The luxury giant has appointed Kalpana Bagamane Denzel as chief diversity, inclusion and talent officer. She held the same role at Russell Reynolds Associates, and reports to Béatrice Lazat, Kering’s HR director.
“Raw, instinctive, arty and dangerous,” said Miuccia Prada with a naughty twinkle in her eye after a path-breaking Miu Miu show in Paris on Tuesday, the final day of the 30-day international runway season.
It felt like a scene from a great classic movie, a spy film or romantic comedy set on the rooftops of Paris at Chanel this morning in Paris. It even had a catwalk crasher, and the real life heroine was Gigi Hadid.
A bare pine floor, unvarnished wooden columns and a few billowing ceiling sails as Sarah Burton stripped back Alexander McQueen to its essentials with a simple set and a brilliant fashion collection for Spring 2020.
The fashion rental service has promised to pay $200 to unhappy customers as an operational shift at the company continues to cause shipping delays and canceled orders, leading some to vent their anger on social media.
Few houses are having a greater impact on fashion today than Balenciaga, thanks above all to the tenure of its Georgian émigré creative director Demna Gvasalia, who sent out a musing on arty power dressing on Sunday.
The French luxury house presented a collection that was true to its roots at Paris Fashion Week on on Saturday, spotlighting leather – its core material – and putting exceptional artesanal craftsmanship centre stage.