In her first Métiers d'Art collection for Chanel, Virginie Viard looked to Gabrielle Chanel's iconic apartment at 31 Rue Cambon, reinventing the brand's historical codes in a much-applauded show at the Grand Palais.
UK-based maternity-wear specialist Seraphine has reported soaring sales and profits for the 12 months up to March and said that its business remains strong, despite huge challenges in UK fashion retail at present.
Walk like an Egyptian, as the song goes. And, dress like one too this season at Chanel, which unveiled its latest Métiers d’Art collection inside the Temple of Dendur, inside the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
Pierre Cardin is the gift that keeps on giving. The world’s oldest couturier showed up front row for the latest haute collection of Gaultier Paris. Which his former assistant Jean-Paul Gaultier had dedicated to Cardin.
Azzedine Alaïa has died, aged 77. One of the greatest influencer-designers, he defined body-con dressing, staying relevant as trends changed via his signature style, and being the first designer to go seasonless.
Ischia Global Fest, Italy’s coolest insider arts and film festival, has revealed plans to present Jean-Paul Gaultier with an Excellence Award. And, the festival will host an exhibition of Gaultier’s iconic fashion.