During Paris Fashion Week, showroom for up-and-coming brands Designers Apartment shone the spotlight on 13 innovative brands working to make a name for themselves in an increasingly competitive and harsh environment.
Established in 2013, the high-end brand led by Anouki Areshidze is a staple of the Georgian fashion scene. Classic silhouettes like trench coats and midi dresses are reworked with the brand’s eco-friendly spirit.
Instead of leading in fashion education, Paris has historically dawdled behind its greatest rivals. Though that seems very likely to change, and quickly, thanks to a major new project launched in Paris with the IFM.
The designer, until now in charge of style at menswear label Pal Zileri, is the new creative director of Ferrari’s Diversification division, after the car manufacturer recently announced a production deal with Armani.
This weekend, at Who's Next in Paris, the French show organiser and Istituto Marangoni are launching a call for applications to Lab Scene, a mentoring programme that will support three emerging designers for a year.