No live runway show, but some phygital fun on Friday in Paris menswear fashion season from Kim Jones at Dior Men, who melded the tropical moodiness of artist Peter Doig with the pop-militarist mode of his imagination.
Pandemic or not, the ultimate expression of luxury in fashion, the Paris haute couture season, will debut digitally Monday with almost 30 houses vying for the attention of the world’s most expensively dressed women.
President Joe Biden began his presidency honoring the fallen dead at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington on Wednesday. A day later, Rick Owens staged his show at a Venetian shrine to soldiers lost in war.
The Milan Fashion Week ended on a note both optimistic and a tad zany, the collections by Dima Leu, Magliano, A-Cold-Wall*, JieDa and Les Hommes swinging between chic minimalism and cheerful creativity.
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