South Korean carmaker Hyundai Motor Co hopes a touch of Hermes will make its priciest sedan as desirable as the French retailer's exclusive handbags and catapult its cachet into the same league as luxury European rivals.
The Chinese fashion brand that designed bags and clothes for the country's new first lady has turned down the chance to make a fortune from her endorsement, saying Wednesday no similar items will be on offer.
Agent Provocateur lays bare its ambitions for business growth with 15 to 20 openings this year, including one in Cannes in May. The edgy, sexy lingerie line is also launching Agent by Agent Provocateur this summer in collaboration with Monica and Penelope Cruz
Amancio Ortega, the co-founder of the Inditex fashion group, leapt over France's Bernard Arnault to become the world's third richest person on Forbes' 2013 annual ranking of billionaires, with an estimated net worth of $57 billion.