A book surely destined to make a brilliant TV series is Miss Dior, A Story of Courage and Couture, the dark yet beautiful tale of Catherine Dior, muse and sister of Christian and a brave member of the French Resistance.
All the world’s a red carpet, and nowhere more so than at Paris Fashion Week, where Balenciaga staged a runway show that took place, well, on a red carpet. Before the premiere of a Balenciaga meets The Simpsons episode.
Not every designer inspires to be a revolutionary artist. Some have more direct goals, like creating empowering and wearable clothes for multiple situations. Like Hellessy, by ex-expert merchandiser Sylvie Millstein.
Shying away from the oversize installations of previous editions, luxury labels like Gucci, Off-White and Givenchy took advantage of the Milan Design Week to showcase an array of new projects and offbeat initiatives.