Down into the depths of the Carrousel du Louvre we descended to witness the latest collection of Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh, currently the uncontested hottest designer in the world, late Wednesday morning.
There was a great of talk in Milan about 'sprezzatura', Italian for relaxed and being at ease. A suggestion that the city and its fashion needs to lighten up a little to entice new generation millennials to be consumers.
Italy's menswear fashion week drew to a close on Monday, with both Pitti Uomo and the Milanese runways witnessing the retreat of streetwear and a return to a certain chic elegance through more classic menswear.
Canadian design duo Dean and Dan Caten presented a high-energy show in Milan on Sunday – somewhere between a rock concert, a night club and a trip to the mountains, complete with a deluge of rhinestones and sequins.
MSGM designer Massimo Giorgetti sent out a beautifully put-together collection in Milan on Sunday, combining quality, creativity and striking imagery with an exuberant graphic conception built around auto racing.
That’s what they call a great fashion show. The latest stylistic statement by Miuccia Prada presented Sunday evening in a chilly Milan; a co-ed show that referenced everything from the marginal masses to monster balls.
Launched in 2015 by designer-entrepreneur Jon Koon and street artist Harif Guzman, New York-based luxury streetwear brand Haculla is expanding in Europe with a show in Florence that mixed bold graphics with rock.
The invitation for the latest Versace show was suitably mysterious – a dossier marked "Confidential". Inside guests were invited to the first menswear show since Versace was sold to a certain US fashion group last year.
The question everyone asked when entering the Dolce & Gabbana show this Saturday, was how many Chinese people would actually attend, given the cancellation and internet massacre the duo suffered in Shanghai in December.