Maybe we should rename Paris as Tokyo on the Seine; or greater Shanghai, or even suburban Taipei? In a fully digital Paris menswear season, videos by Asian designers stood out for their energy, ideas and audacity.
The Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM), French fashion’s governing body, has unveiled the menswear show calendar for January, and in a major coup it again includes Milan-based Jil Sander.
We know this was a purely digital menswear season in Paris, but it was nice to see a designer attempt to put on something close to a show – named "The Horsepower Takeaway" from Denmark’s Henrik Vibskov.
It may only be digital but the upcoming debut Paris Fashion Week Online - Menswear looks to be very busy, with 68 events crammed into this month’s five-day season, and over a half dozen debutant brands.
With an emphasis on comfort and airiness, ten major trends are set to infiltrate menswear next summer. This includes ultra light fabrics and workwear finished off with key accessories, from backpacks to double-belts.