French womenswear label Coperni will not be staging a classic catwalk show to present its S/S 2020 collection, opting instead for an innovative show format at the Apple Store on the Champs-Elysées in Paris.
Expect a somewhat confusing scene in London Fashion Week this season, with a multitude of art installations, pop-ups and events open to the public –though much of that will represent a very welcome change.
Few American designers were physically closer to the tragedy of 9/11 than Marc Jacobs. On Wednesday, in the Uptown Armory on Park Avenue, Jacobs addressed the disaster, with a call for cheerfulness and confidence.
"Positivity and optimism… Blue skies ahead… Spring 2020," enthused Michael Kors, whose show in the Brooklyn Navy Yard on Wednesday morning was illuminated by the Young People’s Chorus of New York City.
Rihanna staged a mega underwear show for Savage X Fenty in Brooklyn on Tuesday night, incorporating live performances, athletic dance, and a massive set worthy of De Chirico in a brilliant fashion game changer.
The designer will not attend Off-White's next show in Paris. Indeed, on doctor's orders, the Louis Vuitton menswear creative director is set to take things a little easier, and has put a number of projects on hold.
Vera Wang’s DNA is a disparate amalgam: posh goth; Japanese avant-garde; louche lady rocker; juvenile Miss Havisham; downtown femme fatale. All of whom made appearances in her show Tuesday morning in New York.
Three months ago Wes Gordon, the designer of Carolina Herrera, received a critical lambasting for alleged cultural appropriation. After his latest show for the house, he may have to brace himself for a second round.