It was a season of socially distanced presentations in Paris. With scores of events on an appointments basis. Designers presenting ideas to editors and buyers, and in the pandemic often harking back to their youth.
We know everyone has been bellyaching about it being a lightweight season in New York. But if you take the time to actually study what was on the runway, it turns out a lot of great clothes were on display in Manhattan.
Both designers opted to reveal their Haute Couture collections for Spring-Summer 2020 at home, harking back to a certain confidential air in couture shows and presenting ultra-chic ensembles fit to wear every day.
According to information obtained by FashionNetwork.com, Pablo Badía is leaving Delpozo. Recently the Spanish brand has also closed its flagships in London and Dubai, and ended a range of international partnerships.
Marco Probst, who led the Belgian luxury leather goods brand from 2012 to 2018, is back in charge, succeeding Jean-Marc Loubier, who continues as president of First Heritage Brands, the group that controls Delvaux.
Eric and Michael Dayan, co-founders of Showroomprivé, who bought the rights to the Sonia Rykiel brand after the label's liquidation, are another instance of e-entrepreneurs taking over a renowned French fashion label.
Rahul Mishra, Julie de Libran (ex-creative director of Sonia Rykiel) and Imane Ayissi have joined the official calendar of the Paris Haute Couture week for next January, while Bouchra Jarrar will make her comeback.