London-based designer Ifeanyi Okwuadi won the fashion prize hands down at the 36th edition of the French festival, which placed a strong emphasis on sustainability, while Capucine Huguet won the accessories prize.
French luxury group Kering, Richemont's Cartier, and the Responsible Jewellery Council have teamed up to set environmental targets for watches and jewellery activities, challenging the industry to commit to them too.
A major injection of hipness into Hermès this season, and all the better for it. Almost as if the Hermès lady had moved to a loft in Brooklyn or an art gallery in Hackney, or was working on a novel in Ostiense, in Rome.
Zara, a democratic brand delivering cash-register-friendly fashion, has always been democratic. Its new concept collection, Zara Origins, which opened a pop-up for Paris Fashion Week, makes the brand look very cool.
Shying away from the oversize installations of previous editions, luxury labels like Gucci, Off-White and Givenchy took advantage of the Milan Design Week to showcase an array of new projects and offbeat initiatives.
The Milanese event was not held in 2020, and will be back on September 5-10 with a new format. Fashion names like Hermès, Missoni and Rick Owens will notably feature at Fuorisalone, the event’s parallel programme.