Prada has seen weaker sales in China and Hong Kong amid a government crackdown on corruption, including bribery which often takes the form of lavish gifts to officials. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Italian luxury goods company Prada reported its first drop in annual net profit since it listed in Hong Kong four years ago, as growing retail sales (...)

Converse are a little oversubscribed, but still a classic (especially when battered and grubby).

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Model wears a rose-inspired outfit at the Alexander McQueen show at the Conciergerie. Photograph: Francois Guillot/AFP/Getty Images

The Zoolander affair may have hijacked Valentino’s show in Paris on Tuesday, but as fashion week drew to a close yesterday nothing stood in the way of(...)

A model walks the runway during the Louis Vuitton show at Paris Fashion Week. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

The Zoolander affair may have hijacked Valentino’s show in Paris on Tuesday, but as Paris Fashion Week drew to a close nothing stood in the way of the(...)

Bernard Arnault, chairman and CEO of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton. LVMH soared in Paris trading after renewed demand for its biggest brand led to better-than-expected growth. Photo: Getty Images

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton soared in Paris trading after renewed demand for its biggest brand led to better-than-expected growth at its fashion (...)

Venice Rowback Authorities in Venice have overturned a ban on large cruise ships sailing into St Mark’s basin, introduced in August 2014 to pro(...)

Punitive charges for checked-in baggage on airlines means few 21st-century travellers can afford to dress stylishly on holidays. But during the gol(...)

Cara Delevingne sports a 1970s looks at Saint Laurent’s Paris Fashion Week show. Photograph: Pascal le Segretain/Getty

  1 Painterly notions. Paint is making an impression on the catwalk and the street. At Burberry, it took the form of macs daubed with broa(...)

Bank of Ireland climbed 2.21 per cent to 32.4 cents. Volumes were decent, with 292 million shares changing hands

Markets bounced back from an earlier slide as hydrocarbon and mining stocks regained some momentum following increases in oil and metals prices.Hopes(...)

François-Henri Pinault, who took over the Kering business from his father in 2006. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Since September, at least nine senior executives have left businesses controlled by French billionaire François Pinault. The latest came this month, w(...)