Friday, July 1, 2016 at 4:28am
SYDNEY — Adelaide couturier Paul Vasileff is taking his Paolo Sebastian label to Paris for the first time for the fall 2016 couture season. To be presented at the Empire room of Hotel La Maison Champs-Élysées from July 3 to 4, his 14-piece collection was inspired by dragonflies... read more
Friday, July 1, 2016 at 4:00am
Fittingly for a reality star turned consumer products mogul whose fragrance enterprise spans 20 fragrances and 12 years, Paris Hilton created her latest perfume, Gold Rush, for the woman who’s unstoppable. “I love how this one makes you feel. You feel really confident when you... read more
Friday, July 1, 2016 at 3:29am
PARIS — Is Paris getting its own version of the Consumer Electronics Show? The three-day show called Viva Technology Paris, which opened Thursday— co-organized by Les Echos group and Publicis —is expected to draw around  5,000 startups and 30,000 visitors. French president... read more
Friday, July 1, 2016 at 3:02am
Berlin’s Marina Hoermanseder is spreading her wings,  both as a designer and a businesswoman. For spring, she transformed her signature bondage elements — strapped and wrapped leather belts and buckles — into breezy embroidery and custom-cut lace in ice cream pastels, rendering... read more
Friday, July 1, 2016 at 1:38am
LONDON — European markets made modest gains in mid-morning trading on Friday, capping a roller coaster week for shares following Britain’s vote to quit the European Union. The FTSE 100 in London and the DAX in Frankfurt were up 0.4 percent, to 6,527.57 and to 9,716.81... read more
Friday, July 1, 2016 at 1:14am
SHIFTING INTO HIGH: Giorgio Armani has teamed with French luxury car manufacturer Bugatti to create a men’s fall capsule collection of  leather goods and luxury ready-to-wear. “It was very natural to come together with Bugatti. We both worship things that are made well, made to... read more
Friday, July 1, 2016 at 1:01am
PARIS — Dolce & Gabbana and Shiseido Co. Ltd. have signed a worldwide beauty licensing agreement. The deal, whose financial terms were not disclosed, includes the development, manufacturing and distribution of the Italian fashion brand’s fragrance, makeup and skin care. The... read more
Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 11:43pm
PARIS — The fog of white tulle that veiled the dancer’s slender legs revealed a delicate dégradé, as if stained with soot, echoing the dreamy, hand-smudged backdrop depicting a fantasy castle lost in Mitteleuropa. Perennial overachiever Karl Lagerfeld outdid himself once again... read more
Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 11:15pm
LOOK SHARP: Thierry Lasry’s first store, designed by Vincent Darré, features a host of Surrealist details — including a window display in the shape of a large blue eye. The boutique carries Lasry’s full range of eyewear, including his capsule collection for Fendi and his recent... read more
Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 9:01pm
IF THE SHOE FITS: While he’s partial to snug suede boots, Karl Lagerfeld picked all of the ingredients for his latest surprising project: customizable sneakers. Available on his web site from July 7, the Karl Kustomize option offers 10 variables to personalize, including... read more