Despite the lack of a unified direction at the Paris collections, some buyers said they would increase their spending by as much as 15 percent.
A brief look at some of the day’s stories.
Keep it light — from oversized sweater dresses to beribboned caftans, that’s the mantra behind some of spring’s most appealing looks.
Globalization: It’s a good thing. And the French worry far too much about China being a threat to their jobs.
She made a hit with that circular snakeskin bag, but Devi Kroell has many more tempting numbers this season.
Han Feng’s decision to design costumes for the English National Opera’s new production of “Madam Butterfly” was partly a gesture of friendship.
Evelyn Lauder and Elizabeth Hurley made quite a team.
The Body Shop is bound for Russia.
Poor Joanne Lipman. First The Wall Street Journal sends her off after 22 years of service and now Conde Nast can barely find a place for her to sit.