They say fashion is a reflection of our times, and at a somber moment in the world – from Australian forest fires to conflict in the Middle East – this was the most reined-in Haute Couture season in Paris in many years.
One of the key arguments for attending the haute couture shows in Paris in January is that one can get a first hand look, a sneak preview, at what movie stars may be wearing at Oscar time one month later.
Along with big names like Chanel and Dior, a number of other brands showed their vitality on Tuesday, with Julien Fournié, Stephane Rolland, Alexandre Vauthier and RVDK all presenting their contemporary twist on couture.
The Italian designer unveiled his menswear collection for Fall/Winter 2020-21 under a flurry of virtual snowflakes at Milan Fashion Week on Monday, sending out futuristic ski suits and cosy, ultra-chic day wear.
One day into the menswear catwalk season in Milan, on a crisp Saturday morning, Giorgio Armani unveiled his latest concept R–EA, or Recycled Emporio Armani, a capsule collection all about regeneration.
This season, the Milan Fashion Week Men’s has teamed up with London, and will welcome a spate of new names and major comebacks, from Gucci to Ferragamo, to bolster its programme and make up for 11 withdrawals.