September’s Paris Fashion Week will feature a total of 92 houses, as Paul Smith and Raf Simons return, and scores of brands plan physical shows on the calendar of the Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode.
“Everyone reacts to sincere things. When you do something that you really believe in it, and not just for commercial reasons, people react... people understand,” argues Roger Vivier's artistic director, Gherardo Felloni.
Global warming or not, designers seem obsessed with winter snow this season, few more so than Miuccia Prada, whose latest collection for Miu Miu, unveiled on Tuesday, was shot in the mountain fastness of the Alps.
Finally, on the day when New York Fashion Week officially ended, it felt like the season had just begun, with a subtly beautiful collection of fresh attitude and grandeur by Proenza Schouler, starring Ella Emhoff.
'Phygital' events, the role of buzz-worthy models and the evolving power of influencer marketing are some of the key takeaways from this season’s fashion month, according to a new report from Launchmetrics.
The US executive, who has made a name for himself in top roles for leading luxury groups like Prada, LVMH and Valentino, is the new CEO of Trussardi. His main goal is to promote the label’s expansion in foreign markets.
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."
Miuccia Prada didn’t stage any life shows this season in either Milan or Paris, though she did unveil two very carefully crafted videos, especially so in the case of Miu Miu, in Paris at lunchtime on Tuesday.
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.