Milan Fashion Week completed its final major shows on Sunday with a show devoid of any music by Giorgio Armani in a mark of respect to the fallen in Ukraine, and a DSquared2 catwalk show in a disused railway yard.
Designers, models, journalists, businessmen and media outlets have shared their opinions and feelings on the invasion of their country by Russian troops. We collect their testimonies as the war begins.
One day after the dressed up and theatrical London season finished, Milan presented catwalks of sinful chic. Forget all the dramaturgical dressing of the UK, here in Italy they want devil-may-care damsels.
A season of empowerment on Monday, with shows by distinctive non-British designers: active professional élan at Roksanda; modernist cabaret femme fatales at Erdem and suffragette revival chic from France’s Paul & Joe.
D'oh! Who would have thought it? The Simpsons, a middle-class American family on screens for more than three decades, seem to have scaled new heights in recent months, to the point of becoming fashion icons.
A poignant day in London on Sunday, where 16Arlington staged the last collection by the late Federica Cavenati, and Simone Rocha unveiled her collection inside the Great Hall at The Honourable Society of Lincolns Inn.