The little-known designer Norisol Ferrari said she worked with Trump because she does not believe in discrimination in any form.
Market sources say Versace is working on an expansion plan ahead of the listing and that its has recently held discussions with Tisci.
The designer is to show his debut collection for the French house in Paris.
Encouraging news boosted retail stocks to their best day in more than two months.
Perfumer Mark Buxton, who launched his own line of scents in Russia six months ago, is expanding the collection to multiple European markets this month.
Stella McCartney has a summer exclusive in store for Net-a-porter.com.
The New York Post’s Liz Smith will no longer have a column running in the daily paper by the end of the week.
There is clearly still money around — just ask the folks at Christie’s handling the Yves Saint Laurent art auction.
“Oh gosh, they’re all wearing hats!” said a shocked Stephen Jones.