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Samantha Conti

Bureau Chief, London

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Clements Ribeiro Back in Action

After a manufacturing crisis earlier this summer and the subsequent liquidation of their company, Suzanne…

Richemont’s Rupert Upbeat on Luxury

Johann Rupert, executive chairman of Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA, said he's upbeat about the luxury…

French Connection Net Plunges 68% in 1st Half

On the bright side, the company's winter collections are getting good press reviews and positive reaction…

Marchesa Preps for Spring ’06

Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig are not hitting the runway this season with their label that celebrities…

Cottage Industry

Dishing with Candida Lycett Green, a top British gardening writer who just published her first novel.

Henri and Hilary

Painting a new picture of Matisse.

Summers’ Time

Dapper art dealer Martin Summers may be polished right down to his matching pocket handkerchief and dark red…

The Woman in White

Every royal has her major fashion moment, when her personal style crystallizes and fixes itself in the mind…

London’s Liberty Goes Back to the Future

Liberty, the landmark London store famed for its colorful paisleys and flower-print fabrics, is delving into…

Pringle Taps Keller As Creative Head

Pringle of Scotland is getting a fresh injection of talent.

The Glow Show

The Natural History Museum here is showing all facets of the diamond, the glitter and the grit, in a major…

De Beers Net Slips, Sales on Record Pace

De Beers said net earnings dipped 8.9 percent to $348 million in the first half, but full-year sales of rough…

London Retailers Fear Tourism Decline

London retailers and the tourism industry brace for the long-term damage from terrorism.

Little Retail Impact After London Bombs

A second wave of bombings jolted London on Thursday, but appeared to have little immediate impact on…

Bravo Cashes $14.2M In Burberry Options

Rose Marie Bravo, ceo of Burberry, bulked up her bank account by 8.2 million pounds, or $14.2 million, after…