Palomo Spain didn’t so much kick off the mammoth 60-show-plus Paris menswear season on a sunny Tuesday morning as explode into it, with a collection riffing on exotic frescoes, centurion chic and glam gladiators.
An intense men’s fashion week starts in Paris on Tuesday, with the ‘Karl for Ever’ event and 60 catwalk shows, including rookie labels Bode, Phipps, Ludovic de Saint Sernin and Sies Marjan, and Balmain’s gig-show.
Despite the absence of Givenchy, slated to show at Pitti Uomo, Paris' menswear Fashion Week will welcome a number of returning brands and four new labels: Bode, Phipps, Ludovic de Saint Sernin and Sies Marjan.
After five years of runways in the French capital, Yolanda Pérez's brand channelled its hometown of Barcelona at its first couture show in Paris as it hopes to be accepted into the exclusive Haute Couture club.
Tom Ford will bridge the city's Men's and Women's Fashion Weeks with a coed show, bringing together a program featuring debuts as well as some welcome returns, but marked by the absences of Victoria Beckham and Rodarte.
Charo Izquierdo, director of MBFW Madrid and the fashion weeks at Ifema, including Momad Metropolis and Momad Shoes, recently arrived in the capital with the goal of creating collaborations and improving quality.