The apple never falls too far from the tree. Friday witnessed the unveiling of Plan C, and the debut collection of Carolina Castigloni, the daughter of Consuelo Castigloni, the much-acclaimed founding designer Marni.
The apparel brand founded by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen has announced that its first menswear collection will launch this October in both its LA and New York flagship stores, as well as in select retailers globally.
The Paris Fashion Institute returns this fall, with revamped Design Studio courses, tailored to students’ specific needs. One of Europe’s best bespoke fashion courses, PFI, prepares young talent for fashion careers.
Balmain will launch a mini capsule collection this month with Beyoncé, entitled BalmainxBeyoncé, and debut it in Paris. And the famed Paris house plans to roll out the collection internationally on July 14.
There is life outside of Paris even for haute couture. Traditionally the métier was confined to the French capital, with just one acknowledged sub-division called Alta Moda in Rome, and latterly Milan.
Luxe sportswear designer Renzo Cardoni has partnered with World Soccer Shop on a limited-edition line of seven iconic FIFA World Cup player jerseys. The capsule features hand-sewn snakeskin on national team jerseys.