LuxuryLab Daily Digest

Posted by Lauren Proctor on October 3, 2009

High Drama, Frayed Tempers at Paris Fashion Week (Reuters)
Police sirens and screams set the tone for Dior’s film noir-inspired fashion show on Friday, with a collection of 1950s trench coats, lingerie dresses and tight metallic jeans that revealed a decidedly commercial slant.

From Models to Magazines, Cataloguing the Fashion Industry (Wall Street Journal)
Until recently, there have been few options for fashion obsessives to track down a memorable ad from seasons past. A new start-up, My Fashion Database, has stepped into the breach.

Italy’s Fashion Houses See No Early Recovery From Sales Slump (Bloomberg)
Italy’s fashion industry will take years to recover after the biggest sales decline in at least two decades, according to the country’s designers, who criticized the government for not doing enough to assist them.

Luxury Gandhi Pen Scripts Controversy (The Times of India)
The controversy over a brand of luxury pen that depicts Mahatma Gandhi as brand ambassador for its new range spiralled on Thursday.

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