The British Council and IMG Reliance have joined forces to bring together the Indian designer Aratrik Dev Varman and British designer Bethany Williams to collaborate on a project to be shown at LFW in February, 2019.
New names, including Afterhomework, Ottolinger, A.W.A.K.E, as well as promising emerging labels like Marine Serre, Victoria/Tomas, Anrealage and Koché, made for an electrifying opening to the Paris season on Tuesday.
There are few more fertile imaginations in European fashion today than Marine Serre. Her clothes are hybrid and experimental; don’t really follow mainstream trends and were shown with zest and novelty Tuesday in Paris.
Just one week after the Spanish luxury label’s last fashion show, in London, it has confirmed the departure of its head creative, Catalan designer Josep Font, its creative director for the past six years.
The apple never falls too far from the tree. Friday witnessed the unveiling of Plan C, and the debut collection of Carolina Castigloni, the daughter of Consuelo Castigloni, the much-acclaimed founding designer Marni.
Victoria Beckham retained her position as the biggest social media winner as far as fashion week mentions were concerned, but while she’s usually a big name at NYFW, this time it was London that felt her impact.