Chanel has confirmed in an official statement that its legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld is not quite well, after the German couturier failed to show up to either of its haute couture shows in Paris Tuesday morning.
August Getty, one of the few couturiers who hails from Los Angeles, is on a mission: to bring glamour back to Paris. His house, August Getty Atelier, stages its French couture debut in January at the Ritz Hotel.
“My father was in charge of manufacturing for 45 years here and never ever wanted anyone in our factory,” chuckled Nadja Swarovski after opening the doors of the family's famed crystal-making plant in the Austrian Alps.
Tod’s CEO Diego Della Valle unveiled a new chapter in his giant Italian footwear and luxury empire, 'Tod’s Factory', a series of “dialogues with designers,” and the first conversation will be with Alessandro Dell’Acqua.
Nicola Brognano, the young Italian designer who recently received investment from Manifattura Paoloni, revealed a lively, summery collection at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, confirming his status as one to watch.