For the first time, two top Italian labels have joined forces and combined their creative perspectives to design two collections in one, Fendi by Versace and Versace by Fendi, which will be commercialised next May.
Alber Elbaz, who died Saturday, created collections for a half-dozen fashion houses including his own, though it was a 14-year tenure at Lanvin that earned him a place among the Pantheon of great all-time designers.
Fashionistas love nothing more than a debut; and the biggest this season at an established luxury fashion house was the inauguration of Kim Jones at Fendi with a Bloomsbury-inspired collection in the Paris Bourse.
Dior’s menswear creative director plans to unveil his next collection for the house, pre-fall 2021, online and in Beijing on December 8, the latest stop on the almost peripatetic designer’s fashion journey.
Running 23 September to 1 October, the nine-day calendar announced for Paris Fashion Week on Friday promises new creative directors, big name brands and fresh talent, with highlights including Patou's relaunch by LVMH.