They fêted Diane von Furstenberg in Paris on Friday night as she received the Légion d’Honneur from President of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde in a touching and tumultuous ceremony inside the Quai d’Orsay.
We know everyone has been bellyaching about it being a lightweight season in New York. But if you take the time to actually study what was on the runway, it turns out a lot of great clothes were on display in Manhattan.
One year ago, Tom Ford became Chairman of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, as the industry heralded a new dawn for NYC fashion. However, 12 months later, the season is strikingly denuded of many major names.
The house of Azzaro has appointed Olivier Theyskens to be its new Artistic Director, in a surprise move sure to receive an enthusiastic response as he is regarded as one of the industry’s most naturally gifted designers.
According to data analytics firm Launchmetrics, sustainability and diversity are two of the biggest themes currently driving the changing conversation around fashion weeks, as formats and front rows continue to evolve.
Jeremy Scott has cancelled his upcoming runway show in New York, in a move that will significantly weaken the American fashion catwalk season. Instead, the designer will show during haute couture in Paris in July.