italian fashion

Italian fashion house Valentino sold


July 13th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Italian fashion brand Valentino has been sold to Qatari royals - Mayhoola for Investments S.P.C. - for an undisclosed amount.Mayhoola for Investments S.P.C., an investment company ... Read more...

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Blake Lively new face of Gucci


June 24th, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Actress Blake Lively has been roped in as the new face of Italian fashion brand Gucci.She has been chosen due to her impeccable style and ... Read more...

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‘International designers won’t affect Indian brands’


April 20th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) International brands and designers are foraying into the Indian market with full force, but the trend is harmless for local designers in the country, feels ... Read more...

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Indian is gorgeous, a perfect amalgamation of world culture: Italian designer (Interview) (With Images)


March 24th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 24 (IANS) India is a melting pot of cultures across the globe and the country's evolving fashion industry is a testimony to it, says well-known Italian designer ... Read more...

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Monica Bellucci, new face of Dolce & Gabbana make-up


February 18th, 2012 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Actress Monica Bellucci has been named the new face of Dolce & Gabbana make-up. She will launch her own limited-edition lipstick range with the brand as ... Read more...

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Prada to launch 24-hour museum in Paris


January 22nd, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Italian fashion label Prada will launch a 24-hour museum in Paris Tuesday.The label has worked with Milan-based artist and satirist Francesco Vezzoli to create the venue ... Read more...

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No need to look beyond Indian crafts, say designers Mona-Pali (With Images)


August 26th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) It is time to promote local craft in the west, say designer sisters Mona Lamba and Pali Sachdev, who have helped revive dying techniques such ... Read more...

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Rihanna new face of Emporio Armani


July 12th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has become the new face of Emporio Armani innerwear and Armani Jeans.The singer will appear in advertisements for the fall-winter 2011-2012 collection of ... Read more...

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Versace teams up with H&M;


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Italian fashion house Versace has collaborated with Swedish high street brand H&M; for their upcoming collection.The fashion house headed up by Donatella Versace will create a ... Read more...

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Campbell may showcase denim collection in Milan


June 21st, 2011 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell is reportedly working on a denim collection for Italian fashion label Fiorucci.Femalefirst.co.uk reported the collection may debut during Milan Men's Fashion Week.The ... Read more...

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Tobey Maguire, new face of Prada


June 16th, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Actor Tobey Maguire has been signed as the new face of Italian fashion house Prada.Maguire will campaign for the Italian label's autumn menswear campaign, which will ... Read more...

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Gisele Bundchen: World’s first billionaire model?


June 4th, 2011 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Gisele Bundchen is expected to become the world's first billionaire model, according to Forbes magazine.Bundchen has been named as the first women to earn the figure, ... Read more...

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Versace now for children too


May 14th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Italian fashion house Versace is to launch a children's wear line next year."This is a high-end, glamorous and colourful collection in line with the brand's essence, ... Read more...

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Salma Hayek graces the Cannes Festival


May 12th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cannes, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexican actress Salma Hayek was at the Cannes Festival on Thursday. The actress is promoting her new movie “Puss In Boots” which also featured Antonio Banderas.Salma’s dress ... Read more...

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Kanye West to design scarves


April 6th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West is set to launch a collection of scarves inspired by the artwork for his hit album "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy".The hip-hop ... Read more...

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Rafael Nadal strips to his undies for Armani


March 29th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 29 (ANI): Tennis ace Rafael Nadal is the latest star to strip for Armani underwear.The 24-year-old Spanish star has followed in the footsteps of David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo ... Read more...

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A shop worker who went on to model for Prada


March 17th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) A 17-year-old Briton, who used to work in a fish and chip shop, was spotted at a book store by a top fashion scout and within ... Read more...

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Meet the fish bar lad, 17, who became a Prada model


March 17th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): A Brit teenager has revealed how he went from working in a fish and chip shop to a dream job modelling for Prada.Alexander Beck of Thaxted, Essex, was ... Read more...

