In a world dominated by ever more alarming reports about the destruction of our seas, glaciers, insects and noble wild animals, almost the entire Haute Couture season was dominated by one key element – nature.
Two collaborations – one with mass and the other with hyper advanced mode – were the key to the latest collection by the house of Valentino, presented with consummate skill on Wednesday evening in Paris.
Set to take place from 21 to 24 January, Paris Haute Couture Week has unveiled an intense programme featuring a highly anticipated show from Balmain, which is making its big comeback after a 16-year absence.
On November 27, Valentino showcased its first co-ed Pre-Fall 2019 collection at Warehouse Terrada in Tennozu Isle, Tokyo, on the occasion of the launch of a special Valentino concept store in its space at Ginza Six.
London-based outlet malls giant McArthurGlen is to open its first luxury designer outlet to the west of Paris in 2021. The Designer Outlet Normandie will be its fourth centre in France after an investment of €150m+.
Buccellati, one of Italy’s last high-end independent jewelers, is actively seeking a buyer after its new Chinese owners pulled the plug on a 200-million-euro expansion plan, sources told FashionNetwork.com.