From May 9 through September 8, The Met Museum's Costume Institute is set to bring fashion history's greatest moments of exuberance and theatricality to life through its spring 2019 exhibition 'Camp: Notes on Fashion'.
Milan expects to host nearly 500,000 visitors on April 8-14 for the huge, city-wide event, an incredible opportunity for fashion and luxury labels to present countless projects and special initiatives.
FashionNetwork.com examines how diversity and inclusivity have now become strategic issues, as shown by the policies adopted by many labels, at a time when faux pas, notably about racism, are no longer tolerated.
Following last month's blackface controversy, the Kering-owned luxury brand has launched "Gucci Changemakers", a project aiming to promote diversity both at the company and around the world, starting with the USA.
In Milan the parting farewell generally addressed to a friend by the Milanese is "buon lavoro," literally "good work," which after a very busy week in the Italian fashion capital, summed up the mood and the style here.
Masks of all shades and sizes took over the Gucci catwalk on Wednesday as the Italian luxury label kicked off Milan’s leg of the Autumn/Winter runway season with an eclectic show rich in patterns, colours and headpieces.
After being helmed by the German designer for 35 years, the luxury label has opted for continuity with Virginie Viard, who will need to adapt to a market with an increasingly voracious appetite for novelty.