A number of collections on show at Paris Fashion Week on Monday focused on sophisticated silhouettes decorated with jewels, with houses such as Sacai, Y/Project and Giambattista Valli sending out adaptable evening gowns.
The Paris women's ready-to-wear week scheduled from February 24 to March 3 promises to be an exciting blend of fresh talent and leading names, with debut shows by Noir and Coperni, and a rejuvenated Kenzo.
Men's fashion was hybrid at Sacai, rebellious and romantic at Dunhill, oscillating between past and future at Acné Studios, strength and fragility at Ludovic de Saint Sernin, and sportswear and couture at Pigalle.
New Guards Group, the Italian owner of Off-White and Heron Preston, acquired by luxury e-commerce giant Farfetch in 2019, has purchased Ambush, adding the Tokyo-based label to the company's already impressive portfolio.
The online marketplace has announced that it is launching zero selling fees for North American customers selling sneakers for over $100 and has also revealed a calendar of new footwear drops to end the year.
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.