The Paris menswear season was all about Asian influences with a quartet of designers from that continent making dramatic stylistic statements Saturday, midway through the first season for men’s fashion entirely online.
54 fashion houses will show in Paris between 14 and 19 January. Although Celine may be sitting this one out, five new brands will be stopping by for the first time, while Jacquemus and Givenchy are making their return.
Fashion designers, being ultimately artists, rarely have straight-line careers - one reason for the huge applause that greeted the culmination of the debut show of Aldo Maria Camillo in Florence on Thursday evening.
Paris Men's Fashion Week, starting this Wednesday 20 and running through Sunday 24, features the return of Cerruti and some interesting new names, from Japanese brands to emerging talents, such as AVOC and OAMC.
The menswear brand owned by Trinity of Hong Kong (Li & Fung Group) has appointed Jason Basmajian its Chief Creative Officer. The designer previously worked for British tailor Gieves & Hawkes, also owned by Trinity.
Serving since 2012 as artistic director of the men’s apparel brand, which is owned by the Chinese company Trinity (Li & Fung Group), the Italian designer is now stepping down in order to pursue personal projects.