The scheme, from France's women's ready-to-wear federation, is backed by France’s industry development body Defi. Some 70 brands and retailers will receive grants and have priority access to 20 service providers.
Scores of off-calendar presentations and shows are now the norm, in parallel with increasingly intense fashion week schedules. FashionNetwork.com spoke with designers and buyers to understand the phenomenon.
The Italian lingerie brand has teamed up with the New York-based digital-first plus-sized fashion retailer to release a limited-edition size-inclusive collection of luxury-inspired lingerie and sleepwear.
Italy's menswear fashion week drew to a close on Monday, with both Pitti Uomo and the Milanese runways witnessing the retreat of streetwear and a return to a certain chic elegance through more classic menswear.