, Austria, March 18, 2016. (Reuters)

Puma Sees Softer First Half as Currency Effects Weigh 

Puma on Tuesday said it expects a soft first half of 2024 as negative currency effects continue to put pressure on the German sportswear company, but stuck to…

Fashion Logos of Dior brand are seen outside a Dior store in Paris, France, March 3, 2017. (Reuters)

Christian Dior Postpones Much Anticipated Hong Kong Show 

French fashion label Christian Dior has postponed its planned mega fashion show in Hong Kong due to be held in March, the government said on Monday, without…

Fashion A model presents a creation from the Giorgio Armani Fall-Winter 2024/2025 collection at Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, February 25, 2024. REUTERS/Claudia Greco

Giorgio Armani Catwalk Blooms with Florals at Milan Fashion Week

Florals bloomed on the catwalk at Giorgio Armani on Sunday, adorning winter outfits and accessories as the veteran Italian designer presented his latest…

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