Marc Jacobs has teamed up with MasterClass to offer his first online course in fashion design. The fifteen video session class teaches construction, creating unique shapes and silhouettes, and creating new trends.
Azzedine Alaïa has died, aged 77. One of the greatest influencer-designers, he defined body-con dressing, staying relevant as trends changed via his signature style, and being the first designer to go seasonless.
Marimekko may be quite low-key when it delivers its earnings announcements but its high-profile prints are clearly making an impact on consumers, despite the tough market and a few difficult years for the business.