The last day of Paris Haute Couture Week was reserved for two foreign designers: The flamenco-rocker aesthetic of Spanish designer, Juana Martín and the captivating colors of the Russian brand, Yanina Couture.
The menswear collections for next winter presented in Milan and Paris signalled a return to a chic, comfortable style, redefining silhouettes by means of textures and proportions, with a focus on outerwear.
Fendi staged its latest couture show inside the former home of the Paris Bourse on Thursday. But while its owner LVMH continues to flourish on the French stock market, Fendi did not enjoy a winning couture season.
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.