Following the tap dancing at Off-White's morning show, Valentino countered with a performance from singer FKA Twigs at Paris Fashion Week Men's on Wednesday, while Undercover hit the French capital's Cirque d'Hiver.
The global sportswear giant has stopped the sale of its Undercover footwear range in China after the Japanese brand posted a message in support of protests in Hong Kong on its Instagram account earlier this month.
A love story, the theme of the latest Valentino collection, but also one between the audience and the house’s designer Pierpaolo Piccioli, who was greeted with ecstatic scenes when he took his bow in Paris on Sunday.
Some two weeks into the fashion season, designers who truly understand the concept of avant garde tailoring and a certain insurrectionary air, albeit with a hopeful tinge, dominated the past two days in Paris.
Two collaborations – one with mass and the other with hyper advanced mode – were the key to the latest collection by the house of Valentino, presented with consummate skill on Wednesday evening in Paris.
The French runway season will start one day earlier in September, with Christian Dior opening the season with an early afternoon on Monday, September 24, according to the official calendar released Wednesday afternoon.