Rarely have we seen a designer more ebullient taking a bow, as Dries Van Noten was at the finale of his latest menswear show on Thursday, the first since he sealed a deal to sell a majority stake in his company to Puig.
At the first show on the official calendar of Paris Fashion Week Men's, designers Emma Hedlund and Saif Bakir took their contemporary streetwear to Paris' École Nationale des Sciences de l'Informatique.
Puig announced on Thursday that it has taken a majority stake in label Dries Van Noten. The Belgian designer, who founded his eponymous label in 1986, will continue as chief creative officer and chairman of the board.
What’s the attraction of working in fashion if you are not a designer? That was the question at Hyères Festival for Camille Bidault Waddington, Leaf Greener, Frederic Sanchez, Etienne Russo and Stéphane Marais.
The womenswear collections for next winter presented in New York, London, Milan and Paris from February 5 to March 6, showcased ten major new trends, creating looks that were hybrids of strength and femininity.
Sies Marjan is currently the most instinctive brand in New York. Its Dutch designer Sander Lak creates viscerally and the result this season was one of the most experimental, and beautiful, wardrobes seen in Manhattan.