The stars are beginning to line up for the house of Schiaparelli, which presented a refined and elegant collection Monday morning as owner, Italian luxury baron Diego della Valle, outlined ambitious plans for the house.
If it’s the first week of July and you are in fashion, then it’s time for Paris couture, right? Not quite this season, where Sunday saw shows by Hermès and Peter Dundas that were both clearly ready-to wear.
One of the great, unconsummated love affairs in Italian life is between the mechanic and the movie star. Until Sunday night’s Formula One-inspired collection by Miu Miu, staged in the Automobile Club de France.
The cobwebs are being blown of Paris couture this season. And nobody is bringing down the ancient regime quicker than the Los Angeles maison of Rodarte, who staged an exhilarating cowgirl couture show on Sunday.
Walmart, Skechers and New Balance have filed the opening brief in the federal appeal of a trademark infringement case where Converse is fighting hard to protect its Chuck Taylor All Star style against numerous knockoffs.
Artémis, the family holding company of the Pinault family, has bought a stake in the Giambattista Valli fashion house. The Pinaults' luxury conglomerate, Kering, includes Yves Saint Laurent, Gucci and Alexander McQueen.
Think of haute couture as fashion’s great honey pot. A unique Parisian nectar that always manges to lure couturiers, designers, brands and events into five days. Starting Saturday, it will stage its busiest season ever.
It's official. French’s fashion governing body, for decades colloquially known as the Chambre Syndicale has changed its name. From Thursday on, it will be known as Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM).