Tiffany lifts guidance as sales sparkle

Luxury jeweller’s same-store sales in Americas jump 8%

Zara sparks outcry with star top blunder

Shirt withdrawn after garment compared to Nazi Holocaust clothing

Portrait of Stéphane Bohbot, a 40 year-old sound ingenier who created Innov8 company and recently opened the LICK shops selling "connected items" only. Photo taken in the shop of La Défense, at les 4 temps commercial center. Magali Delporte© for one use in the Financial Times.
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France’s well-connected retailer

Stéphane Bohbot’s Lick stores sell gadgets linked to smartphones

Ryanair launches ‘business class’ service

Low-cost carrier targets corporate travel market

Ownership battle hots up over Gherkin

More than 200 property investors keen to buy London skyscraper

Jawbone UP24 for Business Life

Jawbone could put your life on your sleeve

Patents for wearable devices to match health with buying records

From left: Alexa Chung does pinstripes; Charlotte Rampling in the 1970s; Daria Werbowy in a self-portrait for Equipment
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Why mannish shirts are a woman’s best friend

Smart, chic and a little saucy – why borrowed-from-the-boyfriend is a classic look

sari-wearing models of (L-R): Manish Arora, Rahul Mishra, Naeem Khan, and Pero

The rise and rise of Indian fashion

Beyond the sari: how Indian designers are wooing a global market

Nina Stibbe’s mother with her brother Tom in 1964

Her outfit warned: ‘I’m divorced, beware!’

Nina Stibbe drew on her mother’s unconventional style to write her debut novel

Love at first site

Are we all falling out of love with the fashion blogger?

The technology makes scents

Once a futuristic dream, the digital transmission of smells may be close

Gap to open 40 stores in India

US clothing retailer will open first shops in Mumbai and Delhi

Five homes perfect for opera lovers

From an oceanfront property east of Sydney Opera House to a villa near Salzburg’s Great Festival Hall

Bain buys half of ethical shoemaker Toms

Founder Blake Mycoskie to concentrate on charity side of business

Condé sells Women’s Wear Daily group

Jay Penske to pay under $100m for Fairchild Fashion Media assets

Luxottica shares fall on CEO exit report

Andrea Guerra said to disagree with group founder

App developers hope to get star struck

Celebs look to extend franchises into digital world

Russia tensions push palladium to $900

Supply also hit by earlier South Africa strike

Rare Ferrari fetches $38m at auction

Record price paid at Bonhams for 1962 250 GTO Berlinetta

Louis Bacon’s Bahamas battle reaches NYC

Claims of ‘smoking gun’ evidence in case against Peter Nygard

The long and short of summer hairstyles

A ‘bad bob’ is the season’s low-maintenance look, says Lucie Muir. Turn it pink if you dare ...

China says Mercedes-Benz fixed prices

Foreign carmakers brace for fines over pricing practices

The case for mobile phone covers

Kitsch, colourful and cute mobile phone covers have become a serious business

Diamond auction to spotlight Asian demand

Sotheby’s expects rare pink stone to fetch up to $15.4m in Hong Kong

Post-holiday hair care

Masks, oils and ‘anti-shampoos’ – what the leading authorities in hair and scalp health recommend


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