The Hyères Festivel winners unveiled a very successful first collection for Nina Ricci in Paris on Friday, sending out looks for an elegant and modern Parisienne caressed by the warm breeze of the Caribbean.
They love a French fashion champion in Paris, and this season they certainly have one with Julien Dossena, who staged a vibrant voyager collection for the house of Paco Rabanne on a sunny Thursday afternoon.
Turns out that hitching up his business and selling majority control to outsiders has not done any harm to Dries Van Noten, who presented a truly accomplished collection on a sunny Wednesday afternoon in Paris.
Wes Gordon made his debut at the house of Carolina Herrera on Monday morning on the Upper West Side. And, with Herrera sitting in the front row, the new boy’s debut was a generous homage to the founder of the house.
Nina Ricci has appointed the Hyères 2018 Festival winners Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh to be the joint artistic directors of the house, picking two relative unknowns to helm one of Paris' most storied houses.