Few houses are having a greater impact on fashion today than Balenciaga, thanks above all to the tenure of its Georgian émigré creative director Demna Gvasalia, who sent out a musing on arty power dressing on Sunday.
Virgil Abloh's latest show was a truly impressive statement, mashing up 1980s New York street and gallery art – Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Andy Warhol and Futura - with college dorm-room, derelict-dude style.
Down into the depths of the Carrousel du Louvre we descended to witness the latest collection of Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh, currently the uncontested hottest designer in the world, late Wednesday morning.
The question everyone asked when entering the Dolce & Gabbana show this Saturday, was how many Chinese people would actually attend, given the cancellation and internet massacre the duo suffered in Shanghai in December.
Shares in Nordstrom Inc slumped 9 percent after the U.S. department store operator reported disappointing same-store sales and said it had been forced to refund some of its credit card customers after overcharging them.
Nicola Brognano, the young Italian designer who recently received investment from Manifattura Paoloni, revealed a lively, summery collection at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, confirming his status as one to watch.
Shunned by big Swedish brands and losing ground to Copenhagen, Stockholm Fashion Week, which took place from 28th to 30th August, is hoping to relaunch itself and increase its visibility on the international stage.