September’s Paris Fashion Week will feature a total of 92 houses, as Paul Smith and Raf Simons return, and scores of brands plan physical shows on the calendar of the Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode.
Finally, Paris Fashion Week had an actual live catwalk show. A drive-in runway event witnessed Thursday night by a few score of editors and influencers from inside Citroen DS7s and staged inside the AccorArena.
Without question, this has been the strangest season in fashion in 50 years, where designers have been busy asking themselves what the point of their profession is. What the French call "une remise en question."
The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, French fashion’s governing body, has released the breakdown of the upcoming Paris Fashion Week, revealing that 18 houses currently plan to stage actual physical shows.
The Paris women's ready-to-wear week scheduled from February 24 to March 3 promises to be an exciting blend of fresh talent and leading names, with debut shows by Noir and Coperni, and a rejuvenated Kenzo.
Running 23 September to 1 October, the nine-day calendar announced for Paris Fashion Week on Friday promises new creative directors, big name brands and fresh talent, with highlights including Patou's relaunch by LVMH.
The French Fashion and Haute Couture Federation has included new entries Nanushka, Nehera and Sadaels in the presentation calendar for the S/S 2020 Paris Fashion Week, scheduled from September 23 to October 1 2019.