Fashion consultant, stylist, and editor Harmeet Bajaj has launched Bunka as a new womenswear brand with the aim of promoting conscious fashion and giving crafts people across India employment opportunities.
New hair dye brand Paradyes is swiftly expanding its product offerings and has just launched six new hair colours in its ‘Jewel Tone Series’. The brand also plans to launch its own range of bleach in the future.
French fashion house Balenciaga scored the biggest at the recent MET Gala, held on September 13, thanks to the influence of Rihanna and Kim Kardashian, whose outfits attracted significant attention and commentary.
On September 25, the down jacket label will unveil in Milan the new Genius collections by 11 designers, with pop star Alicia Keys headlining an online event staged concurrently in New York, Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul.
Shying away from the oversize installations of previous editions, luxury labels like Gucci, Off-White and Givenchy took advantage of the Milan Design Week to showcase an array of new projects and offbeat initiatives.
Thrust into the limelight after winning the LVMH Prize, Dojaka has been picked by N°21’s creative director to design a capsule collection alongside Alfredo Cortese of AC9, a chance to showcase her style and personality.
The Botanical Survey of India has uploaded its collection of traditional textile samples from across South Asia to a free online database on its website, creating an in-depth resource for designers around the world.
Dior’s Kim Jones has designed the official off-field uniforms for Paris Saint-Germain, the best financed football team in the game, led by most famous attackers from Argentina and Brazil, Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr.
The Milanese event was not held in 2020, and will be back on September 5-10 with a new format. Fashion names like Hermès, Missoni and Rick Owens will notably feature at Fuorisalone, the event’s parallel programme.