Diane von Furstenberg’s fairy tale life

Designer’s autobiography charts the ups and downs of her career

Smartphone sales fuel LG Electronics

Performance contrasts with slump at rival Samsung Electronics

Fiat Chrysler/Ferrari: Divide and rule

FCA is already driven at the financial equivalent of 200mph; spinning off Ferrari is just as well

Macy’s to open store in Abu Dhabi

First overseas outlet aims to tap wealthy Middle East shoppers

Nokia transformation is winning plaudits

Finnish group has found its way back to growth

Frank Gehry’s Fondation Louis Vuitton

The structure in Paris’s Bois de Boulogne has been built to house the art collection of Bernard Arnault, France’s richest man

Anthony Vaccarello

Five stealth superbrands

Introducing the labels fashion insiders love – and you need to know about

Tory Burch
©Tory Burch

Tory Burch: a colourful life

The billionaire designer describes her life - and inspirations - in multicolour

Chanel’s AW14 shopping basket

The trolley – c’est jolie!

Fashion has fallen in love with supermarkets, just as shoppers’ ardour has cooled

Get on the ‘grundie’ train

A full debrief on how grunge-era underwear came back into fashion

Oscar de la Renta, designer, 1932-2014

Worldly shaper of first ladies, socialites and Hollywood stars

Weak Gucci sales hold back Kering growth

French luxury group’s results come as Pernod Ricard says sales in China set to improve

Jaguar Land Rover prepares for China push

Carmaker plans to build premium saloon to challenge German rivals

Rolls-Royce aims to rebuild investor confidence

CEO faces up to reality of second profit warning in eight months

Harley-Davidson leads S&P 500

Motorcycle maker’s third-quarter earnings beat expectations

Apple smashes through forecasts

Group beats Wall St expectations on revenues, earnings and iPhone sales

Qatar eyes $15bn Asia spending spree

Stake in Hong Kong’s SOGO said to be first in spate of deals in region

Versace maintains growth rate in China

Fashion house develops organically as it side steps crackdown

Asos profits dip 14% on strong pound

Online fashion retailer forced to cut prices

Wanda aims beyond China with expansion

Commercial property developer targets annual turnover of $100bn

Japan eyes commercial jet renaissance

Aviation touted to again become an engine of country’s industry

March into winter in khaki

Join the style corps in this season’s most utilitarian colour

How a trend is born

Charlie Porter looks at the book dealers changing the fashion landscape

In conversation: Polly Morgan and Roland Mouret

Artist Polly Morgan stars in designer Roland Mouret’s new campaign. They talk blood and fashion

I’ll never grow out of a good gown

A beautiful dress will always bewitch


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