On Wednesday, professional kickboxer Sébastien Jondeau presented his second collection for the house of Karl Lagerfeld and, hang it all, despite his pugilistic precedents, the clothes were actually very good.
The Spring/Summer 2019 menswear shows have made their way through Milan, and the fashion tribes are setting up camp in Paris. But what did designers in the Italian fashion capital have to say about hair trends?
Adidas put a big marketing budget behind its latest Adidas Originals launch this week with a London event immersing sneakerheads in the world of personalisation and enlisting influencers/creators to add an extra edge.
Think of it as the Triple Z of fashion. Before a crowded audience inside its tennis court style stand in Pitti 94, Z Zegna on Tuesday revealed its first ever ambassador – handsome tennis star Alexander Zverev.
In Italy, they call Max Mara, Il Gigante Silenzioso, or the Silent Giant: a 1.558 billion-euro fashion house, founded by Achille Maramotti, and still in his family, combining critical acclaim with commercial growth.
“This really was unexpected,” smiles Masayuki Ino, the 39-year-old winner of the LVMH Prize 2018. Another year and Ino couldn’t even have entered the competition, seeing as he is 39, and entrants have to be less than 40.