Maybe they should call Paris haute couture, Paris high-end charms. There were nearly 30 official couture shows on the Federation schedule this week, but as many jewelry displays, dinners and exhibitions in Paris.
As the sustainability movement grows in the fashion and textiles industry so more companies are finding collaborations the way forward to develop their eco identities. The latest are Turtle Doves, iinouiio and Socko.
Paris haute couture week begins officially Monday morning, but smart brands love to express themselves in its slipstream, as did Paco Rabanne, Patou and Alaïa with three highly accomplished shows on Sunday evening.
Musician Joe Strummer was a massive football fan so the Joe Strummer Foundation has appropriately launched a charity-supporting soccer kit JSF FC with sportswear giant Umbro in the run-up to the 2020 World Cup.
Dior revealed this week it will drop this month the Travis Scott collaborative collection for men announced late last year, after it was put on hold following the Astroworld festival tragedy in January.
Independent watchmaking brand Mr Jones Watches is celebrating its 15th anniversary with the launch a T-shirt range. But don’t expect a watch motif: the debut design honours the firm’s office dog, Stanley the dachshund.