Along with big names like Chanel and Dior, a number of other brands showed their vitality on Tuesday, with Julien Fournié, Stephane Rolland, Alexandre Vauthier and RVDK all presenting their contemporary twist on couture.
If any designer can be said to be unquestionably in the zone this month in Western Europe, it has to be Clare Waight Keller, who staged a triumphant couture collection for the house of Givenchy Tuesday night.
One of the key arguments for attending the haute couture shows in Paris in January is that one can get a first hand look, a sneak preview, at what movie stars may be wearing at Oscar time one month later.
Chanel couturier Virginie Viard went back to the roots of the house for inspiration this couture season, back before Coco imagined she would be a designer – all the way to her convent school deep in rural France.
Premium-contemporary brand Tiger of Sweden has announced the departure of its creative director Christoffer Lundman, saying the company and the designer “have mutually agreed to part ways after two years”.
Furla has tapped supermodel Irina Shayk and Argentinian model Nicolas Ripoll for its SS20 ad campaign, with the images shot by photographer Giampaolo Sgura and creative direction by Magnus Berger and Tenzin Wild.
The panel, which includes the likes of Carine Roitfeld, Elie Saab, Naomi Campbell, Pierpaolo Piccioli, and Yoon Ahn, will assemble in Doha, Qatar to choose five winners from five womenswear categories.
The Detroit-based “stock market of things” has announced that it surpassed $1 billion in gross merchandise value in 2019 alone, as the platform pushed forward with international expansion, especially in Europe and Asia.