Bottega Veneta took its social media distancing position to a new level of aloofness this weekend, when it announced that it had staged a secret show in Berlin nightclub Berghain, while not releasing images of the event.
One designer who has had an unusual career path is Andreas Aresti, a Queens-born designer who lives in the West Village, produces in Italy and showed his latest collection for Lourdes in Paris Fashion Week on Tuesday.
The Paris menswear season was all about Asian influences with a quartet of designers from that continent making dramatic stylistic statements Saturday, midway through the first season for men’s fashion entirely online.
The menswear collections for next winter presented in London, Florence, Milan and Paris highlighted 10 main trends, notably showcasing an increasingly liberated, hybrid kind of man, his feminine side clearly displayed.
The flags chosen as the theme of the Florentine menswear show, which opens on Tuesday, symbolise the diverse, international range of exhibitors of this winter session, featuring major names and special events.