Turns out the Paris season’s biggest debut was on a crisp Monday when Yang Li presented his first collection for Chinese luxury marque Shang Xia, a brainy and beguiling high-color hybrid blend of east and west.
Ann Demeulemeester returned to Paris to see the rebirth of her fashion house Sunday, though from the front and not the backstage. Sitting snugly beside the brand’s new owner, fashion entrepreneur Claudio Antonioli.
Working out how to dress women for the post-Covid era has exercised the minds of all designers this season. Most notably at Akris, a house which dresses women who guide corporations and international organizations.
All the world’s a red carpet, and nowhere more so than at Paris Fashion Week, where Balenciaga staged a runway show that took place, well, on a red carpet. Before the premiere of a Balenciaga meets The Simpsons episode.
Sensuality, sustainability and dramatic style characterize the British brand's collection for next spring, which was presented in Paris on Saturday morning, in the industrial decor of the Garage Amelot.
Water was a clear source of inspiration for designers at this season's Paris Fashion Week, as shown by Issey Miyake's deep dive into a swimming pool and the marine decor chosen by Christian Wijnants and Nina Ricci.
This season, when it came to clothes and accessories, logos were pretty much everywhere at Karl Lagerfeld. This past week the house dropped the latest NFT digitally rendered avatar of Karl. Here's our report.
A major injection of hipness into Hermès this season, and all the better for it. Almost as if the Hermès lady had moved to a loft in Brooklyn or an art gallery in Hackney, or was working on a novel in Ostiense, in Rome.
On the fashion week's fourth day, Paris found itself divided between an increasingly naturalistic approach to fashion, as shown by Chloé, and a more conceptual dimension, notably expressed by Raf Simons.
The problem with deconstruction, a huge movement in fashion, is that while it looks great on runways, it tends to frighten consumers on a clothes rack. Not at Rokh, which staged a great collection Thursday in Paris.