Italian fashion company Prada said Friday its net profit in the first half of 2010 nearly quadrupled thanks to strong demand for luxury goods in Asia and sales at Prada-run stores.Profits in the first six months grew by 274.
Andrew Maag is promoted to President of Burberry Europe, succeeding now retiree Joy Frommer. For the last 4 years he has been Senior Vice-President of Menswear. This former role is extended and taken on by Paul Price.
"Avatar" star Zoe Saldana, who played a sexy blue alien in the 3D extravaganza, made People magazine's annual best-dressed list on Wednesday, alongside "Glee" actress Lea Michele and Prince William's girlfriend.
When Karl Lagerfeld joined Chanel in the 1980s, he was so picky about the advertising photos on offer he was told to go shoot them himself. He took the bait, kicking off a love affair with the art form.