It looks like fashion runways are finally about to start warming up. After 15 months of online fashion seasons and virtual catwalks shows, several luxury marques will stage shows on catwalks in the next two months.
Offers for luxury label Ralph & Russo need to be in by April 14, Hilco, which is running the auction of the failed business, said on Monday. And one of its joint administrators spoke of a “high level of interest”.
Within its program of talks and panels, Fashion@Brown will feature fashion and lifestyle elites including Kenneth Cole, Gwyneth Paltrow, Olivier Rousteing, Ruth Carter, Isabelle Guichot and Patrice Louvet, among others.
One brand that appeared to be gathering momentum is the house of Alaïa, which profited from haute couture week in Paris to present its latest ideas, many mined very literally from the house's unique archives.
This year's event featured a free, digital format and included talks from FashionNetwork.com's own editor-in-chief Godfrey Deeny, M Missoni creative director Margherita Missoni and Giambattista Valli, among others.
Tamara Ralph, the designer half of Ralph & Russo, is an Australian couturier currently spending the lockdown far from her UK base. Sydney-born Ralph has found refuge to sketch and create in another city port: Cannes.