Balmain will launch a mini capsule collection this month with Beyoncé, entitled BalmainxBeyoncé, and debut it in Paris. And the famed Paris house plans to roll out the collection internationally on July 14.
There is life outside of Paris even for haute couture. Traditionally the métier was confined to the French capital, with just one acknowledged sub-division called Alta Moda in Rome, and latterly Milan.
Luxe sportswear designer Renzo Cardoni has partnered with World Soccer Shop on a limited-edition line of seven iconic FIFA World Cup player jerseys. The capsule features hand-sewn snakeskin on national team jerseys.
After news that its CEO has been poached by Dr Martens, textiles-to-fashion-to-homewares company Cath Kidston has quickly found a replacement with American Melinda Paraie to join the British company next month.
Barneys New York is bringing The Drop, its two-day 90-brand immersive shopping experience, to its Beverly Hills flagship. The first LA Drop will debut 20 exclusive capsules, and feature designer appearances.