If any designer is surely worthy of a biopic it must be Diane von Furstenberg. A beautiful multi-career change designer, who married a prince at 18; invented the wrap dress; and was New York’s It Girl of the 1970s.
The winter womenswear collections on show in Paris this weekend oscillated between a dark, rocky feel at Haider Ackermann, Balmain and Altuzarra, and a light and polychromatic aesthetic at Issey Miyake and Rahul Mishra.
Tom Ford will bridge the city's Men's and Women's Fashion Weeks with a coed show, bringing together a program featuring debuts as well as some welcome returns, but marked by the absences of Victoria Beckham and Rodarte.
Marie Antoinette's dazzling diamonds and pearls, unseen in public for two centuries, went on show in London on Friday before going on sale next month in one of the most important royal jewellery auctions in history.