No fashion house is as indelibly linked to a Hollywood legend as Givenchy is to Audrey Hepburn, the leitmotif of a refined collection presented Sunday night in Paris by the marque’s creative director Clare Waight Keller.
It was ironic that Demna Gvasalia, a Georgian refugee, should stage his latest show right at the moment when Russia, the country that invaded his native region on the Black Sea, were fighting to victory in the World Cup.
The free-spirited phantoms of the 1960s wafted through a Paris courtyard on Sunday. Velvet Underground on the sound-track, singing Sunday Morning, as the house of Sonia Rykiel presented its debut L’Atelier collection.
Racy retro glamour with a twist and a blast of movie star wattage at Miu Miu whose 2019 cruise collection kicked off the Paris haute couture season, notwithstanding the fact it did not contain any couture.
The Belgian brand designed by An and Filip Vandevorst is temporarily taking leave from Haute Couture Week and, for organisational reasons, will show its upcoming collection at Paris Fashion Week in September.
Pierre Bergé, the partner of Yves Saint Laurent who passed away last fall, must be turning in his grave. After Yves retired, he spent a decade predicting haute couture's demise. Instead it has rarely looked healthier.
The historied sportswear brand will participate in Milan Fashion Week this September, organising its debut runway show as part of the event's official calendar and hosting an exposition at La Triennale.
Tommy Now, the multi-media See Now Buy Now runway show developed by Tommy Hilfiger, has a new destination: Shanghai. Where the designer will present a clothes designed in part by Formula One star Lewis Hamilton.
The Spring/Summer 2019 menswear shows have shimmied their way through London, Milan and Paris over the past few weeks, with the biggest names in the fashion industry putting their spin on beauty and hair trends.
Simon Porte Jacquemus presented his first menswear collection in a sea cove in Marseille at sunset on Monday, revealing a series of "gadjo"-inspired pieces made in natural materials and summery colours.
Kanye West, Asap Rocky, Skepta – the biggest names in American rap were on the front row for Matthew Williams' runway at Paris Fashion Week Men's on Sunday, the first show from one of the hottest brands around.
With images of children being brutally separated from their parents dominating the news, it was instructive that the Paris menswear season ended with a collection by two American designers – both children of immigrants.