They say fashion is a reflection of our times, and at a somber moment in the world – from Australian forest fires to conflict in the Middle East – this was the most reined-in Haute Couture season in Paris in many years.
The tent for the Christian Dior couture show on Monday was a giant sculpture of a woman’s torso, announcing the theme of yet another bold and dramatic show by the houseʼs couturier Maria Grazia Chiuri.
After inaugurating two permanent stores in Mexico last month, the French luxury label has opened two pop-up shops dedicated to its women's collections in the country’s beach resorts of Cancún and Tulum.
This has been Bottega Veneta’s year, while Alexander McQueen’s sneakers have enjoyed surging popularity, the former Meghan Markle has been the top influencer and sustainability has been the hottest topic.
A year ago, German photographer Peter Lindbergh, who passed away in September, lensed a series of iconic models from the Dior archives in the heart of New York. The result is a photo book published this week by Taschen.
Chiara Ferragni appeared on stage late Wednesday before the screening of the documentary 'Chiara Ferragni -- Unposted', wearing a black Dior haute couture gown by her friend and fellow Italian Maria Grazia Chiuri.
On Wednesday September 4, the sixth edition of the LVMH Prize for emerging fashion designers was awarded in Paris to South African designer Thebe Magugu, while the Karl Lagerfeld Prize went to Hed Mayner from Israel