The nephew of the famous couturier who died in 2020 has been in charge of the business since 2018. He wants to rejuvenate Pierre Cardin’s ready-to-wear line and relaunch the group, preserving his uncle’s legacy.
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 rap star staged a transgressive show at the Espace Niemeyer in Paris the day after his Sunday Service, fashion playing a bit part between blaring car horns, Instagram posts and his daughter North’s performance.
Some two weeks into the fashion season, designers who truly understand the concept of avant garde tailoring and a certain insurrectionary air, albeit with a hopeful tinge, dominated the past two days in Paris.
Leave it to Jean-Paul Goude to work his magic at Roger Vivier with a fabulous cruciform of flat-screen TVs projecting a patchwork of shoe dancing videos, flamenco dancers, Samba musicians and singing handbags.
A brilliant fashion statement at Balenciaga, where its star designer mingled elements of couture, archival imagery, dramatic volume, and a sense of humor – who else but Gvasalia would make handbags out of car mirrors?