Fashion designers, being ultimately artists, rarely have straight-line careers - one reason for the huge applause that greeted the culmination of the debut show of Aldo Maria Camillo in Florence on Thursday evening.
Andrea Panconesi, owner of LuisaViaRoma, the famed boutique in Florence, opens his first ever pop up in Manhattan on Friday. So, we met Andrea for his take on etailing, family businesses and not selling out to any fund.
With deconstruction at Japanese brand Yohji Yamamoto, androgyny at Haider Ackermann, light airiness at Altuzarra, and delicacy at Indian label Rahul Mishra, Paris Fashion Week celebrated eclecticism over the weekend.
Less than three months after appointing Kris Van Assche as its new artistic director, the French luxury fashion house has lifted the lid on its first campaign under the auspices of the Belgian designer.
Lanvin has held initial talks with Haider Ackermann in recent weeks as its new Chinese owners search for a creative director. However, it remains unclear whether Fosun International will hire him, sources have said.