Few fashion houses pulled off a show with such aplomb in the tricky current conditions of the current pandemic as Carolina Herrera, where the house’s artistic director has carved out a freshly classical oeuvre.
It has kicked off a seven-day “digital festival”, linked to its loyalty programme, that’s “the biggest ever celebration of our global member community" and features exclusives, unveilings and celebrity appearances.
Jean-Paul Gaultier bowed out of fashion on Wednesday, the last full day of the Paris haute couture season, with a gigantic show in a storied Paris theatre bringing down the curtains on a 50-year career in fashion.
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.
Maria Grazia Chiuri never really takes a break. Two weeks after her African-inspired Christian Dior cruise show in Marrakech, Chiuri designed the costumes for a phantasmagorical performance at the Tiepolo Ball in Venice.
The Ralph Lauren flagship on Madison Avenue was transformed into the chic Ralph’s Café for the house's Spring 2019 womenswear runway show, where clean and contemporary looks bathed in gold, white and black delighted.
In response to the political turmoil playing out in the news, Tom Ford seemed to take refuge in an Autumn/Winter 2019 collection built to create comfort and security through understated luxury and glamorous softness.