Designers such as Jean-Paul Gaultier went to Elysée for dinner as French president seeks to boost one of France’s most profitable sectors.
Makers of the headgear once popular among 19th-century peasants and which has long symbolised a now bygone rural France have for decades been in decline, but now one is making a comeback with models for fashionistas that can fetch up to 1,000 euros.
Rykiel,who died of complications from Parkinson's disease, found success with clothes designed for women 'on the go' and unlike many designers was also a writer.
Sandro, Maje and Claudie Pierlot’s parent company announces deal that underlines growing Chinese presence in French fashion industry.
André Courrèges, who battled Parkinson’s disease for 30 years, revolutionized fashion in the 1960s and helped popularise miniskirts.
French health minister hints at support for MP's proposed law to outlaw anorexic models, with employers who breach it facing fines and jail.
The art of the patissier is enjoying a startling commercial rennaisance in France, with a boom in pastry stores, TV shows and recipe book sales.
President Hollande orders British fashion designer John Galliano, convicted of making anti-Semitic remarks, be stripped of Légion d'Honneur award.