“We are obsessed with technology and all its benefits,” said Sébastien Meyer, one half of the duo that created Coperni. So much so that Meyer and partner Arnaud Vaillant even cast Steve Jobs’ daughter Eve in their show.
September’s Paris Fashion Week will feature a total of 92 houses, as Paul Smith and Raf Simons return, and scores of brands plan physical shows on the calendar of the Federation de la Haute Couture et de la Mode.
Finally, Paris Fashion Week had an actual live catwalk show. A drive-in runway event witnessed Thursday night by a few score of editors and influencers from inside Citroen DS7s and staged inside the AccorArena.
Without question, this has been the strangest season in fashion in 50 years, where designers have been busy asking themselves what the point of their profession is. What the French call "une remise en question."
The weather gods were cruel Coperni this season, but the creative muses were far kinder, as the French duo staged an excellent collection on the roof of Montparnasse Tower – the first live runway show of Paris Fashion...
The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode, French fashion’s governing body, has released the breakdown of the upcoming Paris Fashion Week, revealing that 18 houses currently plan to stage actual physical shows.
London-based consultancy Tomorrow has announced a “360-degree” partnership with Italian RTW brand N21. The strategic partnership will span distribution, events, strategy and a mentorship programme for emerging talent.
The Paris women's ready-to-wear week scheduled from February 24 to March 3 promises to be an exciting blend of fresh talent and leading names, with debut shows by Noir and Coperni, and a rejuvenated Kenzo.