Australia, a country known for punching above its weight in sport, literature, cinema, media, wine and the pursuit of happiness, has tended to underperform when it comes to fashion. One major exception is Zimmermann.
Eyewear retailer Lenskart has closed a $220 million funding round which brings the business’ valuation to $2.5 billion. The business plans to use the funds for expanding in South Asia and the Middle East.
On July 7, couturier Rahul Mishra presented ‘The Shape of Air’ at Paris Haute Couture Week with a fashion film featuring makeup looks by Asa. The collection played with proportion and glittering details.
Paris couture is not just about dressing billionaires' wives. It’s also about experimentation, and fashionable irony, as seen in three collections Tuesday: Alexandre Vauthier, Viktor & Rolf and Ronald van der Kemp.
A moment of restrained escapism at AMI, with founder designer Alexandre Mattiussi creating a collection for a world finally emerging from Covid tentatively. Nothing tentative, however, about the brand's explosive growth.
There is a great debate in fashion. Will women want elegance and sophistication when the pandemic eventually ends or will their biggest needs just be ease and comfort? Ian Griffiths of Max Mara, believes in the former.