Kim Jones looked back to his youth in London for inspiration for the latest Dior menswear collection, a bold homage to the late great Judy Blame. The result was a stellar show that hit all the right notes.
It’s difficult to think of a harder working designer in fashion than Kim Jones, creative director of Christian Dior’s men’s division; globetrotter; uber-collaborationist and, most recently, magazine editor.
A limited edition collection from Farfetch with Byronesque and Gareth Pugh pays tribute to Claude Montana while Yoox is paying homage to the taste of Franca Sozzani with a one-off sale of her fashion collection.
For her 2019 cruise collection, Maria Grazia Chiuri mixed Mexican inspirations with classic Dior codes, her elegant and characterful female horseriders owning the runway under a downpour at Chantilly's Grand Stables.
Kinvara Balfour, the editor, It-Gal and consultant of cool, has launched an online series called The Visionaries, an all-inclusive project for the Instagram generation of insightful interviews with many fashion greats.
After a tame opening week in New York, a hyper efficient season in London and some fireworks in Milan, Paris, again, claimed the honours with the majority of the great collections. Here’s our ranking of the top 20 shows.