Paris Fashion Week kicks off Tuesday with a host of young designers taking their first bow, at Issey Miyake and Balmain, Kenzo and Cacharel, and a buzz of excitement over John Galliano's succession at Dior.
Italian designer Roberto Cavalli cast an air of elegant decadence at his Milan Fashion Week show on Monday with stars including French actor Jean-Paul Belmondo and US rocker Courtney Love in attendance.
Coinciding with the start of Milan Fashion Week, Louis Vuitton relaunched its Via Montenapoleone flagship store and unveiled the new Made to Order shoe service. It has not been long since the brand also celebrated the launch of its Island Maison in Singapore.
What do you get when you cross a 1950s American college girl with a boy racer? Something like the new spring-summer collection from iconic Italian label Prada shown off at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday.
Bullfighter and flamenco dancer outfits took to the catwalks Friday for the latest Moschino collection at Milan Fashion Week, while Antonio Marras brought out designs of maids dressed up as mistresses.