Ferragamo Takes Stage at the Louvre (IHT)
"For the first time in its long history of grandeur, gore and artistry, the Louvre will host a catwalk fashion show on Tuesday. Designers have shown their wares in the museum courtyard with its glass pyramid, but this show from Salvatore Ferragamo will be inside the building, taking place on a 120-meter runway, about 400 feet, under the Denon wing’s colonnade."
Designers Dolce, Gabbana face tax trial: sources (Reuters)
"Italian fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, who count model Naomi Campbell and pop star Madonna among their friends, will stand trial over alleged tax evasion."
Cos: Thoroughly modern minimalism (Independent)
"The best indication of a brand's successful infiltration is when you can't imagine the high-street landscape without it, or remember where you used to buy anything before it existed. And five years after first arriving in the UK, Swedish label Cos is becoming as much part of the fabric of our town centres as its stablemate, H&M."
H&M to launch collection by Maison Martin Margiela (Reuters)
"Swedish budget clothing retailer H&M said on Tuesday French fashion house Maison Martin Margiela would design a collection of men's and women's clothes to go on sale in its stores around the world in November."
Is Anna Wintour set to become Barack Obama's woman in London? (Independent)
"The President will attend a series of high-profile fundraisers with key figures from the fashion industry, led by Anna Wintour, the British-born editor of Vogue magazine, who yesterday was tipped as a possible future candidate for US Ambassador to London."