LVMH, in a major surprise, has appointed Hedi Slimane as the new Artistic, Creative and Image Director of Céline. The appointment takes effect on February 1. He succeeds Phoebe Philo who quit the house this autumn.
And they are off. Applications opened Friday for aspiring talent in the LVMH Prize, the most financially beneficial annual award in fashion. Young hopefuls - limited to under 40 years - have until February 4 to apply.
Sidney Toledano is to resign from his position as CEO of Christian Dior and be replaced by Pietro Beccari, CEO of Fendi, in a significant change of management within LVMH. And more changes are in the pipeline.
Tuesday’s announcement that Christopher Bailey will depart Burberry has already ignited intense speculation about his successor. Within minutes after the news broke, a firm favorite was already installed – Phoebe Philo.
The British Fashion Council has announced the names of 45 finalists for The Fashion Awards 2017; with five finalists in each category, and few major surprises – with many creators nominated for a second time.
After a tame opening week in New York, a hyper efficient season in London and some fireworks in Milan, Paris, again, claimed the honours with the majority of the great collections. Here’s our ranking of the top 20 shows.