In a busy calendar on the third day of Paris' menswear week, 10 of the 12 houses on the official calendar presented their collections online, without any live audiences. The key message - to thine own self be true.
Certain deep-pocketed brands can stage two shows for their collections. Few have ever pulled off what Louis Gabriel Nouchi managed on Thursday: stage two different brand collections by the same designer in one morning.
In an industry first, Paris Fashion Week Men and Paris Haute Couture Week are introducing personalised NFTs for their June and July editions, in partnership with digital certification consortium Arianee.
Finally after 16 years closed; municipal headaches; massive rebuilding and Covid delays, France’s most storied department store La Samaritaine revealed itself on Monday, after an estimated €750m investment by owner LVMH.
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.
The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, the organization that controls the calendar of Paris runway seasons, has unveiled two new digital devices allowing fashion houses to measure their ecological impact.
Venice, with its Biennale exhibition, is the focus of a great deal of attention. Saint Laurent will show the summer 2022 menswear collection in the city on July 14, a day ahead of Valentino’s haute couture show.