With images of children being brutally separated from their parents dominating the news, it was instructive that the Paris menswear season ended with a collection by two American designers – both children of immigrants.
As much a work of performance art as a fashion show, the latest event by Kenzo operated like a meditation on family life and cinematic melodrama as much as an expression of the designers' latest vision about clothes.
Sidney Toledano is to resign from his position as CEO of Christian Dior and be replaced by Pietro Beccari, CEO of Fendi, in a significant change of management within LVMH. And more changes are in the pipeline.
One hesitates to consider the budget for flights this season for the Kenzo runway show, seeing as the half the cast of some 80 all-Asian models, were flown in from the east especially for this men’s and women’s show.