Milan Fashion Week 2018: The best and most creative street style

Swot up on the best street style from the Italian fashion capital Click to followIndy/Life Milan marks the penultimate stop on the bi-annual fashion month tour – and this season, the Italian retail capital has cemented its spot as a haven of street style. Defined by a ‘more is more’ mantra, Milan Fashion Week’s attendees […]

Corporate America, not banks, could cause the next recession

1. The next debt crisis: There’s a $6.3 trillion elephant in the room. And it just might cause the next recession. The last downturn was triggered by Wall Street and Americans accumulating too much debt — particularly in the sizzling housing market. A decade later, it’s Corporate America borrowing with gusto. Egged on by extremely […]

Blind Brexit? Businesses fear even more uncertainty

Business is worried enough about Britain crashing out of the European Union. Now it has a new nightmare: a blind Brexit that could extend the uncertainty over trade for years. Fears are rising that the United Kingdom may leave the European Union in March 2019 with a deal so vague that it gives companies and […]

Dow sets first record high since January

What trade war? The Dow just soared to its first record high since late January. The milestone shows that Wall Street is mostly unfazed by the escalating trade clash between the United States and China. The Dow’s 251-point leap on Thursday marked its 100th record close since President Donald Trump’s election, according to S&P Dow […]

Taped designer trainers heavily condemned for 'mocking poverty'

A pair of trainers has been lambasted on social media for “mocking poverty”. The Golden Goose shoes, which are on sale for $530 (£400), have caused a backlash on Twitter due to the aged design of the shoes, which appear battered and have duct tape over the toes. Golden Goose is an Italian designer shoe brand that’s gained […]

Orla Kiely: Where can you buy the products after liquidation?

This week print-lovers everywhere mourned the loss of one of fashion’s brightest brands as the news broke that Orla Kiely had collapsed into administration. The 1970s-inspired label was renowned for its quirky floral and graphic prints and boasted the Duchess of Cambridge and Alexa Chung as loyal fans. However, as of Monday 17 September, the fashion […]

China strikes back by going after America’s energy companies

The United States has an abundance of natural gas that pollution-riddled China badly needs to wean itself off coal. Eying China’s voracious demand, Cheniere Energy, ExxonMobil (XOM) and other American energy companies are racing to build more than two dozen expensive facilities to export liquefied natural gas, which is super-cooled natural gas that can be […]

Sold-out £290 Gucci swimsuit cannot be worn for swimming

Swimsuits are typically meant to be worn while swimming – but Gucci has other plans for its £290 ($381) version. The high-end brand’s swimsuit, a white one-piece with a vintage Gucci logo and cross-over straps, is simple and trendy – and already proving to be a hit. However, there is just one problem with the […]