Since the announcement of the departure of Gucci's Artistic Director, Frida Giannini, rumours have been multiplying over her potential successors. After Riccardo Tisci, Hedi Slimane seems to be the leading candidate.
Hard on the heels of Milan, Paris kicked off its winter menswear series Wednesday with shows by Valentino, Carven and Raf Simons featuring everything from variations on the classic suit to paint splatter looks.
Jean Paul Gaultier sent glittering panthers and clowns down the runway on Wednesday as the French designer tapped into feline glamour and Fellini-esque nostalgia for his Autumn/Winter 2013-2014 haute couture collection.
Valentino is transforming its rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré store into the labels first menswear boutique. The womenswear store will be temporarily relocated to place Beauvau when the works begin mid-May.