Rahul Mishra, Julie de Libran (ex-creative director of Sonia Rykiel) and Imane Ayissi have joined the official calendar of the Paris Haute Couture week for next January, while Bouchra Jarrar will make her comeback.
Supima, the cashmere of the cotton world, has won a fresh and artistic accolade. On Monday night, French artist Adrien Vescovi unveiled two giant seven-meter high toiles of dyed Supima inside the Palais de Tokyo.
The Indian designer, who has been showing his collections during Paris Fashion Week for the last five years, is preparing to make his couture debut in the French capital during this season's Haute Couture Week.
The winter womenswear collections on show in Paris this weekend oscillated between a dark, rocky feel at Haider Ackermann, Balmain and Altuzarra, and a light and polychromatic aesthetic at Issey Miyake and Rahul Mishra.
With deconstruction at Japanese brand Yohji Yamamoto, androgyny at Haider Ackermann, light airiness at Altuzarra, and delicacy at Indian label Rahul Mishra, Paris Fashion Week celebrated eclecticism over the weekend.
Designer Rahul Mishra, the new brand ambassador of Istituto Marangoni, has a dream. To employ one million people. With the help of Amazon, his fashion house already employs 700 people, and feeds some 5,000 folks.