While fashion weeks come to an end along with the imploding calendars they bring, some labels have questioned the future of this system and the industy's predilection for overproduction and hyper-consumerism.
Louis Vuitton owner LVMH posted slightly slower-than-expected sales growth in the fourth quarter on Tuesday, at a time when luxury goods companies are grappling with growing concerns over demand in China.
Jeremy Scott has cancelled his upcoming runway show in New York, in a move that will significantly weaken the American fashion catwalk season. Instead, the designer will show during haute couture in Paris in July.
Tommy Hilfiger has kicked off its sponsorship as official fashion partner of the 2020 Hahnenkamm Ski Races in Kitzbühel, Austria with a performance from The Black Eyed Peas at the annual Kitz-Race-Party.
The couturier orchestrated an intense show at Paris Haute Couture Week, where a collection full of emotion, poetry and rhythm, was joined on the runway by two horses ridden by Clémence Faivre and her son Marco Luraschi.
They say fashion is a reflection of our times, and at a somber moment in the world – from Australian forest fires to conflict in the Middle East – this was the most reined-in Haute Couture season in Paris in many years.