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MaxMara honours Katie Holmes


February 27th, 2011 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Italian fashion label MaxMara has honoured Katie Holmes as their "Face of the Future".The annual award is given to recognise style, talent and the recipient's contribution to the ... Read more...

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Fashion house Prada’s sales soar in 2010


February 11th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Feb 11 (IANS/AKI) Prada's sales last year jumped 31 percent to 2.045 billion euros as demand for the top Italian fashion house's handbags and other luxury items was bolstered by soaring ... Read more...

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Kirsten Dunst becomes face of Bulgari


February 10th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) Actress Kirsten Dunst has been named the new face of Bulgari's new women's fragrance.The "Marie Antoinette" star will make a guest appearance at the launch of the Mon ... Read more...

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Prada eyes Hong Kong stock market for first public listing


January 28th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Jan 28 (IANS/AKI) Leading Italian fashion house Prada said Thursday it had chosen the Hong Kong bourse to make an initial public offering. The Intesa Sanpaolo, Credit Agricole and Goldman Sachs ... Read more...

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J-Lo’s twin toddlers face camera for charity


January 20th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez says she allowed her twins Max and Emme appear in a Gucci children's wear campaign because the money was going to charity.The singer-and-actress, married ... Read more...

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Halle Berry’s Ex-Beau Gabriel Aubry Files For Joint Custody Of Daughter Nahla


January 19th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
actress Halle Berry is going to face some challenges as her ex-beau Canadian model Gabriel Aubry has filed for getting joint custody of their two-and-a-half-year-old daughter Nahla.Earlier, Aubry filed legal ... Read more...

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Leighton Meester stars in Missoni’s new campaign


January 13th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 13 (ANI): Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester has appeared in a new campaign for Italian fashion house Missoni.Meester, 24, who plays the role of Blair Waldorf in the series, appeared ... Read more...

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Anorexic French model Isabelle Caro dies at the age of 28


December 30th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Isabelle Caro, the French actress and model who publicly talked about her almost life-long battle with anorexia, passed away last month. She was 28.Caro died on Nov. 17 ... Read more...

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D&G bosses accused of tax fraud


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Executives at Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana are facing trial over allegations that the company has failed to pay more than a billion dollars in taxes.Officials ... Read more...

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Giorgio Armani Has No Plans To Expand In India Soon


October 14th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Italian fashion retailer Giorgio Armani revealed in a recent statement that his fashion label has no plans to further explore markets in India. However this does ... Read more...

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Armani Hotel Coming Up In Paris


October 8th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri The famous Armani Fashion Empire is now eying the luxury hotel business with the third hotel of the brand coming up in Paris. Right now the excitement around the ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga signs deal with Giorgio Armani


September 30th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Pop singer Lady Gaga has inked a deal with Italian fashion house Giorgio Armani to create her costumes for her Monster Ball tour."A huge company like ... Read more...

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Julianne Moore bares all for Italian brand


July 16th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) "The Lost World" actress Julianne Moore has bared all for a new ad campaign for an Italian fashion house Bvlgari. In the ad, the 49-year-old will be seen reclining ... Read more...

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Milan modelling world ‘all about sex, drugs and starving’


April 25th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 25 (ANI): Australian model Tione Hawkins has revealed that young models in Milan are regularly offered drugs, forced to starve themselves and exposed to the seedy sex trade.Hawkins went to ... Read more...

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Gucci to introduce children’s line


April 14th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Italian fashion house Gucci will launch a children's line in June. The first range will be unveiled in Italy and then hit around 40 stores worldwide. Frida Giannini is ... Read more...

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Prada manager sues firm over order to ‘get rid of old, fat and ugly’ staff


March 13th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): A senior manager at Prada is suing the fashion label after she was ordered to get rid of "old, fat and ugly" staff working at its stores in ... Read more...

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Ronaldo steps into Becks’ ‘briefs’ as Armani model


January 15th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Cristiano Ronaldo has filled David Beckham's boots as well as his 'underwear' in the new shoot for Emporio Armani. The Portuguese winger was far from shy and ... Read more...

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