If the pandemic has underlined anything in high fashion it is which creative director is the most 360 contemporary designer. That honor falls to Maria Grazia Chiuri, who unveiled a video show for Dior on Monday.
A busy weekend of action at the virtual Paris Fashion Week, where most of the online videos were shot thousands of miles away from the French capital. We look at five of the most notable houses over this past 48 hours.
Paris Fashion Week has never been the easiest of cities for young hopefuls, though that lacuna underwent a major shift on Monday, when the Master's students of the Institut Français de la Mode opened the runway season.
Serious editors had to open Sunday watching an MM6 show video in Milan, tune into New York for Tom Ford’s latest ideas, and finish in Paris, where Sonia Rykiel unveiled its first collection since insolvency in 2019.
A study in contrasts on Saturday morning at Milan Fashion Week, as two key fashion marques played against their reputations. Giorgio Armani showing evening ideas but as daywear, Sportmax revolutionizing its DNA.
It’s hard to think of a designer more in synch with a great fashion house than Wes Gordon, the creative director of Carolina Herrera. We Zoomed Wes to discuss creating for an iconic house and designing in the pandemic.
London Fashion Week ended Tuesday night after scores of virtual shows, presentations and debates, with a collection by Simone Rocha, and Priya Ahluwalia winning the latest Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Fashion.