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.
If you thought the sneaker trend was waning think again. The new Lyst Index sees sneakers at number one for both women and men. The men’s top 10 has nothing but these sport shoes, while Off-White is top fashion brand.
Tokyo Fashion Week, kicking off on Monday, has long been considered an incubator for emerging local designers. But now the week is transforming into a platform providing increased industry and commercial visibility.
In Milan the parting farewell generally addressed to a friend by the Milanese is "buon lavoro," literally "good work," which after a very busy week in the Italian fashion capital, summed up the mood and the style here.
Chitose Abe is opening a pop-up store with Sarah Andelman on Rue de Richelieu from 12 February to 9 March, offering her label's latest collection, as well as collaborations with brands including A.P.C. and Petit Bateau.