Countdown to Fashion Week: At Veronica Beard, Meeting in the Middle

“Leopard is the nonprint print,” Veronica Swanson Beard announced. Say what? “It matches nothing and goes with everything,” added Veronica Miele Beard, her partner in the three-year-old fashion house that courts, evenhandedly, young Uptown matrons, turbo-powered corporate strivers and highbred urban gypsies. Sisters-in-law, the Beards share not just their names (each is married to a […]

Fashion Label Nicole Farhi Is in Bankruptcy

Alastair Grant/Associated PressA Nicole Farhi outfit shown during the London Fashion Show in 2007. LONDON – Nicole Farhi, the upmarket fashion label, has run out of money and filed for a form of bankruptcy proceedings in the latest sign of trouble for British retailers. The company, named after the designer who founded the label in […]

Naomi Campbell comes undone at Paris fashion week

PARIS, France (AFP) –  Naomi Campbell drew cheers on the catwalk at Paris fashion week on Sunday when the 43-year-old supermodel opened the first haute couture show of the season for Versace in a sparkling black micro sequin jacket. Constructed using hook and eyes to hold the jacket together, the fastenings were “left undone in […]

Venezuela: Italy fashion executive’s plane found

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The underwater wreckage of a plane that disappeared off Venezuela with the CEO of Italy’s iconic Missoni fashion house and five other people on board has been found, government officials and family members said Thursday. Jorge Galindo, press chief for Venezuela’s Interior and Justice Ministry, said via Twitter that the aircraft […]

Milan fashion week opens with hopes of economic comeback

By Antonella Ciancio MILAN | Wed Feb 20, 2013 2:29pm EST MILAN (Reuters) – Designers kicked off Milan fashion week on Wednesday with bold collections to persuade Italian shoppers that the worst of the economic crisis is over and it is time to hit the stores again. Fashion houses including PPR’s Gucci, Giorgio Armani and […]

Vittorio Missoni, Italian fashion mogul, missing near Venezuela

Vittorio Missoni, Italian fashion mogul, missing near Venezuela | GlobalPost Follow us: <!– PRIMARY NAVIGATION –> Airplane carrying head of Missoni fashion house goes missing off coast of Venezuela. David TrifunovJanuary 5, 2013 12:40 Specialized search equipment is now being used as Venezuelan authorities continue their search for a missing airplane that carried Italian fashion […]

Plane Carrying Missoni Fashion Boss Missing Near Venezuela

YouTube Vittorio Missoni See Also Target Discounts Certain Products On Specific Days Each Week — Here’s The Schedule Here’s What Happens To A Product After You Return It To The Store Guy Fieri Is Apparently On The Front Lines Of A ‘Food Revolution’ The plane carrying fashion executive Vittorio Missoni, along with his wife and several other […]

Milan Fashion Week starts on somber note

MILAN — Milan Fashion Week started off on a somber note Saturday, as the design world maintained a vigil for the missing CEO of the family-run Missoni fashion house. The Italian National Fashion Chamber urged the fashion community to post messages on social networks to keep pressure on authorities not to abandon the search for […]

Plane carrying Italian fashion heir Missoni missing off Venezuela

(CNN) — A small plane carrying six people, one of them Vittorio Missoni, a director of Italy’s famed Missoni fashion house, is missing off the coast of Venezuela, Interior Minister Nestor Reverol Torres said. The search for the missing aircraft continued Saturday, an Italian Foreign Ministry spokesman said. Missoni confirmed in a statement that Vittorio […]