The gifted Belgian designer discussed with Godfrey Deeny his approach to creativity and his career at Rochas, Nina Ricci and Theory, also explaining what it means to manage one’s own label in the age of social media.
Designers explored the many aspects of womenswear in Paris on Friday, with Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh sending out a delicate yet playful collection for Nini Ricci, while Olivier Theyskens went chic and sexy.
The show staged by Carine Roitfeld to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Florentine boutique brought together more than 3,000 people on Thursday to celebrate fashion with rhinestones, VIPs and heaps of creativity.
It’s always a pleasure to return to fashion week in Paris, the climax of a month of international runway shows where designers do what they are meant to do: create visually arresting images along with exciting fashion.
A limited edition collection from Farfetch with Byronesque and Gareth Pugh pays tribute to Claude Montana while Yoox is paying homage to the taste of Franca Sozzani with a one-off sale of her fashion collection.
Andrea Panconesi, owner of LuisaViaRoma, the famed boutique in Florence, opens his first ever pop up in Manhattan on Friday. So, we met Andrea for his take on etailing, family businesses and not selling out to any fund.
“My father was in charge of manufacturing for 45 years here and never ever wanted anyone in our factory,” chuckled Nadja Swarovski after opening the doors of the family's famed crystal-making plant in the Austrian Alps.
Nina Ricci has appointed the Hyères 2018 Festival winners Rushemy Botter and Lisi Herrebrugh to be the joint artistic directors of the house, picking two relative unknowns to helm one of Paris' most storied houses.