It was a season that began optimistically. But ended questioning the point of shows given the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Nonetheless, with almost 100 live runway shows in Europe, here’s our pick of the dozen best.
Burberry staged its first show in over two years on Friday, and the result was Riccardo Tisci’s best collection for the house, where he properly embraced the brand’s codes, even as he injected in his own DNA.
Parisian trade shows are back with fresh verve. Tranoï is returning to Palais Brongniart, Première Classe promises a pre-pandemic atmosphere again, and Woman will be staged at Oddity, a venue in central Paris.
No one could fault the latest crop of designer showing, in New York, for effort. In a busy Monday, with almost 30 collections, their arty videos and polished ideas were a reminder of how hard people have been working.
The house of Azzedine Alaïa's new collection made its digital debut on Wednesday with a performance inside the La Gaîté Lyrique theater in Paris, which was as succinct as one of the designer’s razor-sharp jackets.
With the Super Bowl just around the corner, the US retail giant has announced a long-term partnership with the licensed sportswear e-tailer and launched a specialty store dedicated to fan gear on the Walmart website.