Italian Fashion News

Giorgio Armani has joined the campaign to get curvier models on the catwalk – and calls on fellow designer to follow his example. “I have never liked thin girls and never sent them down the catwalk,” Armani says. “At my shows you will find girls in size 42 (US size 8), outfits. Sure, I choose […]

U2 lead singer Bono says he admires Italian designer Giorgio Armani because he is ‘in control of his destiny’. According to contactmusic.com, Bono confesses that he likes expensive clothing, which includes Armani’s brand Rogan. Rogan also make jeans for Bono’s wife Ali Hewson’s ethical clothing range Edun. He says: ‘Giorgio Armani is my favorite designer, […]

These days, Donatella Versace would rather throw a party than simply attend one, and that’s exactly what she did on a zip through Manhattan late last week. On Thursday, the ultimate vixen threw an intimate affair for Allure editor in chief Linda Wells at the Gramercy Park Hotel to celebrate Wells’ new book, “Allure: Confessions […]

Giorgio Armani’s Area Manager Far East, Mr Fabio Piazza, was in Brunei to see what opportunities the country has to offer the renowned Italian fashion house. Mr Piazza said Armani was expanding rapidly in China. There are a number of strategic outlets also in Singapore. He was surveying the market in Brunei, Bangkok and Jakarta. […]

Hollywood actor Natalie Portman is auctioning off the 35-year-old Givenchy dress ? one she wore for the cover shoot of the November issue of style magazine ‘Harper’s Bazaar,’ in an effort to help India’s poor. The ‘Star Wars’ actress is hoping that the auction of the little black dress, which was once worn by Audrey […]

Irene Galitzine, Italy’s “fashion princess” whose gowns clothed Jacqueline Kennedy, Sophia Loren and Audrey Hepburn, died on Friday, a spokesman for the national fashion association told Reuters. She was 90. Galitzine, whose design house became one of the hot labels during Rome’s “Hollywood on the Tiber” fashion heyday in the 1960s, died at her home […]

Bulgari SpA CEO Francesco Trapani reiterated that the company is not for sale, dismissing ongoing speculation that the family controlling the group could sell out. He made the comments in an interview with the daily Il Corriere della Sera. The luxury group is controlled by the Bulgari brothers Paolo, 69, and Nicola, 65, and Trapani, […]

The Chanel sunglasses of the fashion industry are turning to London as the New York circus closes today. And, this time, London fashion week promises much more than the rather downbeat affair it has become over the past decade after the huge drift of designers to Paris, Milan and New York. With a little help […]

The Gucci Group has named Massimo Macchi President and Managing Director of Boucheron International SA , the jewellery company the group bought last year. Macchi, a former executive vice president of jewellery, watches and accessories sales at Bulgari, came to Gucci in January. In the last six months, he has graduated from being vice president […]

Donatella Versace will present a fashion show and appear at the annual Life Ball, a charity gala dedicated to raising funds to fight AIDS. Organizers hope to raise awareness — as well as cash — with the May 21 event at City Hall. The Life Ball, regularly attended by singer Elton John, is known for […]

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