Good to see Christelle Kocher back to doing what she does best – blending athletic sportswear with French street couture in an outdoor show at the Buttes-Chaumont, a fantastic park in northeastern Paris.
One felt a little like genuflecting entering the stage set of Christian Dior on Tuesday, when the house’s designer Maria Grazia Chiuri staged her latest feminist fashion opus, set in a concept-art cathedral.
The weather gods were cruel Coperni this season, but the creative muses were far kinder, as the French duo staged an excellent collection on the roof of Montparnasse Tower – the first live runway show of Paris Fashion Week .
One cannot fault Dunhill’s designer Mark Weston for lack of ambition. He paired very disparate cultures and concepts in his latest show – from Japanese 90s design to British tailoring to inside out fabrication.
All about cultural and conceptual diversity in Milan on its final Sunday afternoon, at three very contrasting shows, albeit by two brands with similar names – MSGM and MM6 – and a third with uber wide-ranging origins.
Few designers have had as remarkable a career as Giorgio Armani. His unique fashion history was the subject of a hagiographic video that preceded the presentation of the latest collection by Italy's most famous designer.
At Milan Fashion Week, Simona Marziali, Calcaterra, Fendi and N°21 have honoured Italian design excellence with sophisticated, high-quality collections embodying a simple, almost minimalist beauty, and a summery mood.
Few new brands are quite so out there in Milan these days as GCDS, a reverse immigrant story, that staged what it termed an “electronic bonanza,” to round off Thursday night’s action in Milan Fashion Week.
The Italian fashion house took inspiration from the Renaissance in its collection for next summer, reimagining the brand's wardrobe, particularly its iconic coats and parkas, with inventive sleeve work.