The Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode (FHCM), French fashion’s governing body, has re-elected Ralph Toledano as president for the next two years. The FHCM also re-elected its executive committee and board.
One felt a little like genuflecting entering the stage set of Christian Dior on Tuesday, when the house’s designer Maria Grazia Chiuri staged her latest feminist fashion opus, set in a concept-art cathedral.
Kim Jones has added another impressive title to his CV. Jones has been named Artistic Director of haute couture, ready-to-wear and fur collections for women of Fendi, in a remarkable ascension for the British designer.
It’s difficult to imagine a busier executive this summer than Pietro Beccari, CEO of Christian Dior, whose latest stop is in Puglia, with Wednesday’s cruise show. Beccari brings us up to speed on all that's new at Dior.
Dior said Monday that it would stage what is likely to be the first major fashion show since the coronavirus outbreak next month -- albeit with only "friends and family" there to witness the spectacle live.
Kim Jones looked back to his youth in London for inspiration for the latest Dior menswear collection, a bold homage to the late great Judy Blame. The result was a stellar show that hit all the right notes.
After envisaging a major Parisian presence at 386 rue Saint-Honoré, where Dior inaugurated a pop-up store at the end of 2017, the luxury label will instead open a 900 m2 flagship at number 261 on the same street.