Paris Fashion Week has unveiled the schedule for the city’s next runway season, with a healthy 88 events listed on the official program, underlining the continued drawing power of the city as a "show" location.
The rumour had been circulating since April, and now it is official: on Tuesday, the US designer of the 1017 Alyx 9SM label will join Givenchy, succeeding Clare Waight Keller as the luxury label's creative director.
Rihanna, Stella McCartney and Virgil Abloh have joined the jury of the LVMH Prize, which today revealed the names of the eight finalists of the 2020 edition.The trio increases the jury to a classical number of a dozen.
Emmanuel Macron fêted fashion creativity with a gilded dinner inside the Élysée Palace on Monday night, praising the imaginative foreign elements in the industry, but picking out Jean-Paul Gaultier for special praise.
As sales are seen to be slowing down, and with the arrival of a new CEO, French label Chloé might, according to some sources, be about to dismiss its creative director for ready-to-wear, leather goods and accessories.
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.
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.