Louis Vuitton closed out the four-week international catwalk collections on Tuesday with the most brilliantly staged single show of all and a powerful, agenda-setting collection that played on the notion of bending time.
The rap star staged a transgressive show at the Espace Niemeyer in Paris the day after his Sunday Service, fashion playing a bit part between blaring car horns, Instagram posts and his daughter North’s performance.
Large numbers of fashion week and trade show organisers may be cancelling events due to happen over the next few weeks, but on Tuesday, the organiser of London Bridal Fashion Week said it will go ahead as planned.
One of the most significant results of the movement for women’s empowerment, at least in fashion, is a revival of clothes with a noble air. Such was the case in an original collection from the house of Alexander McQueen.
A number of collections on show at Paris Fashion Week on Monday focused on sophisticated silhouettes decorated with jewels, with houses such as Sacai, Y/Project and Giambattista Valli sending out adaptable evening gowns.
Beautiful People has entered the fourth season of its ‘Side-C’ concept project which explores the space between the outside and the lining of a garment, presenting a more wearable take on deconstruction this season.
This weekend, idiosyncratic rap star Kanye West staged a Sunday Service in Paris for the fashion week, combining a gospel choir concert and a religious celebration, ahead of a surprise catwalk show announced for Monday.
A gang of cartoon costumed characters greeted guests at the Stella McCartney show inside the Paris Opera on Monday, providing a wacky running commentary as the early invitees enjoyed cups of tea or coffee.