Serious editors had to open Sunday watching an MM6 show video in Milan, tune into New York for Tom Ford’s latest ideas, and finish in Paris, where Sonia Rykiel unveiled its first collection since insolvency in 2019.
The company that produces and distributes the labels owned by Renzo Rosso’s fashion group has appointed Francesco Tombolini, whose career in luxury spans nearly 40 years, as head of business development and licenses.
Balmain has appointed Tancrède de Lalun to be group director of merchandising at the Paris house. A graduate of the Institut Français de la Mode, de Lalun has lengthy experience in merchandising and luxury goods.
Without question, this has been the strangest season in fashion in 50 years, where designers have been busy asking themselves what the point of their profession is. What the French call "une remise en question."
All about cultural and conceptual diversity in Milan on its final Sunday afternoon, at three very contrasting shows, albeit by two brands with similar names – MSGM and MM6 – and a third with uber wide-ranging origins.
The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, French fashion’s governing body, has released the breakdown of the upcoming Paris Fashion Week, revealing that 18 houses currently plan to stage actual physical shows.