A love story, the theme of the latest Valentino collection, but also one between the audience and the house’s designer Pierpaolo Piccioli, who was greeted with ecstatic scenes when he took his bow in Paris on Sunday.
Some two weeks into the fashion season, designers who truly understand the concept of avant garde tailoring and a certain insurrectionary air, albeit with a hopeful tinge, dominated the past two days in Paris.
Two collaborations – one with mass and the other with hyper advanced mode – were the key to the latest collection by the house of Valentino, presented with consummate skill on Wednesday evening in Paris.
The French runway season will start one day earlier in September, with Christian Dior opening the season with an early afternoon on Monday, September 24, according to the official calendar released Wednesday afternoon.
Undercover, the brand run by Jun Takahashi, has announced on social media that it will cease its womenswear runway shows for the time being to concentrate on menswear, which it will show in Paris from June.
Japanese designer labels Undercover and The Soloist offered up a major fashion moment on Thursday night, lighting up the Florentine runway with their radical visions of the future for the close of Pitti Uomo 93.