This weekend, idiosyncratic rap star Kanye West staged a Sunday Service in Paris for the fashion week, combining a gospel choir concert and a religious celebration, ahead of a surprise catwalk show announced for Monday.
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.
It was linen – perhaps the most summery material of them all – that the designer chose as his base for a fresh and ultra-sexy winter runway, starring top model Laetitia Casta, at Paris Fashion Week Men's on Saturday.
The Paris menswear week is starting on Tuesday in a city still disrupted by strikes. The official calendar features 53 Fall/Winter 2020-21 shows, with another 20 scheduled off-calendar - an unprecedented number.
54 fashion houses will show in Paris between 14 and 19 January. Although Celine may be sitting this one out, five new brands will be stopping by for the first time, while Jacquemus and Givenchy are making their return.
Georgia is fuelling and nurturing a new generation of designers who are helping put this small slice of the globe on the map. FashionNetwork.com explores how local designers are luring luxury giants at MBFW Tbilisi.