The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, the organization that controls the calendar of Paris runway seasons, has unveiled two new digital devices allowing fashion houses to measure their ecological impact.
With production company Division, FashionNetwork.com has analysed the way digital tech and the pandemic have forced labels to rethink how they express themselves, many using virtual catwalk shows as a novel tool.
As Tranoï and the French Fashion Federation join forces, and Who’s Next and Mode & Objet confirm their dates, French trade shows are preparing their return, after cancelling several editions due to the pandemic.
The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode has released estimates revealing that collectively all its catwalk seasons in Paris so far in 2021 scored a Media Impact Value of nearly a quarter of a billion euros.
The house of Balmain has developed a limited-edition collab with Latin pop superstar Maluma, which debuts today. Stemming from a series of four bespoke outfits Olivier Rousteing developed for the Colombian singer's tour.
Not many countries manufacture as much fashion as Turkey, even if few of its designers are internationally known. That may be about to change, with fashion leaders in the process of creating a Turkish Fashion Council.
Paris may be dominated by giant boldface-name luxury fashion marques, but a key to keeping the City of Light at the top of the heap when it comes to fashion capitals is the ability to discover exciting new talent.
Last but very definitely not least, Louis Vuitton completed the 10-day Paris Fashion Week with a collection unveiled Wednesday afternoon that looked south to Italy, and its greatest modern print-maker, Piero Fornasetti.