Ah, the best laid plans of mice and men. The marriage of Jean Paul Gaultier and Chitose Abe of Sacai should have been a blockbuster collection. But after Wednesday’s debut it’s probably best there's a quickie divorce.
Fashionistas have been predicting the death of haute couture for over decade, but when the next Paris haute couture season debuts next week, it will boast more live catwalk shows than any fashion season this year.
Dior Men debuted its first full collab collection with a musician on Friday, a linkup with rapper, music producer and style setter Travis Scott - a collection where the Lone Star State met rap gods and the Wild West.
Kim Jones, Dior Men’s artistic director, and Chitose Abe, designer and founder of the acclaimed Japanese brand Sacai, have been holding a dialogue in a capsule collection. It will be released this fall.
Not even a year and a half after Jean Paul Gaultier bid farewell to the catwalks, the house he founded will relaunch into ready-to-wear with a collab collection with five designers including Ottolinger and Palomo Spain.
The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM), French fashion’s governing body, has released the show calendar for the next haute couture season in Paris, and despite the pandemic it’s going to be a busy week.
Just when you thought that people were beginning to forget about Colette, along comes Colette Mon Amour, the most hagiographic documentary imaginable - about the famed Parisian boutique that is, not the French writer.
The Paris haute couture collections, to most fashion aficionados the ultimate expression of creative fashion, debuts in Paris on Monday morning, with the first digital season in the world’s greatest fashion capital.