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Louis Vuitton store in Marina Bay, Singapore

The Louis Vuitton headquarters in Paris is a very grand 19th century building with an imposing glass and marble entrance located beside the city’s (...)

Air France executive vice president for human resources and labour relations Xavier Broseta after scuffles broke out at the airline’s headquarters on Monday
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Image of the week: Storm the headquarters Air France executive vice president for human resources and labour relations Xavier Broseta is not sh(...)

A model presents a creation from the Spring/Summer 2016 Ready to Wear collection by French designer Nicolas Ghesquiere for Louis Vuitton during the Paris Fashion Week in Paris. Photograph: Etienne Laurent/EPA

Paris fashion week closed on Wednesday with a defiantly urban-inspired collection from Nicholas Ghesquiere at Louis Vuitton. The show involved high t(...)

Richemont said sales in Hong Kong and Macau were “significantly lower,” while mainland China returned to growth with retail sales growing at a “strong double-digit rate. (Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters)

Richemont, the world’s biggest jewelry maker, said sales growth accelerated as weaker currencies attracted big-spending tourists to Japan and Europe,(...)

Net income fell 23 per cent to €188.6 million ($213 million) in the six months through July, at Milan-based Prada. Photograph: Reuters.

Prada has reported first-half profits that beat analysts’ estimates as the luxury-goods maker took steps to curb rising costs, helping mitigate declin(...)

People cool off in the water at Berlin’s Wannsee lido as temperatures hit 40 degrees. Staff at the nudist area say they have  full-time job demanding that visitors either shrug off their swimsuits or move elsewhere. Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

As temperatures tipped 40 degrees yesterday, Berliners’ thoughts turned to their three summer pleasures: cool beer, ice cream and public nudity. Stum(...)

Conor McGregor, who fights for the interim UFC featherweight title against Chad Mendes in Las Vegas, throws a high kick during his open workout session in the MGM Grand. Photograph: Getty Images

Conor McGregor likes to give the impression that no external force can possibly affect the serene course of his ship of destiny. “The ship was sailing(...)

Luxury acommodation at the Beverly Wilshire hotel, setting for Pretty Woman

D espite its enormous cinematic history, Beverly Hills is less than 15sq km in size. That’s about two Phoenix Parks laid side by side, though it’s mor(...)

 Shelly Corkery, fashion director for Brown Thomas. Photograph: Alan Betson

For every applicant for a shop floor job in Brown Thomas, there are hundreds who want to skate straight in as a fashion buyer. Ideally in a flippy (...)