Maria Grazia Chiuri never really takes a break. Two weeks after her African-inspired Christian Dior cruise show in Marrakech, Chiuri designed the costumes for a phantasmagorical performance at the Tiepolo Ball in Venice.
The key word of the just-finished New York season was Me Too. The founder of this movement against sexual assault Tarana Burke even sat front-row at one show, Prabal Gurung. Its influence was subtle yet truly apparent.
Marvel Studios brought "Black Panther" fever to New York Fashion Week, inviting designers to showcase clothes inspired by the iconic movie, already winning rave reviews ahead of its Friday release in the United States.
Plenty of major names have skipped out of New York Fashion Week; Tommy Hilfiger is off to London for his show. Nonetheless, there still will be plenty of action in New York Fashion Week, opening on Wednesday, Sept 6.
Adidas and Pharrell Williams have launched a disruptive men's and women's tennis collection and campaign called "Don't Be Quiet Please," with a social and political subtext about speaking up for "the potential of good."