Here is a list of the world's 20 richest people, their wealth, businesses or interests, and countries, according to Forbes magazine's 2009 list:1. Bill Gates, 40 billion dollars. Microsoft, United States.2.
Top European fashion houses Louis Vuitton and Hugo Boss (BOSG_p.DE) on Thursday said Christmas trading proved robust, sending a comforting message as the retail industry is hit by the worst downturn in decades.
A French court on Monday June 30th ordered online auctioneer eBay to pay nearly 40 million euros in damages to Louis Vuitton for selling fake luxury goods, in a ruling cheered as a victory for copyright protection.
Celebrities and the biggest names in fashion including Catherine Deneuve and France's ex-supermodel first lady Carla Bruni paid a final tribute to "prince of fashion" Yves Saint Laurent at his funeral Thursday June 5th.
With a military salute, crowds thronging the streets and the cream of global couture in attendance, France's "prince of fashion", Yves Saint Laurent, was given a grand send-off at his funeral Thursday June 5th.