Global fashion brands have faced backlash in the past, notably in the wake of scandals like the Gucci blackface knitwear, Prada’s Little Black Sambo bag charm and Dolce&Gabbana’s anti-Asian comments.
China accounts for over a third of global luxury consumption and the crisis has already cost Italy's fashion sector millions of euros.
LVMH, the world's biggest luxury retailer, says that its net profit jumped by 13 per cent from 2018 to $7.89 billion (7.17 billion euros) .
Prada withdraws luxury trinkets over blackface controversy
Hubert de Givenchy, who designed dresses for stars and politicians, including actress Audrey Hepburn and former US first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, is reported to have died in his sleep on Saturday.
Zeynep Guntas is determined to be among those leading the pack in Milan where established brands such as Giorgio Armani, Versace and Prada have dominated the fashion industry making it difficult for new designers to break into.
The 163.41-carat flawless D colour diamond, suspended from an emerald and diamond necklace called The Art of Grisogono sold for $33.8 million at the Christie’s autumn jewel auction.
The landmark New York jewellery store is making the title of the 1961 romantic comedy film a reality by opening a cafe where shoppers can enjoy a morning meal.
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