There’s been much about the marriage of fashion and fine art at the Paris Fashion Week Menswear, the first purely online season in the history of menswear. Fashion's distance from fine art has rarely looked shorter.
It may only be digital but the upcoming debut Paris Fashion Week Online - Menswear looks to be very busy, with 68 events crammed into this month’s five-day season, and over a half dozen debutant brands.
Fashion labels are coming up with new strategies to deal with a menswear season that has been hugely compromised by the Covid-19 pandemic, forcing the cancellation of the June trade shows and fashion weeks.
Faced with the increased containment measures implemented against the coronavirus, Gucci has announced the closure of its factories for eight days. LVMH is keeping its sites open, albeit with specific restrictions.
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.
The luxury menswear label owned by Kering has chosen the famous Florentine trade show to make its grand comeback. For Brioni's 75th anniversary, it will stage an event-presentation produced by Olivier Saillard.
LVMH unveiled a major new plan on the environment Wednesday, guided by Antoine Arnault. Here, FashionNetwork.com discusses with Antoine all things LVMH, handling multiple jobs and his views on Greta Thunberg.
On Wednesday September 4, the sixth edition of the LVMH Prize for emerging fashion designers was awarded in Paris to South African designer Thebe Magugu, while the Karl Lagerfeld Prize went to Hed Mayner from Israel.