The catwalks were graced with playful and magnetic shows on Thursday, with MM6 hosting a cocktail hour runway show at a cult Milan bar, while GCDS unveiled a sexy and sparkly collection that screamed Studio 54.
The Covid-19 pandemic was far from the minds of designers at London Fashion Week, whose shows set out a vision of a more colorful, optimistic, and dynamic mood than has been seen in the past several months.
Friday morning in Milan was all about two labels built on Italian savoir-faire – Tod’s and Missoni, but where the former staged its best-ever ready-to-wear collection; the latter lost its way under a new designer.
The key fashion moment of Milan Fashion Week so far was the 40th anniversary Emporio Armani show on Thursday, a rich and varied collection that was followed by a brand retrospective opening in Armani Silos.
The German label injected a hefty dose of energy at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday, with a frenetic show-performance to unveil its latest collaboration with legendary US sportswear brand Russell Athletic.
Alberta Ferretti and Fausto Puglisi for Cavalli showed contrasting visions of femininity; one based on crochet and craftsmanship, the other on posh-punk rebellion, as Milan Fashion Week suddenly gathers major momentum.
For Paris Fashion Week, L'Oréal Paris will stage the fourth edition of its fashion show in the heart of the French capital. The event, scheduled on October 3, is open to the public and will be broadcast in 30 countries.
London Fashion Week’s final day of major shows on Monday was the latest tour around the capital, from outdoor Hyde Park art centre to East End church with stops in Mayfair, from gentleman’s club to concept restaurant.