New York Fashion Week boasts the lengthiest official calendar of any major season anywhere, yet when editors and buyers take their seats on Monday morning the overall feeling will be of attending a season in retreat.
Narciso Rodriguez is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his label with a 9-piece capsule collection pulling from the designer's archives from 2003 through 2013. The collection launches exclusively at Barneys New York.
Franck Marilly (ex-Chanel Managing Director) will take up the position of President and CEO of Shiseido Group Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) as of January 1, 2018, taking over from Louis Desazars.
Tom Ford, Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs and more are slated to present during the shortened NYFW in September. A number of brands, including Fenty Puma by Rihanna and Helmut Lang, will show at a new 9pm time slot.
Joining other major fashion designers in abandoning the typical runway show, Narciso Rodriguez will forgo his usual show at New York Fashion Week and present his Spring 2018 collection at private appointments instead.
It may not be a shock but Japanese beauty giant Shiseido said on Tuesday that it has decided to terminate its distribution agreements with Burberry. The news came a day after Burberry's mega-deal with Coty was announced.