September’s Paris Fashion Week will feature a total of 92 houses, as Paul Smith and Raf Simons return, and scores of brands plan physical shows on the calendar of the Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode.
Just a day after news that L Catterton will take a stake in Etro, Ermenegildo Zegna said it will list its shares in New York and is combining with Investindustrial Acquisition Corp, which will be a minority shareholder.
The men’s collections for next summer presented in London, Milan and Paris blended streetwear and couture in a new mix, laid-back yet sophisticated, for an easy-going, highly wearable fashion to be enjoyed outdoors.
The Spring-Summer 2022 men’s fashion week scheduled from June 22-27 in Paris will feature six physical shows, including those by Dior and Hermès, plus the Jacquemus show on June 30, to be staged near the French capital.
Thom Browne will stage his next fashion show in New York this September, in a show of support for the city and for his partner Andrew Bolton. But the designer plans to return to the Paris catwalks next year.
The clothes are still snug and cosy, but fashion designers are now dreaming of outings and parties, judging from the womenswear collections for next winter presented virtually in New York, London, Milan and Paris.