The world’s a stage and none more diverse than Paris couture. Where a Gibraltar-born designer creates couture for a Belgian maison; a Phoenician master in Beirut; and a young mum fashion godmother on the Left Bank.
The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode has confirmed that French authorities will allow live catwalk shows in July's haute couture season in Paris; and added Pyer Moss as one of its guest members.
France has long had an obsession with American ideas and icons, and enjoyed and profited from re-imagining them with a Gallic touch. The latest is Shiloh Heritage - a marriage of Texas and the Camargue.
A busy weekend of action at the virtual Paris Fashion Week, where most of the online videos were shot thousands of miles away from the French capital. We look at five of the most notable houses over this past 48 hours.
Suits and tailored shirts are out, sweatpants and pajamas are in: remote working is changing work clothes habits, and old-school office attire should emerge from the pandemic far less starched and strict.
Elie Saab returned to his youth in his latest fashion statement, an haute couture collection that mused on his own pre-teen dreams of becoming a couturier, delaying the release until Tuesday, due to the Beirut lockdown.
Pandemic or not, the ultimate expression of luxury in fashion, the Paris haute couture season, will debut digitally Monday with almost 30 houses vying for the attention of the world’s most expensively dressed women.