Signs of the Times: Dior cuts champagne; More fish-and-chips


Jan 28 (Reuters) - The global recession manifests itself in big and small ways, most gloomy, some quirky and often reflecting the inventive human spirit. Here is a look at some signs of the times. * Fashion house Dior scrapped champagne but laid on glitter at its menswear show in Paris, trying to draw reluctant buyers with casual suits, adventurous cuts and flashy detail. Chief Executive Sidney Toledano was upbeat. "We are saying in these times, it is important to dress as elegantly as ...

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