The British Fashion Council (BFC) has released the schedule for next month’s London Fashion Week. It runs from February 18 to February 22 as a digital-physical hybrid, showcasing both women’s and menswear brands.
Three Paris-based couturiers - Olivier Theyskens at Azzaro, Stéphane Rolland and Alexandre Vauthier - reminded how much life there is in the métier with inventive, classicism-with-a-twist shows and videos.
Just when people were talking about a couture season of intimate shows, along comes Virginie Viard, and artist Xavier Veilhan, with a mega ambitious metaphysical set and constructivist collection for Chanel.
Max Mara is taking its next resort show on the road again, as the Italian marque reveals plans to stage its next cruise collection in Lisbon, marking the latest foreign jaunt by the Italian luxury fashion marque.
Nothing ever quite compares to Paris haute couture, which opened Monday morning with a raw, emotional and surreally glamorous collection from the house of Schiaparelli by its couturier Daniel Roseberry.
A collective display by Christian Dior on Monday, with a sober and somber collection of international couture, where the key message was less a singular designer’s vision than a collective team effort.
Fast-fashion e-tailer PrettyLittleThing will air its new Molly-Mae Hague collection at a showcase during LFW. The move follows the firm appointing the celebrity as its UK and Europe creative director last summer.
The Paris menswear season hadn’t quite ended, and the haute couture season has not begun. Nonetheless, the city witnessed two striking women’s ready-to-wear shows by Paco Rabanne and Alaïa on Sunday evening.
Belgian-born designer Glenn Martens presented a surprise evening fashion show in northern Paris featuring Olivier Theyskens strutting down the runway, prior to his collection for Jean-Paul Gaultier presenting next week.
This Paris menswear season’s big debut was by Nigo at Kenzo on Sunday morning, and the Japanese cult designer’s first collection for the Japanese-born house was certainly made with finesse and a floral flourish.