This latest Versace runway show was notable for the fact that beforehand no one was asking who would be the house's new designer. Instead, the most telling element was the collection’s tabloid headline graphics.
Forget plunging necklines and thigh-high splits: the red carpet trend of the moment is a backless dress -- at least, if the celebrity looks coming out of the Cannes Film Festival are anything to go by.
Gold crosses, halo-ed headdresses and angel wings filled the red carpet at New York’s Met Gala on Monday, as some of the world’s biggest celebrities embraced the religious theme of the so-called Oscars of the East Coast.
There’s a new broom sweeping through Cavalli, and it’s a clean and comfortable one. Courtesy of designer Paul Surridge, the house has edited out much of the over-the-top phantasies for which founder Roberto was famous.
These days designers are considered extremely lucky to remain in charge of any house for a decade. Last week, Kris Van Assche wrapped up his 11th year in one of the industry’s most watched labels, Dior Homme.