Gucci returns to the Italian runways after a hiatus in Paris, to stage its next runway show on Wednesday afternoon, February 20, during the next Italian runway season, whose official calendar was released on Tuesday.
After five years of runways in the French capital, Yolanda Pérez's brand channelled its hometown of Barcelona at its first couture show in Paris as it hopes to be accepted into the exclusive Haute Couture club.
In a world dominated by ever more alarming reports about the destruction of our seas, glaciers, insects and noble wild animals, almost the entire Haute Couture season was dominated by one key element – nature.
The Paris haute couture season witnessed its last big event Wednesday with the return of Balmain to haute couture, where Olivier Rousteing concentrated on shape, looking into the house’s archives for sculptural forms.
It’s a season of exacting precision in Paris couture, nowhere more so than at Givenchy, where the house’s couturier Clare Waight Keller served up a memorable accumulation of surgical, yet never uptight, chic.