France has long had an obsession with American ideas and icons, and enjoyed and profited from re-imagining them with a Gallic touch. The latest is Shiloh Heritage - a marriage of Texas and the Camargue.
Serious editors had to open Sunday watching an MM6 show video in Milan, tune into New York for Tom Ford’s latest ideas, and finish in Paris, where Sonia Rykiel unveiled its first collection since insolvency in 2019.
It was a season of socially distanced presentations in Paris. With scores of events on an appointments basis. Designers presenting ideas to editors and buyers, and in the pandemic often harking back to their youth.
We know everyone has been bellyaching about it being a lightweight season in New York. But if you take the time to actually study what was on the runway, it turns out a lot of great clothes were on display in Manhattan.