Burberry staged its first show in over two years on Friday, and the result was Riccardo Tisci’s best collection for the house, where he properly embraced the brand’s codes, even as he injected in his own DNA.
One brand that appeared to be gathering momentum is the house of Alaïa, which profited from haute couture week in Paris to present its latest ideas, many mined very literally from the house's unique archives.
Jean-Paul Gaultier bowed out of fashion on Wednesday, the last full day of the Paris haute couture season, with a gigantic show in a storied Paris theatre bringing down the curtains on a 50-year career in fashion.
Carl von Clausewitz was famed for his adage that war is the continuation of politics by other means. This week at Paris Photo and in multiple photo exhibitions, photography is the continuation of politics by other means.