With Glenn Martens in charge of style, the Italian jeans label will be showing its Fall/Winter 2022-23 collection in Japan in June, using the same inflatable-doll setting adopted for its Milanese show in February.
Balmain’s creative director follows in Chitose Abe and Glenn Martens’ footsteps in taking over Jean-Paul Gaultier’s haute couture collection for one season only. His collection is to be unveiled in July 2022.
Milan Week announces nearly 170 presentations over five days with 67 shows, only eight in digital format. This season will welcome ten new names and see the return of Gucci, Bottega Veneta, and Trussardi.
OTB hailed a strong set of results on Thursday saying that its turnover rose 16.2% last year, digital boomed and it saw 38 new store openings. Importantly, it also said that Jil sander had reached break-even.
MFW, scheduled to be held from Feb. 22 to 28, will feature 71 shows, with only six in digital format. Ten new brands will be introduced while major labels such as Bottega Veneta, Diesel and Gucci return to the catwalks.
Belgian-born designer Glenn Martens presented a surprise evening fashion show in northern Paris featuring Olivier Theyskens strutting down the runway, prior to his collection for Jean-Paul Gaultier presenting next week.