In a world dominated by ever more alarming reports about the destruction of our seas, glaciers, insects and noble wild animals, almost the entire Haute Couture season was dominated by one key element – nature.
Some two weeks into the fashion season, designers who truly understand the concept of avant garde tailoring and a certain insurrectionary air, albeit with a hopeful tinge, dominated the past two days in Paris.
Two collaborations – one with mass and the other with hyper advanced mode – were the key to the latest collection by the house of Valentino, presented with consummate skill on Wednesday evening in Paris.
Moncler has garnered immense attention for its House of Genius collaboration with a series of high profile designers like Pierpaolo Piccioli and Simone Rocha. But in many ways, its key collection is Moncler Grenoble.
The latest of Moncler’s new breed of Genius designer collaborations was unveiled at the weekend with the debut of 5 - Moncler Craig Green making the most of the buzz around the British menswear specialist at present.
The Italian brand has announced the most recent development in its ongoing Moncler Genius project, with the opening of two locations in NYC and Tokyo and the launch of its latest collaboration with Palm Angels.
A purist statement of high fashion by the house of Valentino, where designer Pierpaolo Piccioli referenced bohemian artists and even Saint Laurent´s Marrakech, in a show held at the back of Les Invalides.