Valentino couture this season went on a diet, losing metres off the silhouette (not kilos off the figure). After being behind a wave of volume in Europe for several seasons, Pierpaolo Piccioli slimmed down his cut.
Irish designer Jonathan Anderson, founder of the JW Anderson label and the creative director of Loewe, will chair the fashion competition’s jury at the 35th edition of the Hyères International Fashion Festival.
Chanel couturier Virginie Viard went back to the roots of the house for inspiration this couture season, back before Coco imagined she would be a designer – all the way to her convent school deep in rural France.
In her first Métiers d'Art collection for Chanel, Virginie Viard looked to Gabrielle Chanel's iconic apartment at 31 Rue Cambon, reinventing the brand's historical codes in a much-applauded show at the Grand Palais.
“Raw, instinctive, arty and dangerous,” said Miuccia Prada with a naughty twinkle in her eye after a path-breaking Miu Miu show in Paris on Tuesday, the final day of the 30-day international runway season.