Six months after a neighborhood fire scarred the center of Paris, destroying Benetton’s main French boutique, the Italian marque reopened its flagship this week, repainted in pink, expressing a newfound optimism.
Esteban Cortazar, who began his fashion career as a teenage wunderkind, returned to his pre-teen days in halcyon hipster days of nineties Miami for his new linkup with Spanish label Desigual that launches today.
Christian Dior’s menswear creative director Kim Jones, an inveterate fan of collaborations with fine artists, has a new design teammate for his next Dior collection, legendary New York street artist Kenny Scharf.
The reigning king of American sportswear, Michael Kors, was in ebullient form this season, presenting a powerful collection just off Wall street, on a crisp Wednesday morning, the final day of the New York season.
The label commissioned architects Cini Boeri, Elizabeth Diller and Kazuyo Sejima a series of black nylon accessories, while also staging the Prada Mode club in Hong Kong and an exhibition for artist Jannis Kounellis.
ASVOFF, the annual fashion film festival, will stage its 10th edition in Paris this coming weekend, with a new special category of award called Global Champions - a novel move as the celebrated event returns to France.