Nice to spend a Sunday morning in the presence of grown ups. To witness a display of classical couture, where cut and silhouette were the basis of a truly refined collection by veteran American couturier Ralph Rucci.
The creative driving force of many luxury brands is accessories. We caught up with three great accessories houses during the Paris fashion season to see their latest ideas. One message was clear: break the mold.
Manolo Blahnik will open a boutique in Palais-Royal, Paris this fall. "There was only one place that I wanted to be in Paris. It’s the one place where I immediately felt welcome," says the shoe designer.
Hearst Magazines has named Nicolas Neubeck as its first creative director for its branded content studio, HearstMade, where he will be tasked with integrating advertising into the media company's content.
Chanel has confirmed in an official statement that its legendary designer Karl Lagerfeld is not quite well, after the German couturier failed to show up to either of its haute couture shows in Paris Tuesday morning.
August Getty, one of the few couturiers who hails from Los Angeles, is on a mission: to bring glamour back to Paris. His house, August Getty Atelier, stages its French couture debut in January at the Ritz Hotel.
“My father was in charge of manufacturing for 45 years here and never ever wanted anyone in our factory,” chuckled Nadja Swarovski after opening the doors of the family's famed crystal-making plant in the Austrian Alps.