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(...)

Mulberry, like rivals Louis Vuitton and Gucci, is struggling to compete against more accessible, trendy fashion brands such as Michael Kors

British luxury handbag maker Mulberry said full-year pretax profit would be significantly below expectations after a slump in first-half trading added(...)

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The protests aren’t stopping the shoppers. Photograph: EPA/MAST IRHAM

As the Hong Kong protests continue, the expectation has been that the democracy demonstrations in key business districts during the National Day Golde(...)

A model presents a creation by French designer Nicolas Ghesquiere as part of his Spring/Summer 2015 women’s ready-to-wear collection for fashion house Louis Vuitton during Paris Fashion Week today. Photograph: Reuters/Gonzalo Fuentes

Paris fashion week ended today in spectacular style with the Louis Vuitton show, which took place in the new museum of contemporary art, Fondation (...)

 Richard Malone. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Standing in the doorway of the Fumbally Cafe in Dublin, Richard Malone cuts a distinctive figure dressed in a bright red shirt, multicoloured runne(...)