Jimmy Choo, which was acquired by private-equity investors three times before being bought by JAB in 2011, sells women’s and men’s shoes, handbags and accessories in more than 100 stores around the world. Its eponymous founder left the design house in 2001.

Jimmy Choo, the luxury shoemaker owned by JAB Holdings, may begin its initial public offering in London as soon as this month amid rising demand for e(...)

Sunset over Vieux Nice. Photographs: Chris Carmichael/New York Times
Weekend in . . . Nice
  • Travel
  • September 8, 2014, 01:00

Overshadowed by megawatt Riviera neighbours like aristocratic Monaco, red-carpet Cannes and Champagne-soaked Saint-Tropez, France’s fifth-largest c(...)

Left to right: Bobbi Brown's Watermelon; Color Drama by Maybelline; Urban decay's Mr's Mia Wallace; Rouge pur Couture number 210 by YSL Bo(...)

A source said Apple expects to ship 50 million units of its new smartwatch within the first year of the product’s release. Photograph:  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Taiwan’s Quanta Computer Inc will start mass production of Apple’s first smartwatch in July, a source familiar with the matter said, as the US tech gi(...)

It’s a make-up must have all year round, but in summer, mascara really comes into its own. Heat and humidity (oh please God, let it happen) are rar(...)

Gwyneth Paltrow’s #nomakeupselfie

In the last week we’ve seen the #nomakeupselfie phenomenon explode on social media and raise pots of cash for cancer charities. The original intent(...)

You would be surprised if any film about Yves Saint Laurent ended up looking like something le chat (...)

LE BON MARCHE The finest department store in Paris with top international luxury brands, local and some lesser-known French labels, tempting(...)

Gucci’s  performance is likely to reinforce concerns among investors about the long-term growth prospects of mega- brands. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Sales growth at Italian luxury brand Gucci almost ground to a halt in the fourth quarter, hit by over-expansion in China where demand weakened (...)

 The departure of Angela Ahrendts, who transformed Burberry from its “chav” links into a social media fashion forward, blew a hole in investor confidence leaving its shares 6.2 per cent down. Photograph: Bloomberg

British business lost two of its biggest hitters yesterday when Angela Ahrendts said “adieu” to Burberry and Hector Sants bid Barclays “au revoir”. Ah(...)