Paris jeweler Fred welcomed back a key family member of its heritage on Wednesday, the dramatic brilliantly yellow Soleil d’Or diamond, whose 100-plus carats make it one of the rarest stones on the planet.
Ever since it opened during last month fashionistas, fans and tourists have chorused that the retrospective Thierry Mugler: Couturissime inside the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris is essential viewing.
One must-see community in Paris Fashion Week is Sphere, a combination of showroom, presentation space and video display of vital young talents that present in the French Capital – especially this year.
Always admirable to see a great designer celebrate his muse, as Rick Owens did Thursday, opening his show with Michèle Lamy, Rick’s wife, aesthete and one of France’s greatest living contributions to avant-garde culture.
At the event’s inaugural conference, Pascal Morand, executive president of the French Haute Couture and Fashion Federation, presented a software to measure the event's impact, and the federation’s support of new labels.
Certain deep-pocketed brands can stage two shows for their collections. Few have ever pulled off what Louis Gabriel Nouchi managed on Thursday: stage two different brand collections by the same designer in one morning.