From football to fashion, Andrea Della Valle has many passions. Just don't ask him to chose his favourite, writes Abid Rahman.Friday, 14 September, 2012, 12:11am
It may be a luxury leather goods company steeped in traditional craftsmanship and family values, but that doesn’t mean Tod’s can’t have fun.20 May 2013 - 10:08am
'It's about creating rare and unique designs that make you dream,' says Bruno Frisoni, creative director at Roger Vivier. 'My job is to deliver dreams - so even if you come to Vivier looking for a ballerina shoe with a buckle, it's going to be your dream pair. People come here for exclusivity, to feel good.'6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Resurrection is in, with many major fashion houses reviving their archives in recent years. At the same time, the revamp is being extended to historical structures as luxury brands fund various renovations. Among the latest is Tod's Group, which is sponsoring a major overhaul of the Colosseum in Rome, one of the world's most famous ancient sites.27 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
Tod's product showcase cocktail
Where: Pacific Place
When: March 31
What: More than 100 fashion lovers and socialites attended a cocktail party where the luxury brand showcased its iconic D Bags. An artisan showed guests how the bags were made.8 Apr 2011 - 12:00am
Anniversary blowout at Le Sportsac
To celebrate its 35th anniversary, Le Sportsac is offering a range of promotions until May 9. Bring in your old Le Sportsac styles and get a 20 per cent discount on classic collections and a 30 per cent discount on the new 35th anniversary collection. At all Le Sportsac boutiques.
Serenity Fair's exclusive trunk show22 Apr 2009 - 12:00am
Choo rode a 1980s glam rock/punk vibe with lots of studs and crystals, especially on the bags. The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament symbol is a recurring feature on bags while shoes include pink leopard print - very Fiorucci - and over-the-knee boots that Gwyneth Paltrow is already wearing.
VERSUS29 Mar 2009 - 12:00am
One can hardly mention Milan without thinking of some of the biggest names in fashion. Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Ferre, Armani and Cavalli have all graced the Italian runway with their creations and the city has the distinction of being one of the top fashion hubs in the world.2 Jun 2008 - 12:00am
Italian label Tod's has launched its first collection designed by new creative director and winner of this year's Council of Fashion Designers of America accessory designer of the year award Derek Lam. In true Lam style, the autumn/winter accessories line shines with urban, utilitarian pieces.1 Jul 2007 - 12:00am
Who started it?
Born in Paris in 1907, Roger Vivier was orphaned at the age of nine and brought up by his aunt. When he was 17 he attended the Ecole des Beaux-Arts to study sculpture until family friends asked him to sketch a few shoe designs.16 May 2007 - 12:00am