Ever since it opened during last month fashionistas, fans and tourists have chorused that the retrospective Thierry Mugler: Couturissime inside the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is essential viewing.
Donatella Versace has launched Medusa Power Talks, a female-led platform designed to discuss the experiences of women in power in 2021. First guests include Precious Lee, Indya Moore, Irina Shayk and Chelsea Miller.
Finally, Paris Fashion Week had an actual live catwalk show. A drive-in runway event witnessed Thursday night by a few score of editors and influencers from inside Citroen DS7s and staged inside the AccorArena.
One brand that appeared to be gathering momentum is the house of Alaïa, which profited from haute couture week in Paris to present its latest ideas, many mined very literally from the house's unique archives.
Fresh from dressing Lady Gaga in Schiaparelli for the inauguration, American-born couturier Daniel Roseberry unveiled a defiantly surreal collection for Schiaparelli on Monday, to open the Paris haute couture season.
President Joe Biden began his presidency honoring the fallen dead at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington on Wednesday. A day later, Rick Owens staged his show at a Venetian shrine to soldiers lost in war.