Global consumer demand for diamond jewellery hit $82 billion in 2017, up 2% from the previous year, with the US leading growth for the fourth consecutive year, according to a De Beers Group study published on Thursday.
Facebook Inc’s Messenger app launched an augmented reality feature on Tuesday to allow people to see products they are shopping for as if they already have them, in a move aimed at drawing in potential advertisers.
If fashion has any honey pot it is surely Hyères, which attracts a unique blend of hipster stars, clever insiders, and, this season, Supima, the quality American cotton grown in the deserts of the American South West.
Facebook said on Tuesday it would continue requiring people to accept targeted ads as a condition of using its service, a stance that may help keep its business model largely intact despite a new EU privacy law.
Few Italian luxury brands have weathered the long global slowdown as well as Ermenegildo Zegna, which has just posted excellent results for 2017, despite a period of growing competition in high-end menswear.
The Miami-based apparel company announced on Monday that it has signed a licensing agreement with Taesok Optical Co. for the production of Perry Ellis Portfolio branded eyewear to be distributed in South Korea.
Cheap, Chinese-made nylon burkas are flooding Afghanistan's north as consumers turn to affordable, mass-produced fabrics. But in Kabul a small, determined fashion house is fighting to preserve traditional textiles.