It was a season that began optimistically. But ended questioning the point of shows given the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Nonetheless, with almost 100 live runway shows in Europe, here’s our pick of the dozen best.
A magisterial performance at Prada, in the finest collection so far from the duo of Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons. Yet, a darkly bizarre moment where fashion fought to be relevant on a day of infamy in the Ukraine.
H&M is putting more support behind Thursday’s launch of its Simone Rocha collaboration with a digital experience “activated via a beautiful, limited-edition book created in collaboration with painter Faye Wei Wei”.
Valentino couture this season went on a diet, losing metres off the silhouette (not kilos off the figure). After being behind a wave of volume in Europe for several seasons, Pierpaolo Piccioli slimmed down his cut.