London Fashion Week ended Tuesday night after scores of virtual shows, presentations and debates, with a collection by Simone Rocha, and Priya Ahluwalia winning the latest Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Fashion.
Fresh from news of its forthcoming Simone Rocha collab, H&M has unveiled two more collabs with a sustainable Lee jeans hook-up for kids and a loungewear launch with “writer, performer and storyteller” Yrsa Daley-Ward.
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."
One felt a little like genuflecting entering the stage set of Christian Dior on Tuesday, when the house’s designer Maria Grazia Chiuri staged her latest feminist fashion opus, set in a concept-art cathedral.
The resurgence of Covid-19 in Europe is increasing the uncertainty surrounding September fashion events. Trade show and fashion week organisers are trying to cope, amidst postponements, cancellations and online options.