Thrust into the limelight after winning the LVMH Prize, Dojaka has been picked by N°21’s creative director to design a capsule collection alongside Alfredo Cortese of AC9, a chance to showcase her style and personality.
The market has evolved greatly in recent years, transforming the design process and the way fashion start-ups are created. FashionNetwork.com looks at the advantages emerging designers have, and the hurdles they face.
The 34th Hyères Fashion Festival begins on Thursday, with a busy programme of exhibitions, shows, competition and conferences, with Natacha Ramsay-Levy as guest of honour and the Chanel-sponsored Métiers d’art Prize.
FashionNetwork.com examines how diversity and inclusivity have now become strategic issues, as shown by the policies adopted by many labels, at a time when faux pas, notably about racism, are no longer tolerated.
With an audience full of rappers and influencers, Virgil Abloh's first show for Louis Vuitton turned heads in Paris – it also confirmed a new strategy for the label, with two designers targeting quite different markets.