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.
It is hard to imagine a more contemporary designer than Virgil Abloh, who staged his latest show inside France’s greatest temple to contemporary art, the Pompidou Centre. But then was nowhere to be seen.
Donatella Versace had old pal Jennifer Lopez tour the runway to take a final triumphant passage in her latest show, dedicated to the legendary tropical Versace dress that the actress and singer once wore to the Grammys.
Rihanna staged a mega underwear show for Savage X Fenty in Brooklyn on Tuesday night, incorporating live performances, athletic dance, and a massive set worthy of De Chirico in a brilliant fashion game changer.